Thomas Turner http://wvxu.org en Negro League star Thomas Turner passes away http://wvxu.org/post/negro-league-star-thomas-turner-passes-away <p>Funeral services are this weekend for Thomas "High Pocket" Turner of Georgetown, Ohio, a star of Negro League baseball in the 1940's.&nbsp; <a href="http://cahallfuneralhomes.com/fh/obituaries/obituary.cfm?o_id=2127013&amp;fh_id=13144">Turner died&nbsp;Monday at the age of 97.&nbsp;</a></p><p>He played baseball for the Cincinnati Stars in 1936.&nbsp; He played for his Army team and after that played professionally in Mexico.&nbsp; In 1947, he played for the Chicago American Giants of the Negro League.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 18 Jun 2013 18:53:25 +0000 Mark Heyne 13959 at http://wvxu.org