KANSAS CITY -- The four most impactful Royals in franchise history?
Well, so far the fans say it's George Brett, Frank White, Bret Saberhagen and Dan Quisenberry. Brett is in the Baseball Hall of Fame, while all four are in the Royals Hall of Fame.
Alex Gordon, Hal McRae, Amos Otis and Willie Wilson also are in consideration.
Major League Baseball released the first voting update of the Franchise Four for all 30 clubs, including the Royals, on Wednesday. The Franchise Four allows fans to vote for the most impactful players who best represent each MLB franchise.
More than 11.8 million votes have been cast in the Franchise Four voting, and you can cast your ballot here. Voting ends on May 8, and winners from all 30 clubs will be announced at the 2015 All-Star Game, which will take place on July 14 at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati.
Jeffrey Flanagan is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter at @FlannyMLB. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.