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This is the story of the Selvy and Bird families, mostly, from Corbin, Kentucky, who had several (and by several I mean at least three) members of the family go on to play professional sports. These families made their names in the 1930s, 40s, and 50s, but they are legends in Kentucky. The book begins with a discussion about the coach who made a difference in Corbin, Nick Denes. Interestingly, Denes was also a college coach at both Western Kentucky University (where the baseball field is Nick ...more