Royals Birthdays – December 4

SheridanPregame.JPG1957 – Pat Sheridan (Outfielder – 1981-85)

Happy Birthday!

 

Did You Know: Pat Sheridan had a couple of key hits for the 1985 World Champion Royals. He actually scored the winning run on Willie Wilson’s 10th inning RBI-single to clinch the American League West title on the next to last game of the season.

He also lead off the ninth inning with a game tying pinch-hit HR at Toronto in ALCS Game 2 which would have been a much more memorable moment had the Royals been able to win that game. As it was the start of the Royals ‘comeback’ was delayed until George Brett’s heroics is Game 3 at home.

After the 1985 season Pat signed as a free-agent with his homestate Detroit Tigers, but we’ll always remember his part in the Royals World Championship. Plus he had one of the best moustaches in club history… 

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