25 Jun

Renovations have started on baseball legend Leroy “Satchel” Paige’s former Kansas City residence in a historic preservation effort that includes city and neighborhood backing, historic preservation, and restoration grant.

But Paige’s family, who live in town, say they want to be included in the planning process and have co-ownership moving forward.

“We informed (city officials) that we own the right to dad’s name,” says Linda Shelby, Paige’s daughter. “I stated that we wanted to be co-owners of the property in order to associate Dad’s name to the property, which would be tremendous value added.

 Satchel Paige House

Fundraiser by Satchel Paige Foundation : The Satchel Paige Home (gofundme.com)

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