What do the Los Angeles Lakers, St. Louis Cardinals, New York Knicks, San Diego Chargers, Oakland Raiders, Kentucky Wildcats, Louisville Cardinals, Western Kentucky Hilltoppers, Furman Paladins and the Eastern Kentucky Colonels all have incommon? They have all had star athletes who began their careers as Corbin Redhounds.
For four decades the 30’s, 40’s, 50’s, and 60’s, Corbin High School sports were the glue that held the town together. For those who worked on the railroad, cut or hauled timber, or chiseled and drug coal from the nearby mines, football and basketball was a diversion from the daily chore of providing for their families. Sports were the common denominator that transcended economic levels of Corbin’s citizenry.
There are others who were prep All-Americans, college All-Americans, NBA and NFL all-stars. The Boys from Corbin–America’s Greatest Little Sports Town is not just a story . .. it’s a phenomenon.
Sports Hall ofFames are dotted with Corbin stars:
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About The Author
Book DetailsAuthor: Gary P. West
Product Dimensions: 6x9
Cover Type: Hardcover
Case Quantity: 24