Daily Archive: July 8, 2010

Jul 08

Remembering Melvin Turpin

Melvin Turpin, left, and Fred Cowan posed for a picture with me during a visit to Richmond in August of 1980.

I remember the first time I saw Melvin Turpin. He was tall and and seemed liked a giant. That was in 1980 when I was nine and he was just starting his career at the University of Kentucky. I still have a picture of me with Turpin and Fred Cowan when several Kentucky players and …

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