Josh and Satch: The Life and Times of Josh Gibson and Satchel Paige Topics for Discussion

John B. Holway
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1. What are some of the funniest passages in Josh and Satch?

2. Why would Negro league ballplayers be concerned about their image, with some always going out in public dressed in a suit and a tie?

3. Holway says that Jackie Robinson disliked Paige. What about Paige did Robinson object to? Were those good reasons for disliking Paige?

4. Why did Paige earn more money than Gibson?

5. The lives of Paige and Gibson have two very different endings. What in their personalities may have dictated the different directions their lives took?

6. Why was it personally important to Paige to pitch in the major leagues when he was already more famous and had earned more money than most major leaguers?

7. Holway offers more than one possibility for what killed Gibson.

What are the possibilities? Which is the most likely reason for his death?

Could there be more than...

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