Q: The Royals are the seventh team to sweep a best-of-seven LCS. Only one of the previous six won the World Series. What team was it?
A: 1995 Atlanta Braves beat the Cleveland Indians
Q: Who won the very first ALCS MVP?
A: Frank White in 1980
Q: Lorenzo Cain became the first three-hitter to sacrifice in the first inning of a post-season game since who?
A: Steve Garvey in Game Two of the 1984 World Series
Q: Wade Davis has two wins in this series. Who’s the only reliever to win three games in a single post-season series?
A: Jesse Orosco (1986 NLCS)
Q: Royals allowed just three hits last night. That ties their club record for a post-season game. What other team did they hold to three hits?
A: Detroit Tigers (Game 3 of the 1984 ALCS)
Q: Lorenzo Cain is hitting .667 in this series. What player has the highest batting average in a single best-of-seven series?
A: Billy Hatcher of Cincinnati (.750 against Oakland in the 1990 World Series)
Q: The first player to catch 750 passed in the NFL celebrates a birthday today. Who is he?
A: Charlie Joiner
Q: Who was the last catcher before Yadier Molina to start a post-season game for the Cardinals?
A: Mike Matheny (Game 3 of 2004 World Series)
Q: Born on this date: The only player to hit two homers in a World Series game on his birthday. Who is he?
A: Willie Aikens (Game One of the 1980 World Series)
Q: Royals are the fourth team to start the post-season with six straight wins. Who was the last team to do it before them?
A: 2007 Colorado Rockies (won 7 straight before being swept by Boston in the World Series)
Q: The Panthers and Bengals played the highest-scoring tie game in the NFL since overtime was adopted in 1974. What teams had played the highest scoring tie game before that?
A: Steelers and Broncos in 1974 (35-35)
Q: Three teams have lost the first two games of a seven-game series at home and won. The Royals are one (1985 World Series). Name either of the other two?
A: Mets (1986 World Series) and Yankees (1996 World Series)
Q: Philip Rivers is the third QB ever to have a 120+ passer rating in four straight games. Name either of the other two?
A: Kurt Warner (2009) and Johnny Unitas (1965)
Q: On this date in 1976: The Royals played their first ever post-season game. Who scored the first Royal run in post-season play?
A: Al Cowens
Q: Born on this date: The man who scored the first run ever at Royals Stadium. Who is he?
A: Fred Patek
Q: San Francisco Giants have won seven straight post-season series. Who was the last team to beat them?
A: Florida Marlins in 2003 (NLDS)
Q: Ryan Vogelsong put up his fifth straight post-season start allowing one run or fewer. That's one shy of the all-time record held by who?
A: Curt Schilling (6)
Q: Russell Wilson is 17-1 at home as a starter. Only two QB’s in history have started their careers 18-1 at home. Matt Ryan is one. Who’s the other?
A: Danny White (19-1); Ryan also started 19-1