Life In America In 1985, When Royals Last Won World Series (Photos)

George Brett

America was a lot different in 1985, the year of the Kansas City Royals’ only World Series title before they defeated the New York Mets in a thrilling Game 5 on Sunday night to claim their second championship in franchise history.

Thirty years is a long time. Just think, most people didn’t have cell phones or the Internet, and nobody had any idea what an “iPod” was.

How did we even survive?

Let’s take a look at how life in America, as well as the sports landscape, was different in 1985.

Life in America in 1985 >> 

Photo via Twitter/@DeWittCBS. Thumbnail photo via Brad Penner/USA TODAY Sports Images

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