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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
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.
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...
Building Kids' Hoop Dreams
Describes plans by Christopher Harris to build a sports complex at 40th and Wayne.
Bus Driver Says Jogger May Have Taken Ride
Photo and biographical article about the 8-day jogging trip of Kansas Citian Phil Saad (and self-styled "King of the Joggers") from Denver to Kansas City reportedly being partly by bus.
By the Light of the Moon
Photos and biographical description of Jan Stenerud, "former Kansas City Chiefs kicker," member of the Football Hall of Fame, "president and CEO of Jan Stenerud & Company Inc." (a kicking tee marketer),...
Bye, Bye, Bi-State II
Article denouncing, and prediciting the failure of, the Bi-State II cultural tax at the polls in Johnson County, November 2, 2004.
Cable Star: Len Dawson's Bakcup Joins a New Team
Account of Len Dawason leaving Channel 9 to work at Metro Sports cable station.
Cal Hubbard Blended Talents for Rare Double
Photo and biographical article about Cal Hubbard, the first person ever elected into both the National Football League (NFL) Hall of Fame and the Major League Baseball (MLB) Hall of Fame. Description of...
Photos, illustrations, and information on Casey Stengel (1890-1975), a local high school baseball player and member of the Baseball Hall of Fame. Born and raised in Northeast Kansas City as Charles Dillon...
Catching Up with. ..Tiny Archibald, Basketball Hall of Famer, October 15, 1973
Photos and biographical article about Nate Archibald, or Tiny Archibald, a member of the Basketball Hall of Fame and a former "member of the Kansas City-Omaha Kings" in 1972-1973 as "the only player to...
Discusses the inability of downtown leaders to build a sports stadium in downtown Kansas City.
Photo and bio of Charles Schmelzer, a sporting goods and arms merchant in Kansas City born in Connecticut in 1856 and coming here in 1887. Served as president of the Commercial Club. In business with his...
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...
Chief Concern: Future Hall of Famer Derrick Thomas Faces His Toughest Challenge
January 31, 2000
Photo and biographical article about Derrick Thomas, "Pro Bowl linebacker" for the Kansas City Chiefs football team, future member of the Football Hall of Fame, and victim of a car accident resulting in...
Photos and biographical article about Tony Gonzalez, 23-year-old star tight end for the Kansas City Chiefs football team.
Chiefs 'Mentor' Hank Stram Dies
July 5, 2005
The former coach of the Kansas City Chiefs football team died July 4, 2005. The Kansas City Star included a series of articles in the Sports section including charts and lists.
Chiefs Excavate to Expand Arrowhead
July 22, 2008
Renovations are under way at Arrowhead Stadium at a cost of $375 million. onstruction will be completed by the beginning of the 2010 Chiefs season, and new features will include 80 percent more restrooms,...
Chiefs Start Anew: Vermeil Likes What He Sees
Photo and description of Dick Vermeil, the new head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs football team in 2001 and former co-worker of Carl Peterson, the team's general manager.
Chiefs' Founder, AFL Pioneer Dies
December 14, 2006
Lamar Hunt, founder of the Kansas City Chiefs, died December 13, 2006. "Hunt's decision to relocate the Dallas Texans of the fledgling and struggling American Football League and rename them the Kansas...
Chris Burford: "I'd Never Hit a little Guy!"
Interview of Chris Burford, a lawyer and national television sports commentator formerly with the Kansas City Chiefs as a player, discussing these different careers, including his involvement with the...
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