The pitcher and the dictator : Satchel Paige's unlikely season in the Dominican Republic / Averell "Ace" Smith.

"Soon after Satchel Paige arrived at spring training in 1937 to pitch for the Pittsburgh Crawfords, he and five of his teammates, including Josh Gibson and Cool Papa Bell, were lured to the Dominican Republic with the promise of easy money to play a short baseball tournament in support of the c...

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Main Author: Smith, Averell, (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 2018.
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