The Royals were on top of the world in 1985, but the franchise has gone nowhere but down since then. However, Matt Kelsey says the team could soon be reminding all of us that a world championship in Kansas City is within reach.
Since their loss in the ’85 Series, the Cardinals have faced a number of hurdles. But in 2006, the team reached the mountaintop once again, and now the Redbirds are perennial playoff contenders.
October 27, 1985: The Royals defeated the Cardinals 11-0 in Game 7 of the World Series.
A Cardinals fan’s perspective: It may very well be the most famous moment in I-70 history, but it is past time to forget all about “The Call.”
October 26, 1985: The Royals defeated the Cardinals 2-1 in Game 6 of the World Series.
A Royals fan’s perspective: The 1985 World Series is known for one play, but ‘The Call,’ and the I-70 Series, runs much deeper.
The 1985 World Series is remembered for “The Call,” but the relief pitching throughout all seven games was the real deciding factor.
The Cardinals were in shambles after the 1984 season, but they rallied to put together an impressive and unlikely run to the playoffs.
October 24, 1985: The Royals defeated the Cardinals 6-1 in Game 5 of the World Series.
What does the 1985 World Series mean to a die-hard Cardinals fan… born in 1986?