David explores the life and career of one of baseball’s most impressive and least heralded stars – Satchel Paige. David speaks with journalist and author Larry Tye who has written a new biography ofSatchel Paige. For most of his career, Paige toiled in the obscurity of the Negro Leagues where he racked up statistics unparalleled ever in the history of baseball. He pitched longer, harder, and more consistently than any pitcher on record. Tye’s new book is called, Satchel: The Life and Times of An American Legend.
Original Air Date: 04-10-2012