Leroy Robert "Satchel" Paige (July 7, 1906 – June 8, 1982) was an American Negro league baseball and Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher who became a legend in his own lifetime by being known as perhaps the best pitcher in baseball history, by his longevity in the game, and by attracting record crowds wherever he pitched.
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My pitching philosophy is simple - keep the ball way from the bat.
Avoid running at all times.
It's funny what a few no-hitters do for a body.
The only change is that baseball has turned Paige from a second class citizen to a second class immortal.
I never threw an illegal pitch. The trouble is once in a while I toss one that ain't never been seen by this generation.
Avoid fried foods which angry up the blood.
I've said it once and I'll say it a a hundred times I'm forty-four years old.