Cawood Ledford 2001 Deaths

Cawood Ledford

Age: 75

voice of University of Kentucky football and basketball for nearly four decades; called UK games for various radio stations from 1953-79 then formed a production company where he remained "the critical eye of Wildcat fans" until his retirement after the 1991-92 basketball season; called 17 NCAA Final Fours and one of a handful of non-players to have a jersey hanging in Rupp Arena; also a renowned horse racing broadcaster, calling the Kentucky Derby more than 15 times for CBS Radio; his thrilling call of Northern Dancer's 1964 Derby victory over Hill Rise is considered one of the sports' best. He died of cancer.

Died: Harlan, Ky., Sept 5

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