Hall of Famer and Royals vice president George Brett was even more adamant following his team's 4-3 victory on Friday night in Game 6 of the American League Championship Series, a win that sent Kansas City back to the World Series (7:30 p.m. ET air time Tuesday on FOX, game time 8 p.m.).
"Oh God, no!" Brett said. "I didn't want to have happen to us what we did to them 30 years ago."
"That's my plan, to win it," Glass said. "And I'm going to tell everyone that I can find that that's the plan. I've already told [manager] Ned [Yost] and [general manager] Dayton [Moore] and the players.
"We came so close last year. I really thought we would win it. We didn't. And this is such an unpredictable game -- there's no guarantee you can get back. But we're going to win it this year."
The Royals lost to the Giants in seven games in 2014 and vowed to return to the World Series this year.
"As good as the season was last season," Glass said, "it still left a bitter taste."
Glass believes the pieces are in place to get the job done.
"These guys all like each other," he said. "They fit together. The benefit this year is the experience they got last year. They know the big stage, they know the national media. They know what to expect now. They'll be ready."
"We set our goals from the time this season started to get back and win it all," he said. "It's a determined group of guys.
"I'm happy for the fans. They've supported us all along, and it's really been a team effort from everyone -- from the players to the coaches and the scouts and the front office and the ownership and the fans. We're all in this together."
Jeffrey Flanagan is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter at @FlannyMLB. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.