On September 25, 1965, Satchel Paige of the Kansas City A’s becomes the oldest man to appear in a major league game. Paige, believed to be 59 years old, makes his first major league appearance since 1953 and hurls three shutout innings of relief against the Boston Red Sox. Paige surrenders only one hit-to Boston star Carl Yastrzemski…

59 year old Satchel Paige walks off the field with manager Haywood Sullivan Sept. 25, 1965. Photo by The Kansas City Star

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