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This Day in Black History


Satchel_Paige.jpgOn this day in 1971, Leroy "Satchel "Paige became the first Negro League player to be inducted into the baseball Hall of Fame. Satchel Paige was a pitcher in the Negro leagues as well as Major League Baseball. Paige began his career in 1926 with the Chattanooga Black Lookouts and ended his career in 1966 playing for the Peninsula Grays. He was the seventh Negro league player to be inducted into Major League Baseball. Read more about Satchel Paige at your Milwaukee Public Library.

American Association of Milwaukee Brewers, 1902-1952

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Join a meeting of the Ken Keltner Badger State Chapter of the Society for American Baseball Research at the Central Library's Centennial Hall Loos Room on May 7 at 11:00 a.m. The meeting will be about the American Association of Milwaukee Brewers who played in Milwaukee from 1902 until 1952 at Borchert Field. Displays will include vintage uniforms, equipment, pennants and photos. There will be a panel discussion with Bob Buege, Dennis Pajot, Bill Topitzes, Bert Thiel and Johnny Logan.

For more information, call (414) 286-3011.



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