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The most beloved Royals of all-time: The Championship


Kansas City Royals’ Alex Gordon, 23, left, takes part in spr Photo by John Sleezer/Kansas City Star/MCT via Getty Images


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) to determine who is the most beloved player in Royals history.

You can see how the last round of voting went here. George Brett, champion of the Herzog era bracket, topped Frank White, champion of the Howser era bracket with 83 percent of the vote. Alex Gordon, winner of the Ned Yost era bracket, took 76 percent against Mike Sweeney, who won the Muser era bracket.

Who was your ultimate favorite Royals player of all time? Voting will run through Wednesday.

George Brett

Sports Contributor Archive 2020 Photo by Ron Vesely/Getty Images

Tale of the Tape: Hall of Famer, leads the franchise in virtually every offensive category including hits, runs, home runs, RBI, total bases, 13-time All-Star, 1980 MVP, three-time batting champ (1976, 1980, 1990), three-time Silver Slugger winner, 1985 Gold Glove winner, 1985 ALCS MVP, 3,154 hits are 18th all-time, 665 doubles are 6th all-time, 5,044 total bases are 20th all-time, hit .305/.369/.487 with 317 home runs, 201 steals and 88.6 WAR.

Alex Gordon

Alex Gordon #4 of the Kansas City Royals poses during Kansas City Royals Photo Day on February 20, 2020 in Surprise, Arizona. Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images

Tale of the tape: Three-time All-star, seven-time Gold Glove winner, 2014 Platinum Glove winner, 2014 Hutch Award winner, led the league in doubles in 2012, 1,609 hits are sixth in franchise history, 186 career home runs, 35.1 career WAR is fourth in club history among position players.


Who was your favorite Royal?

This poll is closed

  • 42%
    George Brett
    (696 votes)
  • 57%
    Alex Gordon
    (935 votes)
1631 votes total Vote Now