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The Kansas City Royals compete in Major League Baseball’s American League Central division along with the Detroit Tigers, Cleveland Indians Minnesota Twins and Chicago White Sox. The Royals began play as an expansion team in 1969 along with the Seattle Pilots and was founded by local businessman Ewing Kauffman. They have played their home games at Kauffman Stadium since 1973. Prior to that, the Royals played at Municipal Stadium from 1969-72.

The Royals have played in four World Series and won two, in 1985 by defeating the St. Louis Cardinals, 4-3, and in 2015 by defeating the New York Mets, 4-1. Bret Saberhagen was MVP in 1985 and Salvador Perez was MVP in 2015. In 2015, the Royals became the first team since the Oakland A’s in 1989 to win a World Series after losing the previous year. Among the Royals greatest players include George Brett, Bo Jackson, Frank White, Dan Quisenberry, Willie Wilson, Hal McRae, Eric Hosmer, Mike Moustakas, Mike Sweeney, Carlos Beltran, Zack Greinke and Jeff Montgomery.

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Wally Joyner

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Wally Joyner played first base in the majors from 1986-2001 for the California/Anaheim Angeles, Kansas City Royals, San Diego Padres and Atlanta Braves. He was named an All-Star in 1986. 

Ned Yost

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Ned Yost served as manager for the Kansas City Royals from 2010-2019 and Milwaukee Brewers from 2003-2008. He led the Royals to a World Series win in 2015, its first tile since 1985. 

Whitey Herzog

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Whitey Herzog is a Hall of Fame manager who led the St. Louis Cardinals to the 1982 World Series championship and the Kansas City Royals to three consecutive American League West Division titles. 

Eric Hosmer

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Eric Hosmer currently plays first base for the San Diego Padres. He previously played for the Kansas City Royals from 2011 - 2017 and won a won a World Series with the team in 2015. 

Jeremy Affeldt

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Jeremy Affeldt pitched for 14 seasons in the majors from 2002-2015 with the Kansas City Royals, Cincinnati Reds, Colorado Rockies and San Francisco Giants. He won three World Series with the Giants. 

Wade Davis

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Wade Davis is currently a pitcher for the Kansas City Royals. From 2009 through 2012, he played for the Tampa Bay Rays. 

Bret Saberhagen

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Bret Saberhagen is a retired pitcher who played from 1984-2001 with the Kansas City Royals, New York Mets, Colorado Rockies and Boston Red Sox. He won two Cy Young Awards during his time with the Royals. 

Bo Jackson

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Bo Jackson is a retired football & baseball star. He was the first athlete to be named an All-Star in two major sports. He also won the Heisman Trophy at Auburn in 1985. 

Mike Moustakas

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Mike Moustakas currently plays third base for the Cincinnati Reds. He previously played for the Milwaukee Brewers and Kansas City Royals. He won a World Series with the Royals in 2015. 

Johnny Damon

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Johnny Damon was an outfielder in the Majors from 1995-2012 and is best remembered for his time with the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees, where he won a World Series with each team. 

Gary Gaetti

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Gary Gaetti played third base in the majors from 1981-2000. A member of the Minnesota Twins Hall of Fame, he won a World Series with the Twins in 1987 and was MVP of that year's ALCS. 

George Brett

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George Brett is a retired MLB third baseman who spent his entire 21-year career playing for the Kansas City Royals. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1999. 

Jason Kendall

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Jason Kendall is a retired MLB catcher who played from 1996 - 2010 and is best remembered for his time with the Pittsburgh Pirates, where he caught more games than any player in franchise history. 

David Cone

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David Cone pitched in the majors from 1986-2003 for five teams and was a member of five World Series-winning teams, winning one with the Toronto Blue Jays and four with the New York Yankees.