Baseball pitcher Satchel Paige in a baseball field ready to pitch, Los Angeles, circa 1933
- Baseball pitcher Satchel Paige in a baseball field ready to pitch, Los Angeles, circa 1933
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- [circa 1933]
- Los Angeles Times
- Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection
Famed baseball pitcher Satchel Paige with his arms raised about to pitch. A sign on the fence in the background reads: "New, Clean Grade-Marked Lumber, $1800 per 1000 ft., Owens-parks Lumber Co., 2100 E. 38th St., 5 blocks East" which is a Los Angeles address. The location may be Thomas Jefferson High School at Hopner and 41st St.
Leroy "Satchel" Paige, was a sucessful player in the Negro Leagues from 1926-1947 before he signed with the Cleveland Indians as the second African American player in the majors.
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- b&w nitrate negative
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