Satchel Paige was introducted into the hall of fame in 1971. He was the first African American to be introducted into the baseball hall of fame.
In 1971 the Baseball Hall of Fame Special Committee on Negro Leagues, elected Satchel Paige to the H of F. Paige became the first Aferican American pitcher to be elected to the H of F.
If you mean the Baseball Hall of Fame, all players elected to the H of F that year, were elected by the Veterans Committe, and only one Black player was elected by the Special Committee on Negro Leagues, Satchel Paige. Regular election to the H of F were elected by the Baseball Writers Association of America, and no modern day player received enough votes to be elected that year.
1962 - Jackie Robinson 1968 - Roy Campanella 1971 - Satchel Paige 1972 - Josh Gibson, Buck Leonard
they both has been ask to be on any baseball hall of fame in 1930's
he is famous for pitching for many different teams.he has broken many records. Leroy Robert "Satchel" Paige was an American baseball player whose pitching in the Negro leagues and in Major League Baseball (MLB) made him a legend in his own lifetime. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1971, the first player to be inducted based upon his play in the Negro leagues.
Satchel Paige, inducted in 1971. Prior to Paige ... Jackie Robinson was inducted in 1962 and Roy Campanella was inducted in 1969.
Rollie Fingers, Bruce Sutter and Satchel Paige
The entire 1971 Hall of Fame members were elected by the Commission on Veterans. They were: Jake Beckley; Dave Bancroft; Chick Haley; Harry Hooper; Joe Kelley; Rube Marquard; George Weiss (selected as a non-player). The Special Committee on Negro Leagues elected Satchel Paige also in 1971.
No, iconic baseball player, Leroy "Satchel" Paige was not known as "Sweet Knuckles". His nickname was "Satchel" which came from him being compared to a "Satchel Tree" when he earned extra money by carrying the luggage of businessmen to the train station. He is still on record as the oldest rookie in the history of Major League Baseball. He entered the major leagues via the Negro Leagues at the age of forty two. He was inducted into the MLB Hall of Fame in 1971 and passed away in 1982.