The team at Kansas City-based Pendulum have released renderings of a new, 30,000-seat stadium in downtown Kansas City (MO) for the Kansas City Royals via KansasCityLovestheRoyals.com. Read more and view renderings here and here.
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While cautioning it’s early in the game, John Sherman, the new owner of the Kansas City Royals, has no problem talking up the economic benefits of downtown baseball and says he’s already being lobbied on possible sites. Read more here.
The ground beneath Kansas City’s endless stadium conversation is shifting. Anyone who loves the idea of taxpayer subsidies for baseball and football — or anyone who hates them — should start paying close attention to the temblors. Read more and watch video here.
Talk to people who know John Sherman, the coming new owner of the Kansas City Royals, and three points come up over and over again: He’s a meticulous businessman, he is deeply devoted to Kansas City and, even given his stature in the community, he’s private about his endeavors. Another thing to know about Sherman: He cares about downtown Kansas City. Read more here.
With each passing baseball or football season, the Kansas City Chiefs and Royals draw closer to the end of their lease at the Truman Sports Complex. Both teams have stated they will stay through their term ending in 2031, but what might happen then? Read more and watch news report here.
The city of Kansas City (MO) is funding a study of at least four potential sites for a downtown baseball stadium for the Kansas City Royals, according to documents obtained by The Kansas City Star. Read more here.
The city of Kansas City (MO) is reportedly funding a study of at least four potential sites for a downtown baseball stadium for the Kansas City Royals. Read more and watch video here.
Sources reportedly say that downtown Kansas City (MO) interests — led by the Downtown Council, a business group — and a county official met with the Kansas City Royals within the past 90 days to talk about a ballpark in the heart of the city. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Idaho Falls Chukars and Kansas City Royals have agreed to extend their affiliation for two more years. The current agreement was set to expire at the end of the 2016 season, and this guarantees the relationship between the Chukars and Royals will continue through the 2018 season. Continue reading
As the Kansas City Royals and New York Mets prepare to meet in Game 1 of the 2015 MLB World Series on Tuesday, Joe Mock from BaseballParks.com has posted his annual comparison of the two ballparks we’ll see in this year’s Fall Classic. An interesting tidbit: Kauffman Stadium and Citi Field rank #4 and #7, respectively, in Mock’s ranking of all 30 MLB stadiums. Read more here.
Aramark has revealed a number of new food items that will be added to menus at Major League Baseball venues across the country, including the Chicken and Waffle Cone (stuffed with mashed potatoes) at Minute Maid Park, home of the Houston Astros, and Steak and Cheese Dog at Kauffman Stadium, home of the Kansas City Royals. Read more and view photos here. View Aramark’s 2014 menu here.
Slow baseball news day? For those who have never visited Kauffman Stadium, home of the ALCS champion Kansas City Royals, check out the five-hole, baseball-themed putt-putt golf course that might give a few baseball team owners/operators ideas for creating extra fun (or distractions, based on your baseball purity) at the ballpark. Read more and see photos here.
It may be a bit gloomy for Kansas City Royals fans this morning after the team dropped Game 1 of the World Series last night to the San Francisco Giants at Kaufmann Stadium, but with perfect weather and pent-up energy from a decades-long World Series drought, there was a great tailgating atmosphere before the game. Read more here.
As the World Series between the Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants begins tonight, Joe Mock from BaseballParks.com has posted his annual comparison of the two ballparks we’ll see in this year’s Fall Classic. An interesting tidbit: AT&T Park and Kauffman Stadium rank #3 and #4, respectively, in Mock’s ranking of all 30 MLB stadiums. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Lexington Legends and their major league parent club, the Kansas City Royals, have agreed to a two-year extension of their player development contract. The new contract will run through the 2018 season. The Legends became the Royals’ class A affiliate when a four-year agreement for 2013 through 2016 was Continue reading
In a series called “Ballpark Quirks,” Sports Illustrated takes a look at the distinctive features and oddities that make up each of MLB’s 30 parks. Up now: Kauffman Stadium’s fountains. Read more and view photos here.
The Kansas City Royals and Baltimore Orioles will don Negro Leagues uniforms on May 18 at Kauffman Stadium. The Royals will be wearing Kansas City Monarchs jerseys and the Baltimore Orioles will be sporting those of the Baltimore Black Sox. Read more here.
The Missouri Supreme Court is weighing whether the “baseball rule” — a legal standard that protects teams from being sued over fan injuries caused by events on the field, court or rink — should also apply to injuries caused by mascots or the other personnel. The case stems from a fan who was injured when he was hit in the eye by a foiled-wrapped hot dog thrown by the Kansas City Royals’ mascot. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Lexington Legends are now an affiliate of the Kansas City Royals. The Legends and the Kansas City Royals announced a new player development contract that will run through the 2016 season. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Wilmington Blue Rocks are pleased to announce a two-year extension of the player development contract with their major league parent club, the Kansas City Royals. The Blue Rocks will continue to be Kansas City’s Advanced-A Carolina League affiliate through the 2014 season. Continue reading
The Kansas City Royals have gone green, as 120 solar panels have been installed at Kauffman Stadium, where the 2012 MLB All-Star Game will be played next Tuesday. Kaufmann joins a list of 10 other environmentally-friendly stadiums, including those in Boston, Cleveland, Phoenix, St. Louis and San Francisco, where solar panels have also been installed, and Miami, Milwaukie Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Kansas City Royals announced today that the club has extended its Player Development Contract (PDC) with Omaha through the 2016 season. Continue reading
Digital Ballparks visits Surprise Stadium, the Spring Training home of the Kansas City Royals and Texas Rangers. Read more and view photos here.
The NBC station in Kansas City is reporting that the Kansas City Royals are set to announce that they have sold the naming rights to Kauffman Stadium. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Kansas City Royals announced today that the club’s Triple-A and Double-A affiliates, the Omaha Storm Chasers and Northwest Arkansas Naturals, will compete in an exhibition game following the Kansas City Royals-Los Angeles Angels 12:10 p.m. contest on Saturday, April 2nd at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City. Continue reading