Satchel Paige : striking out Jim Crow
Baseball Hall of Famer Leroy "Satchel" Paige (1905? - 1982) changed the face of the game in a career that spanned five decades. Much has been written about this larger-than-life pitcher, but when it comes to Paige, fact does not easily separate from fiction. He made a point of writing his own history...and then re-writing it. A tall, lanky fireballer, he was arguably the Negro League's hardest thrower, most entertaining storyteller and greatest gate attraction. Now the Center for Cartoon Studies turns a graphic novelist's eye to Paige's story. Told from the point of view of a sharecropper, this compelling narrative follows Paige from game to game as he travels throughout the segregated South.
- 1 of 1 copy available at OWWL.
Current holds0 current holds with 1 total copy.
View other formats and editions
|Location||Call Number /
|Wadsworth Library - Geneseo||J 923 PAI (Text)
Children's Graphic Novels