Newspaper article The Topeka Capital-Journal

Sports Briefs: Royals Franchise Four Celebration Set

Newspaper article The Topeka Capital-Journal

Sports Briefs: Royals Franchise Four Celebration Set

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ROYALS FRANCHISE FOUR CELEBRATION SET: The Kansas City Royals announced Friday that the club will host a special pregame ceremony recognizing the "Franchise Four" when the Club hosts Detroit on Sept. 1. The Royals Franchise Four are Hall of Famer George Brett and Royals Hall of Famers Dan Quisenberry, Bret Saberhagen and Frank White.

The Franchise Four winners were announced before the 2015 All- Star Game in Cincinnati following a month-long voting period at mlb.com.

Before the 7:10 p.m. game, the club will hold a ceremony with Brett, Saberhagen, White and Janie Quisenberry Stone, widow of Dan Quisenberry, who will appear in honor of her late husband.

In addition, the first 10,000 fans who enter the gates will receive a Franchise Four t-shirt.

TOPEKAN WALKER TIED FOR FIFTH AFTER FIRST ROUND OF ADAMS TOUR: Brian Walker of Topeka is tied for fifth after shooting a 2-under 69 Friday in the first round of the Southwest Kansas Pro-Am, an Adams Tour stop in Garden City. …

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