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About Satchel Paige

Baseball fans revere the names of players shrouded in legend. Easily earning a spot alongside Babe Ruth, Willie Mays and Jackie Robinson is Satchel Paige. The two words associated with one of the game's all-time greatest pitchers are dominance and longevity. A star of the Negro League before integration, in 1948 Satchel Paige became the oldest man to ever debut in Major League Baseball at 42 years old. Despite appearances, the epic pitcher's career was far from over. All told, Paige's professional baseball run spanned 40 years, starting in the Negro Leagues in 1926 and ending with his retirement in 1966. Satchel Paige assisted Jackie Robinson in breaking baseball's color barrier, becoming the American League's first African-American pitcher. Paige became one of the league's most popular players, drawing hordes of fans at every destination. The popularity of this legendary pitcher persists. Paige memorabilia is the highlight of many collections. eBay offers thousands of important pieces of memorabilia, including several items Satchel Paige signed. With a variety of shipping options, it is a convenient way to add a piece of baseball history to your collection.

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