19 - 20 October 2016
SATCHEL PAIGE SIGNED CONTRACT
A Puerto Rican League player contract dated 1940/41, between Hall of Famer Satchel Paige (1906-1982) and the Guayama Base Ball club for $50 weekly plus expenses. Following his 1939 season in which Paige set all time Puerto Rican League records going 19–3 with a 1.93 ERA, and 208 strikeouts in 205 innings, Paige returned to Puerto Rico to play another season for the Guayama Witch Doctors. Signed Satchell L. Paige in black ink and countersigned by the President of the club and two witnesses.
8 1/2 x 11 in.
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