Baseball: Satch Is Back

"This is my love," said LeRoy ("Satchel") Paige. "I'm glad to be back to my love." With that simple pronouncement last week, old Satchelfoots signed a contract with the Atlanta Braves, who will use him as a pitching coach for the balance of this season and in 1969. The job will give the ageless Satch time to log another 158 days on a major-league roster, thus qualifying him for a $250-a-month pension.

"Satchel is one of the greatest pitchers of all time," said Braves Owner William Bartholomay, "and baseball would be guilty of negligence should it not assure this legendary figure...

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