Kansas City Royals And The Philadelphia Phillies. The Philadelphia Phillies won the 1980 World Series in six games.
More Baseball Trivia
Baltimore Orioles. Boog Powell played for the Orioles from September 26, 1961 to August 24, 1977.
Greg Maddux. 1995 Cy Young Award winner Greg Maddux has over 300 career wins and 3,000 career strike-outs.
They Won 5 Games. The 1921 World Series was the last Series played in a best of 9 format.
Lanny Moss. Lanny Moss was hired to manage the unaffiliated Portland Mavericks in 1974 by owner Bing Russell, who was also actor Kurt Russell's father.
ERA. The earned run average statistic was first used in 1912 in response to the growing trend of teams using relief pitchers to finish games.
Ankle. Curt Schilling's bloody sock from his 2004 season now resides in the Baseball Hall of Fame.