Defending Champion Kansas City Royals Visit White House

The Kansas City Royals were able to finish what they set out to do last year, earning them a world championship and a trip to the White House.

In a tradition major league baseball teams partake in, the Kansas City Royals — who won the Fall Classic over the New York Mets in five games last year — paid a visit to the White House.

Currently in the midst of a disappointing season which has them at .500 through 94 games, the Royals used their off day to reflect on a tremendous accomplishment.

When addressing the forceful playoff run, President Barack Obama — a Commander in Chief who knows his sports — addressed that, “In all, they had eight comeback wins in the playoffs which is a Major League record.”

In hopes of enjoying a second half playoff run, the team took front seat to a day they will not soon forget.

Heading to the White House with the boys! @mrzoombiya1 @salvadorp13 @paulo_orlando16 @kelvinherrera40 #papo #kmo

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