Here's the countdown to this point:1. 1985 Royals2. 1980 Royals3. 1977 Royals4. 1976 Royals5. 1978 Royals6. 1984 Royals7. 1981 Royals8. 1975 Royals9. 1982 Royals10. 1989 Royals11. 1979 Royals12. 1973 Royals13. 1971 Royals14. 1994 Royals15. 1988 Royals16. 1987 Royals17. 1993 Royals18. 2003 Royals19. 1991 Royals20. 1972 Royals21. 1995 Royals22. 1974 Royals23. 1983 Royals24. 1990 Royals25. 1986 Royals26. 1992 Royals27. 2000 Royals28. 2008 Royals29. 1996 Royals30. 1969 Royals31. 2007 Royals32. 1998 Royals33. 1999 Royals34. 1970 Royals35. 1997 Royals36. 2009 Royals 37. 2001 Royals38. 2002 Royals39. 2006 Royals40. 2004 Royals41. 2005 RoyalsFirst off, let's ask the usual question, why #36 for '09? Really, the '09ers are interchangeable with the 2001 Royals -- coming off the previous season...

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