Interview with Jerry Hale, February 14, 2018

Project: University of Kentucky Athletics: Men's Basketball Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

In this interview, Jerry Hale discusses his career in basketball, beginning with playing as a youth and concluding with his time playing for the University of Kentucky under coach Joe B. Hall. He describes his childhood in southern Indiana and how he grew up loving Kentucky basketball. He discusses his high school career and his success which led to his recruitment by the University of Kentucky. He then goes through his four years of playing basketball for the Wildcats, describing major games, teammates, and events, finishing with the trip to the Final Four in 1975. He then talks about his life and career after basketball and how his time at UK greatly impacted him.

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2018oh104_af929

Interviewee Name

Jerry Hale

Interviewer Name

Kyle Macy

Interview Date

2018-02-14

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Hale, Jerry Interview by Kyle Macy. 14 Feb. 2018. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Hale, J. (2018, February 14). Interview by K. Macy. University of Kentucky Athletics: Men's Basketball Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Hale, Jerry, interview by Kyle Macy. February 14, 2018, University of Kentucky Athletics: Men's Basketball Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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