Josh and Satch: The Life and Times of Josh Gibson and Satchel Paige Overview

John B. Holway
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The two most famous players from the Negro leagues are Josh Gibson, a slugging catcher with awesome home run power, and Satchel Paige, a smart and devious pitcher with a wicked fastball. In Josh and Satch, Holway tells the story of their lives, of how their fates intertwined, and how each eventually met a different fate, perhaps dictated by their different personalities. In the process of anchoring the two super players in the context of their times, Holway offers a fine account of American social history and provides an entertaining sketch of the rough-and-tumble Negro leagues of the 1920s into the 1950s, portraying ballplayers in all their delightful eccentricities and detailing their often tragic lives. Josh and Satch is ultimately an account of how one man overcame racism and great adversity and how another perished in bitterness...

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