Kansas City Royals Tickets are currently very hot commodities, and for plenty of good reasons. The team has shed their longtime image as an American League doormat and is quickly establishing themselves as a perennial championship contender. With youthful pitching that can fling the ball towards the plate at or around 100 miles an hour and undaunted, unafraid position players that have formed an essential nucleus, the sky is literally the limit as this team moves forward.
Only the most hard-core KC Royals ticket holders will know that their name does not derive some from some type of foreign monarchy, but rather is a nod to the American Royal, a massive annual rodeo and livestock gathering capped off by a championship barbecue with Kansas City bragging rights on the line. The event has been staged since 1899, and the Royals arrived in the American League in 1969. Their baby blue uniforms and Midwestern charm made them a hit among locals in the beginning, and their hard play and grittiness has made them a favorite of fans in the modern era.
Kauffman Stadium underwent major renovations just a handful of years ago that have allowed it to shine alongside some of the most special ballparks in the nation. Kansas City Royals baseball tickets will allow you entrance into this wonderful ballpark in southeastern Kansas City, just a few steps south of Interstate 70. Speaking of the 70s, they were a very successful time for The Boys in Blue. The latter half of the decade featured three consecutive visits to the American League Championship Series, and they finally made an appearance in the World Series for the first time in 1980. In 1985, they would summit baseballs mountaintop with a four games to three victory over the St. Louis Cardinals, bringing a Championship to Kansas City for the first time.
Since then, the Royals were mire in a massive postseason drought until the 2015 seaon, when the team put together an 89 – 73 record throughout the course of the 2014 KC Royals schedule and showed the world that they are once again championship contenders. With an exciting and talented young team led by a man named Ned, it stands to reason that the team will be very competitive for a very long time, and Kansas City Royals baseball tickets will be one of the most popular tickets in all of the Midwest. Now is your time to seize these opportunities and secure your seats.