KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Some of the most dedicated Royals fans actually work behind the scenes. One man has dedicated half of his life to Kauffman Stadium. He's witnessed the good and the bad and could be considered the Royals' number one fan.
There was a time when World Series tickets were $30 and standing room only went for $6. That was in 1985, when Harold Michael was a ticket seller. He's had a long history with Kauffman Stadium.
"I opened the stadium in 1973," he said.
He was there for the unforgettable smooch in 1979.
"When Morgana, she was a stripper from downtown, she ran out onto the field out by second base and kissed George Brett," he recalled with a laugh.
He also witnessed Royals glory in '85. Through his time at The K, he's collected memories and he's still adding on. The 81-year-old is now a ticket scanner, a role he's had for the past eight years.
He hopes to continue the Royals affair as long as he can.
"You have to talk to somebody up there," Michael said as he pointed to the sky.