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The most beloved Royals of all-time: The Final Four

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We have the most beloved player from each era of Royals baseball.

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We are down to our final four most beloved Royals of all time! We divided 64 players into four eras - The Herzog era (1969-1980), the Howser era (1981-1994), the Muser era (1995-2010), and the Yost era (2011-2019) and we have determined the most beloved player from each era. You can see how the last round of voting went here.

Vote for your favorite Royals players! Voting will run through Wednesday.

George Brett vs. Frank White

They are the only two Royals players whose numbers are retired, so you had to figure they would both advance to this round. Brett got 89 percent of the vote to top Amos Otis, while Frank got 61 percent of the vote over Bret Saberhagen.

Poll

Who was your favorite Royals player?

This poll is closed

  • 82%
    George Brett
    (1195 votes)
  • 17%
    Frank White
    (252 votes)
1447 votes total Vote Now

Mike Sweeney vs. Alex Gordon

Sweeney is the only player who wasn’t a top seed (roughly by WAR) to advance to the final four. He upset top seed Zack Greinke, then topped Kevin Appier, taking 75 percent of the vote. Alex Gordon had the closest vote to advance to the final four, edging popular Salvador Perez with 54 percent of the vote.

Poll

Who was your favorite Royals player?

This poll is closed

  • 23%
    Mike Sweeney
    (346 votes)
  • 76%
    Alex Gordon
    (1103 votes)
1449 votes total Vote Now

Next week: We vote on the most beloved Royal of them all.