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Who was playing Mario Kart on Kauffman Stadium’s giant video board?

connectVideoHelicopter captures video of Mario Kart played on the Kansas City Royals’ stadium scoreboard

A local news station’s helicopter, scoping out the site of Saturday’s NFL playoff game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Indianapolis Colts, one way or another caught up with a very different game at the neighboring stadium.

KCTV the helicopter was on the collection of antennas of Arrowhead Stadium on Tuesday when it was noticed that there was a super-size game of Mario Kart was broadcast on neighboring Kauffman Stadium, less than a half-mile away.

So who was using the facility, and its 105-metre-high screen, while the Kansas City Royals’ off-season?

Mystery solved. Turns out the Royals charities, the franchise’s own foundation.

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“This is a part of a @Royals Associates fundraiser with us for the kick-off of the year!” the team wrote on Twitter. “You can even have a video game party on CrownVision as an auction item in 2019.”

The foundation provides grants for programs for children and military families.

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