October 8, 2006 3:01 AM

In Buck’s own words

“Well, he called me ‘Nancy’ because of something that happened once. We were up on an Indian reservation in North Dakota, and Satchel met an Indian maiden there whose name was Nancy. So Satchel invited Nancy to come to Chicago to see him. He didn’t know that Lahoma, who was going to be his wife, was coming to Chicago. So Nancy got there and she was up in Satchel’s room, naturally. And we were down in the restaurant, and here comes Lahoma up in a cab...

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