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Kansas City Royals
Photograph, B/w, 8 X...
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Black History Quiz
Ten questions and answers on topics pertaining to Black history in Kansas City. Individuals, places, and organizations included in questions: Roy Wilkins; Negro National League (baseball); Lucile Bluford;...
Blues A ''Mystery'' Team: Uncertain Quality Intrigues Fans' Interest
April 21, 1931
Pre-1931 season article about the Kansas City Blues baseball team, stating that George Muehlebach has owned the team since 1918. And as of 1931 held the record of all minor league cities for a single day's...
Blues Game in Progress
Field view of a baseball game in progress inside an unidentified stadium. One of the teams is likely the Kansas City Blues of the American Association league.
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....
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"...
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.
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...
Boston Baseball Team
Group portrait of Boston baseball team, at unidentified location, probably in Boston. Believed to be Johnny Kling first person on the left.
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...
Article about Kansas City baseball Monarchs home-run hitter Buck O'Neil.
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.
Buck's Home to Enhance His Legacy
June 23, 2011
Restoration on Buck O'Neil's two-story home at 3049 E. 32nd Street is underway by the Bethel AME Church and the Friends of the Buck O'Neil Historic Preservation Foundation. The house has deteriorated some...
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...
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...
Buses near Municipal Stadium
View of buses parked on street outside Municipal Stadium.
Cal Hubbard Blended Talents for Rare Double
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...
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...
Holiday Issue 2005
Six brief profiles of Kansas City celebrities and their family activities during the winter holidays. The celebrities profiled are William Whitener of the Kansas City Ballet; baseball legend Buck O'Neil;...
Centertown Teen Club Baseball Team
July 10, 1947
Group portrait of boys in baseball uniforms labelled "Centertown Teen Club" surrounding N. Emerson Paton and two other unidentified men.
Central High School
Postcard of Central High School
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