What's in a Name
Kansas City Royals By Jake L. And Anthony C.
City: Kansas City
Coordinates: 39N 94W
Region and Language: Midwest, English
Facts: Region is known as The Breadbasket, Produces more corn than other region,Twinkies were made in the MidWest
Features: Flat, Near the Appalachian Mountains, Prarie
Region Connection: There was a livestock show called the American Royal Livestock Show and the MLB wanted a team for Kansas so they chose the Royals.
Founder: Ewing Kauffman
Reason For Location: A guy wanted to introduce Legislation to remove baseball's antitrust unless Kansas got a baseball team.
Mascot connection: None
Reason For Name: Kauffman founded the Royals.
Other Name: Royals Stadium.
Why Are More Stadiums Being Named After Businesses?: A guy named Anheuser-Busch bought a sportsman park to be named after him and other businesses thought that was a good idea.