Interview with Jim Leopold, November 13, 2015

Project: University of Kentucky Athletics: Baseball Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

This is an interview with former UK baseball player and Vice President of Papa John's International, Inc., Jim Leopold. He talks about how he decided on going to UK to play baseball. He talks about being short-stop and working with Coach Jordan Horn and Coach Keith Madison. He remembers his teammates and a memorable catch that he made. Leopold talks about how the facilities improved when new coaches took over. He talks about transportation when he was on the baseball team and the seniors driving the vans. Leopold remembers playing in the minor leagues and travelling with his wife. He remembers some memorable games of his college career.

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2015oh442_af822

Interviewee Name

Jim Leopold

Interviewer Name

Dennis Emery

Keith Madison

Interview Date

2015-11-13

Interview Keyword

Minor league baseball.

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Leopold, Jim Interview by Dennis Emery. 13 Nov. 2015. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Leopold, J. (2015, November 13). Interview by D. Emery. University of Kentucky Athletics: Baseball Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Leopold, Jim, interview by Dennis Emery. November 13, 2015, University of Kentucky Athletics: Baseball Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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