Gloves for Kids
Join some of your favorite Royals players and broadcaster Ryan Lefebvre to purchase new baseball gloves and other equipment for underprivileged youth baseball and softball players. Royals players, alumni and coaches join Lefebvre to sign autographs for fans who donate at least $25 to the cause.
Since 2001, the event has raised more than $120,000 in baseball equipment for area youth baseball and softball players.
Presented by Royals Charities and Ryan Lefebvre's Footprints Foundation with support from Rally House, Pro Athlete, Inc., and 610 Sports Radio
Location and date: Monday, September 26, 2016 / Kansas Sampler - 9750 Quivira Rd. Lenexa, KS 66215
Timing: 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Fans can chose between either group occurring simultaneously:
- Group/Line A: Several players sign autographs
- Group/Line B: Several players sign autographs
2016 Scheduled to Appear*:
- Drew Butera
- Hunter Dozier
- Whit Merrifield
- Matt Strahm
- Ned Yost
- Kevin McCarthy
- Alec Mills
- Paulo Orlando
- and more
Cost: $25 per fan, per group
Session participants will be announced at Kansas Sampler at 4 p.m. Please note that a $25 minimum donation is required for each session, and fans will be allowed to have one item autographed by each Royals player participating in that session. Sales for both sessions will begin at 4 p.m., and each session will be capped at 150 people. In order to accommodate as many people as possible, only one session may be purchased by each fan.
*Participants subject to change and possibly added
First in Line Auction
This is your chance to be first in line at Gloves for Kids! You're bidding on the opportunity to be first in line A or B for player autographs at Gloves for Kids presented by Royals Charities and Ryan Lefebvre's Footprints Foundation with support from Rally House, Pro Athlete, Inc., and 610 Sports Radio. You are allowed one autograph per player. Participating players will not be announced until the day of the event.
Your first in line ticket will be delivered to you when you arrive at Kansas Sampler for the event. Please arrive no later than 5 p.m. to check in with a Kansas Sampler representative at the checkout registers. In addition, please bring a photo identification to verify that you are the winner of this auction.
Your package will also include an authentic baseball that you can have signed by the players if you choose, a World Series long sleeve pullover, a World Series hat, a World Series car flag, a World Series flag for your home or office, and a Salvador Perez bobblehead.