Patrick Mahomes, Son of Veteran MLB Pitcher, Becomes Part Owner of Royals

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Patrick Mahomes takes a swing in a celebrity softball game at Kauffman Stadium last season.

Patrick Mahomes takes a swing in a celebrity softball game at Kauffman Stadium last season.
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Patrick Mahomes, the starting quarterback for the Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs, has become the youngest owner in MLB history, joining a new ownership group of the Kansas City Royals.

Mahomes spent much of his childhood running in and out of MLB dugouts as his father, Pat Mahomes Sr., took the mound for a number of clubs as a relief pitcher. He appeared in more than 300 big league games.

“I’m honored to become a part-owner of the Kansas City Royals,” Mahomes said in a statement released by the franchise.

“I love this city and the people of this great town. This opportunity allows me to deepen my roots in this community, which is something I’m excited to do.”

The QB was also a 37th round draft selection in the MLB draft, with the Detroit Tigers taki

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