The World Series between the Royals and Giants will feature two teams that didn’t even win 90 games during the regular season.
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?
Oct. 13, 1960: Bill Mazeroski launches the greatest home run in baseball history, as the Pirates beat the Yankees to win the World Series.
It was 54 years ago today that Bill Mazeroski entered the history books.
Pirates GM tells the Cook and Poni Show that he thinks this is a better Opening Day roster than last year.
Pirates manager Clint Hurdle sat down with “The Fan Morning Show” at Spring Training on Thursday to talk about his and his team’s preparation for the 2014 season.
So far this Pirates offseason, one name has dominated the headlines, and it’s gotten all the way to Pirates President Frank Coonelly.
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.
The uniform that Bill Mazeroski wore when he hit a walk-off home run for the Pittsburgh Pirates during the final game of the 1960 World Series has a new owner after an auction of the Hall of Famer’s memorabilia.
KDKA’s Bob Pompeani sits down with former Pittsburgh Pirates manager Jim Leyland to talk about everything from his decision to leave Pittsburgh to discussing what makes him a Hall of Fame manager.
Despite your monolithic love for the Cardinals, no one was rooting for the Redbirds more than I was. Not only as a Yankees fan, but as a native New Yorker imbued with an epic allergy to all things New England, I am biologically skewed against the Red Sox.