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1. ''Praising My People'' ''Praising My People'' Winter 2010-2011 Article examines newspaper coverage in Wichita, Kansas, during the early 1930s to show the media's response to the increasing inter-racial athletic scene. The Kansas City Monarchs are mentioned several...

2. 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...

3. 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...

4. A Mural for O'Neil Is Finished by Artist A Mural for O’Neil Is Finished by Artist December 11, 2010 Commissioned by Ollie Gates, “Alexander Austin, a local mural artist, recently completed the image of the late Buck O’Neil and other Kansas City Monarch players for the Buck O’Neil Education and...

5. A Promising Legacy A Promising Legacy October 11, 2006 Article describes the vision for coverting the historic Paseo YMCA building into the John "Buck" O'Neil Education and Research Center, in honor of the Negro Leagues legend who passed away October 6, 2006....

6. A Special Day A Special Day July 26, 2008 A statue of Buck O'Neil was unveiled Friday, July 25, 2008, at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, New York. "The depiction is of Buck's later years, maybe his 70s. He's wearing...

7. Aging with Passion Aging with Passion March, 2004 Article describes the retirement activities of four Kansas City legends: Buck O'Neil, Walt Bodine, Claude "Fiddler" Williams, and Bill Grigsby.

8. 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....

9. Biography of Hilton Smith (1912-1983), Baseball Player Biography of Hilton Smith (1912-1983), Baseball Player 1999

10. Buck O'Neil Buck O'Neil Photos and information on Buck O'Neil, black chairman of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, member of the Baseball Hall of Fame, former player and manager of the Kansas City Monarchs, and "the first African-American...

11. Buck O'Neil Buck O'Neil March/15/1981 Article about Kansas City baseball Monarchs home-run hitter Buck O'Neil.

12. Buck O'Neil Buck O'Neil 2001 Photo and highlights of the sports career of Buck O'Neil, a former coach and player for the Kansas City Monarchs and member of the Baseball Hall of Fame.

13. Buck O'Neil Education Center: A Missed Opportunity? Buck O'Neil Education Center: A Missed Opportunity? July 6-12, 2012 Article about the unfinished Buck O'Neil Education Center located at 18th and the Paseo in the old YMCA buliding. Although improvements have been made on the exterior of the building, interior work is...

14. Buck's Home to Enhance His Legacy Buck's Home to Enhance His Legacy June 23, 2011 Restoration on Buck O'Neil's two-story home at 3049 E. 32nd Street is underway by the Bethel AME Church and the Friends of the Buck O'Neil Historic Preservation Foundation. The house has deteriorated some...

15. Buck's Really in the Hall Now Buck's Really in the Hall Now October 25, 2007 The National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY, has created a lifetime achievement award in honor of Buck O'Neil, legendary Negro Leagues baseball player. The award will be given out at a maximum...

16. Buck, an Eight-Page Tribute Section Buck, an Eight-Page Tribute Section October 8, 2006 A separate section devoted to Buck O'Neil that appeared in the Kansas City Star shortly after his death. The section includes numerous photographs and articles written by various sports writers at the...

17. City's Best 2005 City's Best 2005 September 1, 2005 Annual issue featuring the ''Best of KC'' awards selected from over 165,000 responses. Article includes full page photos of Buck O'Neil, Susan Avery, Randy Wisthoff, Gary Lezak, and Natalie Twigg.

18. EPA Grant Gives Boost to Museum EPA Grant Gives Boost to Museum October 6, 2005 The Environmental Protection Agency has awarded a Brownfields grant for $165,047 to help clean up the Paseo YMCA near 18th and the Paseo so it can be turned into the John "Buck" O'Neil Education and Research...

19. He's Been on KC's Home Team for a Long Time He's Been on KC's Home Team for a Long Time September 18, 2005 Interview with Buck O'Neill.

20. Honoring the Monarch's Journey Honoring the Monarch's Journey June 1, 2008 Forest Hill Cemetery unveiled a new monument honoring Buck O'Neil on May 31, 2008. There is also a new Monarch's Garden at the cemetery that memorializes Negro Leagues figures who are buried at the cemetery....