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21. 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....

22. Big League: Big Bucks Big League: Big Bucks May//1986 Article on the salaries of local pro athletes, including players for the Royals baseball team, Chiefs football team, and Comets soccer team.

23. Biography of Satchel Paige (Circa 1906-1982), Baseball Player Biography of Satchel Paige (Circa 1906-1982), Baseball Player 2003

24. Blues' Beat: A Rookie Season Blues' Beat: A Rookie Season November//1990 Photo and biographical article about Otis Taylor, a 48-year-old former All-Pro wide receiver for the Kansas City Chiefs football team from 1965 to 1976. Native of Houston retiring there before becoming...

25. Bo Jackson (Vincent Edward) 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"...

26. Book Review Book Review March/14/1959 Photo and review of the 1959 book "The Secret Project of Sigurd O'Leary" by Martin Quigley about baseball athletes with information on 1930s Kansas City night life.

27. Buck Buchanan Buck Buchanan Photos, illustrations, and information on Junious Buchanan, or Buck Buchanan, a member of the Football Hall of Fame as a former defensive tackle for the Kansas City Chiefs from 1963 to 1976 and proprietor...

28. Buck O'Neil Buck O'Neil 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...

29. Buck O'Neil Buck O'Neil 2001 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.

30. Buck's Really in the Hall Now 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...

31. By the Light of the Moon By the Light of the Moon November 1991 Photos and biographical description of Jan Stenerud, "former Kansas City Chiefs kicker," member of the Football Hall of Fame, "president and CEO of Jan Stenerud & Company Inc." (a kicking tee marketer),...

32. Cal Hubbard Blended Talents for Rare Double Cal Hubbard Blended Talents for Rare Double February/16/1976 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...

33. Casey Stengel Casey Stengel 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...

34. Catching Up with. ..Tiny Archibald, Basketball Hall of Famer, October 15, 1973 Catching Up with. ..Tiny Archibald, Basketball Hall of Famer, October 15, 1973 November/9/1998 Photos and biographical article about Nate Archibald, or Tiny Archibald, a member of the Basketball Hall of Fame and a former "member of the Kansas City-Omaha Kings" in 1972-1973 as "the only player to...

35. Charles S. Stevenson Papers Finding Aid Charles S. Stevenson Papers Finding Aid 1975-1976 Charles S. Stevenson was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in 1895, but grew up in Olathe, Kansas, and Kansas City, Missouri. He worked at Hallmark Cards from the end of World War I until 1960. After retirement...

36. Chief Concern: Future Hall of Famer Derrick Thomas Faces His Toughest Challenge Chief Concern: Future Hall of Famer Derrick Thomas Faces His Toughest Challenge January 31, 2000 Photo and biographical article about Derrick Thomas, "Pro Bowl linebacker" for the Kansas City Chiefs football team, future member of the Football Hall of Fame, and victim of a car accident resulting in...

37. Chief Weapon Chief Weapon December-January/27-3/1999-2000 Photos and biographical article about Tony Gonzalez, 23-year-old star tight end for the Kansas City Chiefs football team.

38. Commentary,Paige Made Pitching the Consummate Show 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...

39. Cover Story: The Burden of Being Kevin Warren Cover Story: The Burden of Being Kevin Warren December 1997 Photos and biographical article about Kevin Warren, a 34-year-old black lawyer, sports agent for many Kansas City Chiefs players, and "vice president of player programs for the [Saint Louis] Rams."

40. Curtis McClinton Looks Back Curtis McClinton Looks Back November//1970 Photos, interview, and biographical article about Curtis McClinton, Jr., "a talented running back" retiring from the Kansas City Chiefs football team but also an African American and "co-founder, director...