Municipal Stadium - Kansas City, Missouri
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Music - Last train home by the Pat Metheney group

Photographed in 1985, 1987, 1995, 1996, 1997 and 2004 using film.

Disclaimer - Photos without my blue watermark on them are not mine, they are from the internet and ARE NOT FOR SALE.

Municipal Stadium - Opened in 1923 and demolished in 1976. The site was a vacant lot and community gardens and as of 2008 single family homes are being built on the site.

Known as Muehlebach Field 1923 - 1937, Ruppert Stadium 1937 - 1943, Blues Stadium 1943 - 1954, Municipal Stadium 1954 - 1976. Official name was Kansas City Municipal Stadium.

Location - The southeast corner of E. 22nd Street and Brooklyn Ave. Kansas City, Missouri. This corner would have been the RF entrance to the park. Home plate / 3B would have been on Euclid Ave.

Note... The vacant lot photos are mine. I never saw Municipal Stadium standing. All the stadium shots are from the internet.
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My first view of what was Municipal Stadium. This would have been CF. 3/87


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Map showing where Municipal Stadium stood.


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Aerial of where Municipal Stadium was.


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The monument to Municipal Stadium at the corner of 22nd and Brooklyn.


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This would have been CF. 1/96


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Looking towards Brooklyn Ave., this would have been RF and right center. 1/96


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This would have been firt base looking out towards CF. 1/96


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From Brooklyn Ave., looking at RF and towards 3B. 1/96


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From the corner of 22nd and Brooklyn, looking at RF out towards LF. 1/96


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This would have been the CF area from Brooklyn Ave. 1/96


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CF from Brooklyn looking towards home plate. 4/85


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From 22nd St., looking at RF.


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Municipal stadium from 22nd and Brooklyn. Photo from internet, date is in the 50's.


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The same shot about 45 years later. The stadium is nothing more than an overgrown lot of weeds and trash. 4/97


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Another shot from Brooklyn Ave. Looking at RF towards 3B.


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This is from the corner of 22nd and Brooklyn....basically RF.


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This is from 22nd Street about 1B looking out towards CF.


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A VERY COLD icy snowy December day and Brooklyn Ave. This is RF looking towards 3B. 12/95


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Home plate looking out towards CF and Brooklyn Ave. 12/95


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More of RF looking towards CF and left center. 12/95


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Just about 5 blocks north of the old stadium site is Arthur Bryant's BBQ. In my opinion, the BEST BBQ in Kansas City. The location is 17th and Brooklyn. 4/04


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A VERY RARE shot of the Kansas CIty A's clubhouse at Municipal Stadium.


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The left field area of Municipal Stadium one last time.....


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Municipal Stadium today. A housing development. This would be from 22nd looking at 1B and CF.


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From the corner of 22nd and Brooklyn, which would have been RF, before the building of houses begins. 4/04