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KANSAS CITY STAR ARTICLE

Fear of ‘time out’ for League of Smiles lifted when major-league program steps in

April 16, 2018

We saw an article in The Kansas City Star about a local league that was in danger of folding after 24 years. It fit in with our long-range goals, we contacted them about partnering. To read the article, click here.


KANSAS CITY STAR ARTICLE

The Royal Way back: How Dayton Moore intends to build his second championship team

March 21, 2018

As Sam Mellinger writes in his column, “The man in charge of turning the Royals into winners again knows the arguments against his way. Some of the arguments come from those who work for him. Debate is good, he always says. If everyone agreed on everything, most of them aren’t needed.” To read the article, click here.


USA TODAY ARTICLE

For Royals GM Dayton Moore, anti-porn message worth the scorn, scientific scrutiny

March 13, 2018

Dayton Moore and the Royals invited a group from Fight The New Drug to Spring Training to talk with the minor-league players and any major-league players who wanted to listen. The move received some criticism, which is OK. To read the article, click here.


KANSAS CITY STAR ARTICLE

‘This is incredible;’ Royals-themed wiffle ball game mimics the real thing

July 22, 2017

Following our inaugural “Wiffle Ball at the Hollow” event, Pete Grathoff of the Kansas City Star wrote about the event in his “For Pete’s Sake” blog. (It was in the paper that Sunday, too.) To read the article, click here.


FCA MAGAZINE ARTICLE

The Royal Way

Sept. 1, 2016

For the September/October cover story of FCA Magazine, the publication of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Drew Van Esselstyn looks at Dayton Moore’s faith and how that has helped Moore guide the Kansas City Royals. To read the article, click here.



MLB.COM ARTICLE

Royals’ playoff push rewarding Moore’s faith

Aug. 30, 2016

Jeffrey Flanagan of mlb.com looks at how a late-season surge by the Royals is tied largely to Dayton Moore’s belief in the players, and not making any major trades. To read the article, click here.


MLB.COM ARTICLE

Front office staff help kids at C You camp

June 21, 2016

Scott Chasen of mlb.com came out to the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City during the second annual “C” You In The Major Leagues Baseball Camp. To read the article, click here.


FORBES ARTICLE

What CEOs Can Learn From The Royals: Kansas City CEO Dan Hesse Explains

November 6, 2015

Robert Reiss of Forbes.com talked with a well-known former CEO in the Kansas City area, Dan Hesse, about Dayton and the leadership lessons that businesses can take from the Royals. To read the article, click here.


CBS SPORTS ARTICLE

Inside Baseball: Humble Moore takes unusual route to become top GM

October 28, 2015

Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com wrote an article about how Dayton isn’t one of the new breed of GMs in baseball today. He didn’t get his education at an Ivy League school, studying stats. His path was a little different. To read the article, click here.


TOPEKA CAPITAL-JOURNAL ARTICLE

World Series ‘special’ for Royals’ Dayton Moore

October 24, 2015

Before Game 1 of the 2015 World Series, Jeff Deters of the Topeka Capital-Journal wrote an article about Dayton and how the Royals reached the World Series. To read the article, click here.


SPORTSNET CANADA Q&A

Q&A: Royals GM Dayton Moore on deadline deals, division series comeback

October 16, 2015

SportsNet in Canada did a Q&A with Dayton Moore before Game 1 of the 2015 ALCS against Toronto. To read the article, click here.


MLB.COM ARTICLE

Once a fan, Moore living dream as Royals GM

October 15, 2015

Tracy Ringolsby of mlb.com wrote an article on how Dayton grew up as a fan of the Royals and how that love of the team still lives today. To read the article, click here.


GOSPEL COALITION INTERVIEW

Fame, Family, and Failure in the Big Leagues

July 14, 2015

The Gospel Coalition did an interview with Dayton, talking about his Christian faith and how that’s on display in “More Than a Season.” To download the audio or listen to the interview, click here.


FORBES ARTICLE

Great Teams Always Do Common Things Uncommonly Well

July 9, 2015

Forbes contributing writer Don Yaeger featured Dayton and “More Than a Season” in an article about leadership. Read more


KANSAS CITY STAR ARTICLE

Dayton Moore’s book details Royals’ championship culture

May 14, 2015

Blair Kerkhoff wrote about “More Than a Season” for The Kansas City Star. Read more


KCUR 89.3 INTERVIEW

Royals GM Dayton Moore On Winning, Celebrating, And Players Getting Hit

May 6, 2015

Dayton was on “Up to Date” with Steve Kraske on Kansas City’s KCUR radio. To read or listen to the interview, click here.


BOOK SIGNING

Royals Fans Gather for Signing

May 5, 2015

Dayton and the pre-launch for “More Than a Season” on KQ2 in St. Joe. To read or watch, click here.


MLB.COM ARTICLE

Moore dedicated to furthering youth baseball initiatives

April 28, 2015

Jeffrey Flanagan of mlb.com wrote about Dayton’s desire to use CYITML to help youth and baseball. To read or watch, click here.


MLB.COM ARTICLE

GM Moore envisions local baseball academy

April 8, 2015

Jeffrey Flanagan of mlb.com wrote about CYITML and the “First Pitch” luncheon fundraiser. To read or watch, click here.


FOX SPORTS ARTICLE

Royals fans show support for GM Moore’s C You in the Major Leagues foundation

April 8, 2015

Matthew DeFranks of FOX Sports Kansas City wrote about CYITML and the “First Pitch” luncheon fundraiser. Read more


MLB.COM ARTICLE

Moore’s tome gives insight into KC’s thrilling run

April 3, 2015

Jeffrey Flanagan of mlb.com wrote about “More Than a Season.” Royals general manager sheds light on past eight years – and for good cause. Read more