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2001 (4)
1968 (First Edition 19... (1)
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June 211905 (1)

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Joe Posnanski (4)
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1. 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.

2. 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.

3. 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.

4. 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.

5. 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...

6. 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...

7. 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...

8. 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,...