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Kansas City Royals Fans Celebrate Being #Crowned

Nov 2, 2015

Here's how fans at the Power & Light District reacted last night just before the Royals clinched the World Series.
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If you went to bed Sunday night thinking the Royals would return to Kansas City to finish off the World Series this week, by now you know you were dead wrong.

One look at social media hashtags like #takethecrown, #tookthecrown, #crowned, #royalcelebration, on Monday morning showed an eruption from Royals fans as they watched their team defeat the New York Mets and become World Series champions.

The win marks the first for the Kansas City team in 30 years.

Here's a look at some of the elation on Twitter:

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Alyson Raletz is KCUR's social media editor. She can be reached at alyson@kcur.org or follow her on Twitter, @alysonraletz.