Cedric Tallis (center), executive vice president of Kansas City’s baseball team, announced at a news conference in 1968 that the team would be called the Royals. At left is Ewing Kauffman, the owner of the Royals. Sanford Porte (right) was announced as the winner of the name-the-team contest.
Cedric Tallis (center), executive vice president of Kansas City’s baseball team, announced at a news conference in 1968 that the team would be called the Royals. At left is Ewing Kauffman, the owner of the Royals. Sanford Porte (right) was announced as the winner of the name-the-team contest. The Kansas City Star
Cedric Tallis (center), executive vice president of Kansas City’s baseball team, announced at a news conference in 1968 that the team would be called the Royals. At left is Ewing Kauffman, the owner of the Royals. Sanford Porte (right) was announced as the winner of the name-the-team contest. The Kansas City Star
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Thanks to a $5.3 million investment, the Royals were born 50 years ago Thursday

January 11, 2018 12:27 PM