What’s Your Kansas City Royals IQ?
Before the 2014 season when was the last time the Royals were in the World Series?
In the 1985 World Series the Royals beat the Cardinals, four games to three. Who was named the MVP?
- George Brett
- Mark Gubicza
- Bret Saberhagen
- Frank White
Kauffman Stadium is known for many things, but one thing in particular. What is it?
- Artificial turf
- The stadium is shaped like a crown
- Kansas City chili
- It has a waterfall
What Royals shortstop was known for playing with a toothpick in his mouth?
- Buddy Biancalana
- Onix Concepcion
- Alcides Escobar
- U.L. Washington
After the Royals swept the Angels in the 2014 playoffs, first baseman Eric Hosmer did what?
- Went to Disneyland
- Ripped his shirt off like Brandi Chastain
- Tweeted Royals fans to drink with him at a bar
- Kissed home plate
The Royals began play in 1969 as a new franchise put together to replace the team that left for another city. What’s the name of the team that moved?
- The Kansas City Athletics
- The Kansas City Monarchs
- The Kansas City Baseball Chiefs
- The Kansas City Blues
In a 1983 game against the Yankees, Royals third baseman George Brett famously lost his mind and charged umpire Tim McClelland. Why?
- “The Fourth Strike Incident”
- “The Phantom Tag Incident”
- “The Bean Ball Incident”
- “The Pine Tar Incident”
Speaking of George Brett, his number is one of four to be retired by the Royals. What was it?
The 2014 Royals became the only team in baseball history to do what?
- Hit back-to-back-to-back home runs in the playoffs
- Win eight postseason games in a row
- Have no fielding errors in the postseason
- Have a first baseman with a pseudo-mullet
In 1980, Royals center fielder Willie Wilson set what dubious World Series record that stood for 29 years until 2009?
- Most errors in a World Series
- Most times caught stealing in a World Series
- Most times hit by pitch in a World Series
- Most strikeouts in a World Series
BONUS QUESTION: Which three Royals pitchers have won the Cy Young Award?
- Bret Saberhagen, Paul Splittorff, and Vida Blue
- Bret Saberhagen, Zach Greinke, and David Cone