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Encyclopedia > 1975 American League Championship Series

The See also: 1974 in sports, 1976 in sports and the list of years in sports. Auto Racing Stock car racing: Benny Parsons won the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Richard Petty Indianapolis 500 - Bobby Unser USAC Racing - A.J. Foyt won the season championship Formula One Championship - Austria 24 hours of... 1975 In Major League Baseball, the American League Championship Series (ALCS) determines who wins the American League pennant and advances to baseballs championship, the World Series. It began in 1969, when the American League was reorganized into two divisions, East and West. The winners of each division played each other... American League Championship Series faced the Boston Red Sox American League AAA Pawtucket Red Sox AA Portland Sea Dogs A Wilmington Blue Rocks Greenville Bombers Lowell Spinners R Gulf Coast Red Sox The Boston Red Sox are a Major League Baseball team located in Boston, Massachusetts. They are in the American League East Division. They are... Boston Red Sox and the 3-time defending world champion The Oakland Athletics are a Major League Baseball team based in Oakland, California. They are in the Western Division of the American League. The team is often called the As. Founded: 1893, as the Indianapolis, Indiana franchise in the minor Western League. Moved to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1900 when... Oakland Athletics for the right to advance to the The 1975 World Series was between the Boston Red Sox and Cincinnati Reds. In some eyes, it was one of the greatest World Series ever played. Cincinnati won the series 4-3. The sixth game of the Series was a 12-inning classic at Fenway Park. While there are many... 1975 World Series. During the regular season, the Red Sox posted a 95-65 record and won the AL East division title, while the Athletics went 98-64 to win the AL West.


The Red Sox came up with experimented players as Carl Yaz Yastrzemski Carl Michael Yastrzemski (born August 22, 1939 in Southampton, New York, United States) was a Major League Baseball player. He had an excellent 23_year career, playing only for the Boston Red Sox. Primarily a left fielder, he played some first base and served as a designated hitter... Carl Yastrzemski, Carlton Ernest Fisk (born December 26, 1947 in Bellows Falls, Vermont) is a former Major League Baseball catcher who played for 24 years with the Boston Red Sox and Chicago White Sox. Carlton Pudge Fisk played a few games for Boston in 1969 and 1971 but broke out for the... Carlton Fisk and Dwight Michael Evans (born November 3, 1951 in Santa Monica, California), nicknamed Dewey, is a former right fielder and right-handed batter who played for the Boston Red Sox (1972-90) and Baltimore Orioles (1991). Evans was the finest defensive right fielder of his time, winning eight Gold Gloves despite... Dwight Evans, and two sensational rookies – Frederic Michael Fred Lynn (born February 3, 1952 in Chicago, Illinois) is a former Major League Baseball outfielder who played for the Boston Red Sox (1974-80), California Angels (1981-84), Baltimore Orioles (1985-88), Detroit Tigers (1988-89) and San Diego Padres (1990). Lynn started his career for the... Fred Lynn and James Edward Jim Rice was born on March 8, 1953 in Anderson, South Carolina. Rice was a player with the Boston Red Sox from 1974 to 1989. Like Carl Yastrzemski and Ted Williams before him, Rice continued the Red Sox tradition of having power-hitting left fielders. Rice joined the... Jim Rice. Lynn took most of the headlines by playing a flawless The position of the center fielder A center fielder, abbreviated CF, is the outfielder in baseball who plays defense in center field - the baseball fielding position between left field and right field (e.g., Mickey Mantle was a center fielder). In the numbering system used to record defensive plays, the... center field, Batting average is a statistic in both baseball and cricket measuring the performance of baseball hitters and cricket batsmen, respectively. Batting average in baseball In baseball, the batting average is defined as the ratio of hits to at bats. The Major League Baseball batting average championship is awarded to the... hitting .331 with 21 In baseball, a home run is a base hit in which the batter is able to circle all the bases, ending at home plate and scoring a run, with no errors on the play that result in the batter achieving extra bases. Home runs are among the most popular aspects... home runs and 105 In baseball statistics, a run batted in (RBI) is given to a batter for each run scored as the result of a batters plate appearance. There are certain exceptions: a player does not receive an RBI if he hits into a double play, if an error is charged on... RBI, and becoming the first major league player to win the In the game of baseball, both amateur and professional, it is tradition to annually recognize the one player in the league who has contributed the most to the success of the players team. In the United States, the awarding of the Most Valuable Player Award (or MVP) in Major... MVP and In Major League Baseball, the Rookie of the Year Award is given to the top rookie baseball player in the American and National Leagues. Awarding began in 1947, coincidentally the year in which Jackie Robinson endured the toughest rookie year in baseball history. Fittingly, he won the award. The award... Rookie of the Year awards in the same season. Rice, although suffering a broken wrist in late September, finished with a .309 average, 22 homers and 102 RBI.


Meanwhile, the Athletics seem ripe to be overthrown without James Augustus Catfish Hunter (April 8, 1946 _ September 9, 1999) was a prolific Major League Baseball right-handed starting pitcher between 1965 and 1979. He earned five World Series championship rings, threw a perfect game in 1968, and was known as a skilled control pitcher. He played for the... Catfish Hunter in the In baseball or softball, a starting pitcher, often abbreviated as starter, is the pitcher who pitches the first pitch to the first batter of a game. A pitcher who enters the game after the first pitch of the game is a relief pitcher. In professional baseball, starting pitchers are generally... starting rotation and a poor offensive support during the regular season. To supplement the familiar faces of Reginald Martinez Reggie Jackson (born May 18, 1946) was a professional American baseball player from 1967 to 1987. His father Reginald Martinez was a Puerto Rican who played for the Negro Leagues. Reggie was inducted into the United States Baseball Hall of Fame in 1993 in recognition of his talents... Reggie Jackson, Sal Bando, Joe Rudi (born September 7, 1946) U.S. athlete, is a former Major League Baseball Player. He is best known for his stint with the Oakland Athletics from 1968 - 1976. ... Joe Rudi, Dagoberto Campaneris Blanco (born March 9, 1942 in Pueblo Nuevo, Cuba), best known as Bert Campaneris and nicknamed Campy, is a former shortstop in Major League Baseball who played for the Kansas City & Oakland Athletics (1964-76), Texas Rangers (1977-79), California Angels (1979_81) and New York Yankees (1983... Bert Campaneris and Gene Tenace on the roster, Oakland included Claudell Washington, who blossomed into a dangerous hitter, and Billy Leo Williams (born June 15, American former outfielder in Major League Baseball. He batted left-handed and threw right-handed. A highly competitive player on talented Chicago Cubs teams that never reached the post_season, he finally realized his dream of playing in the World Series late in his career... Billy Williams, who came over from the This article refers to the American baseball league. For the English cricket league of the same name, please see National League (cricket). The term National League generally refers to the organization more properly referred to as the National League of Professional Baseball Clubs, the older (founded on February 2, 1876... National League.


Umpires: Donald Anton Denkinger (born August 28, 1936 in Cedar Falls, Iowa) is a former umpire in Major League Baseball who worked in the American League from 1968 to 1998. In his final season, he and fellow umpire Larry Barnett tied Tommy Connollys record for the longest service in AL... Don Denkinger, Lou DiMuro, Bill Kunkel, Ron Luciano, James Bremond Evans (born November 5, 1946 in Longview, Texas) is a former umpire in Major League Baseball who worked in the American League from 1971 to 1999. He now operates one of baseballs two major umpiring schools. Evans began umpiring Little League games at age 14, where his... Jim Evans, Hank Morgenweck

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Game 1

Game 1 of the best-of-5 series was played at Fenway Park is the home stadium for the Boston Red Sox baseball club. It is located near, and named for, the Fenway neighborhood in the heart of Boston, which in turn is named for the nearby fens, or marshes. It opened on April 20, 1912, the same day as the... Fenway Park on October 4 is the 277th day of the year (278th in Leap years). There are 88 days remaining. Events 600-1899 610 - Heraclius arrives by ship from Africa at Constantinople, otherthrows Byzantine Emperor Phocas and becomes Emperor. 1535 - The first complete English language Bible is printed, with translations by William... October 4. Boston, behind Luis Tiant [loo-IS tee-ANT] (born November 23, 1940 in Marianao, Cuba), born Luis Clemente Tiant Vega, is a former right-handed starting pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the Cleveland Indians (1964-1969), Minnesota Twins (1970), Boston Red Sox (1971-1978), New York Yankees (1979-80... Luis Tiant's 3-hitter, beats Oakland 7–1 in the opener.


Game 2

On October 5 is the 278th day of the year (279th in Leap years). There are 87 days remaining. It is also the most populous birthday of the year in the US statistically. Events 1500-1899 1582 - Due to the implementation of the Gregorian calendar this day does not exist in... October 5, Yastrzemski's two-run home run is the big blow as the Red Sox win the Game 2, 6–3.


Game 3

The scene switched to McAfee Coliseum is a stadium located in Oakland, California that is used for football and baseball games. McAfee Coliseum is home to the following sports teams: Oakland Athletics (MLB) (1968-present) Oakland Raiders (NFL) (1966-1981, 1995-present) History In 1966, the city of Oakland constructed Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum... Oakland Coliseum for Game 3 on October 7 is the 280th day of the year (281st in leap years). There are 85 days remaining. Events 3761 BCE - The epoch (origin) of the modern Hebrew calendar. 1513 - Battle of La Motta — Spanish troops under Ramon de Cardona defeat the Venetians. 1571 - Battle of Lepanto occurs. 1582... October 7. After winning three consecutive championships, the A's dynasty comes to an end as they are defeated and eliminated by the Red Sox, 5-3. Boston starter Rick Wise baffles the A's for seven-plus innings and earns the win. Yastrzemski makes two great plays in The position of the left fielder A left fielder, abbreviated LF, is an outfielder in the sport of baseball who plays defense in left field. In the numbering system used to record defensive plays, the left fielder is assigned the number 7. Outfielders must cover large distances, so speed, instincts... left field and has two hits to back Wise's pitching.


In baseball, the totality of a game is summarized in a line score, or more verbosely in a box score. The line score reports each teams runs each inning, total runs, total hits, and total errors on a line. The box score lists the line score as well as... Line scores

 Game 1 at Boston OAK 000 000 010 | 1 3 4 BOS 200 000 500 | 7 8 3 
 Game 2 at Boston OAK 200 100 000 | 3 10 0 BOS 000 301 11x | 6 12 0 
 Game 3 at Oakland BOS 000 130 010 | 6 11 1 OAK 000 001 020 | 3 6 2 

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1975 American League Championship Series - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (430 words)
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.
Lynn took most of the headlines by playing a flawless center field, hitting.331 with 21 home runs and 105 RBI, and becoming the first major league player to win the MVP and Rookie of the Year awards in the same season.
After winning three consecutive championships, the A's dynasty comes to an end as they are defeated and eliminated by the Red Sox, 5-3.
American League Championship Series - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (812 words)
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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