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1. A Different Breed of Athlete A Different Breed of Athlete December//1982 Discussion about male dancers usually not being regarded as athletes but rather as "sissies."

2. A Hard Worker Faces a Big Job A Hard Worker Faces a Big Job January 14, 2009 Article discusses the Kansas City Chief's new general manager, Scott Pioli. Pioli most recently was the vice president of the New England Patriots and helped the team to four Super Bowls.

3. A Natural A Natural February 1992 Photos and article about the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in the 18th & Vine District with description of many of the league's former players such as Buck O'Neil, Satchel Paige, Woody Smallwood, Lefty...

4. A Pitch for Black History: Black Baseball Museum Rescues Our Past A Pitch for Black History: Black Baseball Museum Rescues Our Past June-July//1993 Photos and article about the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum at 1601 East 18th Street in Kansas City, with description of several of its members from the old Kansas City Monarchs.

5. A Question of Control A Question of Control October/13/1985 Biographical article about Dan Quisenberry, ace relief pitcher for the Kansas City Royals baseball team.

6. Advertising Card Scrapbook Advertising Card Scrapbook ca. 1880-1900 A hardbound scrapbook containing 82 pages of advertising and calling cards plus 5 unused pages. Cards are mainly for businesses outside Missouri, but some Kansas City businesses are represented on pages...

7. Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 26 with Athletes Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 26 with Athletes ca. 1887 Scrapbook page containing 19 advertising cards arranged in four rows of five (card in upper right corner is missing). Each card is 4 x 7 cm. and shows a portrait of and identifies an athlete and, usually,...

8. Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 27 with Athletes Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 27 with Athletes ca. 1887 Scrapbook page containing 15 advertising cards arranged in four rows of five (entire lower row is missing). Each card is 4 x 7 cm. and shows a portrait of and identifies an athlete and, usually, their...

9. AFC Playoffs: The Old Montana Mystique AFC Playoffs: The Old Montana Mystique January/24/1994 Photos and biographical article about Joe Montana, "the NFL's savviest quarterback" for the Kansas City Chiefs, leading them into the 1994 playoffs.

10. AFC Wild Card: A Trio of Chiefs for the Ages AFC Wild Card: A Trio of Chiefs for the Ages January/17/1994 Photos and biographical article about Joe Montana (quarterback), Marcus Allen (running back), and Nick Lowery (kicker), three players for the Kansas City Chiefs and all headed for the Football Hall of...

11. African Americans in Sports African Americans in Sports ca1950 File contains two copies of a booklet entitled The Negro in Sports, highlighting the accomplishments of black athletes such as Joe Louis, Jesse Owens, and Jackie Robinson. The author, Nat Low, was a sports...

12. Alexi Lalas Alexi Lalas April/11/1999 Photo and biographical article about Alexi Lalas, a 28-year-old member of the Kansas City Wizards soccer team starting in 1999 and a member of the United States Olympic soccer teams from 1992 and 1996....

13. At KCI Sunday: Knievel Tops at Talking, Too At KCI Sunday: Knievel Tops at Talking, Too April/24/1974 Photo and biographical article about Evel Knievel, "the famed jumper of motorcycles," planning to "soar from ramp-to-ramp over the cabs of 10 huge trucks Sunday afternoon at Kansas City International Raceway,...

14. Athlete Who Inspired ''The Blind Side'' Shares His Message of Hope Athlete Who Inspired ''The Blind Side'' Shares His Message of Hope March 3, 2011 Michael Oher, the Baltimore Ravens football player made famous in the movie "The Blind Side," was the keynote speaker at the 50th annual Greater Kansas City Area Mayors' Prayer Breakfast, March 2, 2011....

15. Back to the Future Back to the Future September/2/1996 Photos, illustrations, and article about the predicted "rematch of the first Super Bowl, between the Chiefs and the Packers" for the 1997 Super Bowl, with many details and depictions of the game-to-be...

16. 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),...

17. Baseball Trailblazers Baseball Trailblazers February 26, 2006 This article gives a short profile and picture where possible of all the 18 Negro League players who are currently in the Baseball Hall of Fame as of Sunday, February 26, 2006. These include the following...

18. Baseball: He Sends in the Smoke for the Green Goose Baseball: He Sends in the Smoke for the Green Goose June/22/1964 Photo and biographical article about John Wyatt, a successful black relief pitcher for the Kansas City Athletics baseball team and oft-quoted speaker to the press.

19. Baseball: KC Is Back with a Vengeance Baseball: KC Is Back with a Vengeance May/26/1969 Photo and article about the "new Kansas City Royals" baseball team, founded by local millionaire Ewing Kauffman as a replacement for the recently departed Kansas City Athletics, owned by Charlie Finley....

20. Baseball: Noble Mobile from Mobile Baseball: Noble Mobile from Mobile June/21/1971 Photo and biographical article about Amos Otis, a leading hitter and speedy outfielder for the Kansas City Royals baseball team, hailing from Mobile, Alabama.