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FanFest photos: Autographs from (A)lberto to (Z)ack

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We’re ready for another big day of autographs at FanFest on Saturday.  There will be 15 sessions, featuring everyone from Cy Young winner Zack Greinke to alums such as Frank White.  Make your way out to the Overland Park Convention Center.  Doors open at 9 a.m., with the day finishing at 7 p.m.  Let’s take a look at the autograph sessions from Friday.  (At left – Alberto Callaspo and Billy Butler)

 

Below left – prospects Clint Robinson and Mike Montgomery.  On the right – ’85 alums Jamie Quirk, Jorge Orta, Hal McRae, Danny Jackson, Charlie LeibrandtFrank White is on the far left but out of view.

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George Brett signs along with Steve Farr, Buddy Black, Joe Beckwith, Steve Balboni and Darryl Motley.  On the right – David Lough (George Brett Hitter of the Year) and Salvador Perez (Frank White Defensive Player of the Year.) 

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Zack Greinke was one of the most popular autographs.  Here, he signs the Sports Illustrated cover for a young fan.

FanFest autograph announcements on Twitter

Make sure you’re following @KCRoyals on Twitter.  The Royals will list autograph participants 30 minutes before the session begins.  Photos from FanFest will also be posted on @KCRoyals to give you a feel for the event.  We’ll try to “retweet” the autograph sessions on our Twitter page, time permitting. ( @aroundthehornkc )

New carousel photos

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DSC_0287.JPGDSC_0283.JPGIn October, we brought you pictures of the hand-carved figures that will make up the carousel at Kauffman Stadium. Here are updated photos of the lead horse. Also, for quick reference, our recent renovation posts can now be found on the right side of this blog under Kauffman Stadium Renovations.

It’s almost time for the Royals Awards Night and FanFest. Be sure to stop by the Overland Park Convention Center this weekend for FanFest (11 to 7 on Saturday and 11 to 5 on Sunday)…and then check Around the Horn for photo updates and notes on your favorite Royals!

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