Kansas City Athletics New York Yankees 1966

November 8, 1954

The American League approved the transfer of Philadelphia’s Athletics to Kansas City. 


St. Louis Cardinals 1926

October 2, 1926

It was the opening day of the World Series where St. Louis Cardinals faced off against the New York Yankees. This was the first World Series ever for the St. Louis Cardinals.  


Roger Maris

September 10, 1934

Baseball Hall of Famer Roger Maris was born on this day. He played for both the Kansas City Royals and St. Louis Cardinals.  


August 7, 1915

Miller Huggins, the St. Louis Cardinals manager, was coaching third base with runners on when the Brooklyn Trolley Dodgers sent a rookie pitcher to the mound. Huggins said he wanted to examine the baseball and the rookie tossed it to him. The runner on third then scored.


July 2, 1993

Beautiful Royals Stadium was re-dedicated as Kauffman Stadium.  


Dizzy Dean

April 12, 1952

It was "Dizzy Dean Week" in St. Louis in celebration of the movie The Pride of St. Louis. Dizzy was in town for the week and said he didn't care if it wasn't exactly accurate.


April 11, 1964

This is the birthday of Kansas City's dominating right-handed starting pitcher, Bret Saberhagen. At 21 he was the World Series MVP when the Royals beat the Cardinals.


February 14, 1920

In Kansas City Rube Foster organized the Negro National League. Both St. Louis and Kansas City were among the original franchises.


1985 Kansas City Royals World Series

October 27, 1985

The Kansas City Royals were the World Champions of Baseball after beating the St. Louis Cardinals. 


Kansas City Monarchs

October 22, 1922

The Kansas City Monarchs beat Babe Ruth and his all-star team in Kansas City.