I was pulling for the Cubs, in honor of my late Father, a die-hard Cubs fan, but now that they were swept by the Mets, my way is clear to support the Kansas City Royals, the team that got me first seriously interested in baseball, back when I was a grad student at the University of Kansas. Those were the days of George Brett, Freddy Patek, Willie Wilson, and Bret Saberhagen. That was the last and only time the Royals won the World Series.
Any predictions about the series? (We’ll check our prognostications made at the beginning of the season to see if anyone predicted this matchup.) [Read more...]