Today in 1980 : Game 5

On this day in 1980, the Phillies take command of the World Series with a two run 9th-inning rally against the Kansas City Royals winning Game 5.

The game was scoreless until the fourth when Mike Schmidt hit a two-run bomb to right-center. The red-hot Amos Otis led the Royals back with another homer, and by the sixth, K.C. was in front 3–2. After the Phillies threw out a K.C. runner at the plate to ...

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