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Stranger Than Fiction
Ace Smith
The Pitcher and The Dictator

April 1 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Bjorn Skaptason interviews author Ace Smith about his new book, The Pitcher and the Dictator: Satchel Paige’s Unlikely Season in the Dominican Republic.

The Pitcher and the Dictator
by Ace Smith
$26.95
Air Date/Time April 20, 3 pm (Central)
1st ed., 240 pages, hardcover

Satchel Paige’s Unlikely Season in the Dominican Republic

Soon after Satchel Paige arrived at spring training in 1937 to pitch for the Pittsburgh Crawfords, he and five of his teammates, including Josh Gibson and Cool Papa Bell, were lured to the Dominican Republic with the promise of easy money to play a short baseball...

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