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Encyclopedia > 1988 American League Championship Series

The 1988 American League Championship Series was a best-of-seven series that pitted the Eastern Division Champion Boston Red Sox against the Western Division Champion Oakland Athletics. The Athletics swept the Series 4 games to 0 and would go on to lose to the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 1988 World Series. This article is currently under construction // This year in baseball Events January 12 - Former Pittsburgh Pirates slugger Willie Stargell is the only player elected this year to the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America. ... 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) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1 • 4 • 8 • 9 • 27 • 42 Name Boston Red Sox (1907–present) See Nicknames before Red Sox for disputed nicknames Ballpark Fenway Park (1912–present) Huntington Avenue Baseball Grounds (1901-1911) Major league titles World... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 9, 27, 34, 42, 43 Name Oakland Athletics (1968–present) Kansas City Athletics (1955-1967) Philadelphia Athletics (1901-1954) (Referred to as As) Ballpark McAfee Coliseum (1968–present) a. ... Major league affiliations National League (1890–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1,2,4,19,20,24,32,39,42,53 Name Los Angeles Dodgers (1958–present) Brooklyn Dodgers (1911-1912), (1932-1957) Brooklyn Robins (1914-1931) (Also referred to as Trolley Dodgers 1911-1931) Brooklyn... The 1988 World Series matched the Oakland Athletics against the Los Angeles Dodgers, with the Dodgers upsetting the heavily favored As to win the Series in five games. ...


Managers: Tony LaRussa, Oakland; Joe Morgan, Boston Anthony LaRussa, Jr. ... Joseph Michael Morgan (born November 19, 1930 in Walpole, Massachusetts) is a former infielder, manager, coach and scout in Major League Baseball. ...


Umpires: Don Denkinger, Ted Hendry, Tim McClelland, Greg Kosc, Ken Kaiser, John Shulock 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. ... Timothy Reid McClelland (born December 12, 1951 in Jackson, Michigan) is an umpire in Major League Baseball who has worked in the American League from 1983 to 1999 and throughout both leagues since 2000. ... Gregory John Kosc (born April 27, 1949 in Bridgeport, Connecticut) is a former umpire in Major League Baseball who worked in the American League from 1976 to 1999. ... Kenneth John Kaiser (born July 26, 1945 in Rochester, New York) is a former umpire in Major League Baseball who worked in the American League from 1977 to 1999. ...


Series MVP: Dennis Eckersley, Oakland Dennis Lee Eckersley (born October 3, 1954 in Oakland, California), nicknamed Eck, was a Major League Baseball player elected to Baseball Hall of Fame in 2004 (his first year of eligibility). ...


Television: ABC (Gary Bender, Reggie Jackson and Joe Morgan announcing) The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) operates television and radio networks in the United States and is also shown on basic cable in Canada. ... Gary Bender is an American sportscaster. ... Reginald Martinez Reggie Jackson (born May 18, 1946), nicknamed Mr. ... Joseph Leonard Morgan (born September 19, 1943 in Bonham, Texas) is a former Major League Baseball second baseman, considered by many to be among the greatest to have played the position. ...

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Game 1

October 5, Fenway Park October 5 is the 278th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (279th in Leap years). ... “Fenway” redirects here. ...

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 6 0
Boston 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 6 0
W: Rick Honeycutt (1-0)   L: Bruce Hurst (0-1)  S: Dennis Eckersley (1)
HR: OAKJose Canseco (1)

In an interview conducted before game one, Jose Canseco denied reports in that day's Washington Post by baseball reporter Thomas Boswell that he had used steroids. Canseco was supported in this denial by former slugger Reggie Jackson. Frederick Wayne Honeycutt (June 29, 1954 Chattanooga, TN - ) was a pitcher for 21 years from 1977 to 1987. ... Bruce Vee Hurst (born March 24, 1958 in St. ... Dennis Lee Eckersley (born October 3, 1954 in Oakland, California), nicknamed Eck, was a Major League Baseball player elected to Baseball Hall of Fame in 2004 (his first year of eligibility). ... José Canseco Capas, Jr. ... José Canseco Capas, Jr. ... ... Thomas Boswell (born 1948) is a sports columnist for the Washington Post. ... In chemistry and biology, Steroids are a type of lipid, characterized by a carbon skeleton with four fused rings. ... Reginald Martinez Reggie Jackson (born May 18, 1946), nicknamed Mr. ...


The opening game in Fenway Park pitted “Fenway” redirects here. ...


Game 2

October 6, Fenway Park October 6 is the 279th day of the year (280th in leap years). ... “Fenway” redirects here. ...

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 4 10 1
Boston 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 3 4 1
W: Gene Nelson (1-0)   L: Lee Smith (0-1)  S: Dennis Eckersley (2)
HR: OAKJose Canseco (2)   BOSRich Gedman (1)

Wayland Eugene Nelson (born December 3, 1960 in Tampa, Florida), is a former professional baseball player who pitched in the Major Leagues from 1981-1993. ... Lee Arthur Smith (born December 4, 1957 in Shreveport, Louisiana) was a closer in Major League Baseball. ... Dennis Lee Eckersley (born October 3, 1954 in Oakland, California), nicknamed Eck, was a Major League Baseball player elected to Baseball Hall of Fame in 2004 (his first year of eligibility). ... José Canseco Capas, Jr. ... Richard Leo Rich Gedman (born September 26, 1959) is a former Major League Baseball catcher and left-handed batter who played with the Boston Red Sox (1980-90), Houston Astros (1990-91) and St. ...

Game 3

October 8, Oakland Coliseum October 8 is the 281st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (282nd in leap years). ... McAfee Coliseum is a stadium located in Oakland, California that is used for football and baseball games. ...

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 6 12 0
Oakland 0 4 2 0 1 0 1 2 X 10 15 1
W: Gene Nelson (2-0)   L: Mike Boddicker (0-1)  S: Dennis Eckersley (3)
HR: OAKMark McGwire (1)  Carney Lansford (1)  Ron Hassey (1)  Dave Henderson (1)  BOSMike Greenwell (1)

Wayland Eugene Nelson (born December 3, 1960 in Tampa, Florida), is a former professional baseball player who pitched in the Major Leagues from 1981-1993. ... External link Mike Boddicker - Career Statistics Categories: Baseball stubs | 1984 American League All-Stars | Baltimore Orioles players | Boston Red Sox players | Kansas City Royals players | Milwaukee Brewers players | Major league pitchers | 1957 births ... Dennis Lee Eckersley (born October 3, 1954 in Oakland, California), nicknamed Eck, was a Major League Baseball player elected to Baseball Hall of Fame in 2004 (his first year of eligibility). ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Carney Ray Lansford (born February 7, 1957 in San Jose, California) is a former third baseman in Major League Baseball who played for the California Angels (1978-80), Boston Red Sox (1981-82) and Oakland Athletics (1983-92). ... Ronald William Hassey (Born February 27, 1953) in Tucson, Arizona, is a retired Major League Baseball catcher. ... David Lee Henderson (born July 21, 1958 in Merced, California, USA), best known as Dave Henderson, is a former Major League Baseball outfielder and right-handed batter who played for the Seattle Mariners (1981-86), Boston Red Sox (1986-87), San Francisco Giants (1987), Oakland Athletics (1988-93) and Kansas... Michael Lewis Greenwell (born July 18, 1963 in Louisville, Kentucky) is a former left fielder in Major League Baseball who played his entire career with the Boston Red Sox (1985-1996). ...

Game 4

October 9, Oakland Coliseum October 9 is the 282nd day of the year (283rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... McAfee Coliseum is a stadium located in Oakland, California that is used for football and baseball games. ...

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 4 0
Oakland 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 X 4 10 1
W: Dave Stewart (1-0)   L: Bruce Hurst (0-2)  S: Dennis Eckersley (4)
HR: OAKJose Canseco (3)

Dave Stewart is the name of several famous people: David A. Stewart, a member of the 1980s band Eurythmics Dave Stewart (musician), a keyboardist with various progressive rock ensembles Dave Stewart (drummer), with Fish (singer), Camel (band) and other progressive rock acts Dave Stewart (guitarist), guitarist who has worked with... Bruce Vee Hurst (born March 24, 1958 in St. ... Dennis Lee Eckersley (born October 3, 1954 in Oakland, California), nicknamed Eck, was a Major League Baseball player elected to Baseball Hall of Fame in 2004 (his first year of eligibility). ... José Canseco Capas, Jr. ...

External links

  • 1988 ALCS at Baseball-Reference.com

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