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World Champion Royals send gear to Cooperstown

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — The Kansas City Royals artifacts telling the story of the team’s remarkable have arrived in Cooperstown to take a permanent place at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. Artifacts donated by the Royals following their 7-2 win over the Mets at Citi Field include:
• The jersey worn by Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer in Game 5, which featured his daring dash home with the tying run in the ninth inning;
• The glove used by Royals catcher and World Series Most Valuable Player Salvador Perez throughout the Series;
• The spikes worn throughout the Series by Royals centerfielder Lorenzo Cain;
• The road cap worn by Royals closer Wade Davis, who struck out eight batters in four innings of work and notched the Series’ only save;

• The bat used by Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas, who hit .304 in the Series and drove in three runs; and

• The bat used by Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar, who scored four runs and drove in four more in the Series.
These and other artifacts from the 2015 Postseason will be featured in the Autumn Glory exhibit, which will be on exhibit through the 2016 postseason and is scheduled to open in late November.

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