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1985 World Series (4-3): Kansas City Royals (91-71) over St. Louis Cardinals (101-61)

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WS: KCR-STL / ALCS: KCR-TOR / NLCS: STL-LAD
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Series Games

Game 1 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  October 19, 1985 at KauffmanStad (Kansas City Royals)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    St. Louis Cardinals          0  0  1    1  0  0    0  0  1     3  7  1
    Kansas City Royals           0  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  0     1  8  0

    PITCHERS: STL - Tudor, Worrell (7)
              KCR - Jackson, Quisenberry (8), Black (9)

               WP - John Tudor
	       LP - Danny Jackson
             SAVE - Todd Worrell

   HOME RUNS: STL - none
              KCR - none

  ATTENDANCE: 41,650

Game 2 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  October 20, 1985 at KauffmanStad (Kansas City Royals)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    St. Louis Cardinals          0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  4     4  6  0
    Kansas City Royals           0  0  0    2  0  0    0  0  0     2  9  0

    PITCHERS: STL - Cox, Dayley (8), Lahti (9)
              KCR - Leibrandt, Quisenberry (9)

               WP - Ken Dayley
	       LP - Charlie Leibrandt
             SAVE - Jeff Lahti

   HOME RUNS: STL - none
              KCR - none

  ATTENDANCE: 41,656

Game 3 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  October 22, 1985 at Busch Stad (St. Louis Cardinals)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Kansas City Royals           0  0  0    2  2  0    2  0  0     6 11  0
    St. Louis Cardinals          0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0     1  6  0

    PITCHERS: KCR - Saberhagen
              STL - Andujar, Campbell (5), Horton (6), Dayley (8)

               WP - Bret Saberhagen
	       LP - Joaquin Andujar
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: KCR - White
              STL - none

  ATTENDANCE: 53,634

Game 4 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  October 23, 1985 at Busch Stad (St. Louis Cardinals)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Kansas City Royals           0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0     0  5  1
    St. Louis Cardinals          0  1  1    0  1  0    0  0  x     3  6  0

    PITCHERS: KCR - Black, Beckwith (6), Quisenberry (8)
              STL - Tudor

               WP - John Tudor
	       LP - Bud Black
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: KCR - none
              STL - Landrum, McGee

  ATTENDANCE: 53,634

Game 5 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  October 24, 1985 at Busch Stad (St. Louis Cardinals)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Kansas City Royals           1  3  0    0  0  0    0  1  1     6 11  2
    St. Louis Cardinals          1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0     1  5  1

    PITCHERS: KCR - Jackson
              STL - Forsch, Horton (2), Campbell (4), Worrell (6), Lahti (8)

               WP - Danny Jackson
	       LP - Bob Forsch
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: KCR - none
              STL - none

  ATTENDANCE: 53,634

Game 6 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  October 26, 1985 at KauffmanStad (Kansas City Royals)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    St. Louis Cardinals          0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  0     1  5  0
    Kansas City Royals           0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  2     2 10  0

    PITCHERS: STL - Cox, Dayley (8), Worrell (9)
              KCR - Leibrandt, Quisenberry (8)

               WP - Dan Quisenberry
	       LP - Todd Worrell
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: STL - none
              KCR - none

  ATTENDANCE: 41,628

Game 7 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  October 27, 1985 at KauffmanStad (Kansas City Royals)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    St. Louis Cardinals          0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0     0  5  0
    Kansas City Royals           0  2  3    0  6  0    0  0  x    11 14  0

    PITCHERS: STL - Tudor, Campbell (3), Lahti (5), Horton (5), Andujar (5), Forsch (5), Dayley (7)
              KCR - Saberhagen

               WP - Bret Saberhagen
	       LP - John Tudor
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: STL - none
              KCR - Motley

  ATTENDANCE: 41,658

Series MVP - Bret Saberhagen

Series Batting Stats

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Kansas City Royals

                                          SERIES STATS                   |      REGULAR SEASON       
 Player              G  AB  R  H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO  BA    OBP   SLG  SB |  AB  H  HR  BA     OPS  SB
+-------------------+-+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+---+----+---+--+-----+-----+---+
 Steve Balboni       7  25  2  8  0  0  0   3  5  4  .320  .433  .320  0 | 600 146 36  .243  .784   1
*Joe Beckwith        1   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  0                    0 |   0   0  0               0
#Buddy Biancalana    7  18  2  5  0  0  0   2  5  4  .278  .435  .278  0 | 138  26  1  .188  .538   1
*Bud Black           2   1  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  1  .000  .000  .000  0 |   0   0  0               0
*George Brett        7  27  5 10  1  0  0   1  4  7  .370  .452  .407  1 | 550 184 30  .335 1.021   9
 Onix Concepcion     3   0  1  0  0  0  0   0  0  0                    0 | 314  64  2  .204  .500   4
*Dane Iorg           2   2  0  1  0  0  0   2  0  0  .500  .500  .500  0 | 130  29  1  .223  .599   0
 Danny Jackson       2   6  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  5  .000  .000  .000  0 |   0   0  0               0
 Lynn Jones          6   3  0  2  1  1  0   0  0  0  .667  .667 1.667  0 | 152  32  0  .211  .518   0
 Charlie Leibrandt   2   4  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  2  .000  .000  .000  0 |   0   0  0               0
 Hal McRae           3   1  0  0  0  0  0   0  1  0  .000  .667  .000  0 | 320  83 14  .259  .799   0
 Darryl Motley       5  11  1  4  0  0  1   3  0  1  .364  .364  .636  0 | 383  85 17  .222  .670   6
*Jorge Orta          3   3  0  1  0  0  0   0  0  0  .333  .333  .333  0 | 300  80  4  .267  .700   2
 Greg Pryor          1   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  0                    0 | 114  25  1  .219  .542   0
 Dan Quisenberry     4   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  0                    0 |   0   0  0               0
 Bret Saberhagen     2   7  1  0  0  0  0   0  0  4  .000  .000  .000  0 |   0   0  0               0
*Pat Sheridan        5  18  0  4  2  0  0   1  0  7  .222  .222  .333  0 | 206  47  3  .228  .642  11
 Lonnie Smith        7  27  4  9  3  0  0   4  3  8  .333  .400  .444  2 |+544 140  6  .257  .690  52
 Jim Sundberg        7  24  6  6  2  0  0   1  6  4  .250  .400  .333  0 | 367  90 10  .245  .689   0
 John Wathan         2   1  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  1  .000  .000  .000  0 | 145  34  1  .234  .643   1
 Frank White         7  28  4  7  3  0  1   6  3  4  .250  .323  .464  1 | 563 140 22  .249  .698  10
#Willie Wilson       7  30  2 11  0  1  0   3  1  4  .367  .387  .433  3 | 605 168  4  .278  .724  43
+-------------------+-+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+---+----+---+--+-----+-----+---+
 Total               7 236 28 68 12  2  2  26 28 56  .288  .366  .381  7 |        154  .252  .712 128

    * - bats left-handed, # - switch hits, ? - unknown, else - bats right-handed

A + before season totals indicates the player was with multiple teams this year.

St. Louis Cardinals

                                          SERIES STATS                   |      REGULAR SEASON       
 Player              G  AB  R  H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO  BA    OBP   SLG  SB |  AB  H  HR  BA     OPS  SB
+-------------------+-+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+---+----+---+--+-----+-----+---+
#Joaquin Andujar     2   1  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  1  .000  .000  .000  0 |  94  10  0  .106  .280   3
*Steve Braun         1   1  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  .000  .000  .000  0 |  67  16  1  .239  .685   0
 Bill Campbell       3   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  0                    0 |   6   2  0  .333  .889   0
 Cesar Cedeno        5  15  1  2  1  0  0   1  2  2  .133  .235  .200  0 |+296  86  9  .291  .790  14
 Jack Clark          7  25  1  6  2  0  0   4  3  9  .240  .321  .320  0 | 442 124 22  .281  .895   1
 Danny Cox           2   4  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  2  .000  .000  .000  0 |  79  12  0  .152  .365   0
*Ken Dayley          4   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  0                    0 |   5   2  0  .400  .800   0
 Ivan DeJesus        1   1  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  .000  .000  .000  0 |  72  16  0  .222  .552   2
 Bob Forsch          2   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  0                    0 |  45  11  1  .244  .644   0
 Brian Harper        4   4  0  1  0  0  0   1  0  1  .250  .250  .250  0 |  52  13  0  .250  .600   0
#Tom Herr            7  26  2  4  2  0  0   0  2  2  .154  .214  .231  0 | 596 180  8  .302  .795  31
*Ricky Horton        3   1  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  1  .000  .000  .000  0 |  16   1  0  .063  .274   0
*Mike Jorgensen      2   3  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  .000  .000  .000  0 | 112  22  0  .196  .625   2
 Jeff Lahti          3   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  0                    0 |   9   0  0  .000  .000   0
 Tito Landrum        7  25  3  9  2  0  1   1  0  2  .360  .360  .560  0 | 161  45  4  .280  .785   1
 Tom Lawless         1   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  0                    0 |  58  12  0  .207  .563   2
#Willie McGee        7  27  2  7  2  0  1   2  1  3  .259  .286  .444  1 | 612 216 10  .353  .887  56
 Tom Nieto           2   5  0  0  0  0  0   1  1  2  .000  .167  .000  0 | 253  57  0  .225  .586   0
#Terry Pendleton     7  23  3  6  1  1  0   3  3  2  .261  .346  .391  0 | 559 134  5  .240  .591  17
*Darrell Porter      5  15  0  2  0  0  0   0  2  5  .133  .235  .133  0 | 240  53 10  .221  .748   6
#Ozzie Smith         7  23  1  2  0  0  0   0  4  0  .087  .222  .087  1 | 537 148  6  .276  .716  31
*John Tudor          3   5  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  4  .000  .000  .000  0 |  94  13  0  .138  .395   0
*Andy Van Slyke      6  11  0  1  0  0  0   0  0  5  .091  .091  .091  0 | 424 110 13  .259  .774  34
 Todd Worrell        3   1  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  1  .000  .000  .000  0 |   1   0  0  .000  .000   0
+-------------------+-+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+---+----+---+--+-----+-----+---+
 Total               7 216 13 40 10  1  2  13 18 42  .185  .248  .269  2 |         87  .264  .714 314

    * - bats left-handed, # - switch hits, ? - unknown, else - bats right-handed

A + before season totals indicates the player was with multiple teams this year.

Series Pitching Stats

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Kansas City Royals

                        SERIES STATS                     |     REGULAR SEASON           
 Player              G  ERA   W-L SV CG  IP   H ER BB SO |  W-L   IP  ERA   WHIP  SO SV 
+-------------------+-+------+---+--+--+----+--+--+--+---+------+---+-----+-----+---+--+
 Bret Saberhagen     2   0.50 2-0  0  2 18.0 11  1  1 10 | 20-6  235  2.87  1.06 158   
*Charlie Leibrandt   2   2.76 0-1  0  0 16.3 10  5  4 10 | 17-9  238  2.69  1.22 108   
*Danny Jackson       2   1.69 1-1  0  1 16.0  9  3  5 12 | 14-12 208  3.42  1.37 114   
*Bud Black           2   5.06 0-1  0  0  5.3  4  3  5  4 | 10-15 206  4.33  1.34 122   
 Dan Quisenberry     4   2.08 1-0  0  0  4.3  5  1  3  3 |  8-9  129  2.37  1.22  54 37
 Joe Beckwith        1   0.00 0-0  0  0  2.0  1  0  0  3 |  1-5   95  4.07  1.38  80  1
+-------------------+-+------+---+--+--+----+--+--+--+---+------+---+-----+-----+---+--+
 Total                   1.89 4-3  0  3 62.0 40 13 18 42 |            3.49 1.300   

    * - throws left-handed, ? - unknown, else - throws right-handed

A + before season totals indicates the player was with multiple teams this year.

St. Louis Cardinals

                        SERIES STATS                     |     REGULAR SEASON           
 Player              G  ERA   W-L SV CG  IP   H ER BB SO |  W-L   IP  ERA   WHIP  SO SV 
+-------------------+-+------+---+--+--+----+--+--+--+---+------+---+-----+-----+---+--+
*John Tudor          3   3.00 2-1  0  1 18.0 15  6  7 14 | 21-8  275  1.93  0.94 169   
 Danny Cox           2   1.29 0-0  0  0 14.0 14  2  4 13 | 18-9  241  2.88  1.20 131   
*Ken Dayley          4   0.00 1-0  0  0  6.0  1  0  3  5 |  4-4   65  2.76  1.27  62 11
 Todd Worrell        3   3.86 0-1  1  0  4.7  4  2  2  6 |  3-0   22  2.91  1.11  17  5
 Bill Campbell       3   2.25 0-0  0  0  4.0  4  1  2  5 |  5-3   64  3.50  1.18  41  4
*Ricky Horton        3   6.75 0-0  0  0  4.0  4  3  5  5 |  3-2   90  2.91  1.32  59  1
 Joaquin Andujar     2   9.82 0-1  0  0  3.7 10  4  4  3 | 21-12 270  3.40  1.29 112   
 Jeff Lahti          3  12.27 0-0  1  0  3.7 10  5  0  2 |  5-2   68  1.84  1.30  41 19
 Bob Forsch          2  12.00 0-1  0  0  3.0  6  4  1  3 |  9-6  136  3.90  1.32  48  2
+-------------------+-+------+---+--+--+----+--+--+--+---+------+---+-----+-----+---+--+
 Total                   3.98 3-4  2  1 61.0 68 27 28 56 |            3.10 1.230   

    * - throws left-handed, ? - unknown, else - throws right-handed

A + before season totals indicates the player was with multiple teams this year.

WS: KCR-STL / ALCS: KCR-TOR / NLCS: STL-LAD

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