Royals to host Ban Johnson All-Star game

Royals to host Ban Johnson All-Star game

Royals to host Ban Johnson All-Star game

KANSAS CITY -- The Royals will host the Ban Johnson All-Star game on Sunday morning at Kauffman Stadium before the finale of their series with the Tigers.

The game is slated to start at 9 a.m. CT and conclude by 11:30 a.m. The contest will feature top college ballplayers from the area who play in summer wood bat leagues. The Royals have hosted the event since 1969.

Dick Kaegel is a reporter for MLB.com. Kathleen Gier is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.