"OKC's Jackie Robinson: Bill Greason" was first aired on Sunday March 12th 2017. Our Guest was Rev. Bill Greason, Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame Inductee. Show No. 825
Our topics included:
- Congratulations on being selected to the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame.
- Discuss his ‘Pastoring”.
- Discuss his time as a Marine during World War II.
- Discuss becoming a baseball player - who taught him how to pitch.
- Discuss playing with the Birmingham Black Barons (Willie Mays).
- He came to Oklahoma City for part of the 1952 season, how that happened.
- He came back in 1953, discuss about being the first and only black player on the roster.
- Reception by Oklahoma City fans - opposing players - opposing fans.
- After leaving Oklahoma City, describe his experience in St. Louis.
- How he came to be involved in the ministry.