As it becomes more and more apparent that Billy Butler will not be breaking the most embarrassing record in Kansas City Royals history I thought it would be a good time to look at the opposite side of the spectrum.
Lost in the roasting of Kansas City over the booing of Robinson Can0 was the sentiment that fans around baseball would not want to see Billy Butler compete in the Home Run Derby because they don’t even know who he is.
If you enjoyed last week’s article then you should really enjoy this one.
For many the idea that Eric Hosmer is destined to leave Kansas City in 4-5 short years is just further proof that this team will never compete, the Kool Aid Drinker says not so fast.
The Tigers sign Prince Fielder and it’s the Kool Aid Drinker to the rescue, Royals fans!
Steve Balboni has the highest single season home run total in Royals history, but how does that measure up to the rest of the league?
October 27, 1985: The Royals defeated the Cardinals 11-0 in Game 7 of the World Series.
October 26, 1985: The Royals defeated the Cardinals 2-1 in Game 6 of the World Series.
October 20, 1985: The Cardinals defeated the Royals 4-2 in Game 2 of the 1985 World Series
The Royals were built around veteran leaders like Willie Wilson, but their offense was less powerful than that of their cross-state rivals – on paper.