Chiefs’ Mahomes becomes part owner of MLB’s Royals

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes has become a part owner of the Kansas City Royals, the MLB team announced on Tuesday.”We are very proud and excited to have Patrick as our partner in the ownership group of this franchise,” principal owner, chairman and CEO John Sherman said in a statement. “Along with the rest of Kansas City, I have watched Patrick compete and become an extraordinary leader, both on and off the football field.”… Consistent with the entirety of our ownership group, he has a deep commitment to Kansas City and a real passion for the game of baseball — dating back to his childhood.”Mahomes was a top baseball player in high school and pitched while at Texas Tech, but football was his primary focus. His father, Pat Mahomes, spent 11 years pitching in the majors for six teams, including five years with the Minnesota Twins (1992-96).