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141. Armin Woestemeyer Armin Woestemeyer April/23/1972 Obituary for Armin Woestemeyer, an ardent supporter of the University of Kansas relays, dying at the age of 71 in 1972.

142. Now Comes the Big Blue Machine Now Comes the Big Blue Machine April/23/1973 Photos and article about the bright prospects of the young Kansas City Royals baseball team, with a new $2 million scoreboard and players such as Amos Otis, Fred Patek, John Mayberry, Hal McRae, and Cookie...

143. Scouts Season Comes to Merciful End Scouts Season Comes to Merciful End April/5/1976 Story of the end of the Kansas City Scouts team that lost 43 of its final 44 games.

144. Ambition and Avron Fogelman: Is There No Stopping This Man? Ambition and Avron Fogelman: Is There No Stopping This Man? April/6/1986 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...

145. Skipper Patrick Skipper Patrick April/8/1970 Obituary for Max Patrick, or Skipper Patrick, former Associated Press sports editor, dying in 1970.

146. Kauffman Stadium Kauffman Stadium April/8/1973 Entire section of the paper devoted to the new baseball stadium for the Kansas City Royals at the Truman Sports Complex, with several articles and photos.

147. Sam Molen Obituary Sam Molen Obituary August 10, 2008 Obituary for Sam Molen who died at Girard, Illinois, on August 8, 2008, at age 92. According to the obituary, "Sam served as president of K. L. Broadcasting Corp. (KBEA-KBEY). He was a sports announcer...

148. When the Games Are Over When the Games Are Over August 11, 2008 Kansas City architect David Manica, founder of Manica Architecture, is waiting for the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, China, to be over so that he can "transform the Beijing Olympic Basketball Arena--BOBA--from...

149. Holy Cow! He's Gone Holy Cow! He's Gone August 15, 2007 Article explains the Kansas City ties of former New York Yankee's shortstop and announcer Phil Rizzuto, who died August 13, 2007. Rizzuto payed two seasons with the Kansas City Blues (1939, 1940) and in...

150. A Colorful Career Comes To a Close 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...

151. A Standout Stadium A Standout Stadium August 16, 2007 The Arrowhead sports stadium renovation plans are detailed in this article and include these improvements: 500,000 more square feet, 50 percent more concession stands, 80 percent more restrooms, and Horizons...

152. Whitlock Leaving The Star Whitlock Leaving The Star August 17, 2010 Jason Whitlock, a columnist for The Kansas City Star for 16 years, "is leaving the paper to pursue other interests." Whitlock was a general-interest sports columnist that won many awards including the...

153. Arrowhead Stadium: Birth of a New Generation of Football Facilities Arrowhead Stadium: Birth of a New Generation of Football Facilities August 1972 Article about the architectural significance of the new, cutting-edge, football stadium.

154. City Window: An Ocean for Kansas City City Window: An Ocean for Kansas City August 1979 Description of the aquarium just west of Truman Sports Complex. Plans for self-supporting educational and cultural attractions.

155. Old Pros Never Die Old Pros Never Die August 1979 Overhand pitch softball halfway house for ex-pros.

156. Ode to the Performing Arts Ode to the Performing Arts August 2007 This issue highlights specific people and groups in the arts community including the following. Sports (A League of Their Own) featuring the Roller Warriors, a women's roller derby; Opera (The Diva Next...

157. Our Top 50 Sports Heroes Our Top 50 Sports Heroes August 2011 From the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame in Springfield, 50 players, coaches, announcers, and owners, all from Missouri, are highlighted. Includes a short paragraph for each of the 50.

158. G.O.A.T. Means Gets Only a Third G.O.A.T. Means Gets Only a Third August 23, 2004 Review of Maurice Greene, from Kansas City, Kansas, and his placing third in the Olympics. He won his first world championship in 1997, and set the world record in 1999, and won the gold at the 2000 Olypmics....

159. Terin Takes Silver Terin Takes Silver August 23, 2004 Terin Humphrey, from Bates City, Missouri, won a silver medal on uneven bars in the individual event finals at the 2004 Summer Olympics. Earlier in the week, the U. S. women's gymnastics team took silver....

160. Nixon Leads Cheers for Sports-Fan Firm Nixon Leads Cheers for Sports-Fan Firm August 23, 2012 Sporting Innovations, a technology firm that develops smartphone applications for sports venues and fans, plans to invest 20 million to renovate the Hanna Rubber building at 1517 Baltimore Ave. The company...