KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Want to own part of the World Series field from The K? Now you can. Portions of the field and hundreds of other items from the 2015 postseason go on sale Friday.
The World Series ended with a W for the Royals, so it was only fitting when the grounds crew started digging up the iconic World Series logo at Kauffman Stadium piece by piece Thursday, they started with the W. Five-hundred six-by-six inch pieces of the painted bluegrass were punched out in front of the Royals dugout and carefully placed on a golf cart. They will be sold for $30 a piece, or $40 in a plastic holder.
Other items from the Royals historic postseason run include banners that hung around the stadium, which will run you anywhere from $150 to $400.
Bases on the field will sell for about $800, or the on deck circles which are $2,500 for the Postseason, and $5,000 for the World Series.
Balls from some of the most significant moments of the postseason are also for sale. World Series ball prices are set by Major League Baseball and seemed to start around $800.
The Director of Royals Authentics says he’s been working hard to get as much game-used merchandise possible for fans, but he also has to serve the players, Cooperstown and the Royals Hall of Fame.
“You are dealing with limited quantity that’s going to get a lot of interest in it," Justin Villareal said. "You can print 1,000 T-shirts, you can get as many of those as you want. I may only have x amount of balls from a World Series game, I may only have x amount of bases from a game.”
Some items have already gone up for auction, including Alcides Escobar’s inside the park home run, which netted more than $19,000.
The director says his goal is to have as many affordable items as possible so you can own your own piece of history. Doors open at The K at 3 o’clock Friday. Fans should line up outside Gate B.