While many people know about the Giants, they are no rookie when it comes to the World Series having won two in the last four years, little is known about the Kansas City Royals. Here are five fun facts about America’s newest favorite team.
Baseball is trying to be pure again. And when you consider the final four teams in the MLB postseason, they did a good job. The Giants, Cardinals, Orioles and Royals aren’t considered members of the monetary aristocracy, at least not at the level of the Yankees, Red Sox, and Dodgers.
The Giants beat the Cardinals to make the World Series. But baseball fans outside of San Francisco will be rooting for the Royals.
The Royals reach their first World Series since 1985 with 8 straight American League playoff wins, beating the Athletics, Angels and Orioles.
The Royals lead the Orioles 2-0. The Cardinals and Giants are tied at one game. What’s the chance of each possible World Series matchup?
A lost Red Sox World Series ring is back on the finger of its owner, thanks to a nifty pickup by an ardent New York Yankees fan.
Some of the best American sporting events worth traveling for are the Daytona 500, the Masters Tournament, the Super Bowl the U.S. Open and the World Series.
St. Louis residents awoke to find a full-page ad in Tuesday’s St. Louis Post-Dispatch, thanking Cardinals for their welcome during the World Series. and looking forward to seeing them again in August. The ad, signed by John Henry, Tom Werner and Larry Lucchino of the Red Sox organization, is headlined “From One Great Baseball Town To Another.”
World Series MVP David Ortiz and Boston Red Sox teammate Shane Victorino had their beards shaved for charity Monday to benefit victims of the Boston Marathon bombings in April.
Some famous Boston beards will be falling victim to the razor on Monday.