Tag Archives: Kansas City Royals

Two Possible Downtown Sites for New Royals Ballpark, Bi-State Tax a Funding Option?

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.

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Will New Owner Bring Royals Downtown?

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.

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Pondering the Potential Future of the Royals in Downtown KC

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.

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Talking Downtown Ballpark in KC

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.

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A New Downtown Ballpark for Kansas City Royals? City Eyes Four Sites

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.

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Talking Downtown KC Ballpark, Interest Remains Limited

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.

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Chukars, Royals Extend PDC

Idaho Chukars LogoKansas City Royals LogoPRESS 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

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