Editor’s note: With Star columnist Vahe Gregorian on vacation this week, here’s a look back at a recent column he wrote on Norichika Aoki, the outfielder the Royals acquired via an offseason trade with the Brewers.
Like most major-league clubhouses, the Royals’ is a melting pot. Their roster features players from 16 states and 10 men from Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama and Venezuela.
But those seemingly disconnected pieces actually have a certain commonality.
BY VAHE GREGORIAN. April 10