KC Sportswriters' Memories

August 13, 2014

Mr. K brings the Royals, and a World Series title, to KC

Ewing Kauffman purchased an American League expansion franchise in 1968, bringing major-league baseball back to Kansas City. Former Royals and baseball reporter Del Black, 79, who worked at The Star from 1963-80, recalls Mr. K, the early Royals teams and their rise to a championship.

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