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[Photograph 2012.201.B1198.0531]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Tris Speaker, legendary hero of baseball, proudly shows to his wife, the certificate given him at a luncheon here yesterday on the occasion of his being named the first person named to the Texas Sports Hall of Fame."
Date: January 12, 1951
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1198.0536]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Tris Speaker, who spent 22 of his 62 years in major league baseball, has been selected as the first athlete to be elected to the Texas Sports Fall of Fame, The Texas Sports Writers Association sponsored the Hall of Fame."
Date: January 11, 1951
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1198.0537]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "An unexpected guest but one warmly welcomed by sports faqns attending Friday night's Jamboree at the Biltmore-hotel was Tris Speaker, the former Cleveland Indian outfielder."
Date: December 17, 1948
Creator: East, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1198.0532]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Tris Speaker, left, one of baseballs greatest out fielders and hitters, dons a Cleveland uniform at the club's training camp in Tucson to help condition outfielder Dale Mitchell, up from Oklahoma City of the Texas League."
Date: February 22, 1947
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1198.0530]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "One of the imortals of baseball, Tris Speaker, above, died at his lodge at Lake Whitney, near Whitney, Tex., today, apparently from a heart attack."
Date: December 8, 1958
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1198.0533]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Tris Speaker, left, famous outfielder and the only man who ever managed Cleveland into an American league championship, was on hand Saturday to see the second game of the crucial Indians-Detroit game in Detroit."
Date: September 22, 1940
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society