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Early Tulsa: Baseball

BY http://www.arcadiapublishing.com/9780738507811/Tulsa-Where-the-Streets-Were-Paved-With-Gold

One of the best known professional baseball players of the early 20th century was James L. "Deacon" White, manager of the Tulsa Oilers in 1908 when they won their first championship pennant of the Class D Kansas-Oklahoma League.

As featured in “Tulsa: Where the Streets Were Paved with Gold" written by Clyda R. Franks and published by Arcadia Publishing, best known for its iconic "Images of America" series, which chronicles the history of small towns and downtowns across the country.