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| name = Forest Sale
 
| name = Forest Sale
| position = [[Forward (basketball)|Forward]] / [[Center (basketball)|Center]]
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| death_date = {{death date and age|1985|12|04|1911|06|25}}
 
| death_date = {{death date and age|1985|12|04|1911|06|25}}
| death_place = [[Lexington, Kentucky]]
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| death_place = Lexington, Kentucky
| highschool = Kavanaugh ([[Lawrenceburg, Kentucky]])
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| highschool = Kavanaugh (Lawrenceburg, Kentucky)
| college = [[Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball|Kentucky]] (1930–1933)
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| college = Kentucky (1930–1933)
 
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* [[Helms Foundation College Basketball Player of the Year|Helms Player of the Year]] (1933)
 
* [[Helms Foundation College Basketball Player of the Year|Helms Player of the Year]] (1933)
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* 2× Consensus All-American (1932–1933)
* 2× Consensus [[NCAA Men's Basketball All-Americans|All-American]] ([[1932 NCAA Men's Basketball All-Americans|1932]]–[[1933 NCAA Men's Basketball All-Americans|1933]])
 
* First-team All-[[Southeastern Conference|SEC]] (1933)
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* First-team All-SEC (1933)
 
* [[Helms Athletic Foundation#NCAA basketball national champions|HAF national championship]] (1933)
 
* [[Helms Athletic Foundation#NCAA basketball national champions|HAF national championship]] (1933)
 
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'''Forest E. "Aggie" Sale''' (June 25, 1911 – December 4, 1985) was a standout American college basketball player at the [[University of Kentucky]] from 1930–31 to 1932–33. He played for coach [[Adolph Rupp]] and was one of Rupp's first [[NCAA Men's Basketball All-Americans|NCAA All-Americans]].<ref name=BLUE>{{Cite web| title = UK Career Statistics and Bio for Forest Sale| publisher = BigBlueHistory.net| date = May 15, 2010| url = http://www.bigbluehistory.net/bb/statistics/Players/Sale_Forest.html| accessdate = October 15, 2010}}</ref>
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'''Forest E. "Aggie" Sale''' (June 25, 1911 – December 4, 1985) was a standout American college basketball player at the University of Kentucky from 1930–31 to 1932–33. He played for coach [[Adolph Rupp]] and was one of Rupp's first NCAA All-Americans.<ref name=BLUE>{{Cite web| title = UK Career Statistics and Bio for Forest Sale| publisher = BigBlueHistory.net| date = May 15, 2010| url = http://www.bigbluehistory.net/bb/statistics/Players/Sale_Forest.html| accessdate = October 15, 2010}}</ref>
   
 
[[File:Forest-Sale-jersey.jpg|thumb|left|upright|A jersey honoring Sale hangs in [[Rupp Arena]].]]
 
[[File:Forest-Sale-jersey.jpg|thumb|left|upright|A jersey honoring Sale hangs in [[Rupp Arena]].]]
Sale attended Kavanaugh High School in [[Anderson County, Kentucky]] prior to matriculating at UK.<ref name=BLUE/> As a {{height|ft=6|in=4}} [[forward (basketball)|forward]]/[[center (basketball)|center]], he was a rather tall player for his era. Sale used his height to his advantage and was noted as both a good scorer and [[rebound (basketball)|rebounder]].<ref name=BLUE/> In his three seasons with the [[Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball|Wildcats team]], Sale played in 50 career games and scored 657&nbsp;points.<ref name=BLUE/> He was twice named a consensus All-American, and as a [[senior (education)|senior]] in 1932–33 Sale was selected as the [[Helms Foundation College Basketball Player of the Year|Helms Athletic Foundation (HAF) National Player of the Year]].<ref name=BLUE/> That year, Kentucky won the [[Southeastern Conference]] regular season and SEC Tournament titles, finished with a 21–3 overall record, and were named the [[Helms Athletic Foundation#NCAA basketball national champions|HAF National Champions]].<ref name=BLUE/>
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Sale attended Kavanaugh High School in Anderson County, Kentucky prior to matriculating at UK.<ref name=BLUE/> As a {{height|ft=6|in=4}} /center, he was a rather tall player for his era. Sale used his height to his advantage and was noted as both a good scorer and rebounder.<ref name=BLUE/> In his three seasons with the Wildcats team, Sale played in 50 career games and scored 657&nbsp;points.<ref name=BLUE/> He was twice named a consensus All-American, and as a senior in 1932–33 Sale was selected as the [[Helms Foundation College Basketball Player of the Year|Helms Athletic Foundation (HAF) National Player of the Year]].<ref name=BLUE/> That year, Kentucky won the Southeastern Conference regular season and SEC Tournament titles, finished with a 21–3 overall record, and were named the [[Helms Athletic Foundation#NCAA basketball national champions|HAF National Champions]].<ref name=BLUE/>
   
After college, Sale became a high school history teacher and basketball coach before joining the [[United States Navy]] and fighting in [[World War II]] for a year. He returned to being a teacher and coach, and then from 1964 to 1967 he ran his own Sale Sporting Goods Store.<ref name=BLUE/> He entered politics in 1971 as a [[Democratic Party of the United States|Democrat]] and was elected to the [[Kentucky House of Representatives]] from the 55th District.<ref name=BLUE/><ref>[http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/saintgeorge-salliotte.html Political Graveyard.com]</ref> Sale was re-elected four times before ending his political career.<ref name=BLUE/>
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After college, Sale became a high school history teacher and basketball coach before joining the [[United States Navy]] and fighting in [[World War II]] for a year. He returned to being a teacher and coach, and then from 1964 to 1967 he ran his own Sale Sporting Goods Store.<ref name=BLUE/> He entered politics in 1971 as a Democrat and was elected to the Kentucky House of Representatives from the 55th District.<ref name=BLUE/><ref>[http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/saintgeorge-salliotte.html Political Graveyard.com]</ref> Sale was re-elected four times before ending his political career.<ref name=BLUE/>
   
Forest Sale died of a [[heart attack]] on December 4, 1985, at [[Saint Joseph Hospital (Lexington, Kentucky)|St. Joseph Hospital]] in [[Lexington, Kentucky]].<ref name=BLUE/>
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Forest Sale died of a heart attack on December 4, 1985, at [[Saint Joseph Hospital (Lexington, Kentucky)|St. Joseph Hospital]] in Lexington, Kentucky.<ref name=BLUE/>
 
==See also==
 
*[[Honored Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball players]]
 
   
 
==References==
 
==References==
 
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{{Wikipedia|Forest Sale}}
{{Helms Foundation College Basketball Player of the Year}}
 
{{1932 NCAA Men's Basketball Consensus All-Americans}}
 
{{1933 NCAA Men's Basketball Consensus All-Americans}}
 
   
 
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[[Category:People from Mercer County, Kentucky]]
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[[Category:20th-century American politicians]]
 
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Forest Sale
Born (1911-06-25)June 25, 1911
Died December 4, 1985(1985-12-04) (aged 74)
Lexington, Kentucky
Nationality American

Forest E. "Aggie" Sale (June 25, 1911 – December 4, 1985) was a standout American college basketball player at the University of Kentucky from 1930–31 to 1932–33. He played for coach Adolph Rupp and was one of Rupp's first NCAA All-Americans.[1]

A jersey honoring Sale hangs in Rupp Arena.

Sale attended Kavanaugh High School in Anderson County, Kentucky prior to matriculating at UK.[1] As a 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) /center, he was a rather tall player for his era. Sale used his height to his advantage and was noted as both a good scorer and rebounder.[1] In his three seasons with the Wildcats team, Sale played in 50 career games and scored 657 points.[1] He was twice named a consensus All-American, and as a senior in 1932–33 Sale was selected as the Helms Athletic Foundation (HAF) National Player of the Year.[1] That year, Kentucky won the Southeastern Conference regular season and SEC Tournament titles, finished with a 21–3 overall record, and were named the HAF National Champions.[1]

After college, Sale became a high school history teacher and basketball coach before joining the United States Navy and fighting in World War II for a year. He returned to being a teacher and coach, and then from 1964 to 1967 he ran his own Sale Sporting Goods Store.[1] He entered politics in 1971 as a Democrat and was elected to the Kentucky House of Representatives from the 55th District.[1][2] Sale was re-elected four times before ending his political career.[1]

Forest Sale died of a heart attack on December 4, 1985, at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky.[1]

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