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Photos: Even on game days, the work continues

Betancourt Callaspo Owen.jpgThe Royals and Dodgers start at 2:05 Central today.  Members of the Royals were out early this morning, putting an extra emphasis on fundamentals.

Dave Owen was spotted hitting ground balls to Yuniesky Betancourt and Alberto Callaspo.

Players also spent time practicing their bunts.  Here you see Rick Ankiel and Wilson Betemit getting their reps.

 

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Golf Tournament helps Special Olympics

The Royals Celebrity Golf Tournament was held on Monday at The National.  Current players, alumni, and staff took part, helping raise $28,000 for Special Olympics of Greater Kansas City.  Here are a few photos courtesy of team photographer Chris Vleisides.

 


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Fore!  Pitcher Kyle Davies enjoyed a day on the course.  Outfielder Mitch Maier shows the lefty touch on the green.  Maier’s team took the championship

 


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Here’s Royals third base coach Dave Owen congratulating a team member.  ATH heard that D.O. made some big shots.

Royals Hall of Famer/FSKC broadcaster Frank White and Joel Goldberg were mic’d up to tape features for the pregame show.

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Butler Golf.jpgFinally, first baseman Billy Butler was all smiles after his round as he spent some time with his daughter Kenley. 

April Birthdays: Billy Butler turns 23

7-28 Butler 2.JPGBirthday wishes go out to Billy Butler, who is 23 today. Billy shares his birthday with Conan O’Brien, who turns 46.

Here’s a look at Royals birthdays for April:

Royals Hall of Fame pitcher Bret Saberhagen celebrated his 45th birthday on April 11. Ethel Kennedy, widow of Robert F. Kennedy, turned 81 on April 11.SaberhagenSpringTraining2.jpg

 

 

Kyle Farnsworth turned 33 on April 14. Pete Rose (68), Brad Garrett (49) from Everybody Loves Raymond and Sarah Michelle Gellar, a.k.a. Buffy the Vampire Slayer, were all born on April 14.
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Infielder Alberto Callaspo turns 26 on Sunday. Alberto shares his day with tennis star Maria Sharapova (22), actress Kate Hudson (30), and actress Ashley Judd (41)9-26 Callaspo.jpg.

Third base coach Dave Owen (below) will be 51 on April 25. Renee Zellweger turns 40 on this day, which is also the 77th birthday for the Meadowlark Lemon, the “Clown Prince” of Harlem Globetrotter fame.Bloomquist_Teahen_Owen2-24.jpg

Royals Hall of Famer Amos Otis turns 62 on April 26, which is also celebrated by Carol Burnett (76).

Pitching coach Bob McClure rounds out our birthday list on April 29. Comedian Jerry Seinfeld will turn 55, while Andre Agassi, Master P, and Uma Thurman will celebrate their 39th birthday.

 

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