Show-Me Talks Royals Stadium Move on KMBC
This week, the Kansas City Royals unveiled their latest renderings for two potential new stadia sites—one in Kansas City proper, and one in North Kansas City, which is a different municipality. They also unveiled some new figures for what the team believes will be the “economic impact” of both the construction and operation of the ballpark, wherever it might be. As our readers might have already guessed, the magnitude of that number starts with a “B,” as in billions. The team is essentially promising taxpayers that “all of your wildest dreams will come true.”
I had the opportunity to sit down with Jackson Kurtz at KMBC Channel 9 in Kansas City after the Royals finished their press conference and give him my views on the situation. I’ll have more to say on the Royals tomorrow, but in the meantime, here’s the story we were a part of that ran earlier this week.