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'I'm Not a Marriage Counselor': A Frank Interview with Royals' Manager Dick Howser as He Talks about George Brett, Big Money, Curfews--and Marriage
Photos and interview of Dick Howser, manager of the Kansas City Royals baseball team, with discussion about the team, his approach to his job and marriage, and his native state, Florida.
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....
A Colorful Career Comes To a Close
August 16, 2007
Prominent Kansas City sports figure Jerry Green died August 15, 2007, at the age of 77. He was "a flamboyant Kansas City businessman who owned banks and radio stations and tried to buy the Kansas City...
A Creative Powerhouse Behind the Scoreboard
August 6, 2008
A local company, Dimension X Design, also known as DXD, produces the graphics for the Kansas City Royals new scoreboard. This company, founded by Sean Hopkins, works with 100-plus professional teams, "doing...
A Crowning Achievement
July 25, 2010
Former Kansas City Royals manager Whitey Herzog will become the 20th manager inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. The ceremony will take place July 25, 2010, at the HOF in Cooperstown, New York. Herzog...
A Field of Fans' Dreams
May 22, 2007
The Royals baseball team and Jackson County officials have unveiled a $250 million renovation plan for Kauffman Stadium. Construction is to begin in October of 2007 and be completed by opening day of 2010....
A Love-it or Hate-it Style
September 22, 2012
Profile and interview with Royals television announcer Rex Hudler. Hudler replaced former Royals player Frank White as announcer in 2011, and fans' reactions have been mixed.
A Man With a Plan
May 29, 2007
May 30, 2007 marks the one-year anniversary when Dayton Moore was named the new General Manager of the Kansas City Royals. The article examiness the organizational changes instituted by Moore in his first...
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...
A Question of Control
Biographical article about Dan Quisenberry, ace relief pitcher for the Kansas City Royals baseball team.
About Town: Westport Class Has 50th Reunion
Notice about the 50th class reunion of Westport High School (graduating in 1934) including Ewing Kauffman, "owner of the Kansas City Royals."
Ambition and Avron Fogelman: Is There No Stopping This Man?
Biographical article about Avron Fogelman, 49 percent owner of the Kansas City Royals baseball team since 1983, engaged in sports team ownership starting in the 1970s, and owner of an "ever-burgeoning...
An Emotional Day for Denny
July 30, 2007
Denny Matthews received the Ford Frick Award on July 29, 2007, at the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. Players and fans were in attendance to cheer Matthews on and congratulate his achievements....
Avron Fogelman: Still Turning the Double Play
Photos and biographical article about Avron Fogelman, a contributor to the 1985 World Series championship season for the Kansas City Royals baseball team, through his part-ownership and management of the...
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...
Baseball, Mom, and the Apple of His Eye
Interview with George Brett and his wife Leslie Brett "about marriage, parenting, values and life after baseball," with photos and "remarkable candor."
Baseball: KC Is Back with a Vengeance
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....
Baseball: Noble Mobile from Mobile
Photo and biographical article about Amos Otis, a leading hitter and speedy outfielder for the Kansas City Royals baseball team, hailing from Mobile, Alabama.
Bell Shocks Players
August 2, 2007
Kansas City Royals Manager, Buddy Bell, has decided to step down as team manager at the end of the current season. He will continue to to work for the Royals through the front office and plans to spend...
Big League: Big Bucks
Article on the salaries of local pro athletes, including players for the Royals baseball team, Chiefs football team, and Comets soccer team.
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