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Kansas City Chiefs
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
McGuff Battling Against Disease As Hard As He Has Fought For KC
November 12, 2004
In the "Cup of Joe" column written by Joe Posnanski, former Kansas City Star sports writer Joe McGuff is featured. He is currently suffering from ALS disease and heart problems.
Media: Jock Radio
Descriptions and comparisons of the city's regular radio sports programs and announcers.
Men Seated at a Table with Boxer Jack Dempsey
November 14, 1931
Group of four men seated at a table eating. From left, Jerry "The Greek" Luvadis, boxing trainer; Capt. William H. Meyers of the Westport police station; Jack Dempsey, heavyweight boxer; and Solly Katz,...
Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Dictionary
Photo and bio of Edward Moriarty, co-founder of the "sporting goods firm" of E. P. Moriarty & Company, "one of the organizers of the Automobile Club," and a former banker born im Minnesota in 1868 before...
Ministers with Balls
April 6-12, 2006
Article profiling Calvin Wainwright and his work with young people in Kansas City's urban core, through the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City, and Heaven Sent Outreach Ministries, a group Wainwright...
Mission Hills Golf Club
May 15, 1915
Postcard of the Mission Hills Kansas Country Club
Missouri Valley Historical Society Records Finding Aid
1830-1940, bulk 1889-1940
The Missouri Valley Historical Society (1913-1940) was the successor to the Kansas City Historical Society (1906-1913) and the Early Settler's Society and Historical Association (1896-1906). All these...
Missouri Valley Special Collections Postcard Collection Finding Aid
This postcard collection includes a wide variety of subjects such as buildings, parks, streets, people, and festivals. Although the cards cover a wide geographical area, the two major portions of the collection...
Monarchs' Hilton Smith Dies at 71
November 20, 1983
Obituary for Hilton Smith, Sr. (ca. 1912-1983), a former Negro Leagues pitcher and teammate of Satchel Paige on the Kansas City Monarchs baseball team. Native of Texas coming to Kansas City from 1933 to...
Movers: Kevin Harlan, King of the Play-by-Play
Photo and bio of Kevin Harlan, "KCMO Sports Director and voice of the Chiefs," a radio announcer for the Kansas City Kings basketball team, Kansas City Chiefs football team, and University of Kansas football...
Mr. Chiefs: Five Coaches in Seven Losing Years--Jack Steadman Explains Himself
Photos and biographical article about Jack Steadman, the 54-year-old Illinois native and president and general manager of the Kansas City Chiefs since their organization 23 years previously. Discussion...
Mt. Washington Park, Swan Lake
Postcard of Swan Lake in Mount Washington Park
Muna Gets Her Day
September 17, 2008
Olympic sprinter Muna Lee was once a student at Central High School in Kansas City, Missouri. She recently returned to visit the school. Mayor Mark Funkhouser proclaimed Sept. 16 as "Muna Lee Day" in the...
Panoramic view of Municipal Stadium located at 22nd and Brooklyn. View shows the seats and playing field as well as areas to either side.
Postcard of the Municipal Stadium
NAIA Draws Play to Move Downtown
December 15-21, 2006
The National Association of Intercollegiate Sports after moving to Olathe, Kansas, in 2001 may now be considering a move back to Kansas City. The organization moved here from Tulsa, Oklahoma, and has seen...
Negro Leagues Can't Afford History
October 12, 2004
John Moores donated to the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum a 1924 sweater from the first Negro Leagues World Series when the Kansas City Monarchs beat the Hilldale Giants. The sweater sports the letters...
February 21-27, 2013
Article announces that the Kansas City Explorers professional tennis team will relocate to Irving, Texas. Details regarding the Explorers' history in Kansas City are provided. City officials are interviewed...
New Role For Dawson
March 17, 2009
After nearly four decades as sports director at KMBC-TV, Kansas City Chiefs Hall of Famer Len Dawson is stepping away from the anchor desk. He will assume a new role as a featured sports analyst for the...
Newspaper Clipping Collection: Mounted Clippings
ca1890-1955 (bulk 1900-1949)
This collection contains primarily thousands of newspaper clippings mounted on cardboard sheets, dated, and headed with a pertinent subject. Clippings were arranged in three categories: Kansas, Missouri,...
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