Showing posts with label Larry Tye. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Larry Tye. Show all posts

Sunday, July 7, 2013

A literary tribute to Satchel Paige

In celebration of what would reportedly be Satchel Paige's 107th birthday (he was born July 7, 1906), I offer a literary journey into the life of Satchel Paige. An eccentric character on and off the field, chronicling his career has spawned many books including two that he co-wrote.

Below are some of the best books that showcase the life and times of Paige.

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Satchel Paige: The Story Of An American Baseball Legend

NPR program Fresh Air recently conducted an interview with Larry Tye, the author of the biography, "Satchel: The Life and Times of an American Legend." Tye's book was a New York Times best-seller in 2009 and gives great insight into the life and career of one of baseball's greatest players and characters, Leroy "Satchel" Paige. Click here to listen to the audio of the interview.