Satchel Paige: Kansas City Monarchs Baseball Jersey

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  • Officially licensed product so a portion of all proceeds benefits the Negro League Baseball Museum.
  • Constructed out of 100% cotton.
  • Created to honor and pay tribute to Satchel Paige and the Kansas City Monarchs
  • Featuring the white, red and blue colors of the Kansas City Monarchs
  • To care for this jersey please hand wash cold, hang dry and the cool iron. Do not bleach.
Description

Celebrate the legacy of the Kansas City Monarchs and Satchel Paige with this Kansas City Monarchs Heritage Jersey. It is a replica of the jersey the great Satchel Paige is remembered for most when he played for this iconic franchise.

This jersey features sleeve, front, and back embroidery and is constructed from high-quality cotton for comfort and durability.

The front of the jersey showcases the team's name, "Monarchs," which is embroidered in red letters. On the back of the jersey, you will find "25," the same number that Satchel Paige wore when he played for the Kansas City Monarchs.

Satchel Paige's tenure with the Kansas City Monarchs is synonymous with excellence and achievement in baseball. As a member of the Monarchs, Paige played a pivotal role in solidifying the team's reputation as a powerhouse in the Negro Leagues. His exceptional pitching skills and charismatic presence helped elevate the Monarchs to unprecedented heights of success.

Paige's ability to perform under pressure and lead his teammates was instrumental in securing the Monarch's multiple league championships.
Satchel Paige's pitching style was distinctive and effective. He had a blazing fastball and sharp breaking balls and was known for his control and mastery of various pitches; Paige baffled batters with deceptive deliveries and pinpoint accuracy. One of his signature pitches was the hesitation pitch, where he momentarily paused mid-windup to throw off hitters' timing.

He was also known for his exaggerated leg kick during his windup. This distinctive high-leg kick served both a practical and psychological purpose. On a practical level, the leg kick helped generate power and momentum in his delivery. Psychologically, the exaggerated motion distracted and disrupted batters' timing, further enhancing his ability to keep hitters off balance.

Paige's ability to mix speed, movement, and strategy in his pitches was vital in establishing his dominance on the mound and solidifying his legacy as a pitching legend.

On the jersey, you'll find a blue KC logo inside a heart on one sleeve, while the other showcases a striking blue embroidered baseball that proudly states "Kansas City Monarchs 1942." The year 1942 holds a special place in the history of the Kansas City Monarchs.

1942 was the year the Monarchs, led by legendary players like Satchel Paige, enjoyed a stellar campaign that culminated in capturing the Negro American League pennant. This achievement solidified the Monarchs as a powerhouse team within the league.

The Kansas City Monarchs were an iconic team in the Negro Leagues. They produced legendary players like Jackie Robinson, Satchel Paige, James "Cool Papa" Bell, Buck O'Neil, Ernie Banks, Willard Brown, Newt Allen, Elston Howard, George Carr, Newt Allen, Turkey Stearns, and many more. By wearing this jersey, you honor the legacy of these remarkable players and the Monarchs' organization.

The Negro Leagues were professional baseball leagues comprising predominantly African-American players. These leagues thrived at a time when Major League Baseball was segregated. It offered talented Black players the chance to play professionally. This jersey is a nod to these athletes' exceptional talent, resilience, and passion.

Collection The Heritage Collection
Edition Open Edition
Medium Cotton
SKU NRJER1MO-WRED
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