Humzey Yessin has deep roots in UK sports lore, starting with his stint as basketball manager for Adolph Rupp and becoming a confidant of the legendary coach. He was photographed Friday with a team photo from his 1945-1946 UK baseball team. Yessin and All-American "Wah Wah" Jones came to UK as best friends. They both started on Harlan's 1944 state title team. Yessin went on to travel the South scouting UK's SEC opponents.
Humzey Yessin has deep roots in UK sports lore, starting with his stint as basketball manager for Adolph Rupp and becoming a confidant of the legendary coach. He was photographed Friday with a team photo from his 1945-1946 UK baseball team. Yessin and All-American "Wah Wah" Jones came to UK as best friends. They both started on Harlan's 1944 state title team. Yessin went on to travel the South scouting UK's SEC opponents. Herald-Leader
Humzey Yessin has deep roots in UK sports lore, starting with his stint as basketball manager for Adolph Rupp and becoming a confidant of the legendary coach. He was photographed Friday with a team photo from his 1945-1946 UK baseball team. Yessin and All-American "Wah Wah" Jones came to UK as best friends. They both started on Harlan's 1944 state title team. Yessin went on to travel the South scouting UK's SEC opponents. Herald-Leader

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