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1. Baseball Club Photos Baseball Club Photos 1890 Photos of the "Kansas City Base-Ball Club, winners of the Western Association Pennant," including the following players (last names only except for team manager): Donohue (catcher), Stearns (first base),...

2. Buck O'Neil Buck O'Neil 2001 Photo and highlights of the sports career of Buck O'Neil, a former coach and player for the Kansas City Monarchs and member of the Baseball Hall of Fame.

3. Derrick Thomas Derrick Thomas 2001 Highlights of the sports career of Derrick Thomas (1967-2000), a star player for the Kansas City Chiefs football team dying soon after a car accident.

4. Frank White Frank White 2001 Highlights of the sports career of Frank White, a star baseball player for the Kansas City Royals from the 1970s to the 1990s.

5. George Brett George Brett 2001 Highlights of the sports career of George Brett, a star baseball player for the Kansas City Royals from the 1970s to the 1990s and member of the Baseball Hall of Fame.

6. Homer Roberts and Reuben Street Homer Roberts and Reuben Street 2006 Book excerpt about Homer Roberts and Reuben and Ella Street, early black businesspeople of Kansas City. Roberts was "one of the first African American car salesmen in the country" and Reuben Street was...

7. Innings Ago: Recollections by Kansas City Ballplayers of Their Days in the Game Innings Ago: Recollections by Kansas City Ballplayers of Their Days in the Game //1987 Book with photos and descriptions of several baseball players starting out or playing professionally in Kansas City for the local teams preceding the Kansas City Royals. Chapters on Buck O'Neil, Hank Bauer,...

8. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Biographical sketch of Mae Arbaugh (1884-1941), "a professional softball player" and native of Kansas, growing up at Independence and Tracy Avenue before earning the nickname of "Carry Nation."

9. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Fay Moulton, "the junior member of the W. S. Moulton Company, investment brokers at Kansas City." Born in Marion, Kansas in 1876 and joining his father's business about 1903 before...

10. Kansas City: Its Resources and Their Development Kansas City: Its Resources and Their Development 1890 Photos of "Mr. Nicol" (shortstop) and "Mr. Pears" (pitcher), et al., players for the "Kansas City Base-Ball Club" in 1890.

11. Leroy Robert Paige (Satchel) Leroy Robert Paige (Satchel) 1985 Biography of Leroy Paige (Satchel) (1906-1982), "one of the best pitchers in baseball history," playing for numerous teams in the early 20th century, including "the Kansas City Monarchs, leading them to...

12. Matilda Shelden Matilda Shelden 1968 (first edition 1950) Photo and description of Matilda Dallmeyer Shelden, or Matilda Shelden, wife of Dr. Frank Shelden ("a noted tennis star") and member of the upper house of the City Council in 1924, "member of the Woman's...

13. Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Dictionary Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Dictionary 1902 Photo and bio of James Henry Manning, or James Manning, a pharmacist and professional baseball player in Kansas City. Born in Wisconsin in 1862 and starting out in professional ball in 1883 and manager...

14. Satchel Paige Satchel Paige June 21, 1905 Biography of Leroy Robert "Satchel" Paige (1906-1982), a Major League Baseball Hall of Fame member, and member of the Kansas City Monarchs in the 1930s and 1940s and the Kansas City Athletics in 1965,...

15. Sharing the Victory: The Twenty-five Years of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes Sharing the Victory: The Twenty-five Years of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes //1980 It was local sportswriter Ernie Mehl who convinced the Fellowship of Christian Athletes in 1956 that they should move their headquarters to a city with a major league team. Kansas City had such a team...