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.
Whitey Herzog was the leader as well as the heart and soul of the St. Louis Cardinals in 1985.
October 23, 1985: The Cardinals defeated the Royals 3-0 in Game 4 of the World Series.
A fateful event prior to the World Series put the National League Rookie of the Year on the shelf, and Tito Landrum found suddenly found himself in the national spotlight.
October 22, 1985: The Royals defeated the Cardinals 6-1 in Game 3 of the World Series.
The 20-game winner was the MVP and also became a father during the 1985 World Series.
The Royals had one big-name star going into the ’85 World Series. A look back at Kansas City’s Hall of Famer.
“Go crazy, folks!” The Wizard played brilliantly in the 1895 NLCS, but his production disappeared in the World Series.
October 20, 1985: The Cardinals defeated the Royals 4-2 in Game 2 of the 1985 World Series