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Royals' Ned Yost Calls Out Fan Base Over Sparse CrowdPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 27 / 14
A crowd of 13,847 attended last night's Twins-Royals game at Kauffman Stadium, and AL Central-leading Royals manager Ned Yost reacted with sarcasm in his postgame press conference: "I mean, what, 13,000 people got to see a great game?" When asked if he expected a bigger crowd, Yost said, "We&...
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