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[Photograph 2012.201.B0228.0155]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Oklahoma City Monday night became the second team in Texas league history to sign a Negro ballplayer when president Jimmie Humphries announced the acquisition of right-hander William H. "bill" Greason, 26-year-old native of Atlanta, Ga."
Date: June 28, 1952
Creator: Lucas, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0228.0148]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Bill Greason, left, hopes that he can reward "Bill Greason night" fans with his fifth straight pitching victory and his eighth win of the year here Tuesday when he faces the San Antonio Missions."
Date: July 18, 1953
Creator: Lucas, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0228.0154]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Bill Greason ace Oklahoma City pitcher for whose services such teams as the Yankees and Red Sox have been reported to be bidding arrived here Saturday afternoon and promptly signed his 1953 contract, thus becoming the first Indian player to get on the dotted line."
Date: January 15, 1953
Creator: Cobb, Richard
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0228.0146]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "The long awaited pitching debut of Bill Greason will occur here Tuesday night, according to Oklahoma City Indians manager Tom Tatum."
Date: 1953
Creator: Miller, Joe
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0228.0158]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Bearing the brunt of the Indians' late season drive into the Texas league playoffs is the "Big five" of the pitching staff shown here."
Date: September 4, 1952
Creator: Lucas, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0228.0157]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Bill Greason Oklahoma City Indians pitcher who set the Texas league afire joining up late in the last race, catchers at the new training base in Galveston."
Date: February 14, 1953
Creator: Lucas, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0257.0054]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Big Jake Henson takes a few warm-up throws before taking the mound for the Indians in a spring exhibition at the Marshall, Tex. camp."
Date: March 22, 1948
Creator: East, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0257.0053]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "JUST A FIT - Jake Henson, veteran Oklahoma City right-handed hurler, tries on a new Indian uniform and decides it is just a fit while the club was idle Monday at it's Texas training base because of cold rain, first bad weather to be encountered during the encampment at Longview."
Date: March 14, 1952
Creator: Burns, Bill
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society