Former University of Central Florida catcher Drew Butera made UCF history by becoming the first Knight to become a world champion.

The Kansas City Royals won their first world series title since 1985. Butera caught the final three outs.

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The Royals defeated the New York Mets 7-2 in the twelfth inning.

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Butera was a catcher for UCF Baseball and was drafted to the New York Mets from UCF in the fifth round of the 2005 Major League Baseball Draft.

Other teams Butera has played for include the Minnesota Twins, Los Angeles Dodgers and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

Butera was also picked by the Toronto Blue Jays in the forty-seventh round of the 2002 Major League Baseball Draft when he graduated high school but decided to not sign.

Drew Butera is the first Knight to be a WORLD CHAMPION!!!He caught the final three outs to help the Royals win the #WorldSeries. #TakeTheCrown#BuiltByUCF | #ChargeOn | #UCF

Posted by UCF Baseball on Sunday, November 1, 2015