It is important to get the game off to a good start, and that is the job of the leadoff hitter. The leadoff hitter sets the table for the rest of the lineup, and can ambush the opposition with a surprise hit.
The Royals have tried all sorts of leadoff hitters throughout the years. Fast ones. Speedy ones. Ones that could steal bases. All sorts.
Of the top 25 hitters in Royals history in games in which they led off, how many can you name?