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Mike Sweeney shares memories of his playing days with the Royals

Kansas City Royals Hall of Fame member Mike Sweeney during Saturday’s induction ceremony.
Kansas City Royals Hall of Fame member Mike Sweeney during Saturday’s induction ceremony. JSLEEZER@KCSTAR.COM

Mike Sweeney was inducted into the Royals Hall of Fame last weekend at Kauffman Stadium, and he talked about his playing days with Kansas City and about what baseball meant to him while growing up.

You can watch what he said in these videos, and there will be more to come this week.

Kansas City Royals Hall of Fame member Mike Sweeney talks about playing hard very day, no matter what the season record. Video by John Sleezer/The Kansas City Star

Kansas City Royals Hall of Fame member Mike Sweeney concludes his press conference by explaining his loyalty to family and the team. Video by John Sleezer/The Kansas City Star

Kansas City Royals Mike Sweeney talks about the retirement of Jeff King, a mishap to Jeremy Giambi, and stepping in as first baseman. Video by John Sleezer/The Kansas City Star

Kansas City Royals Hall of Fame member Mike Sweeney talks about the year he was almost dropped from the team. Video by John Sleezer/The Kansas City Star

Kansas City Royals Hall of Fame player Mike Sweeney talks about becoming a professional baseball player and the beginning of the road to Kansas City. Video by John Sleezer/The Kansas City Star

Kansas City Royals Hall of Fame member Mike Sweeney tells about the love for his father. Video by John Sleezer/The Kansas City Star

Kansas City Royals Hall of Fame player Mike Sweeney talks about becoming a professional baseball player and the beginning of the road to Kansas City. Video by John Sleezer/The Kansas City Star

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