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MLB film on 2015 World Series will debut in KC, but you can watch a clip here

The Royals’ Alcides Escobar beat a throw to New York Mets catcher Travis d’Arnaud as Escobar scored the winning run in Game 1 of the World Series.
The Royals’ Alcides Escobar beat a throw to New York Mets catcher Travis d’Arnaud as Escobar scored the winning run in Game 1 of the World Series. jsleezer@kcstar.com

You can add this one to the Christmas wish list, Royals fans.

Major League Baseball’s movie, “The 2015 World Series” will be available Dec. 1 on Blu-ray (suggested retail price: $34.99) and DVD (suggested price: $29.98).

An MLB news release calls the movie a “definitive historical record of the event, telling the story of the Royals’ World Series run through comprehensive highlights, behind-the-scenes access and exclusive interviews.”

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It will be on TV on Fox Sports 1 on Dec. 27.

The movie also debut Monday at 7:30 p.m. at the Kansas City Music Hall in what is being dubbed a “Blue Carpet” event. It is being hosted by the Royals and MLB.

Tickets are sold out, but there will be a number of notable attendees including manager Ned Yost, general manager Dayton Moore, Hall of Famer George Brett, owner David Glass, first-base coach Rusty Kuntz and broadcaster Ryan Lefebvre.

Spoiler alert: This movie has a happy ending.

Here is a clip from the movie, which is narrated by Royals fan/actor Paul Rudd:

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Feeling blue never felt so good. Fans packed into downtown Kansas City today to celebrate the Royals' first World Series Championship in 30 years. They shared joyful stories of family, patience, pride, and vindication.

Pete Grathoff: 816-234-4330, @pgrathoff

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