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141. Bubble Klice Still Perking after 50 Years of Sportin' Life Bubble Klice Still Perking after 50 Years of Sportin' Life January 20, 1985 Biographical article about Arrington "Bubbles" Klice, a longtime boxing coach with the Golden Gloves Association of America in Kansas City, also a member of that organization's Hall of Fame. Klice was...

142. 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...

143. Phog Allen--of KU Basketball Fame--Had Strong Ties to Area Phog Allen--of KU Basketball Fame--Had Strong Ties to Area December 28, 1988 Biographical article about Forrest C. (Phog) Allen, or Phog Allen, founder of the basketball program at the University of Kansas in Lawrence and former resident of the Kansas City area. Allen was a native...

144. Healthy Persona: Docking's New Deal Healthy Persona: Docking's New Deal December//1997 Biographical article about Gordon Docking, "sports anchor and reporter for WDAF TV" from about 1980 to 1992, replaced by Frank Boal but moving to a more rewarding career as "vice president of Carondelet...

145. Hearne Christopher, Jr.: Gossip Meister or Schlock Master? Hearne Christopher, Jr.: Gossip Meister or Schlock Master? September-October//1997 Biographical article about Hearne Christopher, Jr., a columnist for the Kansas City Star newspaper, analyzing his method of offering "a verbal buffet of sports gossip, media tidbits, social fluff, and...

146. The Friendly Jack Foyle The Friendly Jack Foyle February/28/1951 Biographical article about John Foyle, or Jack Foyle, with "more friends than any other man in the country" and interests in sports and local charities.

147. George Brett: Anywhere He Swings His Bat Is Home George Brett: Anywhere He Swings His Bat Is Home September//1985 Biographical article about Kansas City Royals baseball star George Brett and his sports accomplishments and national celebrity status, also describing his experiences in the World Series, with photos.

148. The Passing Years of Lenny Dawson The Passing Years of Lenny Dawson August//1987 Biographical article about Len Dawson, upon his induction in to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, covering his former career as the Kansas City Chiefs' Super Bowl-winning quarterback and present career as...

149. Time Out: Bad, Bad, Bad Boy Brown Time Out: Bad, Bad, Bad Boy Brown December 1979 Biography of Bad Boy Brown, a professional wrestler of the 1930s-1950s, later a taxi cab driver. Discussion of relations with black fans and boxing foes, such as Max Baer and Primo Carnera.

150. George Toma George Toma May 1972 Biography of George Toma, the world's foremost expert on groundskeeping for athletic fields and the groundskeeper of the Truman Sports Complex.

151. Sports Guys: Insights, Highlights and Hoo-Hahs from Your Favorite Sports Authorities Sports Guys: Insights, Highlights and Hoo-Hahs from Your Favorite Sports Authorities June 21, 1905 Book about a group of some the most prominent sports journalists in Kansas City history, with chapters for each of the following: (1) Bill Grigsby, (2) Joe McGuff, (3) Len Dawson, (4) Don Fortune, and...

152. Ensley Lived Up To His Title Ensley Lived Up To His Title August 28, 2005 Brent Frazee in his column "The outdoors" reminiscences about local sportsman Harold Ensley. He shares his own stories as well as those given to him by others. Ensley, known as "The Sportsman's Friend",...

153. City Window: KC a Sports Magnet City Window: KC a Sports Magnet April 1979 Brief article about the incomparable array of "major sports organizations" in Kansas City.

154. Uncovered Uncovered April 25-May 1, 2013 Brief article describing a series of images taken from a collection of original plans for the Truman Sports Complex. The author states that the images are preliminary renderings from 1968 and that they...

155. Pro Wrestler Relaxes His Hold on His Life Story Pro Wrestler Relaxes His Hold on His Life Story November 28, 2004 Brief article describing the highlights of a 2004 biography of Kansas City area professional wrestling legend Harley Race. King of the Ring describes Race's life and colorful career as an eight-time World...

156. Regal Renovations Look Like Winner Regal Renovations Look Like Winner April 2, 2008 Color photograph and article describing the new $8.3 million Crown Vision scoreboard, described as the world's biggest video display, at Kauffman Stadium. Includes a sidebar article, "What to Expect at...

157. Becoming George Brett Becoming George Brett August 4, 2013 Commemorative keepsake section of the Kansas City Star printed to honor the 40th anniversary of George Brett's debut with the Kansas City Royals. The section contains several articles by three authors....

158. T-Bones Are Rarin' To Go T-Bones Are Rarin' To Go May 5, 2003 CommunityAmerica ballpark, constructed in western Wyandotte County at State Avenue and 110th Street, Kansas City, Kansas, will be the home of the new T-Bones minor league baseball team. The first home...

159. Town Topic: Let Kansas City Be Kansas City Town Topic: Let Kansas City Be Kansas City December 2000 Comprehensive article about the need for a more "organic" approach to urban planning in Kansas City, based on "things that people actually do in this town, instead of the 'build it and they will come,'...

160. Official Manual: State of Missouri, 1973-1974 Official Manual: State of Missouri, 1973-1974 May 27, 1905 Comprehensive article in the beginning of the book, entitled "The Role of the Negro in Missouri History, 1719-1970," covering the gradual social changes for blacks from slavery to the prominence of black...