Kansas City Royals – The Kansas City Royals are a deductible of baseball based in Kansas City (Missouri) playing in the Major League Baseball. The name of Royals refers to the American Royal Livestock Show, meeting of equitation standing in Kansas City since 1899. After a promising start and a win in the World Series in 1985, the Royals know then a decline phase, still underway.
In 2007, Kansas City inherits for the fourth consecutive last place in the Central Division of the American League, narrowly avoiding (69-93) to record more than 100 losses for the fifth time in six years. Last place in the Central Division shall be avoided with just 75 victories and 87 defeats in 2008. Coco Crisp joined the team in 2009, but the results remain disappointing fourth in the Central Division of the American League with 65 wins to 97 defeats.
With the departure of the franchise for Kansas City Athletics to Oakland after the season 1967, Kansas City finds himself without a team of professional baseball for the first time since 1883. This situation is intolerable to many and Senator Stuart Symington leads a very active campaign to correct this anomaly. The MLB and assigns attributes to Kansas City a franchise expansion from the season 1971. Three years without professional baseball appears too long for Symington who gets an expansion from 1969. The new franchise is controlled by Ewing Kauffman, the pharmaceutical magnate.