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41. Dark's Outlook Is Young and Bright Dark's Outlook Is Young and Bright March/13/1967 Photos and article about the Kansas City Athletics baseball team and its outlook with manager Alvin Dark and players Jim Nash (on the cover), Catfish Hunter, and Blue Moon Odom, et al.

42. Day One: The Aspirations of the AFL Met the Arrogance of the NFL in Super Bowl I Day One: The Aspirations of the AFL Met the Arrogance of the NFL in Super Bowl I Fall//1995 Photos and article about Super Bowl I, the first of its kind between the Kansas City Chiefs (of the younger American Football League) and the victorious Green Bay Packers (of the older National Football...

43. Deaths: Booker T. Daniels Deaths: Booker T. Daniels December 14, 1974 Obituary for Booker McDaniels, "62, of 3634 E. 61st, a pitcher with the Kansas City Monarchs in the 1940s." Description of his life and career as a native of Arkansas starting as a professional black baseball...

44. Deaths: Orville L. Remick Deaths: Orville L. Remick March/17/1971 Photo and obituary for Orville Remick, Jr., "2413 East [68th Street Terrace], who was in charge of buying sheep and lambs for Armour & Co. 47 years," a lifelong Kansas Citian, and a semipro baseball player...

45. Dennis Leonard: On the Road to the Hall of Fame Dennis Leonard: On the Road to the Hall of Fame April 1979 Photos and biographical article about Kansas City Royals baseball player Dennis Leonard, one of the best Major League pitchers in 1979 with a goal of reaching the Hall of Fame. Description of his life...

46. Derrick Thomas Derrick Thomas 2001 Highlights of the sports career of Derrick Thomas (1967-2000), a star player for the Kansas City Chiefs football team dying soon after a car accident.

47. Derrick Thomas Remembered: An Open Letter to Young NFL Fans across America Derrick Thomas Remembered: An Open Letter to Young NFL Fans across America February 21, 2000 Editorial letter to "young NFL fans across America" of Derrick Thomas, "the leopard-quick Chiefs linebacker" dying of complications following a car accident at the age of 33 in 2000.

48. Doctor Named Father of Year Doctor Named Father of Year February 22, 1957 Vertical file with photo and caption about Dr. L.S. Daigle, an African American physician "selected as the Paseo Y.M.C.A. 'Father of the Year.'" Dr. Daigle was father of two sons including Stanley Daigle,...

49. Donald Rogivue Obituary Donald Rogivue Obituary July/1/1970 Obituary for Donald Rogivue, a top swimmer in the Amateur Athletic Union and winner of numerous swimming championships, dying at the age of 51 on June 29, 1970.

50. Dr. John H. Outland Dr. John H. Outland March/25/1947 Biographical article about Dr. John Outland (ca. 1881-1947), a Kansas City surgeon and Kansas University athletic star founding the Kansas relays in 1923 and becoming the "first professional man in this...

51. Dr. John Outland Dies: Midwest Athletics Loses a Widely-Known Friend Dr. John Outland Dies: Midwest Athletics Loses a Widely-Known Friend March/24/1947 Photos (as a college football player and later as a doctor) and biographical article about Dr. John Outland, "former All-American football player and the father of the Kansas relays [a track and field...

52. Ed (Strangler) Lewis Ed (Strangler) Lewis ca. 1941 Autographed portrait of Ed "Strangler" Lewis, former world heavyweight wrestling champion. Lewis was a guest at a South Central Business Association luncheon on November 11, 1941.

53. Elements of Style: A Jaded NFL Star Elements of Style: A Jaded NFL Star September 2000 Photo and autobiographical article about Tony Gonzalez, a Kansas City Chiefs football player "set[ting] a club record for season receptions by a tight end" while "wearing his lucky necklace" made of jade....

54. Elizabeth Wilde Elizabeth Wilde File contains an article with photos and description of Elizabeth Wilde, a young woman sprinter qualifying for the 1932 women's track team for the Olympics (placing third behind Babe Didrikson), with residence...

55. Erle Shepherd Obituary Erle Shepherd Obituary March/17/1970 Obituary for Erle Shepherd, the nation's leading bowler and charter member of the Kansas City Bowling Hall of Fame, dying at the age of 81 on March 16, 1970.

56. Faces of the Past: From the Record Books Faces of the Past: From the Record Books May 1991 Photo and description of Larry Staverman, a former professional basketball athlete, "coach and assistant general manager" in Kansas City. Starting out "in 1961 as a member of the city's first professional...

57. Fellowship of Christian Athletes Turns 50 Years Old Fellowship of Christian Athletes Turns 50 Years Old February 21, 2004 Short article about the 50th anniversary yearlong celebrations planned by the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Events started with a dinner program that was a tribute to Dal Shealy, the organization's...

58. Field of Dreams Field of Dreams Spring//1993 Photos and article about Lloyd Vernon Kennedy (1907-1993), a former professional baseball player and collegiate athletic champion. Description of his life and career, born in Kansas City and growing up...

59. Flawless Work by Evel Knievel Flawless Work by Evel Knievel April/29/1974 Photos and biographical article about Evel Knievel and his successful motorcycle jump over 10 trucks at Kansas City International Raceway in front of 10,000 fans.

60. Frank White Frank White Photos and information on Frank White, second baseman for the Kansas City Royals baseball team from 1973 to 1990 and a member of the Royals Hall of Fame.