Satchel Paige, Negro Leagues Baseball, and Civil Rights

Professor Donald Spivey talked about the legacy of pitcher Satchel Paige and Negro Leagues baseball. Satchel Paige was the first Negro… read more

Professor Donald Spivey talked about the legacy of pitcher Satchel Paige and Negro Leagues baseball. Satchel Paige was the first Negro Leagues player to be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Professor Spivey also explained the ways that Paige and other Negro Leagues players and owners contributed to the struggle for civil rights, including fighting Jim Crow laws, financially supporting groups like the NAACP, and fostering friendships with white players in Major League Baseball. close

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Satchel Paige, Negro Leagues Baseball, and Civil Rights

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Coral Gables, Florida, United States
First Aired:
Apr 12, 2014
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Sep 2, 2014

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  • Apr 12, 2014 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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