Welcome to Kings of Kauffman, the Kansas City Royals news and opinions site brought to you by the FanSided Network. Kings of Kauffman is dedicated to providing top-notch Royals news, views, and original content. This site also serves as a community for like-minded fans to come together to catch up on the latest news and to discuss their passion.

Meet The Team

Matthew Gerrity

Matt is a Sport Management graduate who first became a sportswriter by covering professional esports. Among his other interests, he plays competitive card games and trains as a runner.

Mike Gillespie

Mike Gillespie is a Site Co-Expert at Kings of Kauffman. He joined the site as a contributor in 2019 and became a Site Co-Expert a year later. He's written well over 1,000 stories about the Royals since coming on board the site. Among other interesting life pursuits, Mike has also been a sportswriter for a Kansas daily newspaper.


Patrick Glancy

Patrick Glancy is the creator of Powder Blue Nostalgia, a weekly newsletter celebrating baseball history from 1985-94, a period that just so happens to correspond with his youth. A self-professed history nerd, he has been hooked on Royals baseball, for better or worse, since attending his first game in 1985. He loves writing about baseball from all eras, and has also published several works of fiction. Look for him on Kings of Kauffman, Powder Blue Nostalgia, and of course, at the K!

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