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?
A Royals fan who wasn’t alive in 1985 looks back and sees how much is different – from salaries to uniforms to hairstyles.
Howser, the beloved manager of the ’85 Royals, lost a struggle with cancer less than two years after the team’s World Series victory.