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  1. 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
  2. Web Clips: Web Gem-caliber backhand

    Patrick Dorsey

    You'll have to look closely for this one, but it's worth the squint: At the National Baseball Congress World Series in Wichita, Kan. -- a 78-year-old tournament featuring some top amateur talent over the years, from Satchel Paige to Albert Pujols -- ...

    Blog | August 05, 2012
  3. July 7, 1948: Cleveland Indians sign 42-year-old pitcher Satchel ...

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    July 7, 1948: Cleveland Indians sign 42-year-old pitcher Satchel Paige....

    Blog | Conversation | July 07, 2011
  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. This Day In Sports: Rickwood Field Opened Its Gates

    Marvin Gentry/US Presswire Don't worry, Rickwood. You don't look a day over 85. August 18, 1910: Over the past 100 years, hundreds of ballparks have come and gone. Ebbets Field was the home of baseball in Flatbush from 1913-1960. Shibe Park hoste...

    Blog | August 18, 2010
  8. This Day In Sports: Teddy Ballgame Makes A Splendid HOF Pitch

    Photo File/MLB Photos via Getty Images Teddy Ballgame was also a decorated Marine pilot, renowned fisherman and heckuva nice guy. July 25, 1966: For a speech that lasted less than three minutes, Ted Williams sure knew had to pack a wallop. Shari...

    Blog | July 25, 2010
  9. Page 2 commemorates the birthday of one of baseball's greatest pi...

    Kurt Snibbe


    Blog | Conversation | July 07, 2010
  10. Left-Handed Compliment: Barry Zito Wants To Be An Old Pitcher Lik...

    Ezra Shaw/Getty Images "That's what I hate about these major league batters - I get older, they stay the same age." Barry Zito of the San Francisco Giants is off to a fast start this season, further establishing himself as one the game's premier...

    Blog | May 01, 2010
  11. Connecticut Huskies women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma earns ...

    Graham Hays

    It's easy to forget that on his way to 700 career victories, Geno Auriemma built a program in the basketball wilderness in Storrs and won with players other programs didn't want.

    Story | Conversation | November 27, 2009
  12. SI forgot Paige and Clemente

    Scoop Jackson

    Scoop Jackson can't believe Sports Illustrated left Satchel Paige and Roberto Clemente off its baseball Dream Team.

    Story | Conversation | October 11, 2006
  13. 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
  14. Kevin VanDam gaining in Angler of the Year race

    Tim Tucker

    KVD has somehow climbed back in the AOY chase despite spotting his competitors one entire tournament

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2006
  15. Arizona's speedy leadoff hitters fly by Oregon State

    Graham Hays

    Autumn Champion and Caitlin Lowe helped Arizona beat rival Oregon State 3-2 in nine innings in the first game of the Women's College World Series in Oklahoma City.

    Story | Conversation | June 01, 2006
  16. 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