This Date In Royals History–1980 Edition: July 18

The Royals began a weekend series with their hated rivals in the Bronx in style, whipping the Yankees 13-1 on a Friday night at Yankee Stadium. Kansas City pounded out 21 hits against three New York pitchers. Meanwhile, Royals starter Larry Gura held the Yankees to three hits, taking a no-hitter into the sixth inning. … Continue reading This Date In Royals History–1980 Edition: July 18

This Date In Royals History–1980 Edition: July 14

What looked like an easy win turned a little too interesting in the late innings. Luckily for the Royals, they had Dan Quisenberry on their side. The submariner picked up his 17th save as he finished off Kansas City’s 8-4 win over the Orioles at Memorial Stadium in Baltimore. Royals starter Paul Splittorff had pitched … Continue reading This Date In Royals History–1980 Edition: July 14

This Date In Royals History–1980 Edition: July 10

Willie Aikens had a part in all three runs, while Paul Splittorff and Dan Quisenberry held down the Detroit offense as the Royals returned from the All-Star break with a 3-2 win on a scorching Thursday night at Royals Stadium. Despite the 105° temperature at game time, Splittorff scattered seven hits over the first seven … Continue reading This Date In Royals History–1980 Edition: July 10