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Phillies vs. Royals: Reflecting on the 1980 World Series


Throughout the latter half of the 1970s the Kansas City Royals were the dominant team in the American League West, winning the division title in 1976, 1977, and 1978.  They failed each year to defeat the New York Yankees in … Continue reading

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The Great George Brett/Hal McRae Batting Title Race of 1976


In 1976 the expansion Kansas City Royals were in the midst of taking their first American League West division title, with a record of 90 wins and 72 losses, but just as important was the race for the American League … Continue reading

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Twenty-five Years Since the “I-70 Series”


Almost no one picked the St. Louis Cardinals or the Kansas City Royals to win the MLB pennants in 1985, but it happened twenty-five years ago this fall as these two Missouri teams played each other in the World Series. … Continue reading

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