Bits and Pieces Weekday Weekend Edition

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Bits and Pieces Tribute to Satchel Paige Weekend Edition

Last week someone broke into the Negro League Museum in Kansas City, cut a water pipe and turned on the water flooding the building. Last May the former Kansas City home of Satchel Paige was burned to the ground. Investigators believe a fire accelerant was used. I hope that this response is the exact opposite of what the arsonists and vandals were hoping for.

Satchel Paige was born July 7 1906. September 25, 1965 he pitched 3 scoreless innings against a Red Sox lineup which included Carl Yastrzemski, Rico Petrocilli, and Tony Conigliaro . I wasn’t able to check but I’m pretty sure the twenty year old Conigliaro wasn’t gotten out by any other 59 year old pitcher that year. Continue reading