Kansas City Royals switch-hitter Willie Wilson
October 14, 1980: It was the opening day of the World Series between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Kansas City Royals.
This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.