Hometown: Lexington, KY (Senior)
Date of Birth: March 3, 1905
Date of Death: March 13, 1967
Legal Name: Leonard G. Tracy
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Game by Game Statistics
National High School Basket Ball Interscholastic All-American
Kentucky Career Notes:
Multi-Sport Player [Football and Track]
Obituary - Heart Attack is Fatal to Tracy, Lexington Leader (March 14, 1967)
Mr. and Mrs. Tracy were vacationing there after the close of the Hialeah race meeting.
Mr. Tracy was a former University of Kentucky athlete and a former sportswriter for The Lexington Herald and The Lexington Leader. He also had been a staff member of the Thoroughbred Record and operated a horse van business.
Mr. Tracy was a member of the old Lexington Senior High School basketball team that won the national championship in 1922.
He won letters in football, basketball and track at the University of Kentucky.
He was a member of Sigma Nu social fraternity and Omicron Delta Kappa honorary fraternity while a student at the University. He later was an instructor of English there.
Mr. Tracy was a native of Winchester, a son of the late J. Stuart and Jessie Boswell Tracy. He was a member of Central Christian Church and the Thoroughbred Club of America.
He was owner with M.K. Clark of two broodmares, Countessina and Star Hostess, and was part of a syndicate that owned the stallion, Blue Prince, which stands at Stallion Station.
Besides his wife, Mrs. Betty Gibbs Tracy, he is survived by a daughter, Mrs. William W. Winfree; four grandchildren, Leonard Trent Winfree, Louise Woodson Winfree, Stuart Tracy Winfree and Robert Whitlow Winfree, and an aunt, Mrs. Thomas C. Bradley, all of Lexington.
The body will arrive Wednesday at the W.R. Milward Mortuary - Broadway.