Final preparations are made to the field at Kauffman Stadium on April 5, 2010.
The game ball sits on the pitcher’s mound as soldiers from Whiteman Air Force Base carry off a giant American flag at Kauffman Stadium on April 5, 2010.
The Kansas City Royals’ Willie Bloomquist misplays a fly ball on April 5, 2010.
I covered Opening Day for the Kansas City Royals on April 5, 2010. It was a beautiful day: no rain, a slight breeze and a high temperature of 79 degrees. Unfortunately, the Royals were defeated by the Detroit Tigers 8-4.