Born: 7/7/1906 in Mobile, Alabama, USA
Cause of death: heart attack
Full name: Leroy Robert Paige
Noted For: pitcher, Negro League baseball player (1922-47); member of the Cleveland Indians (1948-49), St. Louis Browns (1951-53), and Kansas City Athletics (1965). All-Star (1952-53); oldest Major League rookie (age 42); elected to the MLB Hall of Fame (1971).
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