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Encyclopedia > 1991 American League Championship Series

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 Twins defeated the favoured Blue Jays, winning the Series 4 games to 1. Minnesota would go on to face (and ultimately defeat) the Atlanta Braves in the 1991 World Series, generally considered to be the greatest ever played. 1991 (MCMXCI) is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 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, to face the winner of the National League Championship Series. ... 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... Major league affiliations American League (1977-present) East Division (1977-present) Major league titles World Series titles (2) 1993 â€¢ 1992 AL Pennants (2) 1993 â€¢ 1992 East Division titles (5) 1993 â€¢ 1992 â€¢ 1991 â€¢ 1989 1985 Wild card berths (0) None Major league nicknames Toronto Blue Jays (1977-present) Major league home... October 8 is the 281st day of the year (282nd in leap years). ... October 13 is the 286th day of the year (287th in leap years). ... 1991 (MCMXCI) is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Major league affiliations National League (1876-present) East Division (1994-present) West Division (1969-1993) Major league titles World Series titles (3) 1995 â€¢ 1957 â€¢ 1914 NL Pennants (17) 1999 â€¢ 1996 â€¢ 1995 â€¢ 1992 1991 â€¢ 1958 â€¢ 1957 â€¢ 1948 1914 â€¢ 1898 â€¢ 1897 â... The 1991 World Series was played from October 19 to October 27 between the Minnesota Twins (95-67) of the American League and the Atlanta Braves (94-68) of the National League. ...


Managers: Tom Kelly (Minnesota), Cito Gaston (Toronto) People named Tom Kelly include: Tom Kelly (baseball) Tom Kelly (engineer) Tom Kelly (Ireland) Tom Kelly (musician) Tom Kelly (UK) Tom Kelly (USA) This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Clarence Edwin Cito Gaston (born March 17, 1944 in San Antonio, Texas) is a former outfielder and manager in Major League Baseball best known for managing the Toronto Blue Jays to their first World Series championships in 1992 and 1993. ...


Umpires: Larry Barnett, Mark Johnson, Jim McKean, Mike Reilly, Rocky Roe, Tim Welke Lawrence Robert Barnett (born January 3, 1945 in Nitro, West Virginia) is a former umpire in Major League Baseball who worked in the American League from 1969 to 1999 before becoming the major leagues supervisor of umpires in 2000-2001. ... Jim McKean (born 1945 in Montreal, Quebec) is a Canadian born major league baseball umpire and umpired games since 1976. ... The Progressive Conservative Party of Canada elected twelve candidates in the 2000 federal election, and emerged as the fifth-largest party in the Canadian House of Commons. ...


Series MVP: Kirby Puckett, Minnesota Kirby Puckett, after hitting his famous game-winning home run in the 1991 World Series Kirby Puckett (born March 14, 1961) was widely regarded as one of the best, and most popular, Major League Baseball players of the 1980s and early-to-mid 1990s. ...


Television: CBS (Dick Stockton and Jim Kaat announcing) CBS (Columbia Broadcasting System) is a major television network and radio broadcaster in the United States. ... Dick Stockton (born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American sportscaster. ... 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. ...


The Twins finished the 1991 regular season with a 95-67 record (.586%) and handily took the American League West Division crown by eight games over the Chicago White Sox. The Blue Jays were similarly successful during the 1991 season, compiling a 91-71 record (.562%) and winning the American League East division by seven games over the Boston Red Sox and Detroit Tigers. Major league affiliations American League (1901-present) Central Division (1994-present) West Division (1969-1993) Major league titles World Series titles (3) 2005 â€¢ 1917 â€¢ 1906 AL Pennants (6) 2005 â€¢ 1959 â€¢ 1919 â€¢ 1917 1906 â€¢ 1901 Central Division titles (2) [1] 2005 â€¢ 2000 West Division titles (2) 1993 â€¢ 1983 Wild card berths... Major league affiliations American League (1901-present) East Division (1969-present) Major league titles World Series titles (6) 2004 â€¢ 1918 â€¢ 1916 â€¢ 1915 1912 â€¢ 1903 AL Pennants (11) 2004 â€¢ 1986 â€¢ 1975 â€¢ 1967 1946 â€¢ 1918 â€¢ 1916 â€¢ 1915 1912 â€¢ 1904 â€¢ 1903 East Division titles (5) 1995 â€¢ 1990 â€¢ 1988 â€¢ 1986 1975 Wild card berths... The Detroit Tigers are a Major League Baseball team based in Detroit, Michigan. ...


The Series began at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome, with both teams splitting the two games there. The ALCS then switched locales to the SkyDome, where the Twins swept all three games to take the pennant. Twins ace Jack Morris won Games 1 and 4, while closer Rick Aguilera garnered three saves (in Games 1, 3, and 5). The Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome is a domed sports stadium in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota. ... The Rogers Centre (until recently called SkyDome), which opened on June 1, 1989, is a huge ballpark in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, situated next to the CN Tower near the shores of Lake Ontario. ... John Scott Jack Morris (born May 16, 1955 in St. ... Richard Warren Rick Aguilera (born December 31, 1961 in San Gabriel, California) was a professional baseball player for the New York Mets, Minnesota Twins, Boston Red Sox, and Chicago Cubs. ...


Minnesota outfielder Kirby Puckett was named the Series MVP, based on his .429 batting average, two home runs, and six RBI. Kirby Puckett, after hitting his famous game-winning home run in the 1991 World Series Kirby Puckett (born March 14, 1961) was widely regarded as one of the best, and most popular, Major League Baseball players of the 1980s and early-to-mid 1990s. ...

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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) determines who wins the American League pennant and advances to baseballs championship, the World Series, to face the winner of the National League Championship Series. ... The 1969 American League Championship Series was the first ALCS held after Major League Baseball adopted the two-division format that season. ... 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 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 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 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 1989 American League Championship Series was played between the Oakland Athletics and Toronto Blue Jays from October 3 to October 8, 1989. ... 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 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 (also known as the GYC, or Great Yankee Collapse) 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. ...


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Encyclopedia: American League Championship Series (2936 words)
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.
The 2005 American League Championship Series (ALCS), is the second round of the 2005 American League playoffs.
The Cubs reached the 2003 National League Championship Series, and they also battled a full seven games; but as with the Red Sox, they lost their series with a 3-run lead and 5 outs to go, and the World Series was won by the Florida Marlins, who defeated the Yankees.
National League Championship Series - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (260 words)
A structured playoff series began in 1969, when both the National and American Leagues were reorganized into two divisions each, East and West.
In 1981, a divisional series was held due to split-season caused by strike action.
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).
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