Follow the Royals’ quest for another World Series championship via The Kansas City Star’s six-part video series, Becoming Royal. The final episode is above.
Throughout spring training, we captured sights, sounds and exclusive interviews from Surprise, Ariz.
Episode 1 featured outfielder Bubba Starling, a former first-round draft pick of the Royals who was a three-sport star at Gardner Edgerton and is trying to crack the major leagues this season. Episode 2 featured first-base coach Rusty Kuntz, whose teaching of base-running and outfield defense has been crucial to the Royals' success.
Episode 3 was on the family life of new Royals starting pitcher Ian Kennedy. Episode 4 was on legendary Royals scout Art Stewart, now in his 47th year with the club. Episode 5 was on starting pitcher Yordano Ventura, who says communicating in English with his teammates and coaches has gradually become easier over the years.
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Episode 6, on Royals' Hall of Famer George Brett, is above.
Watch previous episodes and the trailer for the series here: