Rare Photos of the 1980 MLB Playoffs

Willie Wilson and George Brett
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Willie Wilson and George Brett

As the MLB postseason roll on, SI goes back in time to 1980 with this gallery of rare photos.

Royals' outfielder Willie Wilson dumps champagne on teammate George Brett's head after clinching the AL West against California. Wilson, Brett and their Royal teammates had more celebrating in store for them as they would sweep the Yankees in the ALCS to advance to their first World Series in franchise history.

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