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Kansas City Royals
The Kansas City Royals
Kansas City Royals
are an American professional baseball team based in Kansas City, Missouri. The Royals compete in Major League Baseball
Baseball
(MLB) as a member team of the American League
American League
(AL) Central division
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Negro National League (1920–1931)
The Negro National League (NNL) was one of the several Negro leagues which were established during the period in the United States in which organized baseball was segregated.Contents1 League history1.1 Founding 1.2 Competition 1.3 Difficulties and demise 1.4 Legacy2 Negro National League franchises2.1 Member timeline3 League champions3.1 Pennant winners 3.2 League play-offs 3.3 Colored World Series4 Notes 5 ReferencesLeague history[edit] Founding[edit] Led by Rube Foster, owner and manager of the Chicago American Giants, the NNL was established on February 13, 1920 by a coalition of team owners at a meeting in a Kansas City YMCA.[1] The new league was the first African-American baseball circuit to achieve stability and last more than one season
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Kansas City Kings
The Sacramento
Sacramento
Kings are an American professional basketball team based in Sacramento, California. The Kings compete in the National Basketball
Basketball
Association (NBA) as a member of the Western Conference's Pacific Division. The Kings are the only team in the major professional North American sports leagues located in Sacramento. The team plays its home games at the Golden 1 Center. The Kings are one of the oldest continuously operating professional basketball franchises in the nation. They originated in Rochester, New York, as the Rochester Seagrams (a semi-professional team) in 1923 and joined the National Basketball
Basketball
League in 1945 as the Rochester Royals.[1] They jumped to the Basketball
Basketball
Association of America, forerunner of the NBA, in 1948. As the Royals, the team was often successful on the court, winning the NBA championship in 1951
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Jackie Robinson
Jack Roosevelt Robinson (January 31, 1919 – October 24, 1972) was an American professional baseball second baseman who became the first African American
African American
to play in Major League Baseball
Baseball
(MLB) in the modern era.[1] Robinson broke the baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers
Brooklyn Dodgers
started him at first base on April 15, 1947. When the Dodgers
Dodgers
signed Robinson, they heralded the end of racial segregation in professional baseball that had relegated black players to the Negro leagues since the 1880s.[2] Robinson was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1962.[3] Robinson had an exceptional 10-year MLB career
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1984 Kansas City Royals Season
Kansas
Kansas
/ˈkænzəs/ ( listen) is a U.S. state
U.S. state
in the Midwestern United States.[10] Its capital is Topeka
Topeka
and its largest city is Wichita. Kansas
Kansas
is named after the Kansa Native American tribe, which inhabited the area.[11] The tribe's name (natively kką:ze) is often said to mean "people of the (south) wind" although this was probably not the term's original meaning.[12][13] For thousands of years, what is now Kansas
Kansas
was home to numerous and diverse Native American tribes. Tribes in the eastern part of the state generally lived in villages along the river valleys
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Professional Baseball
Professional baseball is played in leagues throughout the world
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Kansas City Chiefs
American Football League
American Football League
(1960–1969)Western Division (1960–1969) National Football League
National Football League
(1970–present) American Football Conference
American Football Conference
(1970–present) AFC West (1970–present)Current uniformTeam colorsRed, Gold, White[2][3]               Mascot Warpaint (1963–1988, 2009–present) K. C. Wolf
K. C

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Kansas City Monarchs
The Kansas City Monarchs
Kansas City Monarchs
were the longest-running franchise in the history of baseball's Negro Leagues. Operating in Kansas City, Missouri and owned by J. L. Wilkinson, they were charter members of the Negro National League from 1920 to 1930. J. L. Wilkinson was the first Caucasian owner at the time of the establishment of the team.[1] In 1930, the Monarchs became the first professional baseball team to use a portable lighting system which was transported from game to game in trucks [2] to play games at night, five years before any major league team did. The Monarchs won ten league championships before integration, and triumphed in the first Negro League World Series
Negro League World Series
in 1924
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1981 Major League Baseball Strike
The 1981 Major League Baseball
Major League Baseball
strike was the first work stoppage in Major League Baseball
Major League Baseball
since the 1972 Major League Baseball strike that resulted in regular season games being cancelled. Overall, it was the fourth work stoppage since 1972, but actions in 1973, 1976, and 1980 did not result in any regular season games being cancelled.[1] The strike began on June 12 and forced the cancellation of 713 games (or 38 percent of the Major League schedule) in the middle of the regular season. The two sides reached an agreement on July 31, and play resumed on August 9 with the All-Star Game, with regular season play resuming one day later. An estimated US$146 million was lost in player salaries, ticket sales, broadcast revenues, and concession revenues
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Stuart Symington
William Stuart Symington, Jr. (/ˈsaɪmɪŋtən/; June 26, 1901 – December 14, 1988) was an American businessman and politician from Missouri. He served as the first Secretary of the Air Force from 1947 to 1950 and was a Democratic United States
United States
Senator from Missouri
Missouri
from 1953 to 1976. Born in Amherst, Massachusetts, Symington worked as an executive in his uncle's iron products company and for other companies before becoming president of Emerson Electric. He resigned from Emerson in 1945 to take various positions in the administration of President Harry S. Truman, becoming the first Secretary of the Air Force in 1947. He was elected to the Senate in 1952, defeating incumbent Republican Senator James P. Kem
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1972 In Baseball
The following are the baseball events of the year 1972
1972
throughout the world.List of years in baseball... 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 ...1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975..
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1993 In Baseball
The following are the baseball events of the year 1993
1993
throughout the world.List of years in baseball... 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 ...1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996..
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1994 In Baseball
The following are the baseball events of the year 1994
1994
throughout the world.List of years in baseball... 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 ...1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997..
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Kansas City, Missouri
Kansas
Kansas
City
City
is the largest city in Missouri, United States. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city had an estimated population of 481,420 in 2016,[6] making it the 37th largest city by population in the United States. It is the central city of the Kansas
Kansas
City metropolitan area, which straddles the Kansas– Missouri
Missouri
border. Kansas
Kansas
City
City
was founded in the 1830s as a Missouri
Missouri
River port at its confluence with the Kansas
Kansas
River coming in from the west. On June 1, 1850 the town of Kansas
Kansas
was incorporated; shortly after came the establishment of the Kansas
Kansas
Territory
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Seattle Pilots
Sick's Stadium
Sick's Stadium
(1969)Uniform Colors: Royal Blue, Gold, White               Logo Design: Pilots (name of team) on baseball in a red Pilot's ship's wheel logo with golden wings (representing airplanes)Record: 64–98 (.395)Mascot: NoneTheme Song: Go, Go You Pilots!Division Championships: None American League
American League
Championships: NoneWorld Series Championships: NoneThe American professional baseball team now known as the Milwaukee Brewers spent their first season, 1969, as the Seattle
Seattle
Pilots in Seattle, Washington. The Pilots played home games at Sick's Stadium and were a member of the West Division of Major League Baseball's American League
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American League
The American League
American League
of Professional Baseball
Baseball
Clubs, or simply the American League
American League
(AL), is one of two leagues that make up Major League Baseball
Baseball
(MLB) in the United States and Canada. It developed from the Western League, a minor league based in the Great Lakes states, which eventually aspired to major league status
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