Found June 29, 2012 on i70baseball:
TOMA SELECTED TO ROYALS HALL OF FAME Induction for Royals Groundskeeper Set for August 31 KANSAS CITY, MO (June 29, 2012) — The Kansas City Royals today have announced that former groundskeeper George Toma has been voted into the Royals Hall of Fame.  Toma will become the 25th member of the Royals Hall of Fame when inducted during on-field ceremonies prior to the Minnesota Twins versus Royals game at Kauffman Stadium on Friday, August 31. Toma is the first inductee elected through the Royals Hall of Fame Veterans Committee which was part of a redesigned voting process established in 2011.  The veterans committee vote, taken in even numbered years,considers the candidacy of non-field personnel in addition to players and managers no longer eligible for election by Regular Phase Royals Hall of Fame Voting.  The committee consists of 16 members, comprised of select Royals Hall of Fame Members, Royals’ Club Executives and media members.  Candidates must be named on at least seventy-five...
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