From SABR member Darin Watson at U.L.’s Toothpick on December 3, 2019:
Royals history was very nearly changed before the team ever took the field. Many times when I write about Royals history, I feel like I’m telling stories that many fans already know. Maybe that’s because I’ve read or heard them before, so I’m familiar, but that’s how it feels. This one, however…I had never heard this one before. I happened across it as I researched the day-by-day happenings of the 1969 team. There in The Sporting News was the story of how the Royals very nearly acquired Reggie Jackson.
Read the full article here: https://ulstoothpick.com/2019/12/03/what-if-the-royals-had-acquired-reggie-jackson/
Originally published: December 3, 2019. Last Updated: December 3, 2019.