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Satchel Paige



Leroy Robert Paige


Born: July 7, 1906 in Mobile, AL
Died: June 8, 1982 in Kansas City, MO
          (75 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 6'3"
Wt: 180
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Notes:


• Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1971
• College: Knoxville College (Knoxville, TN)
• Buried: Forest Hill & Calvary Cemetery (Kansas City, MO)
• Played in the Major Leagues
• Played in the Minor Leagues


Pitching

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Pitching
Team Lg Pos
BBB
20
SP
6
1
.857
20
10
4
3
1
97.1
41
29
79
1
28
92
0
2
43
2.68
145
BBB
NNL
21
SP
11
4
.733
25
15
10
1
4
132.0
47
34
113
2
25
121
2
3
532
2.32
169
BBB
NNL
22
SP
11
9
.550
29
18
14
0
2
185.2
104
76
188
43
189
6
2
3.68
116
23
SP
10
3
.769
16
12
10
3
1
102.2
39
34
83
2
19
91
3
1
120
2.98
162
MULT
24
SP
4
2
.667
9
6
5
1
0
55.0
14
9
43
2
13
42
0
1
219
1.47
273
PC
25
SP
8
6
.571
18
14
11
2
2
114.0
44
30
86
1
45
124
1
2
476
2.37
192
PC
NN2
26
SP
4
5
.444
12
10
8
0
1
78.2
23
17
49
2
16
77
0
0
300
1.94
214
27
SP
14
3
.824
20
16
15
5
0
149.2
36
25
100
2
30
157
0
0
2
575
1.50
265
IND
28
SP
2
0
1.000
6
6
4
3
0
41.0
4
1
22
0
6
67
0
1
148
0.22
1,913
MULT
MULT
29
SP
9
2
.818
15
13
8
2
1
91.2
37
31
77
5
32
100
1
0
0
380
3.04
148
SDS
IND
30
SP
1
1
.500
3
2
2
0
0
20.0
9
7
23
2
4
18
0
0
90
3.15
93
MULT
MULT
34
SP
6
0
1.000
11
10
3
0
0
57.0
16
14
40
0
6
49
1
0
2
7
2.21
153
MULT
35
SP
4
6
.400
16
13
5
0
1
91.2
32
22
77
1
17
76
1
0
1
83
2.16
178
MULT
MULT
36
SP
12
8
.600
30
26
3
0
1
132.2
53
41
117
2
32
111
0
0
2
542
2.78
126
KCM
NAL
37
SP
6
3
.667
14
14
5
3
0
87.2
13
7
53
18
85
1
1
0.72
443
KCM
NAL
38
SP
1
3
.250
7
7
1
1
0
34.0
19
10
32
10
43
1
0
2.65
142
MULT
39
SP
3
3
.500
12
7
0
0
0
40.0
20
15
44
1
9
39
0
0
120
3.38
107
KCM
NAL
40
SP
0
2
.000
4
4
1
0
0
17.0
3
2
13
0
1
18
1
0
62
1.06
376
18
15
SP
112
61
.647
267
203
109
24
14
1527.2
554
404
1239
23
354
1499
18
0
20
3697
2.38
169
162 Game Average
16
9
.647
39
29
16
3
2
221.0
80
58
179
5
51
217
3
0
3
882
2.38
169
 
Team Lg Pos
18
Negro Leagues
109
59
.649
258
195
107
24
14
1485.2
539
393
1206
22
338
1444
17
0
20
3519
2.38
171
3
vs Major Leagues
3
2
.600
9
8
2
0
0
42.0
15
11
33
1
16
55
1
0
178
2.36
134
 
Team Lg Pos
4
Birmingham Black Barons
SP
35
16
.686
86
51
35
6
8
490.1
219
163
432
3
105
471
10
8
575
2.99
140
1
Baltimore Black Sox
SP
3
1
.750
4
4
3
1
0
27.1
12
10
31
2
10
22
1
0
120
3.29
154
1
Homestead Grays
SP
1
0
1.000
1
1
1
0
0
9.0
2
1
11
0
3
4
0
0
40
1.00
375
1
Cleveland Cubs
SP
1
1
.500
5
3
2
1
0
25.1
8
6
19
2
4
18
0
1
97
2.13
200
5
Pittsburgh Crawfords
SP
35
17
.673
63
52
43
9
4
430.2
140
103
312
10
125
445
1
4
1722
2.15
205
2
East All Stars
RP
1
0
1.000
2
0
0
0
0
7.0
1
0
5
0
0
9
0
0
0
26
0.00
0
1
Bismarck
SP
2
0
1.000
3
3
3
2
0
27.0
4
1
18
0
5
44
0
1
103
0.33
1,247
8
Kansas City Monarchs
SP
27
22
.551
86
76
18
5
2
429.0
139
99
342
3
82
400
5
6
707
2.08
175
1
NNL All Stars II
SP
1
0
1.000
3
3
1
0
0
17.0
3
2
8
0
4
24
1
0
65
1.06
307
1
Santo Domingo Stars
SP
1
1
.500
3
2
2
0
0
20.0
9
7
23
2
4
18
0
0
90
3.15
93
1
New York Black Yankees
SP
1
0
1.000
1
1
1
0
0
9.0
3
2
5
0
8
0
0
2.00
207
3
West All Stars
RP
1
1
.500
3
1
0
0
0
8.0
3
1
6
0
4
8
0
0
0
33
1.13
267
1
South All Stars
SP
1
0
1.000
1
1
0
0
0
6.0
1
1
8
0
0
5
0
0
26
1.50
180
1
Memphis Red Sox
RP
1
0
1.000
1
1
0
0
0
5.0
0
0
0
0
2
7
0
0
15
0.00
0
1
Satchel Paige's Colored All Stars
RP
1
2
.333
5
4
0
0
0
17.0
10
8
19
1
6
16
0
0
78
4.24
70



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
BBB
20
SP
97.1
1.10
1.37
23.2%
13.8%
7.1%
6.3%
3.29
1.59
0.3%
BBB
NNL
21
SP
132.0
1.05
1.33
22.7%
10.2%
4.7%
6.3%
4.84
1.61
0.4%
1.1%
BBB
NNL
22
SP
185.2
1.24
1.41
24.3%
10.6%
5.5%
7.9%
4.40
1.35
23
SP
102.2
0.99
1.43
22.6%
10.9%
4.7%
7.7%
4.79
1.43
0.5%
MULT
24
SP
55.0
1.02
1.36
19.2%
11.2%
5.9%
7.7%
3.23
1.44
0.9%
0.9%
PC
25
SP
114.0
1.15
1.40
26.1%
15.7%
9.5%
8.7%
2.76
1.85
0.2%
1.1%
PC
NN2
26
SP
78.2
0.83
1.33
25.7%
12.6%
5.3%
6.6%
4.81
1.91
0.7%
1.0%
27
SP
149.2
0.87
1.35
27.3%
22.9%
5.2%
6.0%
5.23
1.86
0.3%
0.5%
IND
28
SP
41.0
0.68
1.28
45.3%
18.3%
4.1%
6.2%
11.17
2.98
0.0%
2.2%
MULT
MULT
29
SP
91.2
1.19
1.46
26.3%
17.8%
8.4%
8.3%
3.13
1.65
1.3%
0.7%
SDS
IND
30
SP
20.0
1.35
1.10
20.0%
20.6%
4.4%
5.8%
4.50
3.55
2.2%
1.0%
MULT
MULT
34
SP
57.0
0.81
1.19
22.9%
13.1%
2.8%
6.4%
8.17
2.08
0.0%
MULT
35
SP
91.2
1.03
1.37
20.6%
18.1%
4.6%
9.5%
4.47
1.83
0.3%
MULT
MULT
36
SP
132.2
1.12
1.26
20.5%
13.6%
5.9%
6.1%
3.47
1.77
0.4%
0.7%
KCM
NAL
37
SP
87.2
0.81
1.21
25.8%
12.3%
5.5%
7.3%
4.72
1.68
KCM
NAL
38
SP
34.0
1.24
1.34
30.3%
13.1%
7.0%
8.0%
4.30
1.64
MULT
39
SP
40.0
1.33
1.34
23.1%
16.5%
5.3%
8.5%
4.33
2.02
0.6%
KCM
NAL
40
SP
17.0
0.82
1.45
29.0%
12.5%
1.6%
8.8%
18.00
1.43
0.0%
0.8%
18
15
SP
1527.2
1.04
1.35
24.5%
12.9%
5.8%
7.6%
4.23
1.74
0.6%
1.0%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
18
Negro Leagues
1485.2
1.04
1.35
24.3%
12.7%
5.7%
7.5%
4.27
1.72
0.6%
1.0%
3
vs Major Leagues
42.0
1.17
1.35
30.9%
21.3%
9.0%
8.5%
3.44
2.54
0.6%
1.1%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
4
Birmingham Black Barons
SP
490.1
1.10
1.38
23.7%
10.6%
5.3%
7.3%
4.49
1.49
0.5%
1.1%
1
Baltimore Black Sox
SP
27.1
1.50
1.49
18.3%
10.6%
8.3%
7.8%
2.20
1.35
1.7%
1.6%
1
Homestead Grays
SP
9.0
1.56
1.27
10.0%
11.0%
7.5%
7.1%
1.33
1.54
0.0%
0.9%
1
Cleveland Cubs
SP
25.1
0.91
1.45
18.6%
11.6%
4.1%
8.7%
4.50
1.34
2.1%
1.0%
5
Pittsburgh Crawfords
SP
430.2
1.01
1.39
25.8%
13.5%
7.3%
8.0%
3.56
1.70
0.6%
1.1%
2
East All Stars
RP
7.0
0.71
0.90
34.6%
24.4%
0.0%
5.4%
0.00
5.50
0.0%
0.0%
1
Bismarck
SP
27.0
0.85
1.27
42.7%
18.7%
4.9%
6.2%
8.80
3.00
0.0%
2.2%
8
Kansas City Monarchs
SP
429.0
0.99
1.28
23.7%
13.4%
4.9%
7.6%
4.88
1.79
0.4%
0.8%
1
NNL All Stars II
SP
17.0
0.71
1.29
36.9%
27.0%
6.2%
9.0%
6.00
3.01
0.0%
0.7%
1
Santo Domingo Stars
SP
20.0
1.35
1.10
20.0%
20.6%
4.4%
5.8%
4.50
3.55
2.2%
1.0%
1
New York Black Yankees
SP
9.0
0.56
1.38
25.8%
10.0%
0.0%
7.8%
0.00
1.29
3
West All Stars
RP
8.0
1.25
1.22
24.2%
17.5%
12.1%
8.6%
2.00
2.45
0.0%
0.9%
1
Memphis Red Sox
RP
5.0
0.40
1.28
46.7%
11.8%
13.3%
7.1%
3.50
1.66
0.0%
0.5%
1
South All Stars
SP
6.0
1.33
1.40
19.2%
14.5%
0.0%
4.4%
0.00
3.29
0.0%
0.0%
1
Satchel Paige's Colored All Stars
RP
17.0
1.47
1.24
20.5%
19.4%
7.7%
7.9%
2.67
2.44
1.3%
1.5%



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
BBB
20
SP
20
43
40
41
79
0
0
1
1
28
92
2
1
1
1.975
1.557
2.050
3.607
BBB
NNL
21
SP
25
532
494
47
113
12
3
2
7
25
121
3
10
6
.229
.270
.277
.547
BBB
NNL
22
SP
29
104
188
43
189
2
23
SP
16
120
105
39
83
3
3
2
1
19
91
1
5
3
.790
.824
.933
1.757
MULT
24
SP
9
219
199
14
43
4
2
2
1
13
42
1
6
3
.216
.268
.286
.554
PC
25
SP
18
476
415
44
86
14
3
1
10
45
124
2
14
7
.207
.288
.263
.551
PC
NN2
26
SP
12
300
280
23
49
12
2
2
3
16
77
0
4
1
.175
.220
.254
.473
27
SP
20
575
535
36
100
23
5
2
7
0
30
157
2
8
0
8
.187
.233
.260
.493
IND
28
SP
6
148
140
4
22
5
1
0
11
6
67
1
1
2
.157
.197
.207
.404
MULT
MULT
29
SP
15
380
343
37
77
12
5
5
3
32
100
0
5
0
4
.224
.291
.332
.623
SDS
IND
30
SP
3
90
85
9
23
3
1
2
8
4
18
0
1
1
.271
.303
.400
.703
MULT
MULT
34
SP
11
7
6
16
40
0
0
0
0
1
6
49
0
2
0
0
0
6.667
3.429
6.667
10.095
MULT
35
SP
16
83
74
32
77
1
0
1
3
0
17
76
2
1
2
1
2
1.041
1.022
1.095
2.116
MULT
MULT
36
SP
30
542
503
53
117
12
5
2
9
32
111
2
5
0
0
.233
.281
.288
.569
KCM
NAL
37
SP
14
13
53
18
85
1
KCM
NAL
38
SP
7
19
32
10
43
0
MULT
39
SP
12
120
111
20
44
6
1
1
2
9
39
0
2
2
.396
.442
.495
.937
KCM
NAL
40
SP
4
62
60
3
13
1
1
0
0
1
18
0
1
1
.217
.230
.267
.496
18
15
SP
267
3697
3390
554
1239
108
32
23
66
1
354
1499
2
20
65
1
41
.217
.268
.288
.556
 
Team Lg Pos
18
Negro Leagues
258
3519
3231
539
1206
100
30
22
66
1
338
1444
2
20
62
1
39
.217
.268
.287
.555
3
vs Major Leagues
9
178
159
15
33
8
2
1
0
16
55
0
3
2
.208
.280
.302
.582
 
Team Lg Pos
4
Birmingham Black Barons
SP
86
575
534
219
432
12
3
3
8
105
471
8
11
7
.228
.270
.279
.549
1
Baltimore Black Sox
SP
4
120
105
12
31
3
3
2
1
10
22
0
5
3
.295
.357
.438
.795
1
Cleveland Cubs
SP
5
97
92
8
19
2
1
2
1
4
18
1
0
1
.207
.247
.315
.563
1
Homestead Grays
SP
1
40
35
2
11
1
0
0
0
3
4
0
2
1
.314
.368
.343
.711
5
Pittsburgh Crawfords
SP
63
1722
1558
140
312
59
14
10
23
125
445
4
35
20
.200
.261
.275
.537
2
East All Stars
RP
2
26
26
1
5
1
0
0
0
0
0
9
0
0
0
1
.192
.192
.231
.423
1
Bismarck
SP
3
103
96
4
18
3
1
0
9
5
44
1
1
2
.188
.235
.240
.475
8
Kansas City Monarchs
SP
86
707
662
139
342
15
7
3
12
82
400
6
7
2
.230
.271
.287
.558
1
NNL All Stars II
SP
3
65
61
3
8
2
2
0
0
4
24
0
0
0
.131
.185
.230
.414
1
Santo Domingo Stars
SP
3
90
85
9
23
3
1
2
8
4
18
0
1
1
.271
.303
.400
.703
1
New York Black Yankees
SP
1
3
5
0
8
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
3
West All Stars
RP
3
33
27
3
6
1
0
0
3
1
4
8
2
0
1
1
2
.222
.313
.259
.572
1
South All Stars
SP
1
26
26
1
8
2
0
0
1
0
5
0
0
.308
.308
.385
.692
1
Memphis Red Sox
RP
1
15
13
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
7
0
0
.000
.133
.000
.133
1
Satchel Paige's Colored All Stars
RP
5
78
70
10
19
4
0
1
0
6
16
0
2
1
.271
.329
.371
.700

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Playing statistics for 1887-1922 and 1926-1938, as well as all Cuban League games (1902-1928) and Negro League vs. Major League games (1887-1944), copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1923 (except Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Patrick Rock.

Playing statistics for 1933 and 1943, copyright 2013-2018 Scott Simkus.

Playing statistics for 1924-1925, 1939-1942, and 1944-1946 Negro Leagues (not including Cuban League and Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers, Gary Ashwill.


Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James