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Encyclopedia > 1970 American League Championship Series

The 1970 American League Championship Series was a match-up between the Eastern Division Champion Baltimore Orioles and the Western Division Champion Minnesota Twins. The Orioles swept the Twins 3 games to none and went on to win the World Series against the Cincinnati Reds. This article is currently under construction // This year in baseball Events January 16 - Curt Flood, Gold Glove outfielder of the St. ... 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. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901-present) East Division (1969-present) Major league titles World Series titles (3) 1983 â€¢ 1970 â€¢ 1966 AL Pennants (7) 1983 â€¢ 1979 â€¢ 1971 â€¢ 1970 1969 â€¢ 1966 â€¢ 1944 East Division titles (8) 1997 â€¢ 1983 â€¢ 1979 â€¢ 1974 1973 â€¢ 1971 â€¢ 1970 â€¢ 1969 Wild card berths (1) 1996 Major league... Major league affiliations American League (1901-present) Central Division (1994-present) West Division (1969-1993) Major league titles World Series titles (3) 1991 â€¢ 1987 â€¢ 1924 AL Pennants (6) 1991 â€¢ 1987 â€¢ 1965 â€¢ 1933 1925 â€¢ 1924 Central Division titles (3) 2004 â€¢ 2003 â€¢ 2002 West Division titles (4) 1991 â€¢ 1987 â€¢ 1970 â€¢ 1969 Wild... The 1970 World Series was between the Cincinnati Reds and the Baltimore Orioles, with the Orioles winning in five games. ... Major league affiliations National League (1890-present) Central Division (1994-present) West Division (1969-1993) American Association (1882-1889) National League (1876-1880) Major league titles World Series titles (5) 1990 â€¢ 1976 â€¢ 1975 â€¢ 1940 1919 NL Pennants (9) 1990 â€¢ 1976 â€¢ 1975 â€¢ 1972 1970 â€¢ 1961 â€¢ 1940 â€¢ 1939 1919 AA Pennants (1...


Managers: Earl Weaver, Baltimore; Bill Rigney, Minnesota Earl Sidney Weaver (born August 14, 1930 in St. ... William Joseph Rigney (January 29, 1918 - February 20, 2001) was an American second baseman and manager in Major League Baseball. ...


Umpires: Johnny Stevens, Bill Deegan, Darold Satchell, Charlie Berry


Television: NBC (Curt Gowdy and Tony Kubek announcing) NBC, (Formerly an acronym for the National Broadcasting Company until 2004), is an American television and radio network based in New York Citys Rockefeller Center. ... Curt Gowdy (born July 31, 1919, in Green River, Wyoming) is a former American sportscaster. ... Anthony Christopher Kubek (born October 12, 1936 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin) is a retired American baseball player and television broadcaster. ...

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Summary

Baltimore Orioles vs. Minnesota Twins

Orioles win the Series, 3-0

Game Score Date Location Attendance
1 Baltimore - 10, Minnesota - 6 October 3 Metropolitan Stadium 26,847
2 Baltimore - 11, Minnesota - 3 October 4 Metropolitan Stadium 27,490
3 Minnesota - 1, Baltimore - 6 October 5 Memorial Stadium 27,608

October 3 is the 276th day of the year (277th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Metropolitan Stadium (often referred to as the Met) was a sports stadium that once stood in Bloomington, Minnesota, USA. It opened in 1956 as the home of a minor league baseball team, the Minneapolis Millers of the American Association, replacing ancient Nicollet Park and built to specifications of major league... October 4 is the 277th day of the year (278th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Metropolitan Stadium (often referred to as the Met) was a sports stadium that once stood in Bloomington, Minnesota, USA. It opened in 1956 as the home of a minor league baseball team, the Minneapolis Millers of the American Association, replacing ancient Nicollet Park and built to specifications of major league... October 5 is the 278th day of the year (279th in Leap years). ... There are many stadiums known as Memorial Stadium. ...

Game Summaries

Game One

October 3, Metropolitan Stadium

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Baltimore 0 2 0 7 0 1 0 0 0 10 13 0
Minnesota 1 1 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 6 11 2
W: Dick Hall (1-0)  L: Jim Perry (0-1)  
HRs: BALMike Cuellar (1), Don Buford (1), Boog Powell (1); MINHarmon Killebrew (1)

There are different people named Jim Perry: Jim Perry (1935- ), a former Major League Baseball pitcher, brother of Gaylord Perry Jim Perry (1934- ), a game show host in the 1970s and 1980s This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Miguel Angel Cuellar Santana (born May 8, 1937 in Santa Clara, Cuba), best known as Mike Cuellar (coo-Eh-yar), is a former Major League Baseball starting pitcher who played for the Cincinnati Redlegs (1959), St. ... Don Buford (born Donald Alvin Buford on February 2, 1937 in Linden, Texas) is a former Major League Baseball player. ... John Wesley Powell (born August 17, 1941 in Lakeland, Florida) is a former first baseman in Major League Baseball who played for the Baltimore Orioles (1961-74), Cleveland Indians (1975-76) and Los Angeles Dodgers (1977). ... Harmon Clayton Killebrew (b. ...

Game Two

October 4, Metropolitan Stadium

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Baltimore 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 7 11 13 0
Minnesota 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 6 2
W: Dave McNally (1-0)  L: Tom Hall (0-1)  
HRs: BALFrank Robinson (1), Davey Johnson (1); MINHarmon Killebrew (2), Tony Oliva (1)

David Arthur (Dave) McNally (October 31, 1942–December 1, 2002) was a Major League Baseball left-handed starting pitcher from 1962 until 1975. ... Tom Hall Tom Hall is a game designer born in Wisconsin. ... Frank Robinson (born August 31, 1935 in Beaumont, Texas), is a Hall of Fame former Major League Baseball player. ... David Allen Johnson (born January 30, 1943) in Orlando, Florida is a former second baseman and manager in Major League Baseball. ... Harmon Clayton Killebrew (b. ... Pedro Oliva López (born July 20, 1940) in Pinar del Rio, Cuba, better known as Tony Oliva, is a former Major League Baseball rightfielder who played his entire career in the American League for the Minnesota Twins between 1962 and 1976. ...

Game Three

October 5, Memorial Stadium

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 7 2
Baltimore 1 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 6 10 0
W: Jim Palmer (1-0)  L: Jim Kaat (0-1)  
HRs: BALDavey Johnson (2)

James Alvin Palmer (born October 15, 1945 in New York, NY), best known as Jim Palmer and nicknamed Cakes, is a former Major League Baseball right-handed starting pitcher who played his entire career for the Baltimore Orioles (1965-1984). ... Pitcher Jim Kaat James Lee Kaat (born November 7, 1938 in Zeeland, Michigan), nicknamed Kitty, is a former pitcher in Major League Baseball for the Washington Senators (I)/Minnesota Twins (1959-1973), Chicago White Sox (1973-1975), Philadelphia Phillies (1976-1979), New York Yankees (1979-1980), and St. ... David Allen Johnson (born January 30, 1943) in Orlando, Florida is a former second baseman and manager in Major League Baseball. ...

Trivia

  • This was Bill Rigney's only division title and playoff appearance as a manager, although having managed for many years.
  • Baltimore only had to use their bullpen once in the Series when Dick Hall came on to relieve Mike Cuellar in Game 1. Dave McNally and Jim Palmer both pitched complete games in Games 2 and 3.

Miguel Angel Cuellar Santana (born May 8, 1937 in Santa Clara, Cuba), best known as Mike Cuellar (coo-Eh-yar), is a former Major League Baseball starting pitcher who played for the Cincinnati Redlegs (1959), St. ... David Arthur (Dave) McNally (October 31, 1942–December 1, 2002) was a Major League Baseball left-handed starting pitcher from 1962 until 1975. ... James Alvin Palmer (born October 15, 1945 in New York, NY), best known as Jim Palmer and nicknamed Cakes, is a former Major League Baseball right-handed starting pitcher who played his entire career for the Baltimore Orioles (1965-1984). ...

External links

  • 1970 ALCS at Baseball-Reference.com
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American League logo This is a copyrighted and/or trademarked logo. ... 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 1969 American League Championship Series was the first ALCS held after Major League Baseball adopted the two-division format that season. ... The 1971 American League Championship Series was a matchup between the Eastern Division Champion Baltimore Orioles and the Western Division Champion Oakland Athletics. ... The 1972 American League Championship Series took place between October 7 and October 12 of 1972. ... The 1973 American League Championship Series took place between October 6 and October 11, 1973. ... The 1975 American League Championship Series faced the Boston Red Sox and the 3-time defending world champion Oakland Athletics for the right to advance to the 1975 World Series. ... The 1976 American League Championship Series The 1976 American Championship Series was won by The New York Yankees who defeated The Kansas City Royals 3 games to 2. ... The 1977 American League Championship Series was a 5-game series played between October 5 and October 9, 1957, at Yankee Stadium (Games 1-2), and Royals Stadium (3-5). ... The 1978 American League Championship Series was held between the New York Yankees and the Kansas City Royals. ... The 97-65 Kansas City Royals faced the team that defeated them three straight years in the ALCS from 1976-1978, the 103-59 New York Yankees. ... The 1982 American League Championship Series was played between the Milwaukee Brewers and the California Angels from October 5 to October 10, 1982. ... The 1983 American League Championship Series was played between the Chicago White Sox and the Baltimore Orioles from October 5, 1983 to October 8, 1983. ... The 1984 American League Championship Series was a Major League Baseball playoff series played between the Detroit Tigers and the Kansas City Royals. ... The 1985 American League Championship Series was played between the Kansas City Royals and the Toronto Blue Jays from October 8 to October 16, 1985. ... The 1986 American League Championship Series was a back-and-forth battle between the Boston Red Sox and the California Angels for the right to advance to the 1986 World Series. ... The 1987 American League Championship Series pitted the Minnesota Twins, the AL West champions, against the Detroit Tigers, the AL East champions. ... The 1989 American League Championship Series was played between the Oakland Athletics and Toronto Blue Jays from October 3 to October 8, 1989. ... The 1991 American League Championship Series was played between the Minnesota Twins and the Toronto Blue Jays from October 8 to October 13, 1991. ... The 1992 American League Championship Series was played between the Toronto Blue Jays and the Oakland Athletics from October 7 to October 14, 1992. ... The 1993 American League Championship Series was played between the Toronto Blue Jays and Chicago White Sox from October 5 to October 12, 1993. ... The 1994 baseball strike resulted in the cancellation of the World Series for the first time in 90 years. ... The 1995 American League Championship Series (ALCS), the second round of the 1995 American League playoffs, matched the Central Division champion Cleveland Indians against the Western Division champion Seattle Mariners. ... The 1996 American League Championship Series (ALCS), the second round of the 1996 American League playoffs, matched the Eastern Division champion New York Yankees against the Wild Card champion Baltimore Orioles. ... The 1997 American League Championship Series pitted the Cleveland Indians, who won coming back against the New York Yankees in the 1997 AL Division Series, and the Baltimore Orioles, who went wire-to-wire and beat the Seattle Mariners in the Division Series. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... New York Yankees vs. ... The 2003 American League Championship Series was played between the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees from October 8 to October 16, 2003. ... 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 2005 American League Championship Series (ALCS), the second round of the 2005 American League playoffs, matched the Central Division champion Chicago White Sox against the Western Division champion Los Angeles Angels. ... The 2006 American League Championship Series (ALCS), is the second round of the 2006 American League playoffs. ...


 
 

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