Tulsa's Buried Truth

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ABC News

Tulsa's Buried Truth

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For decades, Black baseball players were excluded from the major leagues and forced to create their own space: the Negro Leagues. In “Reclaimed: The Forgotten League,” we’ll uncover the stories of some of these overlooked greats, including Norman “Turkey” Stearnes, one of the best hitters of all time. Overshadowed by racial prejudice and oppression, their legacy was hidden — but now, experts and family members reflect on their impact, which extended far beyond the game. We’ll discover how newly acknowledged Negro Leagues stats could rewrite history and redefine baseball’s roster of GOATs. Vanessa Ivy Rose, granddaughter of Turkey Stearnes, brings...


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Score: 5

Imran A. May 25, 2021

"Went for a couple of hours long hike and binged on the three episodes of this mini-series. While I was starting to learn more and more about the massacre last year, I was surprised to learn that Oklahoman's didn't know about it until the 2000s. This podcast is a deeper dive to appreciate and learn from that should be listened to with a open mind. Recommended. "


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