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September 18, 2005 2:01 AM

Victory for New Stadium

DATE OF EVENT: Aug. 12, 1972 DATE PUBLISHED: Aug. 13, 1972, in The Kansas City Star Editor’s note: When city planners started looking to replace Municipal Stadium, they laid out two possible sites: One in wide-open Leeds, southeast of downtown, and one in the Central Business District, just south of what is now Bartle Hall. Wary of the $21.7 million price of the downtown plans, the city chose Leeds for the site of the Harry S. Truman Sports Complex. The choice moved more city attractions...

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