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Kansas City Athletics
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Anderson Photo Company
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
150 Facts About Kansas City
List of 150 facts prepared for the sesquicentennial of Kansas City in 2000.
1936 Kansas City Blues Team
May 4, 1936
Group portrait of the 1936 Kansas City Blues baseball team inside Muehlebach Field (later renamed Blues/Municipal Stadium). The team is posed in front of an oversized baseball display that reads "George...
3 & 2 All-Star Teams
Group portrait of Red Birds and All-Stars, little league baseball teams, at Ruppert Stadium (Municipal Stadium).
AC40 William L. Fambrough, Sr., Photo Negatives Collection Finding Aid
ca. 1953-ca. 1964 [Bulk: 1960-1964]
The William L. Fambrough, Sr., Photo Negatives Collection contains images of African American life and culture in the Kansas City metropolitan area created by photographer William L. Fambrough, Sr., ca....
Aerial View of Kansas City, Missouri
Aerial photograph of one square mile of Kansas City, Missouri showing 19th to 27th Streets and Paseo Boulevard. Lincoln High School and Municipal Stadium are visible. Map identified from set as Section...
Ballpark Area's Future May Lie In Historic Past
June 9, 2012
Article about the efforts being made in the Monarch Manor subdivision on the former site of old Municipal Stadium to attract home buyers. "Nearly $300,000 worth of trees, landscaping and a paved pavilion...
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: What Every Team Needs
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...
Billy Graham Filled Municipal Stadium
May 14, 2006
Author recounts his experiences as an usher during a Billy Graham Crusdae at Municipal Stadium in Kansas City, concluding on September 17, 1967 with over 53,000 attendees.
Biography of Arthur Bryant (1902-1982), Founder of Arthur Bryant's Barbecue
Biography of Henry Perry (1875-1940), Restaurateur
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....
Buses near Municipal Stadium
View of buses parked on street outside Municipal Stadium.
Charlie Finley and Bugs Bunny in K. C.
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...
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.
Municipal Stadium concession stands.
Deaths: Harry L. Wagner
Obituary for architect Harry Wagner, designer of "several hundred" homes in the Country Club Plaza District, as well as some churches and the remodeling of Municipal Stadium.
Game in Progress at Municipal Stadium
A sparsely attended Kansas City Athletics game at Municipal Stadium, June 1959.
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...
H. Roe Bartle at First Kansas City A's Game
April 12, 1955
Kansas City mayor H. Roe Bartle is seated at the first Kansas City A's game held at Municipal Stadium. Missouri Governor James T. Blair is seated two rows behind Bartle next to the right of the patrolmen....
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