This Date In Royals History–1980 Edition: August 7

Despite having one of the shortest trips possible between AL cities, the Royals had an off-day as they left Detroit and headed to Toronto for four games against the Blue Jays. The day off was a bonus since the originally scheduled three-game series was now a four-game one, thanks to an April rainout. The teams … Continue reading This Date In Royals History–1980 Edition: August 7

This Date In Royals History–1980 Edition: August 5

The Royals only got six hits, but they made them count in a 6-3 win over Detroit at Tiger Stadium, in a game marred by a benches-clearing brawl. The fight happened in the sixth inning, as Tigers starter Milt Wilcox threw two inside pitches to George Brett. The Royals’ third baseman, who had homered earlier … Continue reading This Date In Royals History–1980 Edition: August 5