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141. Royals Say No to Downtown Royals Say No to Downtown February 12, 2005 The Kansas City Royals announced Friday that they and their fans want to keep the Truman Sports Complex as it is, rather than building a downtown ballpark or renovating Kauffman Stadium. This abrupt change...

142. Royals Jettison White Royals Jettison White December 3, 2011 For the first time in 15 years, former Kansas City Royals' player Frank White will not hold a position with the organization. In a controversial move, the franchise decided not to renew White's contract...

143. Royal Rebel Willie Wilson Royal Rebel Willie Wilson July 5-11, 2007 Article profiling former Kansas City Royals center-fielder Willie Wilson, and his efforts to shed his "bad boy" image. After being estranged from Kansas City and the Royals organization for several years,...

144. Rockhurst College Campus Rockhurst College Campus circa 1940s Full view of the Mason-Halpin Fieldhouse located on the campus of what is now Rockhurst University at 1100 Rockhurst Road in Kansas City, Missouri.

145. Rockhurst College Campus Rockhurst College Campus circa 1940s Interior view of basketball game in progress in the Mason-Halpin Fieldhouse located on the campus of what is now Rockhurst University located at 1100 Rockhurst Road in Kansas City, Missouri.

146. Rock Garden Rock Garden 7-Sep-32 Southeast view of terraced rock garden at Clyde E. McBride Residence, 6344 Indian Lane. McBride was a sports editor for the Kansas City Star.

147. Rock 'em, Sock 'em History Rock 'em, Sock 'em History July 14, 2013 Article describes a boxing match that took place near Kansas City on July 16, 1883. The author draws upon an article published the following day in the Kansas City Daily Journal newspaper and reports that...

148. Right at Home Right at Home January//2003 Article describes several retired Kansas City sports stars who have chosen to remain in the city to pursue business careers.

149. Retired Lawyer Grew Up on Farm Near Site of the Proposed Sports Complex Retired Lawyer Grew Up on Farm Near Site of the Proposed Sports Complex Summer//1969 Reminiscences by the author, John Hardin, a 91-year-old lawyer for 66 years near Independence Square, describing his rearing near the site of the proposed Truman Sports Complex. Also description of his...

150. 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...

151. Ready for a Rebound Ready for a Rebound March 15, 2005 Article features photos, history, and statistics of Gear For Sports, a sportswear production company based in Lenexa, Kansas. Founded in 1974 as Winning Ways by Bob Wolff.

152. Ramos Vertical File List Ramos Vertical File List A list of the file names in the Ramos collection. This collection includes books, pamphlets, newspaper articles, and vertical files relating to the African American experience. Begun around 1920 by librarians...

153. Rallies Introduce New Translation: Kansas City Celebrations Are Typical--Members of Three Faiths Honor Rallies Introduce New Translation: Kansas City Celebrations Are Typical--Members of Three Faiths Honor Sportswriter-Youth Leader October 22, 1952 News of church-related events in Kansas City, including the following: (1) "[p]ublic presentation of the new Revised Standard Version of the Bible" at the Independence Boulevard Christian Church and other...

154. Q & A: "It's Not the Game--It's the People" Q & A: "It's Not the Game--It's the People" September//1985 Photos and biographical article about Joe McGuff, a former resident of southern Kansas City and "the sports editor of the Star" since about 1950, covering the Athletics, Royals, and Chiefs, etc., and being...

155. Project Would Score a Goal For Bannister Project Would Score a Goal For Bannister September 6, 2007 A proposal called the Three Trails Redevelopment plan will be filed today with Kansas City city officials. This plan would transform the Bannister Mall area into an area anchored by a soccer stadium for...

156. 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...

157. Pro Football: Catching Fire Pro Football: Catching Fire December/8/1997 Photos and article about the prime-time television defeat by the Kansas City Chiefs of the front-running San Francisco 49ers on Monday Night Football.

158. Pro Football: Call It Catch-as-Catch-Can Pro Football: Call It Catch-as-Catch-Can November/15/1971 Photo and biographical article about Otis Taylor, star 29-year-old wide receiver or "flanker for the Chiefs" football team here and native of Houston.

159. Pro Football: Big Kick out of a Strange Game Pro Football: Big Kick out of a Strange Game November/4/1968 Photo and biographical article about Jan Stenerud, "the Kansas City Chiefs' field goal specialist" from Norway, revolutionizing the position with his soccer-style kicking.

160. President Bush Awards 'Buck' Medal of Freedom President Bush Awards 'Buck' Medal of Freedom December 8-14, 2006 Article reports the awarding of the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Kansas City baseball legend John "Buck" O'Neil. The award has gone to other sports heroes such as Jackie Robinson, Hank Aaron, Ted Williams,...