Interview with W. James "Jim" Host, April 18, 2018

Project: University of Kentucky Athletics: Baseball Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Jim Host discusses his baseball career during college at the University of Kentucky. He talks about receiving a scholarship, his relationships with coaches Abe Shannon and Harry Lancaster, playing at Stoll Field, and details of various games throughout his career. He talks about how the game of baseball has changed since his college days. He discusses his career with the Chicago White Sox before an arm injury ended his baseball career.

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2018oh196_af931

Interviewee Name

W. James "Jim" Host

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Dennis Emery

Interview Date

2018-04-18

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Host, W. James Interview by Dennis Emery. 18 Apr. 2018. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Host, W.J. (2018, April 18). Interview by D. Emery. University of Kentucky Athletics: Baseball Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Host, W. James, interview by Dennis Emery. April 18, 2018, University of Kentucky Athletics: Baseball Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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