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Kansas City Royals announced Tuesday that Kansas City head Patrick Mahomes has joined their ownership group:
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Royals CEO John Sherman said of adding Mahomes to the group: “We are very proud and delighted that Patrick is our partner in this franchise’s ownership group. Along with the rest of the city of Kansas City, I watched Patrick compete. and to become an extraordinary leader both on and off the football pitch. ”
After forcing the Chiefs to win the Super Bowl LIV last season, Mahomes signed a 10-year contract extension worth $ 503 million this month. USD.
It wasn’t long before 24-year-old Mahomez became an icon of Kansas City, as he had already done more than most backback players in his entire career in three NFL seasons.
Mahomez mostly sat on the bench behind Alex Smith as a rookie after the 2017 He finished 10th in the NFL, but he started training as a starter in 2018 as he dropped 5,097 yards, 50 landings and 12 breaks. named the NFL MVP.
He followed that last season, leading the leaders to his first Super Bowl in 50 years.
Mahomes is a great fit for the Royals property group, not only because they are loved in Kansas City, but also because they are deeply rooted in Major League baseball games.
Mahomes’ father Pat Mahomes has been an MLB pitcher for 11 seasons with the Minnesota twins, the Boston Red Sox, the New York Mets, the Texas Rangers, the Chicago Cubs and the Pittsburgh Pirates.
As a result, the younger Mahomes grew up around the home of MLB clubs. He also participated in the 37th round of the Detroit Tigers ’2014 MLB project, but he didn’t sign because he decided to focus more on football.
Mahomes figures create much-needed excitement for a franchise that has yet to reach the playoffs after the 2015 Won the World Series.