1980 Playoff Replay – World Series – Astros at Royals – Game 5

1980 Playoff Replay – World Series – Astros at Royals – Game 5

1980, 1980 Playoff Replay, Astros, Royals, World Series
Astros looking to win 3 in a row and win the World Series send Ken Forsch (12-13 3.20 Grade 13Z) to the hill against Larry Gura (18-10 2.95 Grade 15Z) for the Royals.   The story of this playoff has been the Astros bats and this game was another example as the Astros come out strong getting 3 quick runs off Gura. Joe Morgan and Jose Cruz single in runs and Cesar Cedano again delivers, this time a RBI double. Down 3-0 and their back against the wall the Royals do some damage of their own in the first. After a Hal McRae single, all world George Brett would again go yard to make it 3-2 Astros.   In the 4th the Astros would get an insurance run as Denny…
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