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Baseball pitcher Satchel Paige in a baseball field ready to pitch, Los Angeles, circa 1933
Date Created and/or Issued
[circa 1933]
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
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.
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.
This photograph (cropped) appears in the Los Angeles Times article: "He's Just a Big Man From the South; It's 'Satchel Paige Day' at White Sox Ball Park Today," 11/12/1933. According to article, Satchel Paige was playing with the Royal Giants during the winter of 1933.
Handwritten on negative: Satchel Paige
Text from negative sleeve: Paige, Satchel. baseball. Nitrate
b&w nitrate negative
Baseball players--California--Los Angeles
Paige, Satchel, 1906-1982
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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