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Powerball Jackpot Winner Chose Numbers Of Royals Players

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George Brett. (Photo credit should read TONY RANZE/AFP/Getty Images)

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(WSCR) Baseball finally paid off for one Royals fans.

According to a report, Mark Hill of Dearborn, Mo., selected numbers of legendary Kansas City Royals players on his winning ticket in the second largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history. For
his efforts, Hill will take home a share of the $587.5 million Powerball jackpot.

The 52-year-old Hill selected numbers 5 (George Brett), 6 (Willie Wilson), 16 (Bo Jackson), 22 (Dennis Leonard), 23 (Mark Gubizca) and 29 (Dan Quisenberry).

Hill will split the jackpot with one other winner.

The two winners could opt to take a lump-sum payment of about $192 million.

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