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Toronto Blue Jays vs. Kansas City Royals — Aug. 5, 1986

Nothing like some baseball brawling to start off a series between a couple teams mired in disappointing years after meeting a year before for the American League championship. 981 more words


Fond (and scary) memories of Kansas City' 1985 championship parade

Kansas City’s ready to celebrate. Wish I could be there again, but without the fires this time.

No, Kansas City doesn’t riot to celebrate championships. It just doesn’t know how to do a parade. 781 more words

Kansas City Royals

1990 Candidates

Brain drain is the result of highly intelligent people leaving a country or a company for better prospects elsewhere. Major League Baseball experienced a bit of a brain drain 35-40 years ago when three Hall of Fame managers, Earl Weaver, Dick Williams, and Whitey Herzog retired. 211 more words


7/4/83: Pine Tar Incident

Today is the 32nd anniversary of the Pine Tar Incident, a legendary controversy involving George Brett on July 23, 1983. I don’t need to repeat what happened – anyone who reads my posts already knows the story. 75 more words

Recollections Of My Baseball Career

The Pine Tar Game: The Kansas City Royals, New York Yankees and Baseball's Most Absurd and Entertaining Controversy

I received a republication copy of this book (July 21, 2015) through NetGalley with the understanding that I would publish are review on my blog, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and Google + pages along with NetGalley, Amazon and Goodreads. 160 more words

New York Yankees