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61. Baseball: He Sends in the Smoke for the Green Goose Baseball: He Sends in the Smoke for the Green Goose June/22/1964 Photo and biographical article about John Wyatt, a successful black relief pitcher for the Kansas City Athletics baseball team and oft-quoted speaker to the press.

62. Baseball: KC Is Back with a Vengeance Baseball: KC Is Back with a Vengeance May/26/1969 Photo and article about the "new Kansas City Royals" baseball team, founded by local millionaire Ewing Kauffman as a replacement for the recently departed Kansas City Athletics, owned by Charlie Finley....

63. Baseball: Noble Mobile from Mobile Baseball: Noble Mobile from Mobile June/21/1971 Photo and biographical article about Amos Otis, a leading hitter and speedy outfielder for the Kansas City Royals baseball team, hailing from Mobile, Alabama.

64. Basketball Basketball Photos and information on the sport of basketball, its inventor (the local James Naismith), and local basketball programs, such as the University of Kansas. Biographical information on Naismith (ca. 1861-1939),...

65. 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....

66. Beloved Coach Remembered Fondly Beloved Coach Remembered Fondly February 1, 2013 Obituary for Dale Williams, head coach of the girls basketball program at Fort Osage High School. Williams' long coaching career is detailed. Former associates and students describe the ways he positively...

67. Beyond the Backboard: A Balance Sheet Beyond the Backboard: A Balance Sheet May//1980 Article about the financing of the Kansas City Kings professional basketball team to avoid unnecessary taxes.

68. Big Downtown 'Y' Proposed Big Downtown 'Y' Proposed December 17, 2011 The YMCA at 10th and Oak streets has been closed from 30 years. It was razed in 1999 to "make way for Ilus W. Davis Park." David Byrd, who became president and CEO of the YMCA of Greater Kansas City in...

69. Bill L. Wormington Bill L. Wormington September 17, 2008 Obituary for Bill L. Wormington who died August 16, 2008, in Hawaii at age 81. He was born October 17, 1926, in Dodge City, Kansas, and grew up in Topeka, Kansas. "Bill was a television pioneer in Kansas...

70. Bill Nelson's Big Dream Bill Nelson's Big Dream March 2000 Photo and biographical article about Bill Nelson (arriving here in 1988 from Dallas), former "president of Boatmen's First National Bank of Kansas City," and his efforts to replace Kemper Arena in the...

71. Bingham Middle School Bingham Middle School March 26, 2008 Bingham Middle School, located in the Waldo area and vacant for a long time, is currently used by the Kansas City School District as a warehouse. Neighborhood sports teams lease the school's athletic fields....

72. Biography of Charles Dillon "Casey" Stengel (1890-1975), Baseball Player and Manager Biography of Charles Dillon "Casey" Stengel (1890-1975), Baseball Player and Manager 1999

73. Biography of Clarence Kivett (1905-1996), Architect Biography of Clarence Kivett (1905-1996), Architect 1999

74. Biography of Dorothy Gallagher (1894-1982), Social Worker Biography of Dorothy Gallagher (1894-1982), Social Worker 1999

75. Biography of Ewing Kauffman (1916-1993) and Muriel Kauffman (1916-1995), Kansas City Royals Owners and Biography of Ewing Kauffman (1916-1993) and Muriel Kauffman (1916-1995), Kansas City Royals Owners and Philanthropists 1999

76. Biography of Felix Payne (1884-1962), Businessman and Politician Biography of Felix Payne (1884-1962), Businessman and Politician 1999

77. Biography of Frank Duncan (1901-1973), Baseball Player and Team Manager of the Kansas City Monarchs Biography of Frank Duncan (1901-1973), Baseball Player and Team Manager of the Kansas City Monarchs 1999

78. Biography of George Muehlebach (1881-1955), Businessman Biography of George Muehlebach (1881-1955), Businessman 1999

79. Biography of Girard Bryant (1905-1993), Educator and Community Leader Biography of Girard Bryant (1905-1993), Educator and Community Leader 2009;

80. Biography of Harry Wiggins (1932-2004), Lawyer and Legislator Biography of Harry Wiggins (1932-2004), Lawyer and Legislator 2009;