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Photos: All-Star 2012 announcement!

300_1188.jpgCommissioner Bud Selig awarded the 2012 Major League Baseball All-Star Game to Kansas City today during an on-field presentation at Kauffman Stadium. 

A sign reading “Home of the 2012 All-Star Game” was unveiled during the ceremony. 

Afterwards, ATH attended Selig’s press conference.  He talked about his affinity for Kansas City and described it as a wonderful baseball city.  He walked the renovated Kauffman Stadium today and was quite impressed.  Selig believes that the All-Star Game will be great for Kansas City and the region. 

The game is tentatively scheduled for July 10, 2012.

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Photo: Kauffman Stadium at night

night_stadium_2657.jpgThe Royals take a 6-1 win over Chicago tonight in Ned Yost’s debut as manager.  Team photographer Chris Vleisides just sent along this photo of The K…what a sight!

Kauffman Stadium photos: Last of the snow?

We’re two weeks from Opening Day!  The tarp at Kauffman Stadium was inflated by a compressor to help expedite the snow removal.  Let’s take a look as the grounds crew and stadium services team pulled the tarp.

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Photos: Kauffman Stadium Crown




Crown 1.jpgWe take a look as the third major piece goes into place…as you can tell by the photos, this is not a job for someone who is scared of heights!Crown 2.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Photos: Crowning Moment

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Crown 3-18 6.jpgAround the Horn was on hand this morning as a crew from Kansas City-based A. Zahner Company began work on the back of the Kauffman Stadium crown.  Three major pieces were scheduled to go in place today.  These pictures show the first piece being hoisted.  We’re going to snap a few more photos, which we’ll post later this afternoon.

Photos: Final piece placed on 'KC' logo

Around the Horn captured the following photos as workers from Star Signs of Lawrence put the finishing touches on the ‘KC’ logo at Kauffman Stadium.  Later this week, workers from A. Zahner Company are scheduled to begin work on the back of the crown. 

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Two months from Opening Day: A photo of the field

It’s snowing in Kansas City, but we’re thinking spring as Opening Day is two months from today!  Order your season tickets now to secure the best seats for the opener.  Here’s a look at the snow-covered Kauffman Stadium field: 

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2010 K Crew Auditions

2009 K Crew Group.JPGDo you have what it takes to entertain with the best? The Kansas City Royals will be holding auditions in November for the 2010 K Crew.  If you feel you have the style, skill and enthusiasm to be a member of the premier MLB interactive team, this is your chance to show us!

The K Crew will be in its fourth season as a MLB entertainment team, and the Royals are eager to select individuals that will demonstrate excellent entertainment and performance ability and a highly enthusiastic personality.  In addition to providing entertainment at Royals home games during the 2010 MLB season, the K Crew is called upon to make promotional appearances and participate in community and charity events.

K Crew 2.jpgIt’s your time to shine, so come out to this year’s K Crew auditions.  Auditions will be held Saturday, November 14th from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Kauffman Stadium.  While walk-up applicants are welcomed, you can pre-register now.  Mandatory audition attire includes an athletic shirt, shorts and tennis shoes.  Applicants will not be considered without this attire.

Additional registration information can be found on the Official K Crew Web page.

We look forward to seeing you at auditions.  Good Luck!

http://kansascity.royals.mlb.com/kc/fan_forum/kcrew.jsp

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Back to School hours for Outfield Experience, DRI DUCK sales

Please note that on August 4 and through the remainder of 2009, the Outfield Experience gates (A and E) will open at the same time as other stadium gates.  All gates will now open 1.5 hours before the game from Sunday through Thursday and 2 hours before the game on Fridays and Saturdays.

DRI DUCK Fountain Seats will now go on sale when the gates open.  DRI DUCK Fountain Seats are $7 ($10 for the Boston series, September 21-23) and are available at Gate E (right field).  Fans may queue at Gate E any time prior to the game but no earlier than 7:00 a.m.   Should Fountain Seats remain available after 30 minutes of sales at Gate E, tickets will then be offered at all Kauffman Stadium ticket windows.

Renovation photos: Royals Hall of Fame

The Royals Hall of Fame opens on July 17.  Royals photographer Chris Vleisides passed on a few photos as the construction enters the final stages.  Here’s a sneak peek:

The photo below is a protective case that holds a giant number 5.  Construction workers were busy taking this covering off of the case.  We didn’t stick around to see the final product, which is a plexiglass number 5 for George Brett.  It will house 3,154 baseballs, one for every hit in Brett’s career.

 

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Next you see a panel about Municipal Stadium.  Royals Hall of Fame director Curt Nelson and his team spent many hours researching Kansas City baseball history for the text and graphics that fill these panels.

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Fans of all ages will soon be enjoying the Royals Hall of Fame.  Be sure to stop by on or after July 17, or see the Hall of Fame article in Issue 4 of Royals Gameday Magazine, which goes on sale July 17.

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