This Date In Royals History–1980 Edition: July 26

A Royals Stadium-record crowd of 41,860 saw an exciting potential playoff preview, although they certainly hoped for a better result in October than New York’s 5-4 win over Kansas City on a pleasant summer Saturday evening. With both the Royals and Yankees opening up healthy leads in their respective divisions, this series definitely looked like … Continue reading This Date In Royals History–1980 Edition: July 26

This Date In Royals History–1980 Edition: July 21

When the game started, Royals outfielder Willie Wilson wasn’t in the lineup. He wasn’t even at Royals Stadium. Instead, Wilson was at a Kansas City hospital, where doctors were examining his sore right shoulder. When the exam was over, Wilson hustled to the ballpark and arrived in time to contribute a sensational running catch and … Continue reading This Date In Royals History–1980 Edition: July 21