Needless to say, Kansas City is going crazy with celebrations and appreciation for this remarkable team. Through my son, Brendan, I know the core of the front office including GM Dayton Moore and Director of Player Development, JJ Picollo. It makes the success even sweeter to know that it has come from hard and smart work by some really good guys.
Kansas City has more than 200 public fountains. The Kansas City Parks Department is responsible for 48 of these. From now until the last game of the World Series, eight of these are spouting Royal blue water, courtesy of the Royals Baseball Club. (Read more here.) I hadn't planned on taking a lot of photos this trip and only brought my small Lumix camera with me, However, I knew that I had to get photos of all eight.
|The iconic J. C. Nichols Fountain on the Country Club Plaza|
Unfortunately that is as far as I got because I was involved in an auto accident as I going through downtown to get to the next fountain. No one was injured thankfully and the driver who failed to obey a stop sign received a citation but my rental car was not driveable and I spent the entire afternoon getting the police report, replacing the rental car and then reporting to my insurance company.