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As Sherman Takes Over As New Royals Owner, Downtown Baseball Chatter Picks Up

Kansas City Royals
John Sherman, the new owner of the Kansas City Royals, at a media event on Nov. 26.

If the Kansas City Royals' new ownership group is seriously considering moving the franchise's stadium to Downtown, they aren't showing their cards just yet.

During an introductory press conference Tuesday, new Royals chairman, CEO and controlling owner John Sherman was asked about whether the new owners were considering the move. He responded that the ownership group will be evaluating the potential to move in the coming years, but that there's a general idea that baseball stadiums can have a mutually beneficial relationship with economic development in denser areas.

"It will be driven by what's best for the club, what's best for the fans and what's best for the community," he said.

Read the rest of the story in the Kansas City Business Journal.

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