10 Ways to Get Ready for the Royals’ Home Opener

Baseball season is here!

Get ready to root for the Kansas City Royals as they face off against the New York Mets in a World Series rematch during the home opener at Kauffman Stadium Sunday.

Keep it simple with Weekend Clothing’s World Champs pullover ($56) from Made in Kansas City. The design is also available as a T-shirt along with a host of other Royals-centric tees and home decor offerings at the store. There’s even a World Champions Box that includes socks, a shirt, four Royals coasters and more for the superfan in your life.

Crowns are no longer the Royals’ only regal accessories; this season the team will be sporting championship rings. too. Love Letters’ “Rings Are for Kings” Tee ($28, available from Restoration Emporium) offers a playful reminder.

Sport Sock 101′s The Pennant KC style ($12) to commemorate the 2015 World Series win head to toe. One pair not enough? Triple up with The Pennant KC Pack (on sale for $25), which also includes The Brett in blue, yellow and white  and the The Peter, a blue argyle design.

Just when you thought you couldn’t love Salvador Perez any more, the World Series MVP is made pint-sized and plush. A limited edition itty bittys stuffed version of the catcher is now available for pre-order from Hallmark ($6.95), bucket of Gatorade not included. While the ship date isn’t until August, we’re betting you’ll want to put in an order for one (or 10) while they’re still in stock.

Swap out your traditional baseball cap for The Bunker’s five-panel hats ($28). Opt for classic blue or stand out in the multi-tone blue and yellow version. The baseball and crown make it game day appropriate, but the modern design keeps it cool enough to wear to out anytime, anywhere.


The Boys in Blue’s 2015 season took the world by storm. Now Freelance Brand Clothing’s Champ Raglan ($40) shows Earth adorned with the Royal’s hard-earned crown.

Whether you were in the crowd of supporters or watching from home, keep the excitement of the World Series Championship Celebration alive with the Royals Rally Poster, which shows a sea of fans at Union Station in a photo captured from atop the landmark by Roy Inman. Posters are 12 inches-by-36 inches and available at the Union Station ticket office during normal business hours for $22.

Bumpleft’s KC World Champions design ($32) boasts a vintage feel and the skyline image that made the line’s shirts a hit last season. It’s one of many tees carried at Westside Storey perfect for showing your team spirit.

Homegrown brand Ocean & Sea soaks up the World Championship with this T-shirt ($32) available in women’s and unisex sizes. The charming design is also available as a sticker ($2).

Even food can’t help but be excited about opening day. Shatto Milk Company’s blue-tined caramel corn milk is hitting shelves now. Emblazoned with the word splash, a nod to Salvy’s post-game dousings, the limited-edition bottles are only available while supplies last.

Photos via company and store websites and Love Letters’, Union Station’s and Shatto Milk Company’s Facebook pages.