- Kansas City, MO
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at a cost of $400,000, Muehlebach Field was named for George Muehlebach,
owner of Kansas City Blues. The Blues, a Yankees farm club, won
the Little World Series here that year.
1924 KC Monarchs won the Negro League World Series here.
1938 Ballpark was re-named Ruppert Stadium honoring Yankees owner
1939 Lou Gehrig played his last game here, a Yankees exhibition
against the Blues.
1943 Ballpark re-named Blues Stadium.
1955 Ballpark re-named Municipal Statium and upper deck added. Athletics
brought to K.K.
1963 Dallas, TX football team brought here as Kansas City Chiefs.
1964 Musical group "The Beatles" played in concert.
1968 Soccer great, Pele, with Brazilian team Santos, played
1969 New K.C. Royals baseball team played first game here.
1971 Chiefs played Dolphins in longest game of NFL history on Christmas
Day on this site.
1973 Royals moved to new Truman Sports Complex.
1976 Ballpark torn down.
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