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1. A Different Breed of Athlete A Different Breed of Athlete December//1982 Discussion about male dancers usually not being regarded as athletes but rather as "sissies."

2. A Natural A Natural February 1992 Photos and article about the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in the 18th & Vine District with description of many of the league's former players such as Buck O'Neil, Satchel Paige, Woody Smallwood, Lefty...

3. A Pitch for Black History: Black Baseball Museum Rescues Our Past A Pitch for Black History: Black Baseball Museum Rescues Our Past June-July//1993 Photos and article about the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum at 1601 East 18th Street in Kansas City, with description of several of its members from the old Kansas City Monarchs.

4. AFC Playoffs: The Old Montana Mystique AFC Playoffs: The Old Montana Mystique January/24/1994 Photos and biographical article about Joe Montana, "the NFL's savviest quarterback" for the Kansas City Chiefs, leading them into the 1994 playoffs.

5. AFC Wild Card: A Trio of Chiefs for the Ages AFC Wild Card: A Trio of Chiefs for the Ages January/17/1994 Photos and biographical article about Joe Montana (quarterback), Marcus Allen (running back), and Nick Lowery (kicker), three players for the Kansas City Chiefs and all headed for the Football Hall of...

6. Back to the Future Back to the Future September/2/1996 Photos, illustrations, and article about the predicted "rematch of the first Super Bowl, between the Chiefs and the Packers" for the 1997 Super Bowl, with many details and depictions of the game-to-be...

7. Baseball: He Sends in the Smoke for the Green Goose Baseball: He Sends in the Smoke for the Green Goose June/22/1964 Photo and biographical article about John Wyatt, a successful black relief pitcher for the Kansas City Athletics baseball team and oft-quoted speaker to the press.

8. Baseball: KC Is Back with a Vengeance Baseball: KC Is Back with a Vengeance May/26/1969 Photo and article about the "new Kansas City Royals" baseball team, founded by local millionaire Ewing Kauffman as a replacement for the recently departed Kansas City Athletics, owned by Charlie Finley....

9. Baseball: Noble Mobile from Mobile Baseball: Noble Mobile from Mobile June/21/1971 Photo and biographical article about Amos Otis, a leading hitter and speedy outfielder for the Kansas City Royals baseball team, hailing from Mobile, Alabama.

10. Big League: Big Bucks Big League: Big Bucks May//1986 Article on the salaries of local pro athletes, including players for the Royals baseball team, Chiefs football team, and Comets soccer team.

11. Blues' Beat: A Rookie Season Blues' Beat: A Rookie Season November//1990 Photo and biographical article about Otis Taylor, a 48-year-old former All-Pro wide receiver for the Kansas City Chiefs football team from 1965 to 1976. Native of Houston retiring there before becoming...

12. By the Light of the Moon By the Light of the Moon November 1991 Photos and biographical description of Jan Stenerud, "former Kansas City Chiefs kicker," member of the Football Hall of Fame, "president and CEO of Jan Stenerud & Company Inc." (a kicking tee marketer),...

13. Catching Up with. ..Tiny Archibald, Basketball Hall of Famer, October 15, 1973 Catching Up with. ..Tiny Archibald, Basketball Hall of Famer, October 15, 1973 November/9/1998 Photos and biographical article about Nate Archibald, or Tiny Archibald, a member of the Basketball Hall of Fame and a former "member of the Kansas City-Omaha Kings" in 1972-1973 as "the only player to...

14. Chief Concern: Future Hall of Famer Derrick Thomas Faces His Toughest Challenge Chief Concern: Future Hall of Famer Derrick Thomas Faces His Toughest Challenge January 31, 2000 Photo and biographical article about Derrick Thomas, "Pro Bowl linebacker" for the Kansas City Chiefs football team, future member of the Football Hall of Fame, and victim of a car accident resulting in...

15. Chief Weapon Chief Weapon December-January/27-3/1999-2000 Photos and biographical article about Tony Gonzalez, 23-year-old star tight end for the Kansas City Chiefs football team.

16. Cover Story: The Burden of Being Kevin Warren Cover Story: The Burden of Being Kevin Warren December 1997 Photos and biographical article about Kevin Warren, a 34-year-old black lawyer, sports agent for many Kansas City Chiefs players, and "vice president of player programs for the [Saint Louis] Rams."

17. Curtis McClinton Looks Back Curtis McClinton Looks Back November//1970 Photos, interview, and biographical article about Curtis McClinton, Jr., "a talented running back" retiring from the Kansas City Chiefs football team but also an African American and "co-founder, director...

18. Dark's Outlook Is Young and Bright Dark's Outlook Is Young and Bright March/13/1967 Photos and article about the Kansas City Athletics baseball team and its outlook with manager Alvin Dark and players Jim Nash (on the cover), Catfish Hunter, and Blue Moon Odom, et al.

19. Day One: The Aspirations of the AFL Met the Arrogance of the NFL in Super Bowl I Day One: The Aspirations of the AFL Met the Arrogance of the NFL in Super Bowl I Fall//1995 Photos and article about Super Bowl I, the first of its kind between the Kansas City Chiefs (of the younger American Football League) and the victorious Green Bay Packers (of the older National Football...

20. Dennis Leonard: On the Road to the Hall of Fame Dennis Leonard: On the Road to the Hall of Fame April 1979 Photos and biographical article about Kansas City Royals baseball player Dennis Leonard, one of the best Major League pitchers in 1979 with a goal of reaching the Hall of Fame. Description of his life...