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"APOLOGY" FROM ROYALS BRASS (PLUS FREE TIX) AVERTS BOYCOTT
Published April 13, 1995
Royals CEO David Glass, President Mike Hermand and GM Herk Robinson met with the K.C. STAR editorial board to announce a form of apology to fans: free general admission to the first four home games, a free "baseball meal" (hot dog, soda) to fans who buy other than general admission seats, and an open house at Kauffman Stadium on April 22. Subsequently, columnist Jason Whitlock and several radio stations called off their boycott. Whitlock writes, "Our goal was to get the Royals to make a significant gesture that they respected and appreciated Royals fans. They have done that." Glass also told the editorial board that he believes the plight of small-market teams will be addressed in any new deal: "It doesn't do the game of baseball any good if we don't survive" (K.C. STAR, 4/13).