April 8, 1969: Baseball returns to Kansas City as Royals win debut

Senator William Stuart Symington of Missouri was a fighter.…
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August 2, 1973: George Brett makes his debut with Kansas City Royals

In late July of the 1973 season, Royals third baseman Paul Schaal…

September 29, 1976: Royals clinch tie for AL West division title

On September 29, 1976, the Kansas City Royals clinched at least…

June 15, 1979: Royals stage 'a comeback for all seasons' in defeating Brewers

Yogi Berra is credited with saying the baseball truism “It…
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August 17, 1980: George Brett raises batting average above .400

It was serendipity that George Brett even got his fifth plate…
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October 10, 1980: Royals advance to first World Series after sweeping Yankees in ALCS

The Kansas City Royals were on the threshold of experiencing…

October 16, 1985: Royals complete comeback against Blue Jays to win AL pennant

When Game Seven of the American League Championship Series began,…

April 12, 1986: Dennis Leonard returns to Royals for first start in three years

Dennis Leonard was the ace of the Kansas City Royals’ pitching…

August 2, 1987: Kevin Seitzer goes 6-for-6 as Royals rout Red Sox

The Kansas City Royals were undergoing a transition in 1986-87.…

July 17, 1990: Bo Jackson clouts three home runs in Royals' victory over Yankees

One year after the debut of the “Bo Knows” Nike ad campaign,1…

June 6, 1991: Royals outlast Rangers in 18-inning marathon

One game in June counts as much as the other 161, but in practice…
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September 30, 1992: George Brett joins 3,000-hit club with four-hit performance

George Brett entered the 1992 season as an accomplished veteran…
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September 26, 1993: George Brett announces retirement, then hits walk-off home run

Major-league baseball saw four Hall of Fame careers come to an…

April 5, 2004: Beltran's walk-off homer lifts Royals to Opening Day win

There was an air of excitement on Opening Day at Kauffman Stadium…

September 26, 2014: Royals clinch a postseason berth to end a 29-year drought

10,561 days is a long time. And if you reduce that number to…

September 30, 2014: Royals top A's in a wild AL Wild Card Game

From 1976 to 1985, the Kansas City Royals were one of the American…
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October 17, 2015: Communication breakdown sparks Royals’ late rally in Game 2

Once the Royals won the first game of the 2015 ALCS, the game…
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October 23, 2015: Lorenzo Cain races home, sends Royals to World Series

On a tense autumn evening at Kauffman Stadium, the Kansas City…