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1985 American League Championship SeriesKansas City Royals vs Toronto Blue Jays
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Willie Upshaw played for TOR in this series.
From here, you can see all games for this Playoff Series along with game capsules and player statistics. Click the Boxscore link to see a detailed newspaper-style boxscore or click the PBP to see an at-bat by at-bat play by play.

Series ResultKansas City Royals defeated Toronto Blue Jays 4 games to 3
Most Valuable Player of SeriesGeorge Brett

Kansas City Royals ManagerDick Howser
Toronto Blue Jays ManagerBobby Cox

Playoffs Main -- 1985 NL Review -- 1985 AL Review -- Leagues Main -- MLB Franchises -- About Playoffs Data
Games -- Batting Stats -- Pitching Stats


Game #1 - Tuesday October 8,1985

Toronto Blue Jays 6   Kansas City Royals 1

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WP:   Dave Stieb
LP:   Charlie Leibrandt
SV:   (none)

Game #2 - Wednesday October 9,1985

Toronto Blue Jays 6   Kansas City Royals 5

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TOR0021000011
WP:   Tom Henke
LP:   Dan Quisenberry
SV:   (none)
HR:   Willie Wilson, Pat Sheridan

Game #3 - Friday October 11,1985

Kansas City Royals 6   Toronto Blue Jays 5

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Game #4 - Saturday October 12,1985

Toronto Blue Jays 3   Kansas City Royals 1

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WP:   Tom Henke
LP:   Charlie Leibrandt
SV:   (none)

Game #5 - Sunday October 13,1985

Kansas City Royals 2   Toronto Blue Jays 0

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KCA000000000
WP:   Danny Jackson
LP:   Jimmy Key
SV:   (none)

Game #6 - Tuesday October 15,1985

Kansas City Royals 5   Toronto Blue Jays 3

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Game #7 - Wednesday October 16,1985

Kansas City Royals 6   Toronto Blue Jays 2

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WP:   Charlie Leibrandt
LP:   Dave Stieb
SV:   (none)
HR:   Pat Sheridan

Batting Stats

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Player NamePOsAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
Willie WilsonOF29729590012101500000.310.333.414.74712130.348.104.1723.3316.675.003.3329.0011.11
Lonnie SmithLF-OF29728272001103600000.250.323.321.6449231.318.071.2149.6819.352.000.000.0028.57
Steve Balboni1B28725130001002800000.120.185.120.3053027.176.000.0807.4129.634.000.000.000.00
Frank White2B34725150003001200000.200.231.200.4315026.217.000.0403.857.692.000.000.000.00
Jim SundbergC34724341116001700000.167.200.417.61710325.188.250.2924.0028.007.004.0024.0075.00
Hal McRaeOF39623162003001600000.261.292.348.6408224.353.087.1304.1725.006.000.000.0033.33
George Brett3B-1B32723682035007500000.348.500.8261.32619530.333.478.78323.3316.670.7110.007.6762.50
Pat SheridanOF27720430023002300000.150.227.450.6779222.067.300.4009.0913.641.509.0910.0066.67
Buddy BiancalanaSS-2B25718241001001600000.222.263.278.5415119.333.056.1115.2631.586.000.000.0025.00
Jorge Orta2B-OF3425000000000100000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.000.000.00
Darryl MotleyOF2523110001001200000.333.500.333.8331041.000.000.33325.0050.002.000.000.000.00
Dane Iorg1B-OF3542011000002000000.500.7501.0001.750214.500.5001.50050.000.000.000.000.00100.00
Jamie QuirkC-3B3011000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Onix ConcepcionSS-2B2741000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Player NamePOsAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
Lloyd MosebyOF25731571004102300000.226.273.258.5318133.250.032.1296.069.091.500.000.0014.29
Damaso Garcia2B28730474001003300000.233.303.367.67011433.259.134.2339.099.091.000.000.0057.14
George BellLF-OF25728493001000400000.321.321.429.75012328.375.108.1070.0014.290.000.000.0033.33
Willie Upshaw1B28726262001001400000.231.259.308.5678227.273.077.1153.7014.814.000.000.0033.33
Jesse BarfieldRF-OF25725371014103700000.280.357.440.79711228.353.160.32010.7125.002.333.5725.0028.57
Tony FernandezSS23724282002001200000.333.360.417.77710225.364.084.1254.008.002.000.000.0025.00
Ernie WhittC33721141002002400000.190.261.238.4995123.235.048.1438.7017.392.000.000.0025.00
Cliff Johnson1B-C37719172002001400000.368.400.474.8749220.467.106.1585.0020.004.000.000.0028.57
Garth Iorg3B-2B30615120000001300000.133.188.133.3212016.167.000.0676.2518.753.000.000.000.00
Rance Mulliniks3B-SS29511141013002200000.364.462.7271.1898213.375.363.54515.3815.381.007.6911.0050.00
Al OliverOF-1B3858031003000000000.375.375.500.875418.375.125.1250.000.000.000.000.0033.33
Cecil Fielder1B2133011000000100000.333.333.6671.000213.500.334.3330.0033.330.000.000.00100.00
Jeff BurroughsOF3411000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Pitching Stats

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Player NameAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
Charlie Leibrandt125.2830015.11794601.399.980.002.353.521.500.00.33328
Bud Black001.6930010.21124801.479.280.003.376.752.000.00.00028
Danny Jackson100.0021010.01001701.109.000.000.906.307.000.001.00023
Mark Gubicza103.242008.1434400.994.320.004.324.321.000.001.00022
Bret Saberhagen006.142007.11252601.9714.730.002.457.363.000.00.00021
Steve Farr101.422006.1411300.825.680.001.424.263.000.001.00028
Dan Quisenberry013.864014.2720301.6713.500.000.005.7900.00.00032
Player NameAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
Dave Stieb113.1030020.1117101801.044.870.004.437.971.800.00.50027
Doyle Alexander018.7120010.114103901.6812.190.002.617.843.000.00.00034
Dennis Lamp000.003009.12011000.331.930.000.969.6410.000.00.00032
Jimmy Key015.192008.21552502.0715.580.002.085.192.500.00.00024
Tom Henke204.263006.1534401.487.110.005.685.681.000.001.00027
Jim Acker000.002006.0200500.333.000.000.007.5000.00.00026
Jim Clancy019.001001.0211003.0018.000.009.000.000.000.00.00029
Gary Lavelle00null1000.000100----------0.00null.00036