Thomas Turner - Negro League Baseball


 The Ohio House of Representatives recognizes Thomas "Highpockets" Turner as an athlete and citizen with a certificate issued by the 122nd General Assembly.

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The Foundation of Brown County - home to Georgetown - honors Tom with the "Heart of Brown County" award. 

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Excerpt from Brent Kelley's book "Voices from the Negro Leagues: Conversations with 52 Baseball Standouts of the Period 1924-1960" (McFarland & Co., Inc., North Carolina, 1998). 

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A few links to past newspaper articles that include Thomas Turner and web pages that connect him with the Negro Leagues.  Some of these links may be out of date.




Negro Leagues Baseball Museum



Negro League Baseball Blog




Civil Rights Game; Negro League Players React




Civil Rights Game a Classic Already




The Lessons of Life: Negro Leagues Player Shares with Students




High Pockets to Celebrate 90th Birthday




Negro Leagues Timeline




Tom Turner: A third-deck homer and a look from a scout




Baseball: A Little Known Chapter



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