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Royals host distinguished visitor Dempsey

Royals host distinguished visitor Dempsey

KANSAS CITY -- The Royals had a distinguished visitor on Sunday, Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Manager Ned Yost revealed the previously undisclosed visit on Monday.

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"He wanted to come by and he spoke to the boys," Yost said. "He's a really impressive man. We were honored to have him here. His family came into the locker room and they're huge Royals fans."

Dempsey apparently was in Kansas City on a personal visit.

Dick Kaegel is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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