Royals to rename Kauffman Stadium

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Royals to rename Kauffman Stadium

Post by AllThingsKC » Mon Nov 07, 2011 12:27 am

According to "a source," the Royals could announce the new corporate name as soon as Monday. The source said it is a bank, possibly Arvest Bank.

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Re: Royals to rename Kauffman Stadium

Post by WSPanic » Mon Nov 07, 2011 9:13 am

Classy. Should just skip the middle man and call it Old Roy Field at Wal-Mart Savings & Loan Stadium.

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Post by KCPowercat » Mon Nov 07, 2011 10:06 am

Sad being done before all star game.

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Re: Royals to rename Kauffman Stadium

Post by chingon » Mon Nov 07, 2011 10:21 am

Wasn't there a rumor about Arrowhead being renamed and the announcement happening during Monday Night Football?

Its not that I don't beleive it, but until it happens -- and even after -- why worry.

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Post by taxi » Mon Nov 07, 2011 10:23 am

I think this is good. It brigs some nice attention to the place. Also, I'm concerned that people will get confused and show up at the Kauffman PAC when they're trying to go to a game, or show up at the stadium when they're trying to go to the opera or ballet. That would be a drag.

Maybe we can get a corporate sponsor for KCMO and thereby avoid any more confusion with KCK, while getting some extra, much-needed funds for our fair city.

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Re: Royals to rename Kauffman Stadium

Post by zonk » Mon Nov 07, 2011 10:24 am

Not Arvest....it will be a national bank.

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Re: Royals to rename Kauffman Stadium

Post by WSPanic » Mon Nov 07, 2011 11:28 am

zonk wrote:Not Arvest....it will be a national bank.
M&I?

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Post by shinatoo » Mon Nov 07, 2011 11:51 am

Mazuma and so on.
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Post by kcmetro » Mon Nov 07, 2011 11:52 am

zonk wrote:Not Arvest....it will be a national bank.
Great :roll:

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Post by MidWestSider » Mon Nov 07, 2011 11:55 am

Captial Federal would be great! "True Blue!"

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Re: Royals to rename Kauffman Stadium

Post by phuqueue » Mon Nov 07, 2011 12:18 pm

What the fuck is Arvest Bank

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Re: Royals to rename Kauffman Stadium

Post by aknowledgeableperson » Mon Nov 07, 2011 12:46 pm

Just look it up in WIKI.

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Post by KCMax » Mon Nov 07, 2011 1:30 pm

Does Arvest even have branches here? They don't have much of a presence. I can't see why they'd want to put their name in a market they're not big in.

I hope its Bank of America. That would be perfect with our ownership.

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Post by AllThingsKC » Mon Nov 07, 2011 1:53 pm

The only reason why it's possibly Arvest is because the CEO (or someone) is the son of somebody important at Wal-Mart, who is also the cousin of the mother's uncle....or something. And since David Glass was the CEO of Wal-Mart, some people think it is Arvest Bank.

They explained the connection on TV, but I don't remember it very well.

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Re: Royals to rename Kauffman Stadium

Post by kcmetro » Mon Nov 07, 2011 8:48 pm

At least wait until the All Star Game is over before renaming it. Ewing Kauffman put the Royals on the map, and it would be a slap in the face to that family to rename the stadium right before the ASG. But I wouldn't put it past David Glass to do something like that.

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Post by KansasCityCraka » Mon Nov 07, 2011 10:29 pm

Maybe they can just sell the TSC name instead of the stadiums.

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Post by pstokely » Tue Nov 08, 2011 5:17 am

MidWestSider wrote:Captial Federal would be great! "True Blue!"
They don't have any branches in MO

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Re: Royals to rename Kauffman Stadium

Post by WSPanic » Tue Nov 08, 2011 9:29 am

KCMax wrote:Does Arvest even have branches here? They don't have much of a presence. I can't see why they'd want to put their name in a market they're not big in.

I hope its Bank of America. That would be perfect with our ownership.
They had commercial on during MNF when the Chiefs were playing. Looked like they were opening a dozen or so local branches. That was honestly the first time I'd ever heard of them.

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Post by KCPowercat » Tue Nov 08, 2011 11:45 am

There is an arvest in the library district.

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Re: Royals to rename Kauffman Stadium

Post by NDTeve » Tue Nov 08, 2011 5:49 pm

WSPanic wrote:
KCMax wrote:Does Arvest even have branches here? They don't have much of a presence. I can't see why they'd want to put their name in a market they're not big in.

I hope its Bank of America. That would be perfect with our ownership.
They had commercial on during MNF when the Chiefs were playing. Looked like they were opening a dozen or so local branches. That was honestly the first time I'd ever heard of them.
There's been one on Shawnee Mission Parkway and Nall for about a year.

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