Outfielder Jonny Gomes gave quite a speech during Tuesday’s World Series celebration for the Kansas City Royals, who defeated the New York Mets four games to one on Sunday.
Gomes grabbed a U.S. flag, asked for a moment of silence to honor third baseman Mike Moustakas’ mother and the fathers of pitchers Chris Young father and Edinson Volquez, who all passed away in the past four months.
“It’s unbelievable what those boys did,” Gomes said. “It’s unbelievable what they did! They stole bases, they hit homers. Hey guess what, Cy Young winner, not on our team, beat him. Rookie of the year, not on our team, we beat him. MVP of the whole league, (turns around) sorry, guys, not on our team. But we beat that guy, too! You know why we beat them. Because all of you all people had our backs.
“And Dayton Moore put this team together and Yost delivered it by being the captain of the ship. You all want to be politically correct, I’m the un-politically correct person. We whooped their ass!” he exclaimed as he tossed the microphone.
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