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Truman Sports Complex
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24 Hours at the K
June 26, 2011
This article provides a behind-the-scenes look at a typical day at Kauffman Stadium in preparation for a Royals baseball game. Several Royals' players, fans, and stadium employees are profiled in 14 segments....
A Conversation with. ..Carl Peterson
Photos, interview, and biographical article about Carl Peterson, "president and chief executive officer" of the Kansas City Chiefs since 1989 and known as "a marketing genius" (page 8) making Arrowhead...
A Field of Fans' Dreams
May 22, 2007
The Royals baseball team and Jackson County officials have unveiled a $250 million renovation plan for Kauffman Stadium. Construction is to begin in October of 2007 and be completed by opening day of 2010....
A Newer, Better Arrowhead
Description of the changes being made by HOK Sport to improve Arrowhead stadium. The $300 million renovation is designed to create "provisions for fans and premium seating so that it brings the stadium...
A Stadium on the West Hillside Facing East on Gillham Parade Ground Is the Latest Plan
Illustration and caption of a proposed stadium with grandstand overlooking the parade ground at 41st and Gillham Road, proposed by architect Selby Kurfiss.
A Standout Stadium
August 16, 2007
The Arrowhead sports stadium renovation plans are detailed in this article and include these improvements: 500,000 more square feet, 50 percent more concession stands, 80 percent more restrooms, and Horizons...
Altruism Mixes Naming Rights and Doing Right Thing in KCK
March 18-24, 2011
Article about the partnership of Livestrong, "the cancer foundation and Kansas City's recently rebranded professional soccer team (formerly the Wizards)." Livestrong will not be paying for the rights and...
The grand opening of Arrowhead Stadium at Truman Sports Complex was on August 12, 1972.
Arrowhead Stadium: Birth of a New Generation of Football Facilities
Article about the architectural significance of the new, cutting-edge, football stadium.
Various facts concerning Arrowhead Stadium: Artificial turf removed and replaced with grass in 1994, cost of the stadium according to published records in 1970 was $13,847,294, the stadium was part of...
Arrowhead Struts Its Stuff
August 14, 2009
Article discusses the improvements made on the $375 million renovation of Arrowhead Stadium. Some of the improvements include wider concourses, more restroom facilities, and updated concession counters....
Ballpark Area's Future May Lie In Historic Past
June 9, 2012
Article about the efforts being made in the Monarch Manor subdivision on the former site of old Municipal Stadium to attract home buyers. "Nearly $300,000 worth of trees, landscaping and a paved pavilion...
Baseball: KC Is Back with a Vengeance
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....
Baseball: What Every Team Needs
Photos and article about the Kansas City Athletics (or Kansas City A's) baseball team purchased by Charlie Finley ("[a] cigar-chewing Chicago insurance salesman") in 1961 and promoted with various odd...
Bill Nelson's Big Dream
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...
Biography of Lamar Hunt (1932-2006), Businesman and Sports Entrepreneur
Blues Game in Progress
Field view of a baseball game in progress inside an unidentified stadium. One of the teams is likely the Kansas City Blues of the American Association league.
Buses near Municipal Stadium
View of buses parked on street outside Municipal Stadium.
By the Light of the Moon
Photos and biographical description of Jan Stenerud, "former Kansas City Chiefs kicker," member of the Football Hall of Fame, "president and CEO of Jan Stenerud & Company Inc." (a kicking tee marketer),...
Discusses the inability of downtown leaders to build a sports stadium in downtown Kansas City.
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