Satchel Paige is shown during a World Series game against the Boston Braves in Boston on Oct. 6, 1948. Paige and Larry Doby were two Black players who helped Cleveland’s baseball team win the World Series.

Cleveland Indians pitcher Satchel Paige, who helped his team win the American League pennant, is shown during World Series game against the Boston Braves in Boston, Ma., on Oct. 6, 1948. (AP Photo)