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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 16: Travis Ishikawa #45 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates after he hits a three-run walk-off home run to defeat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-3 during Game Five of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 16, 2014 in San Francisco, California.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Royals And Giants An Unlikely World Series Pairing

The World Series between the Royals and Giants will feature two teams that didn’t even win 90 games during the regular season.

10/18/2014

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5 Fun Facts About The Kansas City Royals

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.

10/17/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 15: Salvador Perez #13 of the Kansas City Royals celebrates with fans after their 2 to 1 win over the Baltimore Orioles to sweep the series in Game Four of the American League Championship Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 15, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Keidel: Royal Blue Skies For Kansas City

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.

10/17/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 15: Salvador Perez #13 of the Kansas City Royals celebrates with fans after their 2 to 1 win over the Baltimore Orioles to sweep the series in Game Four of the American League Championship Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 15, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Royals Will Be Fan Favorites In World Series

The Giants beat the Cardinals to make the World Series. But baseball fans outside of San Francisco will be rooting for the Royals.

10/17/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 15: The Kansas City Royals celebrate their 2 to 1 win over the Baltimore Orioles to sweep the series in Game Four of the American League Championship Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 15, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Kansas City Royals’ Streak May End In World Series

The Royals reach their first World Series since 1985 with 8 straight American League playoff wins, beating the Athletics, Angels and Orioles.

10/16/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 13: Rain collects on seats in the stadium to postpone Game Three of the American League Championship Series between the Baltimore Orioles and the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on October 13, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Predicting The World Series Matchup

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?

10/14/2014

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Remembering Mazeroski’s Home Run More Than Just Annual Tradition For Some

Oct. 13, 1960: Bill Mazeroski launches the greatest home run in baseball history, as the Pirates beat the Yankees to win the World Series.

10/13/2014

Made in Pittsburgh, pioneering, spirit, Bill Mazeroski

Fans To Mark 54th Anniversary Of Maz’s Homer

It was 54 years ago today that Bill Mazeroski entered the history books.

10/13/2014

Neal Huntington

Huntington: ‘We Believe We Have The Talent To Be In A Good Spot In September’

Pirates GM tells the Cook and Poni Show that he thinks this is a better Opening Day roster than last year.

93-7 The Fan–03/31/2014

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Clint Hurdle: Pirates Have What They Need To Win A World Series

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.

93-7 The Fan–03/06/2014

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Despite Losing Burnett, Coonelly Says Bucs Will Be Better In 2014

So far this Pirates offseason, one name has dominated the headlines, and it’s gotten all the way to Pirates President Frank Coonelly.

02/18/2014

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Five Sporting Events Worth Traveling For

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.

12/31/2013

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Auction Of Mazeroski Memorabilia Brings In $1.7 Million

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.

11/09/2013

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Leyland Reflects On Long Career, Days With Pirates

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.

KDKA-TV–11/01/2013

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Keidel: Redbirds Will Be Back In Catbird Seat

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.

11/01/2013

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