By Russell Rice
Adolph Rupp: Kentucky's Basketball Baron is the licensed boigraphy of the nation's winningest basketball trainer. Written via longtime buddy and affiliate Russell Rice, the e-book strains Rupp's own existence and a occupation that spanned forty two years on the college of Kentucky.
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Adolph Rupp: Kentucky's Basketball Baron is the approved boigraphy of the nation's winningest basketball trainer. Written by means of longtime buddy and affiliate Russell Rice, the publication strains Rupp's own lifestyles and a occupation that spanned forty two years on the college of Kentucky.
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Why didn't they encourage those boys to challenge the system? Better yet, why doesn't someone criticize Paul "Bear" Bryant for not being the first to break the color barrier? I interviewed Bryant a few years before his death, but I did not ask that question. What was the use? We talked about UK and Rupp. Thanks to S. T. Roachas a sports editor, I worked his Dunbar High School gamesfor sharing his views on the racial situation. I was not aware of an embarrassment he Page vii suffered at a UK basketball game.
What he dreaded most was the most monotonous job of the year: plowing the half-mile-long Kansas corn rows. On the other hand, he enjoyed haymaking season, when all of the neighbors got together and put up prairie grass to feed the livestock in winter. It was a time for hard work, clean fun, and plenty of gossip. To earn extra money, the Rupp boys broke wild horses for their neighbors, who let them work the animals for one summer. Adolph also filled silos and pitched wheat. "None of us were skilled at the time, so we did that kind of work," Otto said.
His parents were Heinrich Page 3 and Anna Lichti Rupp, Mennonites who immigrated to America in the late 1800s. Rupp's father settled in Halstead after coming from Austria in 1883 with his mother, two brothers, and two sisters. He worked as a mill hand before taking up farming and became a citizen in 1892. Rupp's mother emigrated from Germany in 1891, accompanied by her father and her youngest brother. Heinrich and Anna married in 1893 and lived on two small farms before claiming a 120-acre homestead seven miles north of Halstead.
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