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

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

Game 1 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Saturday, October 19, 1985 at Royals Stadium (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

  Sunday, October 20, 1985 at Royals Stadium (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

  Tuesday, October 22, 1985 at Busch Stadium II (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

  Wednesday, October 23, 1985 at Busch Stadium II (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 - Buddy Black
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: KCR - none
              STL - Landrum, McGee

  ATTENDANCE: 53,634

Game 5 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Thursday, October 24, 1985 at Busch Stadium II (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

  Saturday, October 26, 1985 at Royals Stadium (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

  Sunday, October 27, 1985 at Royals Stadium (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

Kansas City Royals Batting

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SB CS E G AB R H HR RBI SB BA OPS
Steve Balboni 7 25 2 8 0 0 0 3 5 4 .320 .433 .320 .753 0 0 0 160 600 74 146 36 88 1 .243 .783
Joe Beckwith 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 49 0 0 0 0 0 0
Buddy Biancalana 7 18 2 5 0 0 0 2 5 4 .278 .435 .278 .713 0 0 0 81 138 21 26 1 6 1 .188 .538
Buddy Black 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 1 33 0 0 0 0 0 0
George Brett 7 27 5 10 1 0 0 1 4 7 .370 .452 .407 .859 1 0 1 155 550 108 184 30 112 9 .335 1.022
Onix Concepcion 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 131 314 32 64 2 20 4 .204 .500
Dane Iorg 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0 0 64 130 7 29 1 21 0 .223 .599
Danny Jackson 2 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 1 32 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lynn Jones 6 3 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 .667 .667 1.667 2.333 0 0 0 110 152 12 32 0 9 0 .211 .517
Charlie Leibrandt 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 33 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hal McRae 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .667 .000 .667 0 0 112 320 41 83 14 70 0 .259 .799
Darryl Motley 5 11 1 4 0 0 1 3 0 1 .364 .364 .636 1.000 0 1 0 123 383 45 85 17 49 6 .222 .670
Jorge Orta 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 0 0 110 300 32 80 4 45 2 .267 .700
Greg Pryor 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 63 114 8 25 1 3 0 .219 .542
Dan Quisenberry 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 84 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bret Saberhagen 2 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 32 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pat Sheridan 5 18 0 4 2 0 0 1 0 7 .222 .222 .333 .556 0 0 0 78 206 18 47 3 17 11 .228 .642
Lonnie Smith 7 27 4 9 3 0 0 4 3 8 .333 .400 .444 .844 2 2 0 *148 544 92 140 6 48 52 .257 .690
Jim Sundberg 7 24 6 6 2 0 0 1 6 4 .250 .400 .333 .733 0 0 0 115 367 38 90 10 35 0 .245 .689
John Wathan 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 60 145 11 34 1 9 1 .234 .643
Frank White 7 28 4 7 3 0 1 6 3 4 .250 .323 .464 .787 1 1 0 149 563 62 140 22 69 10 .249 .698
Willie Wilson 7 30 2 11 0 1 0 3 1 4 .367 .387 .433 .820 3 0 0 141 605 87 168 4 43 43 .278 .724
Totals 92 236 28 68 12 2 2 26 28 56 .288 .366 .381 .747 7 4 162 5500 687 1384 154 128 .252 .714

St. Louis Cardinals Batting

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SB CS E G AB R H HR RBI SB BA OPS
Joaquin Andujar 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 38 94 2 10 0 8 3 .106 .279
Steve Braun 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 64 67 7 16 1 6 0 .239 .685
Bill Campbell 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 50 6 2 2 0 1 0 .333 .889
Cesar Cedeno 5 15 1 2 1 0 0 1 2 2 .133 .235 .200 .435 0 0 0 *111 296 38 86 9 49 14 .291 .789
Jack Clark 7 25 1 6 2 0 0 4 3 9 .240 .321 .320 .641 0 0 0 126 442 71 124 22 87 1 .281 .895
Danny Cox 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 35 79 3 12 0 6 0 .152 .365
Ken Dayley 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 57 5 0 2 0 0 0 .400 .800
Ivan de Jesus 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 59 72 11 16 0 7 2 .222 .551
Bob Forsch 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 34 45 3 11 1 4 0 .244 .644
Brian Harper 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .250 .250 .250 .500 0 0 43 52 5 13 0 8 0 .250 .600
Tom Herr 7 26 2 4 2 0 0 0 2 2 .154 .214 .231 .445 0 0 0 159 596 97 180 8 110 31 .302 .795
Ricky Horton 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 49 16 1 1 0 0 0 .063 .273
Mike Jorgensen 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 72 112 14 22 0 11 2 .196 .625
Jeff Lahti 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 52 9 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Tito Landrum 7 25 3 9 2 0 1 1 0 2 .360 .360 .560 .920 0 0 0 85 161 21 45 4 21 1 .280 .784
Tom Lawless 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 47 58 8 12 0 8 2 .207 .563
Willie McGee 7 27 2 7 2 0 1 2 1 3 .259 .286 .444 .730 1 2 0 152 612 114 216 10 82 56 .353 .887
Tom Nieto 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 .000 .167 .000 .167 0 0 0 95 253 15 57 0 34 0 .225 .586
Terry Pendleton 7 23 3 6 1 1 0 3 3 2 .261 .346 .391 .737 0 0 1 149 559 56 134 5 69 17 .240 .591
Darrell Porter 5 15 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 5 .133 .235 .133 .369 0 0 0 84 240 30 53 10 36 6 .221 .747
Ozzie Smith 7 23 1 2 0 0 0 0 4 0 .087 .222 .087 .309 1 1 1 158 537 70 148 6 54 31 .276 .716
John Tudor 3 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 37 94 9 13 0 2 0 .138 .395
Andy Van Slyke 6 11 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 .091 .091 .091 .182 0 0 0 146 424 61 110 13 55 34 .259 .774
Todd Worrell 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 17 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Totals 94 216 13 40 10 1 2 13 18 42 .185 .248 .269 .516 2 3 162 5467 747 1446 87 314 .264 .714

Kansas City Royals Pitching

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
G GS ERA W L SV CG IP H R ER BB SO WHIP G GS ERA W L SV IP H BB SO WHIP
Joe Beckwith 1 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 2.0 1 0 0 0 3 0.500 49 0 4.07 1 5 1 95.0 99 32 80 1.379
Buddy Black 2 1 5.06 0 1 0 0 5.1 4 3 3 5 4 1.688 33 33 4.33 10 15 0 205.2 216 59 122 1.337
Danny Jackson 2 2 1.69 1 1 0 1 16.0 9 3 3 5 12 0.875 32 32 3.42 14 12 0 208.0 209 76 114 1.370
Charlie Leibrandt 2 2 2.76 0 1 0 0 16.1 10 5 5 4 10 0.857 33 33 2.69 17 9 0 237.2 223 68 108 1.224
Dan Quisenberry 4 0 2.08 1 0 0 0 4.1 5 1 1 3 3 1.846 84 0 2.37 8 9 37 129.0 142 16 54 1.225
Bret Saberhagen 2 2 0.50 2 0 0 2 18.0 11 1 1 1 10 0.667 32 32 2.87 20 6 0 235.1 211 38 158 1.058
Totals 13 7 1.89 4 3 0 3 62.0 40 13 13 18 42 0.935 162 162 3.487 91 71 1461.0 1433 463 846 1.298

St. Louis Cardinals Pitching

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
G GS ERA W L SV CG IP H R ER BB SO WHIP G GS ERA W L SV IP H BB SO WHIP
Joaquin Andujar 2 1 9.00 0 1 0 0 4.0 10 4 4 4 3 3.500 38 38 3.40 21 12 0 269.2 265 82 112 1.287
Bill Campbell 3 0 2.25 0 0 0 0 4.0 4 1 1 2 5 1.500 50 0 3.50 5 3 4 64.1 55 21 41 1.181
Danny Cox 2 2 1.29 0 0 0 0 14.0 14 2 2 4 13 1.286 35 35 2.88 18 9 0 241.0 226 64 131 1.203
Ken Dayley 4 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 6.0 1 0 0 3 5 0.667 57 0 2.76 4 4 11 65.1 65 18 62 1.270
Bob Forsch 2 1 12.00 0 1 0 0 3.0 6 4 4 1 3 2.333 34 19 3.90 9 6 2 136.0 132 47 48 1.316
Ricky Horton 3 0 6.75 0 0 0 0 4.0 4 3 3 5 5 2.250 49 3 2.91 3 2 1 89.2 84 34 59 1.316
Jeff Lahti 3 0 12.27 0 0 1 0 3.2 10 6 5 0 2 2.727 52 0 1.84 5 2 19 68.1 63 26 41 1.302
John Tudor 3 3 3.00 2 1 0 1 18.0 15 6 6 7 14 1.222 36 36 1.93 21 8 0 275.0 209 49 169 0.938
Todd Worrell 3 0 3.86 0 1 1 0 4.2 4 2 2 2 6 1.286 17 0 2.91 3 0 5 21.2 17 7 17 1.108
Totals 25 7 3.96 3 4 2 1 61.1 68 28 27 28 56 1.565 162 162 3.105 101 61 1464.0 1343 453 798 1.227

WS: KCR-STL / ALCS: KCR-TOR / NLCS: STL-LAD
 1984 WS /  1986 WS

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