Kansas City fans from all walks of life celebrate Royals success heading into Game 7

Posted at 5:09 PM, Oct 29, 2014
and last updated 2014-10-29 18:29:53-04

Kansas City Royals spirit is pouring in from every corner of Kansas City.

When you drive down Oak Street near downtown Kansas City, it’s hard to miss the Kultured Chameleon building.

Home of the Kansas City Street Art Gallery, the brick wall is typically covered with street art from various artists. But a few days ago, partner and general manager, Brian “Scenario” Fraser decided to cover the giant canvas with some Royals pride.

“You don't look at a street artist and say he's a baseball fan or a Royals fan, you know,” said Fraser. “I wanted to show that we all have a little bit of love for our city.”

When Fraser first painted the wall blue, he said some neighbors were not too happy.

“They were like, ‘What are you doing, you're destroying the art!’” said Fraser. “I'm like, ‘I think you should stay tuned. It's blue, what do you think I'm about to do?’”

And he’s not finished.

“After tonight's game I'm hoping I get to change “take” to “took,” he said, referring to the words “Take the Crown.”

A few blocks away, for the fans who may be a little less artistically-inclined, they’re wearing their spirit on their sleeves.

The Garment District is selling one-of-a-kind T-shirts, made by local company, Freelance Brand Clothing.

“It's been crazy,” said Courtney Yager, general manager. “We have seen so many people coming in to get These T-shirts. It's unreal.”

Yager said not only have people been buying the T-shirts. But when they come in for a shirt, they’ll look around the store, increasing overall sales for the store.

“Our numbers are great,” she said. “We've beat our year already because of it.”

Mayor Sly James is thrilled with the response to Kansas City from around the country.

“It's about time that we had something like this where we can just say, ‘This is ours, we did it, we showed the rest of you and this is something we're going to cherish,’” James said.

One look around town shows Kansas City pride, up front and center, all thanks to the boys in blue.