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Angels against Royals makes the blood boil again
Angels against Royals makes the blood boil again

Ugh, it’s the Royals. No team was more disliked by Angels fans during my salad days than the Kansas City Royals. They had the audacity to be the first expansion team to win an American League division title. It should have been the Halos. Who could stand the Royals? They had those wedding white uniforms. They had reliever Dan Quisenberry, who threw like some beer league fast-pitch softball lug. Their stadium had a fountain beyond the fence. Who would put a fountain in their stadium? Oh, wait, scratch that one. They had George Brett. We got Ken Brett. From 1978 through 1985, the Angels and Royals were often scuffling for the West Division title. It was a rivalry, with plenty...

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