This Date In Royals History–1980 Edition: October 21

Steve Carlton handcuffed the Royals, allowing just four hits in seven innings while striking out seven, as the Phillies captured a World Series title by defeating the Royals 4-1 on a Tuesday night at Veterans Stadium in Philadelphia. The Phillies won the Series four games to two. Appropriately, the final game was won by Philadelphia … Continue reading This Date In Royals History–1980 Edition: October 21

This Date In Royals History–1980 Edition: October 16

The World Series paused as the two teams traveled to Kansas City, with Philadelphia holding a 2-0 edge over the Royals. Both teams welcomed the day off as they faced injury concerns. The biggest one, and the most famous, was Royals third baseman George Brett’s hemorrhoid, which had become so painful that he left Game … Continue reading This Date In Royals History–1980 Edition: October 16

This Date In Royals History–1980 Edition: October 13

The Royals and Phillies held workouts at Veterans Stadium in Philadelphia the day before World Series Game One. As Philadelphia manager Dallas Green and Kansas City manager Jim Frey announced their starting pitching plans for the Series, the Royals appeared to be in better shape. Frey planned to send 20-game winner Dennis Leonard to the … Continue reading This Date In Royals History–1980 Edition: October 13