KC Skyline

City Clerk Web Search

Search the Ordinances:

Legislation #: 140892 Introduction Date: 10/16/2014
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS REED, SHARP, JAMES, JR., FORD, DAVIS, MARCASON, CIRCO, WAGNER, TAYLOR, JOHNSON AND CURLS
Title: Declaring October 16, 2014, as American League Pennant Day in honor of the Kansas City Royals and expressing the Council’s support and recognition of the Kansas City Royals advancement to the 2014 Major League Baseball’s World Series.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
10/16/2014 Filed by the Clerk's office
10/16/2014 Adopted

View Attachments
FileTypeSizeDescription
140892.pdf Authenticated 82K Authenticated

Printer Friendly Version

RESOLUTION NO. 140892

 

Declaring October 16, 2014, as American League Pennant Day in honor of the Kansas City Royals and expressing the Council’s support and recognition of the Kansas City Royals advancement to the 2014 Major League Baseball’s World Series.

 

WHEREAS, this unlikely, undaunted, unstoppable Kansas City Royals team became the first team in history to start a single postseason by winning eight straight games and sweeping the American League Championship Series; and

 

WHEREAS, with a blue-hued throng of 40,468 fans roaring on a sunny Wednesday afternoon, the Kansas City Royals finished off the Baltimore Orioles in a four straight game sweep and a 2-1 victory at Royals Stadium; and

 

WHEREAS, on the afternoon of Sunday, October 5, the Royals defeated the Los Angeles Angels amidst the celebration of 40,657 fans who weathered the rain to witness the home team sweep the Angels; and

 

WHEREAS, fans across the country and the world are learning about the little-known, underrated Midwest team called the Royals; and

 

WHEREAS, for the first time in nearly three decades, the Royals are returning to the Major League Baseball’s World Series; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby designate October 16, 2014, as Kansas City Royals – American League Pennant Day in Kansas City, Missouri; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof and that a copy hereof be presented to the Kansas City Royals with the respect and appreciation of the Mayor, Council and citizens of Kansas City in celebration of the American League pennant.

 

_____________________________________________