It took the Kansas City Royals five years to return to the World Series, and win it, after falling to the Philadelphia Phillies in 1980. But did you know it took the Royals less than one offseason to avenge their defeat in ’80 by whooping the Fightins on the “Family Feud” game show?
The 22 glorious minutes of video feature host Richard Dawson at his most snarky, slugger Mike Schmidt at his most clueless and a John Wayne-impersonating John Wathan coming through with perhaps the biggest fast-money comeback in show history. Through it all, the Royals and Phillies cemented their respective places in pop culture history by playin’ the Feud.
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