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5 Fun Facts About The Kansas City Royals

While many people know about the Giants, they are no rookie when it comes to the World Series having won two in the last four years, little is known about the Kansas City Royals. Here are five fun facts about America’s newest favorite team.

10/17/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 15: Salvador Perez #13 of the Kansas City Royals celebrates with fans after their 2 to 1 win over the Baltimore Orioles to sweep the series in Game Four of the American League Championship Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 15, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Keidel: Royal Blue Skies For Kansas City

Baseball is trying to be pure again. And when you consider the final four teams in the MLB postseason, they did a good job. The Giants, Cardinals, Orioles and Royals aren’t considered members of the monetary aristocracy, at least not at the level of the Yankees, Red Sox, and Dodgers.

10/17/2014

The Kansas City Royals celebrate their 2 to 1 win over the Baltimore Orioles to sweep the series in Game Four of the American League Championship Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 15, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Royals Hold Off Orioles 2-1, Finish ALCS Sweep

By DAVE SKRETTA/AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Crown these Royals the American League champions. After nearly three decades spent trying to return to the playoffs, Kansas City is taking its perfect postseason […]

97.1 The Ticket–10/15/2014

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 05:  Victor Martinez #41 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates his double in the ninth inning against the Baltimore Orioles during Game Three of the American League Division Series at Comerica Park on October 5, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Report: Tigers Will Get ‘First Crack’ At Free Agent Victor Martinez

Martinez had a career year in 2014, belting 32 home runs and nearly winning the American League batting title with an average of .335.

CBS Detroit–10/13/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 05: Greg Holland #56 celebrates with Norichika Aoki #23 of the Kansas City Royals after defeating the Los Angeles Angels 8-3 in Game Three of the American League Division Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 5, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

6 Fantastic Sports Photos You Have To See

By Adam W. Bloom Perhaps one of the greatest side notes from sports is those fantastic moments of time that are captured in photography. Moments where you see athletes flying through the air in positions […]

10/10/2014

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5 Baseball Robberies from 2014 You Have To See

Robberies, just another reason why baseball is the greatest sport.

10/10/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 07: Joe Panik #12 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates in the locker room after their 3 to 2 win over the Washington Nationals in Game Four of the National League Division Series at AT&T Park on October 7, 2014 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Hits And Errors: A Daily Look At MLB Postseason

Time for a deep breath.

97.1 The Ticket–10/08/2014

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 06: Matt Kemp #27 of the Los Angeles Dodgers argues with home plate umpire Dale Scott after getting called out in the ninth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Three of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 6, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

9 Reactions To Dodgers-Cardinals Home Plate Umpire Dale Scott

Aside from a seemingly generous strike zone, Scott also appeared to clap when Yasiel Puig was struck out during the third inning.

10/07/2014

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Tigers Face Uncertain Offseason After ALDS Loss

Detroit has not won a World Series since 1984, and now the Tigers face a potentially difficult offseason, with Max Scherzer and Victor Martinez set to become free agents.

10/06/2014

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 05:  Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers reacts in the ninth inning of their 2 to 1 loss to the Baltimore Orioles during Game Three of the American League Division Series at Comerica Park on October 5, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

At End Of Their Contracts, Scherzer, Hunter Address Future

The 2014 contracts of Scherzer, Martinez, Hunter, Chamberlain and Coke total more than $45 million, according to Spotrac.

CBS Detroit–10/06/2014

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