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American Indians in Major League Baseball: The First Fifty Years - Park Hill

American Indians in Major League Baseball: The First Fifty Years - Park Hill

September 28, 2019

Cherokee Heritage Center 
21192 S. Keeler Drive
Park Hill, OK 74451

(918) 456-6007
September 28, 2019 - March 28, 2020

This OH-sponsored exhibition highlights Native Americans who broke baseball’s “color barrier” by playing in the major leagues in the decades prior to Jackie Robinson’s debut in 1947.  The exhibit includes artifacts from a private collector who has extensively researched this subject and has profiled 30 Native American players of this era, 19 of whom were from Oklahoma.

The museum is open from 9:00am to 5:00pm, Monday through Saturday. Cherokee Heritage fees are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors, students with ID, $7 for school-age children. Cherokee citizens are admitted free on the first Saturday of the month.