This Date In Royals History–1977 Edition: May 11

The Royals had a day off as they prepared for a four-game series at home with the Texas Rangers. Given the recent unpleasantness between the two teams, there was still plenty of tension heading into the series. Despite AL president Lee MacPhail’s statement that further incidents would result in suspensions, many fans wondered if there … Continue reading This Date In Royals History–1977 Edition: May 11

50 Greatest Kauffman Stadium Moments, #49: Justin Maxwell’s Walkoff Grand Slam (September 22, 2013)

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. Unlike Ken Harvey’s home run, this one came at … Continue reading 50 Greatest Kauffman Stadium Moments, #49: Justin Maxwell’s Walkoff Grand Slam (September 22, 2013)

This Date In Royals History–1977 Edition: May 9

The Royals fell behind early and never recovered, losing 5-3 to the California Angels on Monday night at Royals Stadium. California scored two unearned runs in the first. Gil Flores and Jerry Remy started the inning with singles off Royals starter Jim Colborn. A bunt moved both runners up, and Colborn then walked Joe Rudi … Continue reading This Date In Royals History–1977 Edition: May 9