Satchel Paige

1906 - 1982

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Leroy Robert "Satchel" Paige (July 7, 1906 – June 8, 1982) was an American professional baseball pitcher who played in Negro league baseball and Major League Baseball (MLB). His career spanned five decades and culminated with his induction into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. A right-handed pitcher, Paige first played for the semi-professional Mobile Tigers from 1924 to 1926. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Satchel Paige has received more than 2,064,029 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Satchel Paige is the 21st most popular baseball player, the 6,709th most popular biography from United States (down from 5,865th in 2019) and the 18th most popular American Baseball Player.

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Among baseball players, Satchel Paige ranks 21 out of 70Before him are Sandy Koufax, Nolan Ryan, Alex Rodriguez, Barry Bonds, Roger Maris, and Walter Johnson. After him are Stan Musial, Randy Johnson, Rogers Hornsby, Frank Robinson, Reggie Jackson, and Carl Yastrzemski.

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Among people born in 1906, Satchel Paige ranks 259Before him are Rolf Singer, Eino Penttilä, Jorge Icaza Coronel, Carl-Erik Holmberg, James Quinn, and Richard Llewellyn. After him are Bukka White, Augustin Chantrel, Grigore Moisil, Aileen Riggin, Stefan Andres, and Jean Delarge. Among people deceased in 1982, Satchel Paige ranks 185Before him are Jimmy McGrory, Leonid Spirin, Eleanor Powell, Otto von Porat, Boris Andreyev, and John Gardner. After him are Hércules de Miranda, Dominique Dunne, Willy Busch, Stanley Holloway, Ivan Mariz, and Pedro Solé.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Satchel Paige ranks 6,709 out of 15,968Before him are Catherine Oxenberg (1961), Jimmy Dorsey (1904), Zack de la Rocha (1970), Amar Bose (1929), Nils Lofgren (1951), and Marc Okrand (1948). After him are Walton Goggins (1971), Elizabeth Gilbert (1969), Lana Parrilla (1977), Stephen Hunter (1946), Richard Scarry (1919), and Colleen Atwood (1948).

Among BASEBALL PLAYERS In United States

Among baseball players born in United States, Satchel Paige ranks 18Before him are Sandy Koufax (1935), Nolan Ryan (1947), Alex Rodriguez (1975), Barry Bonds (1964), Roger Maris (1934), and Walter Johnson (1887). After him are Stan Musial (1920), Randy Johnson (1963), Rogers Hornsby (1896), Frank Robinson (1935), Reggie Jackson (1946), and Carl Yastrzemski (1939).