But, he was not allowed to play in the major-league baseball, for the white leagues, because during those times, black African Americans were not allowed to play. Therefore, Satchel played for the Negro Leagues. For 17 years Satchel played with the Negro Leagues and he and his friends went on to make names from themselves like his friend, Josh Gibson, who nick name was the black Babe Ruth. The people always crowed the ball games to see Satchel and Gibson; their fans loved them.
Satchel got married in 1941, and wanted to stay home with his family, but baseball was his game and he could not stay away from the game. He went on to play for the City Monarchs and led his team to the Negro World Series. In that game, Satchel played against his best friend Josh Gibson. This was Satchels time to show the league that was the best ball player out of him and his friend Gibson. When his friend came up to the base to bat, Satchel strike him and said afterward, Nobody ever hits Satchels fastball, and nobody ever will.