FOX Sports Kansas City to televise Sept. 11 Royals game
Kansas and Missouri National Guard troops serving in Kuwait will get a taste of home on Monday, Sept. 11, when FOX Sports Kansas City presents This One’s For You, a special telecast of Royals baseball.
Kansas and Missouri National Guard soldiers of the 35th Infantry Division, serving at Camp Arifjan in Kuwait, will be interviewed live by FOX Sports Kansas City during the
game. The 35th Infantry Division, along with U.S. troops throughout the world, will be able to watch the game live at 3 a.m. Kuwait time on American Forces Network (AFN).
In addition, hundreds of their family members will attend the game at Kauffman Stadium. The 35th Infantry Division, headquartered in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, is composed of Kansas and Missouri Army National Guard elements. After arriving in the Middle East, the 35th ID assumed a key role in Operation Spartan Shield in Kuwait and with joint training throughout the area. Its focus is on partnering with America's allies in the region.
This One’s For You coincides with the Royals’ annual Armed Forces Night at Kauffman Stadium. The Royals will hold a special pregame ceremony to honor the military. This One’s For You is being produced by FOX Sports Kansas City in coordination with the Royals,
American Forces Network and the Kansas and Missouri National Guard. FOX Sports Kansas City previously produced This One’s For You Royals telecasts in 2009 and 2011.
What: This One’s For You, a special telecast of Kansas City Royals baseball that will connect local troops serving overseas with their families at home and Royals fans.
Who: Soldiers from the Kansas and Missouri National Guards’ 35th Infantry Division will watch the game in Kuwait on American Forces Network. Family members and supporters
will be at Kauffman Stadium, and Royals fans throughout the region will watch at home.
When: Monday, September 11. Pregame coverage starts at 6 p.m. CT, and the game broadcast of Royals-White Sox from Kauffman Stadium begins at 7 p.m. CT -- that’s 3 a.m. in Kuwait.
Where: Live on FOX Sports Kansas City | Streaming on FOX Sports GO | Live on American Forces Network Sports | From Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City and Camp Arifjan in Kuwait
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