Royals (4) vs Cardinals (3)
The 1985 World Series began on October 19, 1985 and ended October 27. The American League champion Kansas City Royals played against the National League champion St. Louis Cardinals, winning the series four games to three. The Series was popularly known as the "Show Me Series", or the "I-70 Showdown Series" as both cities are in Missouri, connected by Interstate 70. Royals pitcher Bret Saberhagen was named MVP.