The House of Windsor is preparing for another wedding, but who cares about British royalty. We have our own royals right here in the U.S. of A. No, not the Kardashians, America’s version of worthless figureheads. I’m referring to the Royals we have toeing the rubber right in the HEARTLAND of Kansas City, Missouri.
Yes, I’ve found a way to make the royal wedding about me and my sports team.
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And that’s why I’ve decided to build a wedding party using current and former Kansas City Royals.
Bo Jackson – I know I’m going to raise some eyebrows with this one, but the heart wants what the heart wants. Bo Jackson may not have delivered a ring for the Royals like, but the metaphor doesn’t have to be that obvious. He delivered on a consistent basis and was also exciting. That’s what you want in a life partner. He’s the one. Bo knows long-term commitment.
Eric Hosmer – Hoz broke for home as soon as David Wright wound up his throw. Hoz is the best man.
Salvador Perez – Salvy is fun loving, and a big guy who can command a room. He’s a leader of hijinks. These are all crucial components of a well-rounded groomsmen crew.
Mike Sweeney – Sweeney is like your buddy from way back who you don’t really see much and doesn’t really know your fiancée. But he’s a solid guy, and you feel like he should be a part of the big day.
Lorenzo Cain – Your Ride or Die. You wouldn’t be where you are without her. She did more for you than she realizes.
Jarrod Dyson – There’s always a bridesmaid who is a little fast, as your grandpa would say, and who brings some excitement by getting to third base.
Bob Hamelin – The big, fun one.
Ned Yost – Presides over your magical day. Fucks up in some memorable fashion.
Brent Mayne and Mike Macfarlane. Two men doing the exact same job at the same time, neither of them doing it especially well.
Johnny Damon – You felt the potential and knew they were special. After you broke up, they did an internship in California, then moved to Boston and really started killing it. They had a good life and you felt happy for them. But still, there was that “what if” in your mind. Why is this person here? This is uncomfortable.
Ross Gload – Whose kid are they? Why am I inviting them?
Tony Peña – The former Royals manager seemed like a great guy. There were flashes of promise, but things didn’t shake out in his favor. Probably best to take what he says with a grain of salt.
Ryan Madson – Please, stay away.
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