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1. About Town About Town April/4/1959 Biographical article about Sara Cooper, "a 1958 Miss America contestant and the daughter of Walker Cooper, former St. Louis Cardinals catcher" and her appointment as "queen of the Kansas City Athletics,"...

2. And Then There Was 1955 And Then There Was 1955 April//1977 Baseball card set collector's item from Rodeo Meats Company of the A's in 1955.

3. Athletics Baseball Team Athletics Baseball Team

4. Athletics Baseball Team Athletics Baseball Team 1994 Facts about the "A's", a common abbreviated nickname for the Athletics.

5. 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.

6. 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....

7. Baseball: What Every Team Needs Baseball: What Every Team Needs January/24/1964 Photos and article about the Kansas City Athletics (or Kansas City A's) baseball team purchased by Charlie Finley ("[a] cigar-chewing Chicago insurance salesman") in 1961 and promoted with various odd...

8. Bat Day Bat Day February 20, 1996 The A's created a huge traffic jam and drew 32,088 fans--about 16,000 walkups--in 1966 when Finley staged bat day, passing out green bats autographed by a team member.

9. Charles O. Finley Charles O. Finley Portrait of Charles O. Finley (Charley or Charlie), owner of the Kansas City Athletics, wearing Kansas City A's baseball cap.

10. Charles O. Finley Charles O. Finley May 24, 1961 Seated portrait of Charles O. Finley (Charlie or Charley), owner of the Kansas City Athletics baseball team, at desk.

11. Charlie Finley and Bugs Bunny in K. C. Charlie Finley and Bugs Bunny in K. C. June/5/1961 Photos and biographical article about Charles Finley, or Charlie Finley, 42-year-old "owner of the Kansas City Athletics" baseball team (the only major league baseball team here before the Royals) since...

12. Clock between Pitches Clock between Pitches February 20, 1996 Finley put a clock in Municipal Stadium that ticked off the 20 seconds that rules allow between the time a pitcher receives a ball from the catcher and when he delivers his next pitch.

13. Commentary: Every Room Brings Back Some Fond Memory Commentary: Every Room Brings Back Some Fond Memory December/25/2000 Photos and article about Chappell's Restaurant & Sports Museum in North Kansas City, owned and operated by founder Jim Chappell (opened in 1986) and containing his large collection of sports memorabilia,...

14. 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.

15. Designated Runner Designated Runner February 20, 1996 Finley directed manager Alvin Dark to keep Allan Lewis on the 1967 roster. He was to be used only as a pinch runner.

16. Dick Smith Dick Smith 1955-02-22 Photograph of Dick Smith speaking at the March 22, 1955 meeting of the Radio and Television Council of Greater Kansas City held at the Pickwick Hotel. The program for the event was called "Kansas City...

17. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Photos and article about Chappell's Restaurant & Sports Museum in North Kansas City, owned and operated by founder Jim Chappell (opened in 1986) and containing his large collection of sports memorabilia,...

18. Former Yankee Had Hero's Life Former Yankee Had Hero's Life October 1, 2006 Feature article on baseball player and manager Hank Bauer who has called the Kansas City area home since 1947. He currently lives in Lenexa and is 84 years of age. "He spent his last two seasons, 1960-61,...

19. 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.

20. Going to Kansas City! Going to Kansas City! June-July//1967 Article with numerous color photographs of workplaces and cultural sites in Kansas City, including the Stockyards, clothing models, auto assembly plants, telecommunications offices, the Nelson-Atkins Museum...