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Encyclopedia > 1974 American League Championship Series

The 1974 American League Championship Series was a best-of-five matchup between the Eastern Division Champion Baltimore Orioles and the Western Division Champion Oakland Athletics. The Athletics beat the Orioles 3 games to 1 and received their third straight pennant in the process. They would go on defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 1974 World Series and win their third straight World Series championship. This article is currently under construction // This year in baseball Events January 16 - The Baseball Writers Association of America elects former New York Yankees teammates Mickey Mantle and Whitey Ford to the Hall of Fame. ... 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) West Division (1969-present) Major league titles World Series titles (9) 1989 â€¢ 1974 â€¢ 1973 â€¢ 1972 1930 â€¢ 1929 â€¢ 1913 â€¢ 1911 1910 AL Pennants (15) 1990 â€¢ 1989 â€¢ 1988 â€¢ 1974 1973 â€¢ 1972 â€¢ 1931 â€¢ 1930 1929 â€¢ 1914 â€¢ 1913 â€¢ 1911 1910 â€¢ 1905 â€¢ 1902 West Division titles (13) [1... Major league affiliations National League (1890-present) West Division (1969-present) Current uniform Ballpark Dodger Stadium (1962-present) Major league titles World Series titles (6) 1988 â€¢ 1981 â€¢ 1965 â€¢ 1963 1959 â€¢ 1955 NL Pennants (21) 1988 â€¢ 1981 â€¢ 1978 â€¢ 1977 1974 â€¢ 1966 â€¢ 1965 â€¢ 1963 1959 â€¢ 1956 â€¢ 1955 â€¢ 1953 1952 â€¢ 1949 â€¢ 1947 â€¢ 1941... 1974 World Series Logo The 1974 World Series matched the two-time defending champion Oakland Athletics against the Los Angeles Dodgers. ...


Managers: Alvin Dark, Oakland; Earl Weaver, Baltimore Alvin Ralph Dark (born January 7, 1922 in Comanche, Oklahoma), nicknamed Blackie and The Swamp Fox, is a former shortstop and manager in Major League Baseball. ... Earl Sidney Weaver (born August 14, 1930 in St. ...


Umpires: Larry Napp, Jerry Neudecker, Russ Goetz, Dave Phillips, Marty Springstead, Bill Deegan


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. Oakland Athletics

Athletics win the Series, 3-1

Game Score Date Location Attendance
1 Baltimore - 6, Oakland - 3 October 5 Oakland Coliseum 41,609
2 Baltimore - 0, Oakland - 5 October 6 Oakland Coliseum 42,810
3 Oakland - 1, Baltimore - 0 October 8 Memorial Stadium 32,060
4 Oakland - 2, Baltimore - 1 October 9 Memorial Stadium 28,136

October 5 is the 278th day of the year (279th in Leap years). ... McAfee Coliseum is a stadium located in Oakland, California that is used for football and baseball games. ... October 6 is the 279th day of the year (280th in leap years). ... McAfee Coliseum is a stadium located in Oakland, California that is used for football and baseball games. ... October 8 is the 281st day of the year (282nd in leap years). ... There are many stadiums known as Memorial Stadium. ... October 9 is the 282nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (283rd in leap years). ... There are many stadiums known as Memorial Stadium. ...

Game Summaries

Game One

October 5, Oakland Coliseum

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Baltimore 1 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 6 10 0
Oakland 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 3 9 0
W: Mike Cuellar (1-0)  L: Catfish Hunter (0-1)  
HRs: BALBrooks Robinson (1), Paul Blair (1), Bobby Grich (1)

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. ... James Augustus Catfish Hunter (April 8, 1946 – September 9, 1999) was a prolific Major League Baseball right-handed starting pitcher between 1965 and 1979. ... Brooks Calbert Robinson, Jr. ... There are a number of public figures with the name Paul Blair, including: Paul Blair, a baseball player Paul Blair, an Ontario politician This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Robert Anthony Bobby Grich (born January 15, 1949 in Muskegon, Michigan) is an American former Major League Baseball second baseman and right-handed batter who played for the Baltimore Orioles (1970-76) and California Angels (1977-86). ...

Game Two

October 6, Oakland Coliseum

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Baltimore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 2
Oakland 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 3 X 5 8 0
W: Ken Holtzman (1-0)  L: Dave McNally (0-1)  
HRs: BALSal Bando (1), Ray Fosse (1)

Ken Holtzman was a major league baseball pitcher, mostly for the Chicago Cubs and the Oakland Athletics. ... David Arthur (Dave) McNally (October 31, 1942–December 1, 2002) was a Major League Baseball left-handed starting pitcher from 1962 until 1975. ... Sal Bando, born Salvatore Leonard Bando (February 13, 1944 in Cleveland, Ohio), is a former third baseman in Major League Baseball who played for the Kansas City & Oakland Athletics (1966-76) and Milwaukee Brewers (1977-81). ... Raymond Earl Fosse (born April 4, 1947) is an American former Major League Baseball catcher who played primarily for the Cleveland Indians and Oakland Athletics. ...

Game Three

October 8, Memorial Stadium

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 2
Baltimore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1
W: Vida Blue (1-0)  L: Jim Palmer (0-1)  
HRs: BALSal Bando (2)

Vida Rochelle Blue Jr. ... 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). ... Sal Bando, born Salvatore Leonard Bando (February 13, 1944 in Cleveland, Ohio), is a former third baseman in Major League Baseball who played for the Kansas City & Oakland Athletics (1966-76) and Milwaukee Brewers (1977-81). ...

Game Four

October 8, Memorial Stadium

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 1 0
Baltimore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 5 1
W: Catfish Hunter (1-1)  L: Mike Cuellar (1-1)  SV: Rollie Fingers (1)
HRs: None

James Augustus Catfish Hunter (April 8, 1946 – September 9, 1999) was a prolific Major League Baseball right-handed starting pitcher between 1965 and 1979. ... 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. ... Roland Fingers giving his trademark handlebar moustache a twirl. ...

External links

  • 1974 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 1970 American League Championship Series was a match-up between the Eastern Division Champion Baltimore Orioles and the Western Division Champion Minnesota Twins. ... 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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