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1. A Field of Fans' Dreams 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....

2. And in This Corner... And in This Corner... March 5, 2009 Review of "The Black Athlete on Film," an exhibit of posters for black sports movies at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum. Includes color photographs of some of the posters.

3. Ban for Life: Ban Johnson League Marks Anniversary With List of 50 Greats Ban for Life: Ban Johnson League Marks Anniversary With List of 50 Greats March/29/2002 Extensive article on the Ban Johnson Baseball League in celebration of its 75-year anniversary. Includes a timeline, all-75-year team, league award winners and league champions. The article is illustrated...

4. Becoming George Brett 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....

5. Buck, an Eight-Page Tribute Section Buck, an Eight-Page Tribute Section October 8, 2006 A separate section devoted to Buck O'Neil that appeared in the Kansas City Star shortly after his death. The section includes numerous photographs and articles written by various sports writers at the...

6. Going to Bat for a Downtown Ballpark Going to Bat for a Downtown Ballpark November 19, 2004 The defeated Bistate II tax plan made way for the Downtown Council to officially announce its support for a ballpark in the downtown area. The article looks at the plans, obstacles, and a couple proposed...

7. Goodbye, Monochrome Board! Goodbye, Monochrome Board! October 17, 2007 Kauffman Stadium renovation work started in October 2007. The scoreboard with the trademark Royals crown is coming down. It will be replaced with a new scoreboard, 106 feet by 86 feet, that is to be the...

8. Grand Design: New Stadium for Yankees is Latest Plum for HOK Grand Design: New Stadium for Yankees is Latest Plum for HOK June 16, 2005 Kansas City-based sports architectural firm HOK Sport+Venue+Event landed two of the most prestigious stadium projects in the country: New York Yankees and the New York Mets. Both stadiums are privately...

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. Kansas City Antelopes Kansas City Antelopes October/22/1893 Antelopes listed as the first baseball club in Kansas City.

11. Kauffman Stadium Kauffman Stadium April/8/1973 Entire section of the paper devoted to the new baseball stadium for the Kansas City Royals at the Truman Sports Complex, with several articles and photos.

12. Monarchs' Hilton Smith Dies at 71 Monarchs' Hilton Smith Dies at 71 November 20, 1983 Obituary for Hilton Smith, Sr. (ca. 1912-1983), a former Negro Leagues pitcher and teammate of Satchel Paige on the Kansas City Monarchs baseball team. Native of Texas coming to Kansas City from 1933 to...

13. Negro Leagues Can't Afford History Negro Leagues Can't Afford History October 12, 2004 John Moores donated to the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum a 1924 sweater from the first Negro Leagues World Series when the Kansas City Monarchs beat the Hilldale Giants. The sweater sports the letters...

14. Old Ball Park Leaves Its Memories Old Ball Park Leaves Its Memories October/6/1972 Article debating the future and recalling the past of the now-deserted stadium, former home to such sports teams as the Kansas City A's, Royals, and Chiefs at 22nd & Brooklyn Avenues.

15. Our Big 12, The Most Significant Games Ever Played in Kansas City Our Big 12, The Most Significant Games Ever Played in Kansas City November 24, 2007 "The Border War," a special section of the newspaper, features information about the football game to be played Saturday, November 24, 2007, between the University of Kansas and the University of Missouri...

16. Regal Renovations Look Like Winner Regal Renovations Look Like Winner April 2, 2008 Color photograph and article describing the new $8.3 million Crown Vision scoreboard, described as the world's biggest video display, at Kauffman Stadium. Includes a sidebar article, "What to Expect at...

17. Royal Rebel Willie Wilson Royal Rebel Willie Wilson July 5-11, 2007 Article profiling former Kansas City Royals center-fielder Willie Wilson, and his efforts to shed his "bad boy" image. After being estranged from Kansas City and the Royals organization for several years,...

18. Royals Jettison White Royals Jettison White December 3, 2011 For the first time in 15 years, former Kansas City Royals' player Frank White will not hold a position with the organization. In a controversial move, the franchise decided not to renew White's contract...

19. Royals Say No to Downtown Royals Say No to Downtown February 12, 2005 The Kansas City Royals announced Friday that they and their fans want to keep the Truman Sports Complex as it is, rather than building a downtown ballpark or renovating Kauffman Stadium. This abrupt change...

20. T-Bones Are Rarin' To Go T-Bones Are Rarin' To Go May 5, 2003 CommunityAmerica ballpark, constructed in western Wyandotte County at State Avenue and 110th Street, Kansas City, Kansas, will be the home of the new T-Bones minor league baseball team. The first home...