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Royals celebrate Retro Night on Aug. 30

KANSAS CITY, MO -- The Kansas City Royals will host Retro Night at Kauffman Stadium on Saturday, August 30 when the club takes on the Cleveland Indians and celebrates the year 1974. First pitch is set for 6:10 p.m.

As part of the festivities, both the Royals and Indians will wear throwback uniforms from the 1974 season. Please see the attached image of Alex Gordon and Eric Hosmer of the Royals and Mike Aviles of the Indians modeling the retro jerseys.

In addition, the first 10,000 fans through the gates that evening will receive a limited edition Mr. Royal bobblehead. (photo attached) Mr. Royal first appeared in the 1970s and could be found anywhere from the old crown scoreboard to pocket schedules and other promotional materials.

Retro Night will also feature a themed pregame concert on the Hy-Vee Stage, a live organist entertaining fans throughout the game, and other special programming, including music and trivia inspired from 40 years ago. Additional promotions in conjunction with Retro Night will be announced in the near future. For more information, please visit www.royals.com/retronight.

Fans may purchase tickets to Retro Night online at www.royals.com, by calling 1-800-6ROYALS, at area Hy-Vee stores or at the Kauffman Stadium Box Office. 

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