Read all about the installation of a new giant crown on KansasCity.com:
The massive new Kansas City Royals crown — one of the signatures of the renovated Kauffman Stadium — was hoisted atop the scoreboard last week.Lots of photos here.
And then it came right back down.
The problem: It didn’t glitter enough.
Over the last couple days, work crews (right) have been installing new cladding, some shipped overnight from London, using special shingles. When the dark protective film comes off, the overall look will sparkle more, said Roger Reed of Zahner Architectural Metal.