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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...
A Pitch for Black History: Black Baseball Museum Rescues Our Past
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.
A Question of Control
Biographical article about Dan Quisenberry, ace relief pitcher for the Kansas City Royals baseball team.
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 26 with Athletes
Scrapbook page containing 19 advertising cards arranged in four rows of five (card in upper right corner is missing). Each card is 4 x 7 cm. and shows a portrait of and identifies an athlete and, usually,...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 27 with Athletes
Scrapbook page containing 15 advertising cards arranged in four rows of five (entire lower row is missing). Each card is 4 x 7 cm. and shows a portrait of and identifies an athlete and, usually, their...
Baseball Club Photos
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),...
February 26, 2006
This article gives a short profile and picture where possible of all the 18 Negro League players who are currently in the Baseball Hall of Fame as of Sunday, February 26, 2006. These include the following...
Baseball: He Sends in the Smoke for the Green Goose
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.
Baseball: KC Is Back with a Vengeance
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....
Baseball: Noble Mobile from Mobile
Photo and biographical article about Amos Otis, a leading hitter and speedy outfielder for the Kansas City Royals baseball team, hailing from Mobile, Alabama.
Becoming George Brett
August 4, 2013
Commemorative keepsake section of the Kansas City Star printed to honor the 40th anniversary of George Brett's debut with the Kansas City Royals. The section contains several articles by three authors....
Bo Jackson (Vincent Edward)
File contains information on Bo Jackson, nationnally famous athlete born in Alabama in 1962 as Vincent Jackson. Description of his life and career, becoming "arguably, the best athlete in the country"...
Photos and information on Buck O'Neil, black chairman of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, member of the Baseball Hall of Fame, former player and manager of the Kansas City Monarchs, and "the first African-American...
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.
Buck's Really in the Hall Now
October 25, 2007
The National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY, has created a lifetime achievement award in honor of Buck O'Neil, legendary Negro Leagues baseball player. The award will be given out at a maximum...
Cal Hubbard Blended Talents for Rare Double
Photo and biographical article about Cal Hubbard, the first person ever elected into both the National Football League (NFL) Hall of Fame and the Major League Baseball (MLB) Hall of Fame. Description of...
Photos, illustrations, and information on Casey Stengel (1890-1975), a local high school baseball player and member of the Baseball Hall of Fame. Born and raised in Northeast Kansas City as Charles Dillon...
Commentary,Paige Made Pitching the Consummate Show
June 9, 1982
Photos and biographical article about Leroy Robert Paige, or Satchel Paige (ca. 1906-1982), a former Negro Leagues star and member of the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame living much of his life in Kansas...
Dark's Outlook Is Young and Bright
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.
Deaths: Booker T. Daniels
December 14, 1974
Obituary for Booker McDaniels, "62, of 3634 E. 61st, a pitcher with the Kansas City Monarchs in the 1940s." Description of his life and career as a native of Arkansas starting as a professional black baseball...
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