Kansas City Satchel Paige Tribute

Tonight one of the BEST & BRIGHTEST denizens of our blog community inspired us to consider the legacy of a baseball legend with local roots.

Here's just a bit of context regarding his amazing career . . .

Even better . . . KCMO is working on a museum in his honor that might earn a boost when, inevitably, a worthwhile movie documents the life & times of this pioneer or maybe all of the NLB greats.

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com links . . .

Satchel Paige Residence - African American Heritage Trail of Kansas City

Leroy Robert Paige not only was one of the best players to master the art of pitching but also left behind a long lasting legacy to the sport of baseball. Paige was born in Mobile, Alabama on July 7th, 1906, and was the seventh child of twelve.

Satchel Paige's home being turned into museum

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - Negro League and Major League Baseball legend Leroy Satchel Paige's home is officially going to become a museum and offer office space following city council approval. The Kansas City, Missouri, City Council voted to approve rezoning the lot located in the area of 2620 and 2626 E.

Developing . . .