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Kansas City Royals

By Royals Tickets Staff Writer B. Hanlon

Kansas City Royals Players

Kansas City Royals Nicknames

When the Kansas City Athletics moved to Oakland after the 1967 season, Kansas City was left without professional baseball for only the second time in the 20th century. Finally, pharmaceutical executive Ewing Kauffman won the bidding for the new Kansas City team, which he named the Royals after the American Royal, a livestock show, horse show, and rodeo held annually in Kansas City since 1899.The team's logo, a crown atop a shield with the letters "KC" inside the shield, was created by Shannon Manning, an artist at Hallmark Cards, based in Kansas City.

Kansas City Royals Colors

The Kansas City Royals colors are royal blue, powder blue, and white. Because of these colors, the team is nicknamed “The Boys in Blue.” The uniforms feature the Royals famous “KC” logo as well as the word “Royals” in cursive.