(Kansas City, Missouri) – Lamar Hunt, founder of the Kansas City Chiefs, was a pioneer in the growth of professional athletics, evidenced by his induction into eight halls of fame ranging from football to tennis. Hunt’s passion for competition earned him the childhood nickname “Games.”
On Thursday, January 20, at 6:30 p.m. at the Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St. a documentary of the same name, Games, explores the sporting life of Hunt, and focuses on his legacy as an innovator and a man revered for his humility and gracious manner.
The film, produced by NFL Films, will be introduced by Kansas City Chiefs team historian Bob Moore.
Major funding for programs at the Kansas City Public Library is provided by a generous grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.