This Date In Royals History–1977 Edition: June 23

Seattle scored two runs in the 10th inning to earn an 8-6 win over the Royals in a back-and-forth affair on Thursday night at Royals Stadium. Despite having pitched three innings already, reliever Mark Littell began the 10th inning on the mound for Kansas City. With one out, Dan Meyer doubled, Bob Stinson singled, and … Continue reading This Date In Royals History–1977 Edition: June 23

This Date In Royals History–1977 Edition: June 22

Al Cowens singled in the eighth inning to drive in the game-winning run, as the Royals defeated the Seattle Mariners, 4-3, on Wednesday night at Royals Stadium. After Seattle scored twice in the fifth to tie the game, it remained 3-3 until that eighth inning. Facing Mariners starter Dick Pole, who had scattered seven hits … Continue reading This Date In Royals History–1977 Edition: June 22

50 Greatest Kauffman Stadium Moments, #43: Royals Win 16th Straight (September 15, 1977)

Note: April 10, 2023 will mark the 50th anniversary of the first game at Royals/Kauffman Stadium. Each week, I will look at one memorable moment in stadium history, with the top moment revealed on April 10, 2023. Missed an entry? You can find past ones here. If you’ve been paying attention to this little corner … Continue reading 50 Greatest Kauffman Stadium Moments, #43: Royals Win 16th Straight (September 15, 1977)

This Date In Royals History–1977 Edition: June 20

The Royals hit two solo home runs but did nothing else on offense, losing 4-2 to Seattle on Monday night at Royals Stadium. Seattle scored first, getting one run in the first against Royals starter Dennis Leonard. With one out, Steve Braun doubled. With two outs, Leroy Stanton singled to score Braun. But Kansas City … Continue reading This Date In Royals History–1977 Edition: June 20

This Date In Royals History–1977 Edition: June 19

Despite blowing a 6-1 lead, the Royals captured an 8-7 walkoff win to complete a three-game sweep of the division-leading Minnesota Twins on Sunday afternoon at Royals Stadium. Kansas City wasted little time jumping on Twins starter Dave Goltz. Tom Poquette began the bottom of the first by reaching first when he struck out on … Continue reading This Date In Royals History–1977 Edition: June 19