Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes hits long home run at Royals’ celebrity softball game

Bo Jackson, Deion Sanders … Patrick Mahomes?

If his one at-bat at Kauffman Stadium reveals something, it is that the Kansas City Chiefs star quarterback has some talent in one other sport.

The Kansas City Royals hosted a star softball recreation at their ballpark Friday night time, and Mahomes headlined the rosters.


Patrick Mahomes playing softball

Quarterback Patrick Mahomes of the Kansas City Chiefs hits a ball through the Big Slick Celebrity Softball Game previous to a recreation between the Chicago White Sox and Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium June 7, 2019, in Kansas City, Mo.  (Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Mahomes might be probably the most beloved athlete in Kansas City for the time being, possibly ever. He led the Chiefs to their third Super Bowl win in franchise historical past in February.

So, he naturally needed to placed on a present.

During the sport, Mahomes launched an absolute missile for a house run.

Mahomes does have some baseball blood in him. His father Pat was a pitcher for six MLB groups throughout an 11-year profession.

Mostly a reliever, the older Mahomes frolicked with the Minnesota Twins, Boston Red Sox, New York Mets, Texas Rangers, Chicago Cubs and Pittsburgh Pirates, ending his profession with a 5.47 ERA.

Pat Mahomes holds his son

Pat Mahomes, the previous baseball participant, with son Patrick Mahomes. (Minnesota Twins)

Patrick Mahomes was a prime prospect within the 2014 MLB Draft, however he was already dedicated to play soccer at Texas Tech. The Detroit Tigers drafted him within the thirty seventh spherical, however he by no means signed.

The youthful Mahomes performed baseball up till his sophomore 12 months of school whereas beginning at quarterback for the soccer group. He threw a 16-strikeout no-hitter his senior 12 months of highschool. 

Patrick Mahomes throws a softball

Patrick Mahomes through the Big Slick Celebrity Softball Game previous to a recreation between the Colorado Rockies and the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium June 2, 2023, in Kansas City, Mo.  (Jay Biggerstaff/Getty Images)


Chiefs teammate and accomplice in crime Travis Kelce was additionally at Friday’s recreation.

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