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

This Date In Royals History–1980 Edition: October 7

The Royals continued to prepare for their fourth playoff showdown in five seasons against the New York Yankees, with Game One set for Wednesday afternoon at Royals Stadium. Kansas City manager Jim Frey selected lefthander Larry Gura to start the first game, while New York skipper Dick Howser tabbed his lefthanded ace, Ron Guidry. Gura … Continue reading This Date In Royals History–1980 Edition: October 7