Many of the State Historical Society’s holdings are included in Merlin, the shared library catalog of the four University of Missouri campuses. The Society holds numerous books and periodicals on the history of sports and recreation in Missouri. The broadest subject terms to search under are “Sports” and “Recreation.” More specific searches can also be done, such as “Outdoor recreation.”
The State Historical Society's Historic Missourians website holds biographies on sports journalists Jack Buckand Harry Caray. The website also has a category devoted to athletes in Missouri. Each biography includes images, primary resources, and other references for further study.