The 10 Best Baseball Players Who Never Got To Play In The Majors
Black Americans were not allowed to play in Major League Baseball until Jackie Robinson was signed by the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1946. Before then, hundreds of gifted black baseball players competed against one another in successful Negro Leagues that formed all over America. There has been a great effort to remember and celebrate these great athletes, and many of them have since been inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
Satchel Paige's Six Rules For Staying Young
Negro Leagues star pitcher and Major League Baseball's oldest rookie at age 42, Satchel Paige achieved a great many things between his birth on this day in 1906, and his death in 1982. Generously, he shared his perfect tips for "staying young" with the world. Read them, live them, prosper.