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KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 15: Salvador Perez #13 of the Kansas City Royals celebrates with fans after their 2 to 1 win over the Baltimore Orioles to sweep the series in Game Four of the American League Championship Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 15, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Keidel: Royal Blue Skies For Kansas City

Baseball is trying to be pure again. And when you consider the final four teams in the MLB postseason, they did a good job. The Giants, Cardinals, Orioles and Royals aren’t considered members of the monetary aristocracy, at least not at the level of the Yankees, Red Sox, and Dodgers.

10/17/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 15: Salvador Perez #13 of the Kansas City Royals celebrates with fans after their 2 to 1 win over the Baltimore Orioles to sweep the series in Game Four of the American League Championship Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 15, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Royals Will Be Fan Favorites In World Series

The Giants beat the Cardinals to make the World Series. But baseball fans outside of San Francisco will be rooting for the Royals.

10/17/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 15: The Kansas City Royals celebrate their 2 to 1 win over the Baltimore Orioles to sweep the series in Game Four of the American League Championship Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 15, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Kansas City Royals’ Streak May End In World Series

The Royals reach their first World Series since 1985 with 8 straight American League playoff wins, beating the Athletics, Angels and Orioles.

10/16/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 13: Rain collects on seats in the stadium to postpone Game Three of the American League Championship Series between the Baltimore Orioles and the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on October 13, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Predicting The World Series Matchup

The Royals lead the Orioles 2-0. The Cardinals and Giants are tied at one game. What’s the chance of each possible World Series matchup?

10/14/2014

File photo of Gene Mauch, manager of the 1964 Phillies. Mauch seen here as manager of the California Angels in 1986.  (Credit: Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Phillies Fan Documenting 1964 Season Collapse On Twitter

Philly native Pat Yeardly has dug into a massive trove of information he’d collected for a long-abandoned book project about that star-crossed Phillies squad and transferred it to Twitter.

09/21/2014

Jesse Biddle joins 94WIP in Clearwater (credit; Cindy Webster/CBS Radio)

Jesse Biddle Got So Sick At The Phillies World Series Win, He Missed The Parade

Jesse Biddle is living a dream. Biddle is from the area, attended Germantown Friends, and grew up a Phillies fan. So to be drafted by his favorite team, and have the chance to make the big league club is an opportunity that very few people ever have.

03/05/2014

PITTSBURGH, PA - JULY 04: Ryan Howard #6 of the Philadelphia Phillies stretches in the on deck circle against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the game on July 4, 2013 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Howard Is Healthy And Ready For Phillies’ Season

“I feel like I can play 162 games,” Ryan Howard said. “My whole offseason was dedicated to trying to play all 162 games plus trying to make it to the playoffs.”

02/15/2014

irca 1935: Babe Ruth (George Herman Ruth, 1895 - 1948) American professional baseball player signs a new two year contract with the 'New York Yankees'. (Photo by General Photographic Agency/Getty Images)

Babe Ruth’s 1923 World Series Watch To Be Auctioned

Babe Ruth’s 1923 World Series championship pocket watch, for decades thought to be lost to history, is coming to a New York City auction, where it’s expected to fetch at least $750,000.

01/24/2014

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Five Sporting Events Worth Traveling For

Some of the best American sporting events worth traveling for are the Daytona 500, the Masters Tournament, the Super Bowl the U.S. Open and the World Series.

12/31/2013

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Keidel: Redbirds Will Be Back In Catbird Seat

Despite your monolithic love for the Cardinals, no one was rooting for the Redbirds more than I was. Not only as a Yankees fan, but as a native New Yorker imbued with an epic allergy to all things New England, I am biologically skewed against the Red Sox.

11/01/2013

Philadelphia Phillies v Atlanta Braves

Dodgers Favorites, Phillies Longshots To Win 2014 World Series

For the first time in a long time, people are not expecting much from the Philadelphia Phillies.

10/31/2013

Shane Victorino (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Phillies Fans Happy For Shane Victorino

The WIP Morning Show poll their listeners using the Audio Roadshow app, asking fans if they are happy for Victorino and 78% of fans said yes.

10/31/2013

BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 30: The Boston Red Sox celebrate after defeating the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Six of the 2013 World Series at Fenway Park on October 30, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Boston Red Sox defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 6-1.

Five Things You Missed: World Series, Game 6

The Red Sox win their eighth World Series. Here are five things you missed from game 6.

10/31/2013

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 28: Jon Lester #31 of the Boston Red Sox pitches against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Five of the 2013 World Series at Busch Stadium on October 28, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri.

Five Things You Missed: World Series, Game 5

The Red Sox take a 3-2 lead back to Boston. Here are five things you missed from game 5.

10/29/2013

Jonny Gomes #5 of the Boston Red Sox hits a three run home run to left field against Seth Maness #61 of the St. Louis Cardinals in the sixth inning during Game Four of the 2013 World Series at Busch Stadium on October 27, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Gomes, Red Sox Beat Cards 4-2 to Even Series At 2-All

Jonny Gomes hit a tiebreaking, three-run homer in the sixth inning and the Boston Red Sox rallied to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-2 Sunday night

10/27/2013

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