SATCHEL PAIGE. Bold signature in black felt tip ink on a 6×4 green index card. Very fine condition. A pencil notation on the reverse side indicates that this autograph was obtained in person in July 1975. Paige was the first player from the Negro League to picth in the World Series and , when he was drafted by the Cleveland Indians in 1948 at age 42 , was the oldest Major League rookie. He is considered by many to have been the greatest pitcher ever. John Verzi collection.