The Royals Have History On Their Side In Game 7

Home team have won the last 9 World Series Game 7'sWednesday night marks the final MLB game of 2014, as the Kansas City Royals host the San Francisco Giants, in Game 7 of the World Series. The Giants will start 39-year-old Tim Hudson, with the Royals sending 35-year-old Jeremy Guthrie to the mound.

The Royals, who are playing in the postseason for the first time since 1985, have truly been on a magic carpet ride, during the month of October, going where very few thought they could.

In contrast, the Giants, who have won two of the last four Fall Classic's, have struggled much more with the Royals than most would have thought.

If the Royals win Game 7, and take the title, it could be argued that because KC is a small market, middle of the country team, void of the resources to support a huge payroll, that this would be a bigger accomplishment than the Red Sox breaking their famous curse in 2004. After all, Boston possessed a huge payroll and the ability to sign almost anyone they desired. Plus, the Sox had been knocking on the door for years, while the Royals have struggled for most of last three decades.

The odds certainly favor the Royals in the decisive game. Home teams have won the last 9 World Series Game 7's and it's been since 1979 that a road team won in this circumstance.

Also, since 1982, the home team is 23-3, during Games 6 and 7 of the World Series.

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