FINAL FOUR - Josh Gibson vs. Satchel Paige - Negro League Centennial Tournament
While we may not have March Madness or even baseball for now, we can still have fun with a tournament of great Negro League players in our 64 player tournament.
The Final Four with the JL Wilkinson Region Champion - Josh Gibson vs. the Gus Greenlee Region Champion - Satchel Paige. The matchup everyone has been waiting for with the winner going head to head against Oscar Charleston for the Championship.
2 - Josh Gibson vs. 3 - Satchel Paige
Josh Gibson career highlights:
Average - .359
Slugging percentage - .648
Home Runs - 800+ (Some estimate as high as 1,000)
2x Negro World Series champion
National Baseball Hall of Fame Inductee (1972)
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Satchel Paige career highlights:
5× Negro league All-Star (1934, 1936, 1941-1943)
National Baseball Hall of Fame Inductee (1971)
Some estimates are that Paige played for over 100 teams in 22 seasons.
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