This Date In Royals History–1977 Edition: September 13

The Royals were rained out for the second straight night, as even more precipitation hit Kansas City. Thankfully, there was no widespread flooding like there had been the previous night. But the rain and a subsequent power outage at Royals Stadium meant no baseball. As a result, the Royals’ four-game series against Oakland was now … Continue reading This Date In Royals History–1977 Edition: September 13

50 Greatest Kauffman Stadium Moments, #31: White Hits For Cycle (August 3, 1982)

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. Previously on this list, I covered Frank White’s 2000th … Continue reading 50 Greatest Kauffman Stadium Moments, #31: White Hits For Cycle (August 3, 1982)

This Date In Royals History–1977 Edition: September 12

The Royals’ first game of a four-game series at home against Oakland was rained out, as heavy rains battered Kansas City. Shortly after midnight, a heavy rainfall dumped about six inches of rain on the area. That storm ended before sunrise, but had thoroughly saturated the ground. When the second round of heavy rain moved … Continue reading This Date In Royals History–1977 Edition: September 12

This Date In Royals History–1977 Edition: September 11

The winning continued for the Royals, who picked up their 12th straight win, second straight series sweep, and completed a 7-0 road trip with a three-run ninth inning to defeat Minnesota, 4-1, on Sunday afternoon at Metropolitan Stadium in Bloomington. Minnesota used four pitchers in the ninth, to no avail. Starter Geoff Zahn was on … Continue reading This Date In Royals History–1977 Edition: September 11

This Date In Royals History–1977 Edition: September 10

The Royals picked up their club-record 11th straight win in style, bludgeoning the Twins by a 10-1 score on Saturday night at Metropolitan Stadium in Bloomington. The teams traded runs in the second inning. Al Cowens led off the top of the inning with a walk from Minnesota starter Dave Goltz, then stole second. With … Continue reading This Date In Royals History–1977 Edition: September 10

This Date In Royals History–1977 Edition: September 8

The Royals continued their home run derby in Seattle, belting five more in a 7-2 win over the Mariners on Thursday night at the Kingdome. This home run barrage gave Kansas City 12 home runs in the four-game sweep, with the Royals outscoring Seattle 35-13. Darrell Porter, in particular, definitely enjoyed facing the expansion team … Continue reading This Date In Royals History–1977 Edition: September 8