Catching Hall Of Fame Pitchers
Satchel Paige's Battery Mates
Leroy Robert "Satchel" Paige pitched in the Negro Leagues and he pitched for Cleveland (AL) 1948-1949, St. Louis (AL) 1951-1953, and Kansas City (AL) 1965. He pitched in 179 games, made 26 starts, had 7 complete games, and pitched 4 shutouts. He pitched in the Negro Leagues from 1927 to 1947 appearing in some 290 games.
++++ Sixth OLDEST BATTERY ever. Paige was age 59 and Bryan was age 26 for a
combined age of 85 years when they paired up on 9/25/1965 for KC-A against Boston Red Sox.
Source: Walt Wilson, Member of SABR (Society for American Baseball Research)
Coordinator: Lyle Spatz, Chairman SABR's Records Committee
Webpages by: Chuck Rosciam, Member of SABR