Interview with John Shelby, February 1, 2005

Project: Kentucky Sports: African American Athletes Oral History Project

Interview Summary

John T. Shelby talks about his life and career as an African American athlete in Lexington, and going on to play professional baseball. He gives details of racial incidents, coaches, players, and the odds of making it onto a team and continuing within professional sports.

Interview Accession

2005oh010_ks262

Interviewee Name

John Shelby

Interviewer Name

Will Jones

Interview Date

2005-02-01

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Shelby, John Interview by Will Jones. 01 Feb. 2005. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Shelby, J. (2005, February 01). Interview by W. Jones. Kentucky Sports: African American Athletes Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Shelby, John, interview by Will Jones. February 01, 2005, Kentucky Sports: African American Athletes Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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