Kauffman Stadium On World Series Eve: 'The Center Of The Sports Universe'

Oct 20, 2014

Up To Date broadcasts live from Kauffman Stadium on the eve of the 2014 World Series.
Credit Beth Lipoff/Eliza Spertus / KCUR

On the eve of the 2014 World Series, Up to Date broadcasts live from Kauffman Stadium, the "center of the sports universe."

During the hour we look at the team's chances in this year's series, what makes the Royals comeback so fascinating, how the staff of the Royals and Kauffman Stadium are preparing for packed houses and an onslaught of world media, and some new additions to the Royals Hall of Fame.


  • Joe Posnanski, NBC sports commentator and former Kansas City Star columnist
  • Toby Cook, Vice President for Community Affairs & Publicity, Kansas City Royals
  • Curt Nelson, Director, Royals Hall of Fame
  • Art Stewart, retired, scout and major league executive, author of The Art of Scouting: Seven Decades Chasing Hopes and Dreams in Major League Baseball
  • Steve Physioc, Royals play-by-play announcer
  • Greg Echlin, reporter, KCUR