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Kingery Family to be featured on KSTP-TV Sunday, Monday

ATWATER -- Former major league baseball player Mike Kingery and his family will be featured on the "On the Road with Jason Davis" program, Sunday and Monday on KSTP-TV.

Kingery, who lives in Atwater, played 17 seasons of professional baseball, including 11 seasons with six different major league teams from 1986-96. He began his major league career with the Kansas City Royals and also played for the San Francisco Giants, Oakland Athletics, Colorado Rockies and Pittsburgh Pirates.

Davis went to the Kingery home and also videotaped them singing at the Kandiyohi County Fair last month in Willmar.

The segment will be shown on the 10:30 p.m. newscast on Sunday and will repeat again at 11 p.m. On Monday, the segment will be shown during the 11 a.m. telecast and again during the 2 p.m. slot.

The Kingery Family sings bluegrass music and recently had their first CD, called By the Mark, released.

The Kingerys consist of Mike, his wife, Chris, daughters Rachel, Anna, Michelle, Rebekah, Elizabeth and Abigail, and sons David and Joshua.

The Kingery Family will be performing today at the Atwater Thresher's Show from 3:45 to 5 p.m.