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Josh Carpenter

Josh Carpenter is a staff writer for SportsBusiness Daily/Journal.

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Royals Nearing Best Attendance Mark In More Than Two Decades Thanks To Playoff Push

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 18 / 14

The Royals’ push to make the postseason for the first time since '85 likely will result in the team's best home attendance mark in more than 20 years. Royals VP/Marketing & Business Development Mike Bucek expects season attendance to see an 8-9% increase after the final game at Kauffm...

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Tags: Franchises, MLB, Kansas City Royals

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