KANSAS CITY -- A silent auction commemorating "Baseball's Greatest Moments" will be a feature of the annual Diamond Dreams charity event at 7 p.m. CT on Thursday, June 20, on the field at Kauffman Stadium.
Royals Charities announced that Diamond of Dreams: Taking the Field will benefit the University of Kansas Hospital's Neonatal Medical Home.
The auction will include such items as a Jackie Robinson autograph and photo display, a framed Hank Aaron autographed jersey and a Willie Mays autographed jersey and photo. There also will be a silent auction of Royals autographed items.
There will be appearances by current and past Royals and entertainment by Drew6. The emcee will be Brett Anthony of 41 Action News. Food and drink will be provided by several of the area's premier restaurants.
Before the on-field event, a VIP Party will begin at 5:30 p.m., featuring an exclusive silent auction of one-of-a-kind items. A limited number of tickets for this party are available for $250 per person.
The on-field event tickets are available for $100 and can be purchased online at www.royals.com/diamondofdreams or by calling 816-504-4149.
Also available are sponsorship and corporate packages, which include a private party tent and other perks. For information, call 816-504-4149.
The Neonatal Medical Home offers longterm primary care dedicated to premature babies and those born with complex medical conditions.
Dick Kaegel is a reporter for MLB.com. Kathleen Gier is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.