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Renown Sports Collector | Restaurateur | Businessman | MO Sports Hall of Famer
Jim Chappell is one of Kansas City's most celebrated sports icons for his astounding collection of sports memorabilia and his treasured restaurant by many, Chappell's Restaurant & Sports Museum.
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Conversations At Chappell's
By Matt Fulks
Twenty-five years. It sounds like a long time. Not many locally-owned restaurants survive that long. But then again, Chappell's Restaurant and Sports Museum, which celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2011, isn't an ordinary restaurant.
Chappell's, owned by affable host Jim Chappell, has been voted one of the best sports restaurants in the nation by Sports Illustrated and the Chicago Tribune, but not because it has a zillion big-screen TVs. It has but three. Nestled in North Kansas City, Chappell's has survived by being sports version of the Hard Rock Café, the Louvre and Grauman's Chinese Theatre rolled up in one... Read More