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Report: David Glass discussing possible sale of Royals

Video Credit: 41 Action News
Published on August 28, 2019 - Duration: 02:45s

Report: David Glass discussing possible sale of Royals

According to a report from The Athletic, Kansas City Royals owner David Glass may sell the team to a group that includes KC native John Sherman.

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Report: David Glass discussing possible sale of Royals

KAUFFMAN STADIUMTONIGHT.THE ATHLETIC AND E-S-P-NREPORT THE TEAM'SOWNER -- IS NEGOTIATINGSELLING THE TEAM FORONE BILLION DOLLARS.WE HAVE LIVE TEAMCOVERAGE TONIGHT.WE START WITH 41ACTION NEWS REPORTERARIEL ROTHFIELD LIVE ATTHE K.ARIEL?MANY ROYALS FANSLEARNED OF THEREPORTS AS THEY WEREWALKING INTO THESTADIUMEVERY SINGLE FAN ISPOKE WITH TOLD ME THESAME THING--THEY WANT WHOEVERTHE NEXT OWNER IS TO BELOCAL... AND KEEP THETEAM HERE IN KCFor the Snead familyGo Royals!There is nothing better thanan evening baseball gameJessica Snead/ Royals FanWe love to do fun stufftogether as a family.

I meanfour boys, even mom likes tohang out with the boys at abaseball gameBut besides hot dogs andhome runs.Something else was on theirmind-- reports that the Glassfamily may be selling the teamJessica Snead/ Royals FanOf course you're a littlenervous that they're going togo somewhere elseFor some fans who've been'Always Royal' the news...Kathy Wissel/ Royals FanHard to believe laughMany have grown up watchingthe teamMark Powers/ Royals FanI was going to the Universityof Kansas, when the team, Isaw their second baseballteam ever.

I would miss themif they movedSeeing it change from oneowner to the nextDale Wood/ Royals FanI don't know if anything willreally changeAnd they have just one simplewish...Keep the team localWe want that hahaAnd maybe also invest moremoney into players...Dale Wood/ Royals FanThey got to do a better job ofgetting people in the farmsystemTo bring home...world series parade?another World SeriesChampionship winJessica Snead/ Royals FanEven when they're not doinggreat we still love them.

Ofcourse we would like to winmore gamesTHE KANSAS CITY ROYALSRELEASED A STATEMENT--SAYING THEY COULD NOTAND WOULD NOTCOMMENT ONSPECULATIONOF COURSE, OUR TEAMWILL BE ASKINGQUESTIONS AT TONIGHT'SPOST-GAMEARIEL ROTHFIELD, 41ACTION NEWS.THANKS, ARIEL.THE MAN WHO WILLREPORTEDLY BUY THETEAM IS JOHN SHERMAN.HE'S A KANSAS CITYNATIVE.AND STARTED HIGHLYSUCCESSFUL COMPANIES.HE CURRENTLY SERVESON SEVERAL CHARITABLEBOARDS IN THE CITY.SHERMAN IS IN THE U-M-K-C ENTREPRENEUR HALLOF FAME.HERE IS PART OF THEVIDEO ON THE HALL OFFAME'S WEBSITE -- WHEREHE'S TALKING ABOUTSTARTING TWOBUSINESSES."i think the early days of thoseenterprises i look back andthat'ssome of the most fun that you'veever had, the adrenalyne ispumping,everybody does a little bit ofeverything"SHERMAN CURRENTLYOWNS A MINORITY STAKEIN THE CLEVELANDINDIANS.IF HE WERE TO BUY THEROYALS -- HE WOULD HAVETO SELL THAT STAKE.IN 20-17 HE TOLD THEKANSAS CITY BUSINESSJOURNAL -- THE ROYALSWORLD SERIES RUNSINSPIRED HIM TO GET INTOBASEBALL OWNERSHIP.A SHORT TIME AGO --FORMER KANSAS CITYMAYOR SLY JAMESTWEETED QUOTE --"JOHN SHERMAN IS A HELLOF A GUY AND WOULD BE ATREMENDOUS OWNER."CONTINUING OUR TEAMCOVERAGE

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