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  American League Championship Series - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In Major League Baseball, the American League Championship Series (ALCS), played in October, is a playoff round that determines the winner of the American League pennant.
The winner of the series advances to play the winner of the National League Championship Series in baseball's championship, the World Series.
In 1994, the league was restructured into three divisions, with the three division winners and a wild-card team advancing to a best-of-five playoff round, known as the American League Division Series or ALDS.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: National League Championship Series
In 1994, the league was restructured into three divisions, with the three division winners and a wild-card team advancing to a best-of-five playoff round, the National League Division Series (NLDS).
The 2004 National League Championship Series was a Major League Baseball playoff series played from October 13 to 21, 2004 to determine the champion of the National League, between the Central Division champion St....
The 2003 National League Championship Series was a Major League Baseball playoff series played from October 7 to 15, 2003 to determine the champion of the National League, between the Central Division champion Chicago Cubs and the wild-card qualifying Florida Marlins.
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 2004 American League Championship Series - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 2004 American League Championship Series was a Major League Baseball playoff series played between the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees.
The series, a rematch of the 2003 American League Championship Series, started on October 12, 2004 and ended one minute after midnight Eastern Time on October 21.
Schilling had suffered an ankle injury during the 2004 American League Division Series and was thought to be OK, but he gave up six runs and lasted only three innings.
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 Definition of League Championship Series
The League Championship Series is the official name for a round of playoffs in Major League Baseball.
The League Championship Series was promulgated in 1969, when both the National League and the American League increased in size from ten teams to twelve with the addition, via expansion, of the Montreal Expos and San Diego Padres to the former and the Kansas City Royals and Seattle Pilots to the latter.
Originally, the League Championship Series were best -of-five, but were lengthened to best-of-seven in 1985.
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 League Championship Most Valuable Player Award on Baseball Almanac
The League Championship Most Valuable Player Award was first given by the National League following the 1977 League Championship.
The winner of this series specific most valuable honor is selected by a committee of writers and executives in attendance and announced at the conclusion of the League Championship Series.
1988 was the first season in which a pitcher dominated each league championship series and won both (American and National League) of the possible awards and 1990 was the first season where the award was split between two (2) players (N.L.).
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 American League Championship Series   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
In Major League Baseball the American League Championship Series (ALCS) determines who wins the American League pennant and advances to baseball 's championship the World Series.
It began in 1969 when the American League was reorganized two divisions East and West.
In 1994 the league was restructured into three with the three division winners and a team advancing to a best-of-five playoff round as the American League Division Series or ALDS.
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 Anaheim Angels   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Kennedy's third homer was a three-run blast in the seventh inning and gave the Angels the lead as they went on to win their first American League pennant.
The Los Angeles Angels were the first American League team in California, and the third California team, after the Dodgers and Giants.
The Angels won their first post-season series on October 5, 2002, when they defeated the New York Yankees 9-5 to win the American League Division Series, three games to one.
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 League Championship Series
League Championship Series Division play came to the major leagues in 1969 when both the American and National Leagues expanded to 12 teams.With an East and West Division in each league, League Championship Series (LCS) became necessary to determine the NL and AL pennant winners.
American League Championship Series - Yankees, 4-1 Date Winner Home Field Oct. 13 Yankees, 4-3 (10 inn.) at New York Oct. 14 Yankees, 3-2...
American League Championship Series - Yankees, 4-1 Date Winner Home Field Oct. 17 Yankees, 4-2 at Seattle Oct. 18 Yankees, 3-2 at Seattle...
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 New York Yankees : Official Info : Press Release
Tickets for the three potential American League Division Series games and four potential American League Championship Series games to be played at Yankee Stadium will go on sale Wednesday, September 28th at 11:00 a.m.
League Championship Series tickets are priced at $121.00 for Field-Box seats; $106.00 for Main-, Loge- and Tier-Box seats; $106.00 for Main Reserved seats; $86.00 for Tier Reserved seats; and $56.00 for Bleacher seats.
Any remaining tickets not sold through the public on-sale for Division and League Championship Series Home Games 1 and 2, as well as any tickets remaining from the Ticket Account Holders Postseason Pre-On-Sale for said Division and League Championship Series Home Games 1 and 2 will be available online at www.yankees.com beginning at 9:00 a.m.
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 New York Yankees Suck
The Red Sox then staged the biggest comeback in the history of Major League Baseball to defeat the Yankees four games to three in the American League Championship Series.
The Yankees blow 1997 American League Divisional Playoffs against the Cleveland after being only four outs away from advancing to American League Championship Series.
The Kansas City Royals win the American League Championship by sweeping the Yankees three games to none.
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 Major League Baseball : Postseason : League Championship Series
Wednesday night's seventh game of the NLCS will decide who goes to the World Series, and that is not all.
With one swing Wednesday night, Sammy Sosa recharged the Chicago Cubs' hopes in the National League Championship Series.
The Cubs didn't win the World Series or even a trip to the World Series when they knocked off the Braves in the NLDS on Sunday, but it was the Cubs' first postseason series win in 95 years.
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 Sporting News, The: The long and short of it - 1996 American League Championship Series - includes related article on ...
The list of reasons to admire the Yankees' pitching acumen grew last week by leaps and bounds, and it was already at least as long as the arms of every Yankee Stadium fan who ever reached over a fence to interfere with a ball in play.
And that's what the Yankees' staff undid last week with a series of smart, plucky pitching performances made all the more remarkable by the overlay of baseball's undistinguished pitching this season in general.
Joe Torre's staff led the American League this season in fewest home runs allowed, so you knew something was going to have to give, one way or the other.
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 The long and short of it. (1996 American League Championship Series)(includes related article on umpiring ...
The difference in the series, then, was this as much as anything: When the Orioles weren't scoring with the long ball, they simply weren't scoring at all.
It became clear in Games 1 and 2 of the American League Championship Series just how much Alomar's run-in with umpire John Hirschbeck was coloring the playoffs.
Every controversial call--and there were enough of them to notice, especially early in the series--was judged against the backdrop of Alomar's churlish behavior to Hirschbeck and the umpire's ensuing unwillingness to accept the player's five-game suspension next season as adequate punishment.
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 SCHUMER, KENNEDY WAGER ON YANKEES-RED SOX AMERICAN LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES
With the Yankees and the Red Sox set to begin the American League Championship Series tomorrow night in New York, US Senators Charles Schumer and Ted Kennedy today announced that they have made a bet on the outcome of the series.
The last time the Yankees and the Red Sox faced one another was in 1999 when the Yankees eliminated the Red Sox from the American League Championship Series in five games.
Schumer and Kennedy had a bet on that series where the loser had to wear the cap of the winning team and recite "Casey at the Bat" on the steps of the US Capitol.
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 American League Championship Series Results
The League Championship Series (LCS) was started in 1969 when the American League was split into two divisions, the East and West.
The East and West winners met in the LCS (sometimes referred to as the "Playoffs") from 1969 to 1993.
In 1994 the league was split into three, adding a Central Division.
www.thebaseballpage.com /stats/postseason/al_lcs.htm   (396 words)

  
 New York Yankees : Tickets : New York Yankees 2005 Postseason Ticket Onsale Information
Tickets for the three potential American League Division Series games and four potential American League Championship Series games to be played at Yankee Stadium will go on sale Wednesday, September 28th.
Only tickets for Division Series Home Game One and Home Game Two and American League Championship Series Home Game One and Home Game Two can be purchased at the Advance Ticket windows beginning Wednesday, September 28 at 11:00 a.m.
Any remaining tickets not sold through the public on-sale for Division and League Championship Series Home Games 1 and 2, as well as any tickets remaining from the Ticket Account Holders Postseason Pre-On-Sale for said Division and League Championship Series Home Games 1 and 2 will be available online at yankees.com beginning at 9:00 a.m.
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 American League Championship Series   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Boston, which averaged eight runs a game in a sweep of the Angels in their Division Series, led the AL in runs scored, slugging and on-base percentage, with the Yankees second in each category.
This was supposed to be a New York weak spot, with Roger Clemens, Andy Pettitte and David Wells gone from the Bronx.
The Yankees, however, have won 26 World Series titles since Harry Frazee sold Babe Ruth to the Yankees for $125,000.
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 National League Championship Series - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1981, a divisional series was held due to split-season caused by strike action.
Notable for the Astros' first NL championship and Pujols 3 run home run in Game 5 with 2 outs in the 9th that saved the Cardinals from elimination.
This page was last modified 16:29, 2 June 2006.
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 Major League Baseball : Postseason : League Championship Series
The Red Sox kept their October run alive, completing the biggest series comeback in Major League postseason history by taking Game 7 to win their first AL pennant since 1986.
Bill Mueller's RBI single in the ninth inning off Yankees closer Mariano Rivera sent the game into extra innings, where David Ortiz's two-run homer in the 12th gave the Red Sox the win and kept Boston alive in the American League Championship Series vs. New York.
But this year, there is no doubt in the clubhouse that they can defeat the Yankees and get one step closer to their ultimate goal.
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 White Sox lead Angels in American League Championship Series - INQ7.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Chicago's AJ Pierzynski, who became a villain in Los Angeles when he set up the White Sox's game-winning run on the disputed ball-in-the-dirt third strike call in game two, was jeered at the plate.
Garland's performance followed a five-hitter by game two winner Buehrle, marking the first time in league championship series history a club had pitchers post back-to-back complete games since Livan Hernandez and Kevin Brown accomplished the feat against Atlanta in the 1997 National League Championship Series.
In the third inning, Carl Everett plated a run with a single to left, and Konerko added an RBI base hit in the fifth to increase the lead to 5-0.
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 AMERICAN LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES / Catching up on the play that saved White Sox
Anaheim -- With no game to divert attention away from the previous night's shenanigans, the controversy over the end of Game 2 of the American League Championship Series continued to rage, even as the teams moved on to Southern California, where the series resumes this evening.
The Yankees were down to their final out, trailing the Dodgers 4-3, when Tommy Henrich was struck out by Hugh Casey.
In the bottom of the ninth, Royals batter Jorge Orta hit a sharp grounder to Cardinals first baseman Jack Clark, who tossed the ball to the covering pitcher, Todd Worrell.
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 Hexapedia - American League Championship Series (via CobWeb/3.1 pl1.cs.utk.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
In Major League Baseball, the American League Championship Series (ALCS) determines who wins the American League pennant and advances to baseball's championship, the World Series.
ALCS results (1969-present) Click the link on the far right for detailed information on that series.
Categories: Baseball playoffs and champions American League Championship Series
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 AMERICAN LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES / Rallying monkeys ambush Twins / 5-run eighth leaves Angels one win away from ...
For most of the night, it appeared the Angels and Twins were bound for their third low-scoring, one-run game of the American League Championship Series.
The Twins, meanwhile, still take heart in the fact that they were down 2-1 to the A's in the best-of-five Division Series and had to win the final two games to advance.
This is the 11th time a team has taken a 3-1 lead in the ALCS; only two teams have failed to advance after going up by that measure -- Toronto, which fell to Kansas City in 1985.
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