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March 30, 2018 - 5:00 am
Before they moved to Oakland, the old Philadelphia Athletics baseball team set up in Kansas City in 1955 and played in Municipal Stadium until 1967. A's owner Charlie Finley was known for gimmicks to draw attention and in 1964 added a woman to the radio broadcast booth. Betty Caywood was that woman...
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March 29, 2018 - 3:22 pm
Kansas City, MO - A Major League Baseball Urban Youth Academy has now opened in Kansas City just a short throw out the back door of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Parade Park. A ribbon cutting this morning officialy marked the opening of the $21 million facility, half of which were raised...
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March 28, 2018 - 10:52 am
Kansas City, MO -There's a buzz of activity at Kauffman Stadium from the front office to the field itself for the opening day of baseball in Kansas City. Fresh paint.-- #OpeningDay #RaisedRoyal pic.twitter.com/oxWHD0Ukkk — Kansas City Royals (@Royals) March 28, 2018 Windows are being cleaned,...
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February 19, 2018 - 4:50 am
PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — Just the thought of free agent first baseman Eric Hosmer joining the downtrodden, youthful San Diego Padres sent a morning jolt through the spring training clubhouse. The on-field vibe seemed equally cheery, as country music blared as players went to work under sunny skies in...
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Marc LaVoie
January 03, 2018 - 11:19 am
The Kansas City Royals have offered first baseman Eric Hosmer a seven-year contract worth $147 million, according to multiple media outlets. The offer comes after the San Diego Padres proposed a seven-year deal worth $140 million. People close to the situation have given updates anonymously. Hosmer...
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Marc LaVoie
September 20, 2017 - 6:11 am
Among the people caught up in the danger and drama from the Mexico City 7.1 magnitude earthquake is person who portrays Sluggerrr, the Kansas City Royals' costumed mascot. Several mascots from Major League Baseball teams are in the Mexican capital to promote the sport. They had visits scheduled at...
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Marc LaVoie
August 30, 2017 - 7:34 am
Kansas CIty, MO - Royals pitcher Danny Duffy appeared at a news conference in which he asked people to "let the facts shake out," and "continue to have faith in me," following his citation for driving under the influence Sunday in Overland Park. Duffy was arrested in the parking lot of a Burger...
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Marc LaVoie
July 07, 2017 - 4:27 am
A late surge of voting placed Kansas City's Mike Moustakas on the 2017 All-Star reserve roster, the third baseman's second trip to the midsummer classic. Moustakas receives the American League's Esurance MLB All-Star Game Final Vote for the second time, after getting it in 2015. Moustakas, who...
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June 21, 2017 - 12:39 pm
Kansas City, MO - Major League Baseball and its player's association have jointly donated $1 million dollars to the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum. Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred and players association executive director Tony Clark were on hand to present the $1 million donation to NLBM...
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