Fans are invited to join the Kansas City Royals on Friday, April 9 to honor the 2009 American League Cy Young Award winner Zack Greinke. The tribute will take place at 7:00 p.m. prior to the series opener versus the Boston Red Sox. As part of the Cy Young Celebration, the first 35,000 fans in attendance will receive a Cy Young Celebration t-shirt presented by H&R Block. Plus, stay after the game for a fan favorite Fireworks Friday display presented by Hy-Vee & Pepsi!
Several Royals greats, including Hall of Fame third baseman George Brett and Royals Hall of Fame pitchers Dennis Leonard, Bret Saberhagen and Paul Splittorff are expected to attend the special pre-game ceremony. Kansas City native and 1994 A.L. Cy Young Award winner David Cone is also scheduled to participate. Greinke will accept his award on the field from a representative of the Baseball Writers Association of American. In addition, Greinke will also be presented with his Player's Choice Award as the American League's Outstanding Pitcher for 2009.
Show Zack your support! Purchase your tickets now to reserve your seat at this historic Cy Young Celebration. Be sure to arrive early to catch the ceremony in its entirety!