Why you love sport – an ongoing series

Not everyone loves the Kansas City Royals but they have two redeeming qualities.  Firstly, they are not the St Louis Cardinals.  Secondly, they are not the New York Yankees.  They do play a contact driven small-ball which drives everyone else to distraction.  But when it works its funny and they’re now World Series champions.  And they did it by coming from behind at the most obscene times.  The defining one was not their small ball but a home run – facing defeat in Game 1, Alex Gordon hit the game tying home run in the bottom of the ninth and the destiny took over …

Another reason to love sport.



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