KC renames Baltimore Ave. to Royals Ave. for ALCS after Twitter request

Posted at 5:45 PM, Oct 09, 2014
and last updated 2014-10-09 18:57:07-04

Baltimore Avenue is getting an honorary name change thanks to the Boys in Blue.

KCMO City Communications Director Chris Hernandez told 41 Action News the city council voted unanimously for Baltimore Avenue to be renamed Royals Avenue during the playoffs.

@KCMO, the official Twitter account of the City of Kansas City, Mo., tweeted out this photo: 

The city said no actual signs will be changed; it is only an honorary name change.

Residents of Baltimore Ave. took to Twitter earlier in the week asking Mayor Sly James to rename their road.



Shannon Oleen, a resident of Baltimore Ave. had a few suggestions for the new name


Mayor James replied back on Twitter, noting the name change could be a possibility.



After the name change Thursday, Oleen was back on social media, thanking the city and cheering on her team.


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