August 4, 1902|
|Died: June 22, 1974
|September 6, 1922, for the Chicago White Sox|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 27, 1928, for the Pittsburgh Pirates|
|Earned run average||5.22|
Blankenship, a Cherokee Native American, was born in Bonham, Texas, and attended high school in Ada, Oklahoma. He made his MLB debut for the White Sox in 1922, at the age of 20. He played in Chicago for parts of two seasons. Besides a short stint with the Pirates in 1928, he then pitched in the Texas League from 1926 to 1930. He won a career-high 17 games for the Shreveport Sports in 1926.
- "Homer Blankenship Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-11-28.
- "American Indian Baseball Players". baseball-almanac.com. Retrieved 2010-11-28.
- "Homer Blankenship Minor League Statistics & History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-11-28.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference
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