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1. 'Peanut' Still Pitching 'Peanut' Still Pitching August 18, 2010 The only woman to pitch in the Negro Leagues, Mamie Johnson (Peanut), will be one of the celebrities in the 2010 Buck O'Neil Golf Classic at the Shoal Creek Golf Course August 23, 1020. Johnson pitched...

2. 24 Hours at the K 24 Hours at the K June 26, 2011 This article provides a behind-the-scenes look at a typical day at Kauffman Stadium in preparation for a Royals baseball game. Several Royals' players, fans, and stadium employees are profiled in 14 segments....

3. A Giant Is Returned to the Earth A Giant Is Returned to the Earth June 13, 1982 Photos and article about the funeral for Satchel Paige, a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame and former member of the Kansas City Monarchs baseball team dying in 1982. Description of his battles with...

4. A KC Legend Dies A KC Legend Dies October 7, 2006 Article reports the death of John Jordan "Buck" O'Neil, at the age of 94, on October 6, 2006. O'Neil was a baseball legend who "came to symbolize the glory of the Negro Leagues" and the richness of Kansas...

5. A Modest Rest A Modest Rest January 4-10, 2007 Article describing the final resting place of baseball great John "Buck" O'Neil, a modest grave located in Forest Hill Cemetery, near that of his old friend Leroy "Satchel" Paige. O'Neil's last will and...

6. A Puzzle about Quiz A Puzzle about Quiz January 11, 2006 Commentary, written on the occasion of relief pitcher Bruce Sutter's induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame, arguing that Royals reliever Dan Quisenberry's career statistics qualify him for placement...

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. Among the Best Ever to Play the Game Among the Best Ever to Play the Game April 5, 2011 Article profiles the accomplishments of baseball player Wilber "Bullet" Rogan and a new book about him by baseball historian Phil Dixon titled "Wilber 'Bullet' Rogan and the Kansas City Monarchs." Dixon...

10. Art Subjectivity Can Sculpt Misunderstanding Art Subjectivity Can Sculpt Misunderstanding July 11, 2006 In "The Watchdog" column is featured some of the large sculpture pieces on the grounds of Kansas City International Airport. These pieces known as "Three Figures/Fifteen Elements" by artist Joel Shapiro...

11. Babe Clouts Out Longest Hit Ever Made in Minor League Park Babe Clouts Out Longest Hit Ever Made in Minor League Park October 14, 1924 Photos and information about a benefit baseball game held at Muehlebach Field on October 13, 1924, where Babe Ruth was reported to have belted the "longest hit ever made in a minor league park."

12. Babe Ruth File Babe Ruth File Photos and information (from newspaper clippings) on visits to Kansas City in 1924 and 1931 by baseball star Babe Ruth (1895-1943). Ruth played in an Oct. 13, 1924 benefit baseball game at Meuhlebach Field...

13. Ball in Motley's Court--Make an Offer Ball in Motley's Court--Make an Offer December 28, 2005 Article describes the provenance of the ball that was the final out of the 1985 World Series. The ball belongs to outfielder Darryl Motley (who caught the final out), and is kept by him in a safe deposit...

14. Baseball Player Kissing Woman Baseball Player Kissing Woman circa 1928 Unidentified Minneapolis Millers baseball player (possibly Zack Wheat) kissing a woman. Other players and spectators are seen in the background. The photograph was likely taken inside Muehlebach Field...

15. Baseball Player Posing with Spectators Baseball Player Posing with Spectators circa 1920s-1930s Unidentified baseball player posing with spectators in stadium stands. The photograph was likely taken inside Muehlebach Field (22nd & Brooklyn Avenue).

16. Baseball Players Shaking Hands Baseball Players Shaking Hands circa 1930s Two baseball players or managers in Kansas City Blues uniforms standing outside a dugout shaking hands. The photograph was likely taken inside Muehlebach Field (22nd & Brooklyn).

17. Baseball Players Shaking Hands Baseball Players Shaking Hands circa 1928 Two baseball players or managers shaking hands surrounded by a group of people. The "M" on one player's uniform indicates he played for the Minneapolis Millers. He is holding a small box in his left hand....

18. 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...

19. Batter Up! Batter Up! June 2-8, 2005 Article profiles Wil Pujols, cousin of the St. Louis Cardinals' standout Albert Pujols. In 2005, Wil Pujols was a senior at Fort Osage High School, the same high school from which Albert Pujols graduated...

20. Bearing Witness to Blackball: Buck O'Neil, the Negro Leagues, and the Politics of the Past Bearing Witness to Blackball: Buck O'Neil, the Negro Leagues, and the Politics of the Past Fall, 2001 Article explores how Buck O'Neil has become a national icon for the Negro Leagues, giving biographical information as well as his connection to baseball. It also gives the history of the Negro league....