KANSAS CITY, Mo. (CBS SF) — The San Francisco Giants are helping the Kansas City Royals celebrate their World Series win with a gesture for the team’s staffers.
The 2014 World Series champs, which beat Kansas City in last year’s Fall Classic, sent 25 pizzas to Kauffman Stadium Monday for the Royals staff members planning for the team’s victory parade Tuesday.READ MORE: KPIX Reporters Remember Slain Security Guard Kevin Nishita; 'Just the Kindest Man'
The team ordered the pizzas from local favorite Minsky’s Pizza, which reported the gesture on its website:
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“The San Francisco Giants just called – and they want to send 25 pizzas to Kauffman Stadium for the Royals and their staff,” said Kenny Kantner, Manager and Partner for Minsky’s at 51st and Main. It was a pretty exciting moment – especially when the Giants wanted to include this note: “Have fun planning the parade – and enjoy the ride!”
After last year’s close final game, it was quite the classy move from the Giants, the Royals 2014 World Series adversary (and eventual world champions).
Within an hour after the call, Minsky’s steaming hot pizzas were on their way to Kauffman Stadium! Some lucky Royals staff members who were busy planning the parade were first to enjoy KC’s best pizzas while they waited for the Royals to arrive home.
The Giants are paying forward the gift they received from the 2013 World Series Champion Boston Red Sox, according to San Jose Mercury News reporter Andrew Baggarly.MORE NEWS: Burlingame Shoppers Show Up for Small Business Saturday