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Kansas City Royals 2, St. Louis Cardinals 1

Kansas City Royals 2, St. Louis Cardinals 1

Day

World Series Game Played on Saturday, October 26, 1985 (N) at Royals Stadium

STL N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   1  5  0
KC  A    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  2  -   2 10  0
BATTING
St. Louis Cardinals   AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Smith ss               3   0   0   0       1   0       2   3
McGee cf               4   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Herr 2b                4   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
Clark 1b               4   0   0   0       0   2       5   0
Landrum lf             4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Pendleton 3b           4   1   1   0       0   0       1   1
Cedeno rf              2   0   1   0       1   1       1   0
  Van Slyke pr,rf      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Porter c               3   0   1   0       0   1      10   1
Cox p                  2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Harper ph            1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Lawless pr           0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dayley p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Worrell p            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                31   1   5   1       2   5      25   8
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
PB: Porter (1).
Kansas City Royals    AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Smith lf               4   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
Wilson cf              3   0   1   0       1   0       3   0
Brett 3b               4   0   0   0       0   2       3   4
White 2b               4   0   1   0       0   1       2   2
Sheridan rf            3   0   1   0       0   2       2   0
  Motley ph            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Orta ph              1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Balboni 1b             3   0   2   0       1   0       9   1
  Concepcion pr        0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Sundberg c             4   1   1   0       0   2       6   0
Biancalana ss          3   0   1   0       0   0       1   4
  McRae ph             0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Wathan pr            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Leibrandt p            2   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
  Quisenberry p        0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Iorg ph              1   0   1   2       0   0       0   0
Totals                32   2  10   2       3  10      27  11
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
BATTING - 
2B: Smith (2,off Cox).
SH: Leibrandt (2,off Cox).
IBB: McRae (1,by Worrell).
Team LOB: 9.
BASERUNNING - 
CS: White (1,2nd base by Cox/Porter).
PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals   IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Cox                    7     7   0   0   1   8   0
Dayley                 1     0   0   0   1   2   0
Worrell L(0-1)         0.1   3   2   2   1   0   0
Totals                 8.1  10   2   2   3  10   0
Kansas City Royals    IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Leibrandt              7.2   4   1   1   2   4   0
Quisenberry W(1-0)     1.1   1   0   0   0   1   0
Totals                 9     5   1   1   2   5   0
IBB: Worrell (1,McRae).
Umpires: Jim Quick (NL), Don Denkinger (AL), Bill Williams (NL), Jim McKean (AL), John Shulock (AL), Bob Engel (NL)
Time of Game: 2:47   Attendance: 41628
Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Kansas City Royals       
1. Smith               ss        Smith               lf
2. McGee               cf        Wilson              cf
3. Herr                2b        Brett               3b
4. Clark               1b        White               2b
5. Landrum             lf        Sheridan            rf
6. Pendleton           3b        Balboni             1b
7. Cedeno              rf        Sundberg            c
8. Porter              c         Biancalana          ss
9. Cox                 p         Leibrandt           p

CARDINALS 1ST: Smith grounded out (third to first); McGee made
an out to center; Herr struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Royals 0.

ROYALS 1ST: Smith doubled to left; Wilson grounded out (second
to first) [Smith to third]; Brett was called out on strikes;
White grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Royals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Clark popped to third; Landrum made an out to
right; Pendleton grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cardinals 0, Royals 0.

ROYALS 2ND: Sheridan struck out; Balboni singled to center;
Sundberg was called out on strikes; Biancalana forced Balboni
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0,
Royals 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Cedeno struck out; Porter popped to third in foul
territory; Cox grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cardinals 0, Royals 0.

ROYALS 3RD: Leibrandt struck out; Smith lined to center; Wilson
made an out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Royals
0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Smith popped to catcher in foul territory; McGee
grounded out (shortstop to first); Herr grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Royals 0.

ROYALS 4TH: Brett flied to right; White singled to third; White
was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Sheridan
singled to right; Balboni lined to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Cardinals 0, Royals 0.

CARDINALS 5TH: Clark popped to second; Landrum made an out to
right; Pendleton grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cardinals 0, Royals 0.

ROYALS 5TH: Sundberg singled to left; Biancalana flied to
center; Leibrandt made an out to first [Sundberg to second];
Smith grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Royals 0.

CARDINALS 6TH: Cedeno singled to left; Porter singled to right
[Cedeno to second]; Cox made an out to third; Smith grounded
into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Porter out at
second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Royals 0.

ROYALS 6TH: Wilson singled to right; Brett grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Wilson out at
second]; White struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0,
Royals 0.

CARDINALS 7TH: McGee grounded out (shortstop to first); Herr
grounded out (shortstop to first); Clark struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Royals 0.

ROYALS 7TH: Sheridan struck out; Balboni walked; Sundberg struck
out; Biancalana singled to right [Balboni to second]; Leibrandt
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Royals 0.

CARDINALS 8TH: Landrum made an out to center; Pendleton singled
to right; Cedeno walked [Pendleton to second]; Porter was called
out on strikes; HARPER BATTED FOR COX; Harper singled to center
[Pendleton scored, Cedeno to second]; VAN SLYKE RAN FOR CEDENO;
Smith walked [Van Slyke to third, Harper to second]; QUISENBERRY
REPLACED LEIBRANDT (PITCHING); LAWLESS RAN FOR HARPER; McGee
forced Smith (second to shortstop); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Cardinals 1, Royals 0.

ROYALS 8TH: VAN SLYKE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); DAYLEY
REPLACED LAWLESS (PITCHING); Smith struck out; Wilson walked;
Brett struck out; White made an out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cardinals 1, Royals 0.

CARDINALS 9TH: Herr grounded out (first unassisted); Clark
struck out; Landrum singled to catcher; Pendleton made an out to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Royals 0.

ROYALS 9TH: MOTLEY BATTED FOR SHERIDAN; WORRELL REPLACED DAYLEY
(PITCHING); ORTA BATTED FOR MOTLEY; Orta singled to first;
Balboni singled to left [Orta to second]; CONCEPCION RAN FOR
BALBONI; Sundberg forced Orta (pitcher to third) [Concepcion to
second]; MCRAE BATTED FOR BIANCALANA; Porter allowed a passed
ball [Concepcion to third, Sundberg to second]; McRae was walked
intentionally; WATHAN RAN FOR MCRAE; IORG BATTED FOR
QUISENBERRY; Iorg singled to right [Concepcion scored, Sundberg
scored, Wathan to second]; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 1,
Royals 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        1   5   0    5
 Royals           2  10   0    9

References

Total Baseball: The Ultimate Baseball Encyclopedia by John Thorn, et al.
2006 ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia by Gary Gillette (Editor), Pete Palmer (Editor).

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