This Date In Royals History–1977 Edition: May 12

The first game of a highly anticipated four-game series between the Royals and the Texas Rangers had only one battle: Texas pitcher Gaylord Perry over the Kansas City offense in a knockout, as the visitors won 2-0 at Royals Stadium. Following the teams’ May 7 brawl in Arlington, and some public statements by the Rangers … Continue reading This Date In Royals History–1977 Edition: May 12

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

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