KC Sportswriters' Memories

August 13, 2014

Early Chiefs fought for respect, but quickly won over Kansas City

Bill Richardson’s first day at The Star was March 15, 1951, and he started covering the Chiefs as soon as they arrived in 1963. Listen to him describe how desperate the first team was to attract fans and tell a funny story about one of the world’s richest men, Chiefs founder Lamar Hunt.

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