The San Francisco Giants could win a third World Series in five seasons by beating the Kansas City Royals. But it won’t make them a dynasty.
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?
Not only are they winning on the field, but the St. Louis Cardinals continue winning at the ticket office, setting a new Busch Stadium attendance record Monday night.
The Cardinals are headed to their fourth straight NLCS. Let that sink in for a minute. Four straight trips to the postseason, surviving a Wild Card game, and four best-of-five, anything can happen, NLDS frenzies. […]
Even though they have to wait until Monday to cheer on the Cardinals in person, fans are wasting no time getting their hands on the proper playoff gear.