Hal McRae’s reputation as a hard-nosed baserunner might have cost the Royals a game, as they dropped a 4-3 decision to the Detroit Tigers at Royals Stadium. In the third inning, with the Royals trailing 2-0, George Brett hit a leadoff single. Tigers starter Vern Ruhle hit McRae with a pitch. John Mayberry hit a … Continue reading This Date In Royals History–1977 Edition: April 15
Through 51 seasons of baseball, the Royals’ constant search for power hitters has been well-chronicled, here and elsewhere. As you all know, Jorge Soler just this season became the first Royal to win a league home run title, but even more amazing, he became the first Royal to crack the 40-homer mark in a season. … Continue reading What If…The Royals Had Acquired Reggie Jackson?