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'Peanut' Still Pitching
August 18, 2010
The only woman to pitch in the Negro Leagues, Mamie Johnson (Peanut), will be one of the celebrities in the 2010 Buck O'Neil Golf Classic at the Shoal Creek Golf Course August 23, 1020. Johnson pitched...
24 Hours at the K
June 26, 2011
This article provides a behind-the-scenes look at a typical day at Kauffman Stadium in preparation for a Royals baseball game. Several Royals' players, fans, and stadium employees are profiled in 14 segments....
3000 Career Hits: George Brett
October 2, 1992
Collectors Edition of the Kansas City Star chronicles life and career of George Brett.
A Creative Powerhouse Behind the Scoreboard
August 6, 2008
A local company, Dimension X Design, also known as DXD, produces the graphics for the Kansas City Royals new scoreboard. This company, founded by Sean Hopkins, works with 100-plus professional teams, "doing...
A Crowning Achievement
July 25, 2010
Former Kansas City Royals manager Whitey Herzog will become the 20th manager inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. The ceremony will take place July 25, 2010, at the HOF in Cooperstown, New York. Herzog...
A Field of Fans' Dreams
May 22, 2007
The Royals baseball team and Jackson County officials have unveiled a $250 million renovation plan for Kauffman Stadium. Construction is to begin in October of 2007 and be completed by opening day of 2010....
A Giant Is Returned to the Earth
June 13, 1982
Photos and article about the funeral for Satchel Paige, a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame and former member of the Kansas City Monarchs baseball team dying in 1982. Description of his battles with...
A KC Legend Dies
October 7, 2006
Article reports the death of John Jordan "Buck" O'Neil, at the age of 94, on October 6, 2006. O'Neil was a baseball legend who "came to symbolize the glory of the Negro Leagues" and the richness of Kansas...
A Legend Alone (Monte Irvin)
January 16, 2004
Negro Leagues Museum awards the Jackie Robinson Award for lifetime achievement to Monte Irvin, the last Negro Leagues Hall of Famer still alive.
A Lost Pioneer
May 21, 2006
Americus V. McKim, known as "the father of Kansas City baseball" is buried in Elmwood Cemetery. He died February 10, 1910 at age 70. In the 1880s, "McKim was the driving force who brought major-league...
A Man With a Plan
May 29, 2007
May 30, 2007 marks the one-year anniversary when Dayton Moore was named the new General Manager of the Kansas City Royals. The article examiness the organizational changes instituted by Moore in his first...
A Modest Rest
January 4-10, 2007
Article describing the final resting place of baseball great John "Buck" O'Neil, a modest grave located in Forest Hill Cemetery, near that of his old friend Leroy "Satchel" Paige. O'Neil's last will and...
A Promising Legacy
October 11, 2006
Article describes the vision for coverting the historic Paseo YMCA building into the John "Buck" O'Neil Education and Research Center, in honor of the Negro Leagues legend who passed away October 6, 2006....
A Puzzle about Quiz
January 11, 2006
Commentary, written on the occasion of relief pitcher Bruce Sutter's induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame, arguing that Royals reliever Dan Quisenberry's career statistics qualify him for placement...
A Question of Control
Biographical article about Dan Quisenberry, ace relief pitcher for the Kansas City Royals baseball team.
A Special Day
July 26, 2008
A statue of Buck O'Neil was unveiled Friday, July 25, 2008, at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, New York. "The depiction is of Buck's later years, maybe his 70s. He's wearing...
A Squeeze Play
July 7, 2013
Article discusses plans by the city of Birmingham, Alabama, to establish a museum that will share the name of the the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City. Bob Kendrick, president of the Kansas...
Photo and article about former Fort Osage High School graduate Sara Ann Cooper, announcing her engagement "to Mr. Donald L. Blasingame" a player for the San Francisco Giants professional baseball team....
Amazing Feet: Jim Cosgrove Turns Silly Songs Into a Serious Career
July 30, 2006
Feature story highlighting the career of Jim Cosgrove, also known as Mr. Stinky Feet. He is a children's entertainer who dresses in a Hawaiian shirt, khaki pants/shorts, sandals, and a baseball hat. Cosgrove...
Ambition and Avron Fogelman: Is There No Stopping This Man?
Biographical article about Avron Fogelman, 49 percent owner of the Kansas City Royals baseball team since 1983, engaged in sports team ownership starting in the 1970s, and owner of an "ever-burgeoning...
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