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Satchel Paige,Josh Gibson,Buck Leonard,Smoky Joe Williams,Martin Dihigo,Leon Day,Ray Dandridge,Effa Manley,J.L.Wilkinson,Frank Grant,Sol White,Biz Mckay,Cool Papa Bell,Ray Brown,Willard Brown,Andy Cooper,Jud Wilson,Hilton Smith,Alex Pompez,Cristobal Torriente,Ben Taylor,Oscar Charleston,Pete Hill,Jose Mendez,Louis Santop,John Henry Lloyd,Rube Foster,Bill Foster,Mule Suttles,

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Technically, it was Jackie Robinson, who played in the Negro Leagues before he broke Major League Baseball's color line in 1947. But Satchel Paige's induction in 1971 was primarly for his legendary career in Negro League Baseball.

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