Royals announce Sweeney Hall of Fame induction date
KANSAS CITY -- The Royals announced that Mike Sweeney's induction into the club's Hall of Fame will be held on Aug. 15.
The ceremony will be held prior to the 6:10 CT game against the Angels -- that night also will be Royals Retro Night, with the first 10,000 fans receiving a retro powder blue jersey.
The Royals also have added a Mike Sweeney Hall of Fame Bobblehead Day for the Sept. 6 game against the White Sox.
Sweeney was a five-time American League All-Star during his Royals career from 1995-2007. He still holds the single-season club record with 144 RBIs in 2000 and the second-best batting average at .340 in 2002.