Royals to wear special throwback Kansas City Packers unis May 30

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Royals announced on Friday they would wear special Kansas City Packers throwback uniforms during their May 30 game against the Cubs in Chicago.

The Cubs are celebrating the 100 year anniversary of the Federal League, of which the Packers and the Chicago Whales were part of in 1914 and ’15. The Cubs will also wear throwback uniforms on May 30.

The Royals recently saluted the Negro Leagues by donning Kansas City Monarchs uniforms on Sunday against the Yankees. The club will also wear unique "Los Reales" jerseys on July 25 as part of a celebration of Latin American culture.

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