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September 18, 2005 3:01 AM

15 MONTHS IN LEAVENWORTH

DATE OF EVENT: Friday, Sept. 6, 1935 DATE PUBLISHED: Friday, Sept. 6, 1935, in The Kansas City Star Editor’s note: When the Kansas City Monarchs acquired the contract of “Satchel” Paige, the future Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher, Jackie Robinson and the integration of baseball were still more than 10 years away. The Star seemed regretful that black talent went unrecognized outside the major leagues, however, writing that “big league scouts … wished...

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