Fans have the opportunity to find the perfect gift by visiting Kansas Sampler-Oak Park, located at 9750 Quivira Rd. in Lenexa, Kan., this holiday season. Royals Authentics, which specializes in one-of-a-kind memorabilia, will be offering a great selection of Royals and baseball collectibles during Fridays and Saturdays in December, as well as being on site December 23-24 for the last shopping days before Christmas.
Royals Authentics opened at Kauffman Stadium for the 2013 season and features a wide selection of Major League Baseball authenticated items - including game-used bats, baseballs, bases, jerseys, batting gloves and more - and carries collectibles autographed by current and past Royals players. All autographs have been authenticated by Major League Baseball. A portion of all proceeds benefit Royals Charities to support children, education, youth baseball and military efforts in and around the Kansas City area.
A rotating selection of items will be available for purchase at Kansas Sampler-Oak Park during the following times.
Royals Authentics Special Holiday Hours at Kansas Sampler-Oak Park:
- Friday, December 13: noon-8 p.m.
- Saturday, December 14: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
- Friday, December 20: noon-8 p.m.
- Saturday, December 21: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
- Monday, December 23: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
- Tuesday, December 24: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
In addition to shopping for Royals Authentics at Kansas Sampler this month, fans may also set up an appointment to visit the Royals Authentics store at Kauffman Stadium by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Through the Royals Authentics store, fans also have the opportunity to commemorate special occasions or visits to Kauffman Stadium by pre-ordering baseballs and bases that will be used during a specific game. Price and availability of memorabilia varies depending on game and item significance.