Tag: Satchel Paige

The promise of Satchel Paige on the mound brings 51,013 to Comiskey Park to see “Ole Satch” pitch his first big league shutout as Cleveland wins, 5 – 0. He gives up five hits to run his record to 5-1. In his 12 appearances, Paige has attracted 201,829 fans.

The promise of Satchel Paige on the mound brings 51,013 to Comiskey Park to see “Ole Satch” pitch his first big league shutout as Cleveland wins, 5 – 0. He gives up five hits to run his record to 5-1. In his 12 appearances, Paige has attracted 201,829 fans.

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In Cleveland‚ 73‚484 fans watch the Indians and Yankees square off for 2 games. Trailing in the opener‚ an ailing Lou Boudreau hits a bases-loaded pinch single in the 7th to tie the game‚ and Satchel Paige wins it in relief‚ 8 – 6. Steve Gromek goes 7 innings in the nitecap to give the Indians a 2 – 1 win over rookie Bob Porterfield‚ making his major league debut.

1948 – In Cleveland‚ 73‚484 fans watch the Indians and Yankees square off for 2 games. Trailing in the opener‚ an ailing Lou Boudreau hits a bases-loaded pinch single in the 7th to tie the game‚ and Satchel Paige wins it in relief‚ 8 – 6. Steve Gromek goes 7 innings in the nitecap to give the Indians a 2 – 1 win over rookie Bob Porterfield‚ making his major league debut.

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Satchel Paige pitches the first no-hitter in Greenlee Field as the Pittsburgh Crawfords defeat the New York Black Yankees, 6 – 0.

In the second game of a doubleheader, Satchel Paige pitches the first no-hitter in Greenlee Field as the Pittsburgh Crawfords defeat the New York Black Yankees, 6 – 0. Three Hall of Famers support Paige: Oscar Charleston at first base, Judy Johnson at third, and Josh Gibson in left field. Ted Radcliffe, who pitched in the first game, is behind the plate for Paige’s gem.

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