Satchel Paige Hall of Fame plaque headed to Kansas City

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A plaque commemorating a baseball legend will be on display for the public in Kansas City this week.

Leroy “Satchel” Paige’s Hall of Fame plaque from his induction will be at Kauffman Stadium on Monday, August 9 and at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum on August 10.

CELEBRATING SATCHEL: In honor of the 50th anniversary of his induction, Satchel Paige’s @baseballhall plaque is headed to KC! His plaque will be on display at The K for the @Royals vs @Yankees game on 8/9 & the NLBM on 8/10. Come check it out! @MLB @MLBNetworkRadio @KSHB41 @MLBPA pic.twitter.com/3032mpETyo

— Bob Kendrick (@nlbmprez) August 7, 2021

The plaque is visiting Kansas City as part of the 50th anniversary of Paige’s induction into the Hall of Fame.

Paige was a legendary member of the Kansas City Monarchs in the 1903’s and 1940’s.

He made his way to Major League Baseball in 1948 and eventually played for the Kansas City Athletics in 1965.


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