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50 Satchel Paige Quotes From the Famous Baseball Pitcher

These Satchel Paige quotes from the famous baseball pitcher will teach you how to succeed in your dreams, even if it seems the entire world is against you.

Satchel Paige (born Leroy Page) grew up playing “top ball” a baseball-like game played by kids in the 1910s that used sticks and bottle caps instead of balls and bats.

When he was 12, Paige was sentenced to six years of reform school in Alabama. It was there that Paige learned how to pitch. When released from the school, Paige started pitching professionally for the Negro Leagues.

Paige’s fastball earned him a reputation in the league and his ability to overpower batters allowed Paige to bounce around from team-to-team in search of the biggest paycheck.

At the age of 41, Paige became

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