Today in Tribe History: February 9, 1971
Jason Kaminski | On 09, Feb 2014
Satchel Paige becomes the first Negro League star to be selected to the Hall of Fame. The right-hander became a legend during his professional career, which lasted from the 1920s until 1965, playing in several different Negro Leagues. He made his major league debut in 1948 with the Cleveland Indians, making him the oldest rookie in major league history.