But as Triplett pointed out everyone in baseball knew Satchel Paige and Paige was one heck of a business man.
Paige finally made it to a Major League team on July 7, 1948 with Cleveland.
Satchelby Larry Tye This compelling biography reveals the myth, mystery and boundary breaker who was Leroy “Satchel” Paige.
The narrator is 19-year-old Paige Mahoney, a Dreamwalker and the mollisher to Jaxon Hall, the powerful mime-lord of sector I-4.
"All these years, I never worried about Paige and Henry being safe," Elizabeth says.
Mr. Rogers had agreed that he would bring Paige to rational terms, and with Clemens made a trip to Chicago.
Paige laughed at it, and Clemens, too, regarded it as a joke.
Finally a telegram came from Chicago saying that Paige had agreed to terms.
But it was not until a fortnight later that Paige did actually sign.
Paige offered to borrow from Clemens the amount needed, offering the machine as security.