Five players who played basketball for Joe B. Hall at Kentucky have died before reaching age 60 since 2010. "It hurts, I'll tell you," Hall says.
Five players who played basketball for Joe B. Hall at Kentucky have died before reaching age 60 since 2010. "It hurts, I'll tell you," Hall says. Lexington Herald-Leader file photo
Five players who played basketball for Joe B. Hall at Kentucky have died before reaching age 60 since 2010. "It hurts, I'll tell you," Hall says. Lexington Herald-Leader file photo

The call Joe B. Hall has come to dread. Five of Hall's ex-UK players have died since 2010.

May 21, 2018 05:47 PM

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I am a native Kentuckian, a graduate of North Hardin High School (Radcliff) and the University of Kentucky. I came to the Herald-Leader in the glamorous position of agate clerk on Aug. 27, 1990. Since that time, I’ve worked as small-college beat reporter, sports enterprise/investigative reporter and, since August, 2001, as a full-time sports columnist.