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1. A Lost Pioneer 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...

2. 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),...

3. Deadwood Dick: Thousands of Black Cowboys Played Big Roles in 'Winning the West' Deadwood Dick: Thousands of Black Cowboys Played Big Roles in 'Winning the West' January-February 1975 Vertical file with biographical article and photographic portrait of Deadwood Dick, or Nat Love (1854-1921), an African American cowboy of the Old West. He was born in a slave cabin in Tennessee and moved...

4. From Dust to Dust: An Account of the 1885 Western League From Dust to Dust: An Account of the 1885 Western League 1977 Illustration and information on the Kansas City "Club," sometimes nicknamed the Cowboys, of the Western League.

5. Kansas City Cowboys Kansas City Cowboys 1994 Photo of three members of the American Association Kansas City Cowboys in 1888.

6. Major League City: Major League Baseball's Inauspicious Start in K. C. Major League City: Major League Baseball's Inauspicious Start in K. C. May 2000 Article about "the Kansas City Unions, Kansas City's first professional sports team," one of the "34 so-called major league baseball franchises in America" in the 1880s besides the National League. Organized...

7. The 1884 Kansas City Unions: A History of Kansas City's First Major League Baseball Team The 1884 Kansas City Unions: A History of Kansas City's First Major League Baseball Team //1977 Defines term "Major League" and classifies the Unions in 1884 the first such Kansas City team.

8. The Kid from Kansas City The Kid from Kansas City October//1946 Illustrations and biographical article about Charles Nichols, or Kid Nichols, 77-year-old "assistant manager of the Pla-Mor bowling alleys" and a former pitcher for the Boston National baseball team starting...