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Kansas City Chiefs
Glass Negative, B/w, ...
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
KU's Santee Knew He Was Flat-out Fast
April 15, 2004
A new book entitled "The Perfect Mile" by Neal Bascomb has recently been published and includes Kansas native Wes Santee. He was a great long-distance runner duirng the 1950s and a University of Kansas...
Lamonica's Moveable Feast: He Was the Main Dish
Photos and article about the Kansas City Chiefs' "last American Football League championship, the swan song before merger with the NFL," leading up to their appearance in the 1970 Super Bowl.
Leeds, MO, 37th Street
Postcard of 37th Street in Leeds, MO
Leg up on the World
Photo, caption, and article about Maurice Greene, from Kansas City, Kansas, winning his second gold medal of the 2000 Olympics as part of the American 400-meter relay team "with a time of 37.61 seconds"...
Legendary Coach Shublom Dies at 86
February 16, 2009
Obituary for Walt Shublom, longtime basketball coach for Wyandotte High School and later Kansas City Kansas Community College. Shublom was one of 12 charter members inducted into the National High School...
Les L. Warren
File contains a newsletter article with photo and biographical description of Les Warren, retiring after 48 years as "Director of Community Services for the Kansas City, Missouri, School District." Also...
Let's Build a New Downtown Arena
Editorial supporting the idea that a new arena downtown would be beneficial to Kansas City.
Liberty Loses a Stalwart
January 18, 2013
Obituary for Jack Smith, who worked with Liberty High School athletes for over forty years. Smith's work as manager for both the basketball and football programs is summarized and his promotion to assistant...
Lincoln High School Sports
File contains programs from Lincoln High School annual athletic/sports Banquets of 1954 and 1961 and a group portrait of the Lincoln High School Basketball Team of 1951.
Photo and bio of Bob Wolff, 59-year-old founder and chairman of "Gear for Sports/Winning Ways," a Lenexa-based "designer and manufacturer of logo sportswear" established about 1974.
Local Hopes Ride On Seabiscuit Descendant
July 29, 2003
Independence, Missouri, real estate appraiser Sam LeVota owns a horse with blood ties to Seabiscuit, a Depression era race horse which has been the subject of a recently released motion picture. This horse...
Microfilm reel contains information on local sports topics.
Longview Farm: "The World's Most Beautiful Farm"
Article about the Longview Farm ,country estate of Robert A. Long, "the most successful lumberman of his day." It was begun in 1913 with architect Henry Hoit having 50 rooms on 1,636 acres. Now listed...
Losing a Friend: He Fished in Front of the Cameras for 48 Years
August 25, 2005
Review of the life of Harold Ensley whose popular TV show, ''The Sportsman's Friend,'' lasted 48 years. Ensley began his career doing a fishing report for WMBH radio in Joplin, Missouri, in the late 1940s....
Magazine Reveals Our Wealthiest Neighbors
September 23, 2006
This years Forbes magazine 400 list includes Olathe's Garmin Ltd. co-founder Min Kao at No. 140 on the list. He is listed with a net worth of $2.2 billion. Others listed from Kansas include: 19. Charles...
Major League City: Can the Wizards Ever Get Their Due Respect?
Photo and article about the lack of celebration and attention for the Kansas City Wizards soccer team following their "Major League Soccer championship trophy" in 2000.
Major League City: Major League Baseball's Inauspicious Start in K. C.
Article about "the Kansas City Unions, Kansas City's first professional sports team," one of the "34 so-called major league baseball franchises in America" in the 1880s besides the National League. Organized...
May 16, 2002
The Royals announce on May 15, 2002, that they have hired Tony Pena to replace fired manager Tony Muser. Included in the Sports Section for the paper on May 16th is a timeline showing the Royals managers,...
Marketing and Advertising: Over the Airwaves
Photo and article about David Baerg, "general manager and president of Prizm Productions Inc., the corporate subsidiary of Day Dreamer Productions," an advertising agency winning an award for "the KC 150...
May the Best Businessmen Survive
Article about the fierce competition for sports revenues between the Kings basketball team and the Comets soccer team.
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