This Date In Royals History–1980 Edition: June 23

It was a hit or miss night--almost literally--for the Royals, as they dropped a 4-1 loss to the Twins at Metropolitan Stadium in Minneapolis. Kansas City managed 10 hits, but Twins starter Jerry Koosman tied a Minnesota team record (at the time) with 15 strikeouts. The four Royals who managed to get hits all got … Continue reading This Date In Royals History–1980 Edition: June 23

This Date In Royals History–1980 Edition: June 21

The Royals suffered through a frustrating loss, leaving eight men on base and hitting into four double plays in a 5-1 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday night at Royals Stadium. Brewers starter Lary Sorensen allowed nine hits, but all of them were singles. He managed to pitch a complete game despite issuing three … Continue reading This Date In Royals History–1980 Edition: June 21

This Date In Royals History–1980 Edition: June 20

Milwaukee scored eight runs over the final three innings, ultimately cruising to a 10-5 win over the Royals on a cool Friday evening at Royals Stadium. Despite it being the first day of summer, game-time temperature was 67°. Royals starter Dennis Leonard retired the side in order in the first, but Milwaukee picked up an … Continue reading This Date In Royals History–1980 Edition: June 20

This Date In Royals History–1980 Edition: June 16

The Royals were one out away from victory when the Texas Rangers collected six straight hits, spoiling a pleasant Monday night at Royals Stadium with a 6-3 comeback win. With a game-time temperature of 79° offering a respite from some of the heat that had affected Kansas City for more than two weeks, Royals starter … Continue reading This Date In Royals History–1980 Edition: June 16