Satchel Paige Striking Out Jim Crow HC (2007) comic books
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1st printing. By James Sturm and Rich Tommaso. Baseball Hall of Famer Leroy "Satchel" Paige changed the face of the game in a career that spanned five decades. Much has been written about this larger-than-life pitcher, but when it comes to Paige, fact does not separate easily from fiction. A tall, lanky fireballer, he was arguably the Negro League's hardest thrower, most entertaining storyteller and greatest gate attraction. Now the Center for Cartoon Studies turns a graphic novelist's eye to Paige's story. Told from the point of view of a sharecropper, this compelling narrative follows Paige from game to game as he travels throughout the segregated South. In stark prose and powerful graphics, author and artist share the story of a sports hero, role model, consummate showman, and era-defining American. Hardcover, 96 pages, B&W (with Green shading). Cover price $16.99.