It took 25 days to complete what is quite possibly the most famous inning in Kansas City Royals history.
I-70 Baseball remembers two of the greatest Missouri baseball players of all time.
Danny Jackson was dominant for the World Champion Royals and was a key player later in his career for the Cardinals.
This week, I-70 Baseball is dedicating our focus to the Legends of the franchises.
We kick off our Legends week with a very special interview with Jana Howser, daughter of Royals’ legendary manager Dick Howser.
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.
October 26, 1985: The Royals defeated the Cardinals 2-1 in Game 6 of the World Series.
October 24, 1985: The Royals defeated the Cardinals 6-1 in Game 5 of the World Series.
Howser, the beloved manager of the ’85 Royals, lost a struggle with cancer less than two years after the team’s World Series victory.
The 20-game winner was the MVP and also became a father during the 1985 World Series.