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In this collection, professional athletes discuss their career and how they got into playing sports professionally. Topics discussed include the University of Kentucky's baseball program, the draft for professional athletes and memories of the interviewees early days. The complete...

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This project consists of interviews concerning Albert Benjamin "Happy" Chandler's career as baseball commissioner from 1945 to 1951. Interviewees include Happy Chandler and baseball players, team owners, friends and colleagues of Chandler. Topics discussed include Chandler's...

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Albert Benjamin "Happy" Chandler, born in 1898 in Corydon, served in the Kentucky state senate (1929--1931), was lieutenant governor (1931--1935) and governor (1935--1939, 1955--1959) of Kentucky, was appointed United States senator in 1939 and elected for a second term in 1942, and...

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This collection began with the Kentucky Oral History Commission's effort to establish oral history programs in each of the state's 120 counties. County libraries worked with local volunteers to collect interviews. Since 1987, county oral histories have been generated primarily by...

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