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Historian’s book about Satchel Paige headed to Hollywood

History professor Donald Spivey spent 12 years researching and writing “If You Were Only White: The Life of Leroy ‘Satchel’ Paige.” Now, Apple Studios has acquired the rights to the text for a dramatic series on Negro Leagues Baseball, using the life of Paige as a backdrop.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2021/07/historians-book-about-satchel-paige-headed-to-hollywood.html