Letter to the editor: Shame on Merrifield

To the editor:

I’ve been a loyal Kansas City Royals fan for many years despite their losing record. However, I am extremely disappointed with them now, especially Whit Merrifield. Recently 10 Royals did not make the trip to Toronto because Canada requires COVID vaccination. Their number was more than twice all the other Major League teams. The 10 chose not to get vaccinated, which is their right, but Whit said the vaccination did not work. He went on to say maybe he would have gotten the shot if the Royals had been a contender! Does that make any sense? Kids idolize sports figures. Now they return to school and tell their friends we don’t need the vaccine! It does not work, Whit said so! Nice role model, Whit! You should be ashamed of your comments!

Craig Tucker,



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