Wednesday October 29th, 2014

The last time the Kansas City Royals won the World Series was in 1985. While that drought is only the 12th-longest in baseball, the fact that the Royals hadn't made the playoffs between then and now makes this postseason that much sweeter for Kansas City fans. 

During the build-up to Game 7, a Royals blog called "Royals Authority" gave readers a sentence to finish: "Win it for..."

The answers started in the comments.

My 84 year old grandma that calls me crying after every game because I don’t think she ever though she would see this again.

Win it for my 8 year old son, so that he can experience half of the excitement I did when I was 8 years old in 1985. 

Royals give Jeremy Guthrie BBQ gift card for being team's translator

But it was on Twitter where the trend really spread.

- Dan Gartland

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