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201. Fred Edmiston Papers Finding Aid Fred Edmiston Papers Finding Aid circa 1920-2003 Collection of material contained in five boxes that relates to the publication of "The Coon-Sanders Nighthawks: The Band That Made Radio Famous," authored by Fred Edmiston. This book recounts the Nighthawks...

202. Frederick Walter Toomey Obituary Frederick Walter Toomey Obituary June/27/1958 Obituary for Frederick Walter Toomey, or Frederick Toomey, a school teacher and former catcher for the Kansas City Blues baseball team dying on June 27, 1958.

203. Free to Hope Free to Hope September 21, 2008 Article describes the struggles of former Royals first baseman Willie Mays Aikens, who is trying to rebuild his life after serving 14 years in prison for selling cocaine. Aikens was an integral part of...

204. From Dust to Dust: An Account of the 1885 Western League From Dust to Dust: An Account of the 1885 Western League 1977 Illustration and information on the Kansas City "Club," sometimes nicknamed the Cowboys, of the Western League.

205. Fulfilling Baseball Dreams Fulfilling Baseball Dreams March/4-10/1999 An account of the author's experience as a participant in the 1999 Royals Dream Week.

206. Game in Progress at Municipal Stadium Game in Progress at Municipal Stadium June 1959 A sparsely attended Kansas City Athletics game at Municipal Stadium, June 1959.

207. Game On: Greater Kansas City Sports Businesses Spend Their Time Juggling Competition, Revenue and Costs Game On: Greater Kansas City Sports Businesses Spend Their Time Juggling Competition, Revenue and Costs May 2001 Photos and article about the history of professional sports teams and their business aspects in Greater Kansas City from the 1960s to the present-day's "fledgling Kansas City Knights of the American Basketball...

208. George Brett George Brett Photos and multiple articles on George Brett, a Kansas City Royals baseball star (1973-1993), inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1999 and becoming the namesake of the George Brett Super Highway...

209. George Brett George Brett 2001 Highlights of the sports career of George Brett, a star baseball player for the Kansas City Royals from the 1970s to the 1990s and member of the Baseball Hall of Fame.

210. George Brett Is Back among the Living: Two Years Later He's out of the Spotlight and Back among the George Brett Is Back among the Living: Two Years Later He's out of the Spotlight and Back among the Mortals October//1982 Biographical article about Kansas City Royals baseball star George Brett and his decline in excellence since his banner year of 1980, with photos.

211. George Brett: Anywhere He Swings His Bat Is Home George Brett: Anywhere He Swings His Bat Is Home September//1985 Biographical article about Kansas City Royals baseball star George Brett and his sports accomplishments and national celebrity status, also describing his experiences in the World Series, with photos.

212. George E. Muehlebach, Jr. George E. Muehlebach, Jr. May 27, 1923 Photos and biographical article about George Edward Muehlebach, Jr., or George Muehlebach, Jr., "president [of the] Kansas City American Association Baseball Company, president [of the] George Muehlebach...

213. George Muehlebach, Jr. George Muehlebach, Jr. 1930 Photo and bio of George Muehlebach, Jr., "president of the George Muehlebach Company, manufacturers of carbonated and other beverages," and "the Kansas City Baseball Club of the American Association" and...

214. George Muehlebach, Jr. George Muehlebach, Jr. 1938 Biographical sketch of George Edward Muehlebach, Jr., or George Muehlebach, Jr., vice-president and general manager of the George Muehlebach Brewing Company at 316 Oak Street in Kansas City. Description...

215. Gilliam Road Gilliam Road ca1920 Girls from Westport Junior High School playing baseball in the fields north of the school and south of Hyde Park, near 38th and Gillham Road.

216. Globe Shoe Parlors Globe Shoe Parlors ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for Globe Shoe Parlors showing a boy in a straw hat smoking and holding a baseball bat. Caption says: "He may yet become President." One of eight cards with similarly designed pictures...

217. Glory Days: A Game-by-Game World Series Journal Glory Days: A Game-by-Game World Series Journal November 1985 Story of the Kansas City Royals' defeat of the Saint Louis Cardinals for their world championship in Major League Baseball.

218. Glory Shines, Undimmed by Years Glory Shines, Undimmed by Years August 13, 2005 Twenty years after their World Series winning season, 16 players, three coaches and other assorted personnel from that 1985 Kansas City Royals team gathered at Kauffman Stadium to celebrate. Bad weather...

219. 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...

220. 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...