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1. A History of Disappointment, but Optimism Survives A History of Disappointment, but Optimism Survives November 24, 2013 Article describes problems facing the operations of the American Jazz Museum. The museum is compared against the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, which it shares a location with on 18th Street, and local...

2. Bad-News Blues Bad-News Blues February 21-27, 2013 Article chronicles the 2013 board election of the Kansas City Blues Society. The organization's history is described. Former members and previous editors of Blues News, the KCBS newsletter, are interviewed...

3. Big Joe Turner Big Joe Turner November 25, 1985 Obituary article about Big Joe Turner, an early Kansas City blues singer dying at the age of 74 on November 24, 1985 in California. Former singer and bartender "at the Sunset Club, owned by Felix Payne,...

4. Blues Stadium Blues Stadium September 26, 1971 Blues Stadium at 23rd and Brooklyn Streets opened on July 3, 1923, as Muehlebach Field. In 1937, it was renamed Ruppert Stadium; in 1946, Blues Stadium; and in 1954, it was renamed again as Municipal Stadium....

5. Book Seeks to Restore Cub's Great Jewish Heritage Book Seeks to Restore Cub's Great Jewish Heritage April 7, 2006 A new book entitled Johnny Kling: A Baseball Biography by Gil Bogen has recently been published. The author contends that Kling was Jewish although Kling's wife Lillian asserted he was not. Kling was a...

6. Choo Choo Roberts Made Tracks from KC Choo Choo Roberts Made Tracks from KC December 24, 2005 Brief article noting that the previous New York Giants record of most yards rushing in a single game (broken in December, 2005 by Tiki Barber in a game against the Chiefs) had been set by Gene "Choo Choo"...

7. Death of Robert Rhoades Death of Robert Rhoades January 21, 1956 Obituary for Robert Rhoades, 76, who played professional baseball for the Cleveland Indians from 1903 to 1909 and for the Kansas City Blues until he retired in 1913. Rhoades also built and operated the...

8. Frederick Walter Toomey Obituary Frederick Walter Toomey Obituary June/27/1958 Obituary for Frederick Walter Toomey, or Frederick Toomey, a school teacher and former catcher for the Kansas City Blues baseball team dying on June 27, 1958.

9. Holy Cow! He's Gone Holy Cow! He's Gone August 15, 2007 Article explains the Kansas City ties of former New York Yankee's shortstop and announcer Phil Rizzuto, who died August 13, 2007. Rizzuto payed two seasons with the Kansas City Blues (1939, 1940) and in...

10. It Simply Was Time for the Blues to Go It Simply Was Time for the Blues to Go July/2/1972 Article about the end of the "5-year history of the Kansas City Blues" minor league professional hockey team, a farm team of the Saint Louis Blues.

11. K.C.K. to Honor Legendary Blues Promoter K.C.K. to Honor Legendary Blues Promoter November 2-8, 2012 Article announces that Roger Naber will be honored during the 2012 Historical Thanksgiving Breakfast Dance. Naber's past role in organizing the dance is discussed. Details regarding Naber's 33 year career...

12. KC Blues Performer Takes Own Life KC Blues Performer Takes Own Life January 11, 2006 Article describing the apparent suicide of Kansas City blues guitarist Lester "Wizard" King. King, an accomplished blues guitarist and performer, reportedly fired shots on the premises of Midwest Lighting...

13. KC Blues Scene Mourns Singer KC Blues Scene Mourns Singer December 26, 2007 Annetta "Cotton Candy" Washington, local blues singer, died December 25, 2007, at the age of 76. Her death was due to complications from a stroke. "She was a founding member of the Kansas City Blues Society...and...

14. Mrs. John Kling Mrs. John Kling October/20/1970 Obituary for Mrs. John Kling, dying at the age of 89 on October 19, 1970. Widow of John Kling, owner of the Kansas City Blues baseball team from 1933 to 1937.

15. No Draft Answer: Problem at Damages on Franchise Shifts. .. No Draft Answer: Problem at Damages on Franchise Shifts. .. December/1/1954 For 53 years the Blues meant baseball in Kansas City and now the team is going to Denver.

16. Pinstripes & The Plains: The History of Kansas City's Long and Winding Relationshiop with the Yankees Pinstripes & The Plains: The History of Kansas City's Long and Winding Relationshiop with the Yankees September 9, 2007 This article explores the relationship over the years between Kansas City's major league baseball teams and the New York Yankees. According to the article, "Lou Gehrig played his final game in Kansas City,...

17. Showing How Work Is Progressing on the New Blue Baseball Park Showing How Work Is Progressing on the New Blue Baseball Park April/15/1923 Photo of Municipal Stadium, under construction in 1923 at 22nd Street and Brooklyn Avenue. Built as Muehlebach Field for the Kansas City Blues minor league baseball team and later renamed Ruppert Stadium,...

18. Sporting Comment Sporting Comment February 13, 1958 Vertical file containing a photo and biographical article about Hector Lopez, or Hec Lopez, a member of the Kansas City Athletics baseball team. Lopez set hitting records in the "winter ball" league in...

19. Team Will Be Royals: Ewing Kauffman Announces Name Selected from 17,000 Entries in Contest for American Team Will Be Royals: Ewing Kauffman Announces Name Selected from 17,000 Entries in Contest for American League Baseball Club March/21/1968 Article about the origin of the name of the Kansas City Royals baseball team, suggested by Sanford Porte ("an engineer with Howard-Needles-Tammen & Bergendoff" residing in Overland Park) in a 1968 naming...

20. Where Crash Lands, Sparks Fly Where Crash Lands, Sparks Fly January 25, 2006 Article profiles KKFI-FM (90.1) radio personality "Connie Crash" (aka Connie Humiston). Crash and her "Soul Fixin' Blues" show on Tuesday afternoons are described as fixtures of the Kansas City blues scene....