50 Greatest Kauffman Stadium Moments, #46: Same Stadium, New Name (July 2, 1993)

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. Of course, Kauffman Stadium wasn’t always Kauffman Stadium. For … Continue reading 50 Greatest Kauffman Stadium Moments, #46: Same Stadium, New Name (July 2, 1993)

50 Greatest Kauffman Stadium Moments, #47: Dennis Leonard Returns (September 6, 1985)

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. Dennis Leonard was a workhorse. The numbers he posted … Continue reading 50 Greatest Kauffman Stadium Moments, #47: Dennis Leonard Returns (September 6, 1985)

50 Greatest Kauffman Stadium Moments, #48: Two Eras Come To An End (September 29, 2019)

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. The 2019 season was one to forget for the … Continue reading 50 Greatest Kauffman Stadium Moments, #48: Two Eras Come To An End (September 29, 2019)

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)

50 Greatest Kauffman Stadium Moments, #50: Ken Harvey’s Home Run (April 18, 2003)

Next year will mark the 50th anniversary of the first game at Royals/Kauffman Stadium. While Kauffman has unfortunately seen more than its share of bad baseball, there have been plenty of special, historical moments. To honor this occasion, I will offer my countdown of the top 50 moments in stadium history, one per week, every … Continue reading 50 Greatest Kauffman Stadium Moments, #50: Ken Harvey’s Home Run (April 18, 2003)

Remembering Chico Ruiz, The Royals Tragedy You Might Not Know About

I will never forget the empty feeling that Sunday morning when the news broke about Yordano Ventura dying in a car crash in the Dominican Republic. Years before that, even though he was no longer an active player, Dan Quisenberry’s death from brain cancer at age 45 was heart-wrenching. And Quisenberry’s former manager, Dick Howser, … Continue reading Remembering Chico Ruiz, The Royals Tragedy You Might Not Know About

Memorable Moments: The Day Brian McRae Charged…The Dugout?

Besides the trade deadline, baseball is abuzz today with talk about the Pirates-Reds brawl last night. That one featured something a little unusual, as Reds pitcher Amir Garrett left the pitcher's mound with the intent to take on the entire Pirates dugout. Unusual, but not original. I know of at least one other time a … Continue reading Memorable Moments: The Day Brian McRae Charged…The Dugout?