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  1. Why time is gaining on Derek Jeter

    Buster Olney

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Don't tell Derek Jeter this, but time is gaining on him. He has heeded Satchel Paige's advice and refrained from looking back, and last summer he all but thumbed his nose at age. He fought off inside fastballs and rolled out...

    Blog | February 17, 2013
  2. Time is gaining on New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter - MLB

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that time is gaining on Derek Jeter. How long can he continue to hold up at shortstop for the New York Yankees? Plus, an assortment of news and notes from around baseball.

    Blog | Conversation | February 17, 2013
  3. Negro League players worthy of ESPN Hall of 100

    Jim Caple

    ESPN's Hall of 100 should include Oscar Charleston, Satchel Paige and other greats from the Negro Leagues.

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2012
  4. Vote: The 30 greatest players of all time

    David Schoenfield

    To go with our Willie Mays package today, SportsNation worked up a list ranker with 30 of the greatest players of all time. Don't agree with me that Willie Mays was the greatest ever? Then Click here to vote yourself. Here's my quick list without ...

    Blog | May 06, 2011
  5. Black baseball's best pitchers

    Matt Philip is asking "Who was black baseball's best pitcher?" Among the pitchers that the 19-member expert panel will consider to name in their top five is Satchel Paige, who, pitching in St. Louis and being one of baseball's all-time characters, has al...

    Blog | February 05, 2011
  6. Move Over, Kids -- Grandpa's Got This One

    Getty Images Although he hasn't announced it yet, the 82 year-old Gordie Howe could feasibly make a comeback any day now. They say age is but a number, but that's hardly true when it comes to athletes and their limited shelf lives. For instance, ...

    Blog | October 21, 2010
  7. Taking a Paige from Rivera's book

    Buster Olney

    More than a half-century ago, Satchel Paige offered his "Rules for Staying Young" in an article in Collier's magazine. Mariano Rivera is 40 years old now, and as he heard those rules recited in the Yankees' clubhouse Friday, he laughed at P...

    Blog | February 20, 2010
  8. Former Negro Leaguer O'Neil dies

    Buck O'Neil, baseball's charismatic Negro Leagues ambassador who barnstormed with Satchel Paige and inexplicably fell one vote shy of the Hall of Fame, died at age 94.

    Story | Conversation | October 06, 2006
  9. Monarchs SS 'Mex' Johnson dies at age 94

    Byron "Mex" Johnson, who played shortstop for the Kansas City Monarchs of the Negro Leagues and for Satchel Paige's traveling team, died Saturday in Denver. He was 94.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2005
  10. Boyd, 45, says he 'could feel it'

    Eight years after his last professional appearance, Oil Can Boyd returned to the low minors on Monday night, pitching six solid innings in his Can-Am League debut for the Brockton Rox.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2005
  11. This date in history: The Satchel and Virgil Show

    Rob Neyer

    The year was 1952 and 46-year-old Satchel Paige was still winning big-league games. But Virgil Trucks was the pitcher to watch in this year.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2002