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Royals, and Kansas City, in no hurry to let season slide away
Royals, and Kansas City, in no hurry to let season slide away

It was an impulsive, almost whimsical decision, the kind college students make all the time. And so it was that Dayton Moore and his college buddy decided to pull off the freeway, head to the ballpark, and try to score a couple tickets for Game 7 of the 1985 World Series. Too expensive. Moore and his buddy thought about leaving, but they parked the car next to Interstate 70, overlooking what was then called Royals Stadium. You could peek into the ballpark from there, and a party already was in progress. "We just tailgated, really," Moore said. What makes the story compelling is not just that Moore grew up to be the general manager of the Kansas City Royals. It is that no...

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