Kansas City Royals

VIDEO: Chambliss’s homer ends Yankees 12-year pennant drought in ’76

VIDEO: Chambliss’s homer ends Yankees 12-year pennant drought in ’76
October 17, 2012 No Comments »

It only took one pitch in the bottom of the ninth inning of Game Five of the 1978 ALCS for Chris Chambliss to end the suspense. On the first offering he saw from Kansas City reliever Mark Littell, the Yankee ... Read More »

VIDEO: Johnny Bench and The Baseball Bunch recreate The Pine Tar Incident

VIDEO: Johnny Bench and The Baseball Bunch recreate The Pine Tar Incident
September 15, 2012 No Comments »

From 1980 to 1985, The Baseball Bunch was a television show airing on Saturdays during the baseball season. It starred Johnny Bench as the host teaching a group of kids about baseball fundamentals and history, with special appearances from The Famous ... Read More »

Temper, temper: The troubled baseball career of José Offerman

Temper, temper: The troubled baseball career of José Offerman
September 15, 2012 No Comments »

There’s no place for violence in baseball, right? If your name is José Offerman you’d probably disagree. In a 15-year career in the major leagues, Offerman was a two-time All-Star, but most troubling, he was a multiple offender when it came ... Read More »

Little Freddie Patek made immediate impact on Royals

Little Freddie Patek made immediate impact on Royals
April 25, 2012 No Comments »

You have to wonder if Freddie Patek would even get drafted by a major league team today. Even back in the mid-1960s when baseball was much different than it is now, Patek wasn’t selected until the 22nd round of the ... Read More »

George Brett recalls the Pine Tar Game

George Brett recalls the Pine Tar Game
July 24, 2010 No Comments »

In the midst of the 1983 season, future Hall of Famer George Brett was involved in one of the stickiest incidents in baseball history. It involved a home run, some pine tar, and the rule book Read More »