Municipal Stadium (also known by the names Muehlebach, Blues, Rupert and Monarchs) at 22nd and Brooklyn first opened in 1923 and was home to baseball in Kansas City until 1972. This picture is from 1958, when the Athletics beat the Yankees 7-3 to go into second place in the American League standings.
Municipal Stadium (also known by the names Muehlebach, Blues, Rupert and Monarchs) at 22nd and Brooklyn first opened in 1923 and was home to baseball in Kansas City until 1972. This picture is from 1958, when the Athletics beat the Yankees 7-3 to go into second place in the American League standings. FILE PHOTO FILE PHOTO
Municipal Stadium (also known by the names Muehlebach, Blues, Rupert and Monarchs) at 22nd and Brooklyn first opened in 1923 and was home to baseball in Kansas City until 1972. This picture is from 1958, when the Athletics beat the Yankees 7-3 to go into second place in the American League standings. FILE PHOTO FILE PHOTO

KC plays the Blues … and reaches the major leagues

August 13, 2014 12:00 PM