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October 14, 2019 - 1:58 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - The Kansas City T-Bones are officially locked out of their stadium in Kansas City, Kansas. The Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kansas, changed the locks and padlocked the gates to the stadium Monday because the team has failed to pay hundreds of...
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Marc LaVoie
July 12, 2019 - 4:39 am
The Kansas City Royals have called up their No. 1 Draft pick from 2011, Bubba Starling, who graduated from Gardner-Edgerton High School in Johnson County. The outfielder passed up a football scholarship at Nebraska,where he was recruited as a quarterback. The 6-foot-4 multi-sport star was the No. 5...
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Marc LaVoie
March 28, 2019 - 5:09 am
Kansas City, MO - Leroy "Satchel" Paige may have been the greatest baseball player who ever lived. He turned his legendary pitching ability and showmanship into a career that allowed him to thrive in a mid-20th Century era of segregation and Jim Crow laws. Satchel played baseball for numerous teams...
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AP News Staff
January 31, 2019 - 1:52 pm
The NCAA handed one-year postseason bans and other penalties to Missouri's football, baseball and softball programs while placing its entire athletic department on probation Thursday after a two-year investigation revealed academic misconduct involving a former tutor. The penalties mean that the...
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Marc LaVoie
September 28, 2018 - 5:37 am
Two employees of a Goodwill Store in Blue Springs say they almost cried, they were so excited to find an old, scuffed baseball with signatures from famous of famous people associated with New York Yankees. A quick analysis showed one of the people who signed the ball was Yogi Berra, one of the...
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Marc LaVoie
April 17, 2018 - 6:05 am
A seven-year-old boy is expected to survive after a scary incident at a college baseball game. Dawson Hirshey was hit in the head by a line-drive foul ball Friday night at a Missouri Southern State University game in Joplin, where his family lives. Doctors at Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas...
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March 29, 2018 - 3:22 pm
Kansas City, MO - A Major League Baseball Urban Youth Academy has now opened in Kansas City just a short throw out the back door of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Parade Park. A ribbon cutting this morning officialy marked the opening of the $21 million facility, half of which were raised...
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March 28, 2018 - 5:35 pm
Kansas City, MO - Royals catcher Salvador Perez will miss the next four to six weeks of baseball, after slipping while carrying luggage, causing a Grade Two tear in his MCL. Salvador Perez in knee brace after suffering a grade two MCL tear after slipping while carrying his luggage. Out 4-6 weeks. @...
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March 28, 2018 - 10:52 am
Kansas City, MO -There's a buzz of activity at Kauffman Stadium from the front office to the field itself for the opening day of baseball in Kansas City. Fresh paint.-- #OpeningDay #RaisedRoyal pic.twitter.com/oxWHD0Ukkk — Kansas City Royals (@Royals) March 28, 2018 Windows are being cleaned,...
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Marc LaVoie
January 03, 2018 - 11:19 am
The Kansas City Royals have offered first baseman Eric Hosmer a seven-year contract worth $147 million, according to multiple media outlets. The offer comes after the San Diego Padres proposed a seven-year deal worth $140 million. People close to the situation have given updates anonymously. Hosmer...
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