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Satchel Paige
Satchel Paige

With a fastball that was once clocked at 103 miles per hour, Satchel Paige was an African American baseball player who played in the Negro Leagues and exhibition games for much of his career. Long before Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in professional baseball, Paige was a legend, at one time racking up 64 scoreless innings over 21 straight games. He wasn’t called up to the major…

Date of Birth: July 07, 1906
Date of Death: June 08, 1982


Found 35 quotes by Satchel Paige .
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Satchel Paige

"Don't pray when it rains if you don't pray when the sun shines." Satchel Paige
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American Athlete Quotes    Prayer   

Satchel Paige

"Age is a case of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it don't matter." Satchel Paige
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Age And Aging   

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"Ain't no man can avoid being born average, but there ain't no man got to be common." Satchel Paige
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American Athlete Quotes    Birth   

Satchel Paige

"Avoid fried meats, which angry up the blood. If your stomach disputes you, lie down and pacify it with cool thoughts. Keep the juices flowing by jangling around gently as you move. Go very light on the vices, such as carrying on in society. The social ramble ain't restful. Avoid running at all times. Don't look back. Something might be gaining on you." Satchel Paige
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"Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody's watching." Satchel Paige
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Hurt   

Satchel Paige

"Never be unfaithful to a lover, except with your wife." Satchel Paige
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Divorce   

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"Just take the ball and throw it where you want to. Throw strikes. Home plate don't move." Satchel Paige
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American Athlete Quotes    Home   

Satchel Paige

"Not to be cheered by praise, not to be grieved by blame, but to know thoroughly one's own virtues or powers are the characteristics of an excellent man." Satchel Paige
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Power   

Satchel Paige

"I never rush myself. See, they can't start the game without me." Satchel Paige
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American Athlete Quotes    Game   

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"Avoid running at all times." Satchel Paige
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Satchel Paige

"Avoid running at all times" Satchel Paige
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Running   

Satchel Paige

"I never threw an illegal pitch. The trouble is, once in a while I toss one that ain't never been seen by this generation." Satchel Paige
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American Athlete Quotes    Trouble   

Satchel Paige

"It's funny what a few no-hitters do for a body." Satchel Paige
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American Athlete Quotes    Body   

Satchel Paige

"There never was a man on Earth who pitched as much as me. But the more I pitched, the stronger my arm would get." Satchel Paige
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Earth   

Satchel Paige

"When a batter swings and I see his knees move, I can tell just what his weaknesses are then I just put the ball where I know he can't hit it." Satchel Paige
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Satchel Paige

"I was born in August, no July, 1908." Satchel Paige
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Satchel Paige

"I use my single windup, my double windup, my triple windup, my hesitation windup, my no windup. I also use my step-n-pitch-it, my submariner, my sidearmer, and my bat dodger. Man's got to do what he's got to do." Satchel Paige
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"I've said it once and I'll say it a a hundred times, I'm forty-four years old." Satchel Paige
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Satchel Paige

"Don't look back. Something might be gaining on you." Satchel Paige
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inspirational    Sports   

Satchel Paige

"The only change is that baseball has turned Paige from a second class citizen to a second class immortal." Satchel Paige
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American Athlete Quotes    Baseball   

Satchel Paige

"I ain't ever had a job, I just always played baseball." Satchel Paige
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American Athlete Quotes    Baseball   





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