Royals honor Hispanic community leader

KANSAS CITY -- The Royals held their Viva Los Royals celebration on Sunday and installed Joe Mendoza, a leader in the Hispanic community, in the Buck O'Neil Legacy Seat at Kauffman Stadium.

Mendoza, who started the retail lending division at Arvest Bank in 2009, is on the boards of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the Arts Council of Johnson County and is treasurer of the Guadalupe Center board.

Dick Kaegel is a reporter for This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.