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Col. Sanders, Adrian ‘Odie’ Smith at Kentucky basketball game, 1966

Posted on June 23, 2015 | in Uncategorized | by
Col. Harland Sanders, founder of Kentucky Fried Chicken, and Adrian Smith, a member of UK's Fiddlin Five that won the 1958 national championship, attend the Kentucky-Vanderbilt basketball game, Jan. 15, 1966 at Memorial Colesium in Lexington. Herald-Leader archive photo.

Col. Harland Sanders, founder of Kentucky Fried Chicken, and Adrian ‘Odie’ Smith, a member of the University of Kentucky’s Fiddlin’ Five basketball team that won the 1958 national championship, attended UK’s game against Vanderbilt on Jan. 15, 1966, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington. Smith, who grew up in Farmington in Graves County, also was a member of the gold-medal winning 1960 U.S. Olympic basketball team. He then played in the NBA, and in 1966, he was named MVP of the NBA’s All-Star Game. He was awarded a new Ford Galaxie, which he still has, according to media reports. Herald-Leader Archive Photo.

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