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Kansas City Royals

SPORTS FRANCHISE

Entered the American League as an expansion team in 1969. League champions in 1980, 1985, and 2014; World Series winners in 1985.

Official Website:
http://kansascity.royals.mlb.com/

Location:
Kansas City, MO

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Buddy Bell
Baseball
27-Aug-1951   Manager, Kansas City Royals, 2005-07
Carlos Beltran
Baseball
24-Apr-1977   Outfielder, New York Yankees
Bud Black
Baseball
30-Jun-1957   Manager, San Diego Padres
Vida Blue
Baseball
28-Jul-1949   Cy Young Award winning pitcher
George Brett
Baseball
15-May-1953   Twelve-time American League All-Star
Bill Buckner
Baseball
14-Dec-1949   Haunted by game 6 of the 1986 World Series
Melky Cabrera
Baseball
11-Aug-1984   Toronto Blue Jays outfielder
Orlando Cepeda
Baseball
17-Sep-1937   MLB first baseman
Rocky Colavito
Baseball
10-Aug-1933   Denies having cursed Cleveland
Vince Coleman
Baseball
22-Sep-1960   St. Louis Cardinal, base stealer
Johnny Damon
Baseball
5-Nov-1973   "Caveman" outfielder
Bucky Dent
Baseball
25-Nov-1951   Former MLB shortstop, Yankees manager
Kirk Gibson
Baseball
28-May-1957   1988 National League MVP
David D. Glass
Business
c. 1935   CEO of Wal-Mart, 1988-2000
Whitey Herzog
Baseball
9-Nov-1931   The White Rat
Trey Hillman
Baseball
4-Jan-1963   Manager, Kansas City Royals
Clint Hurdle
Baseball
30-Jul-1957   Manager, Pittsburgh Pirates
Bo Jackson
Baseball
30-Nov-1962   Bo Knows
Harmon Killebrew
Baseball
29-Jun-1936 17-May-2011 Minnesota Twins
Bob Lemon
Baseball
22-Sep-1920 11-Jan-2000 Cleveland Indians Pitcher, MLB Manager
Jack McKeon
Baseball
23-Nov-1930   Former Manager, Florida Marlins
Bob Melvin
Baseball
28-Oct-1961   Manager, Arizona Diamondbacks
Gaylord Perry
Baseball
15-Sep-1938   Me and the Spitter
Lou Piniella
Baseball
28-Aug-1943   Manager, Chicago Cubs
Bret Saberhagen
Baseball
11-Apr-1964   Two-time Cy Young winner


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