Let me just start this post by apologizing for the extremely excessive amount of exclamation points and bolded words. Okay, now that you've been warned...It's 2 days later and I'm still on a high from the Royals vs. Athletics Wild Card game. Seth and I bought tickets the day they went on sale and thank goodness we didn't miss it. It's possible that I will never again in my life see a game that is more exciting, thrilling and a roller coaster ride of emotions that equals this one.
For those of you that have been living under a rock, the Kansas City Royals haven't played in the Post Season since 1985 (when the won the World Series), 29 years ago. I just turned 28 so if you do that complicated math it equals: My Whole Life.
I'm sure there are some of you that are already bored with this post, and to you I say, I don't care. I realize it's difficult to put into words the craziness and emotions that were filling Kauffman Stadium and the sea of blue the fans were wearing on Tuesday night but it was literally a once in a lifetime experience.
Imagine 40,502 people all on their feet, cheering at the top of their lungs, waving their rally towels in the air, chanting "Let's go Royals, let's go" and watching "THEIR TEAM" come from behind not once but twice to win the game in the 12th inning! UNBELIEVABLE!!! These kinds of things don't happen everyday people.
We are heading back to Kauffman on Sunday to watch them play game 3 of the ALDS. Let's all cross our fingers and pray for a win!
Here's a little sampling of the day through photos and a short video. Enjoy!
I have extra PTO to use up so I took the whole day off work and got in the spirit by baking a pie. Nothing says AMERICA like an Apple Pie and baseball!
We got to the stadium to tailgate at 2:15 even though the parking lot wasn't supposed to open until 3:00. Lucky for us they let us in as soon as we got there and we had front row parking with the rest of the other diehards. Plus we didn't have to pay the $15 for parking! I sorta felt like Clark Griswold pulling into the parking lot at Wally World but it filled up quickly.
Selfie in the sunshine. Enjoying some adult bevies. We met some new friends and shared some food and joined a random fellow for a champagne toast during the tailgating. I love the Post Season!
On our way into the game after our beverages and tailgating. Good times, good times.
National Anthem and then a flyover with fireworks. We do things right in KC!
One acceptable photo after approximately 82 photos of Seth making crazy faces. No exaggeration, there were A LOT.
Loving the view.
And the crowd goes wild!!
They win!! 40,502 people that all looked exactly like this!! Unbelievable. Incredible. Amazing. There is literally not a word that describes this moment.
Enjoyed a little cookie cake at work today and we all wore our Royals gear.
Well, I hope I will have an awesome update on the Royals come Monday morning. We bought standing room only tickets for the game Sunday. Staying up late to finish watching their game vs. Anaheim tonight and hoping for a victory. Let's go Royals!
P.S. If anybody has any extra tickets they want to get rid of feel free to let me know! Seriously, I would rather have a seat!
P.S.S. You can follow my Instagram here for live coverage on Sunday. Just saying...