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Encyclopedia > 1993 American League Championship Series

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 defending World champion Blue Jays defeated the White Sox, 4-2, in order to advance to the 1993 World Series, which they would win 4-2 over the Philadelphia Phillies thanks to Joe Carter's dramatic three-run walkoff home run in Game 6. 1993 (MCMXCIII) is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... 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 (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... 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... October 5 is the 278th day of the year (279th in Leap years). ... October 12 is the 285th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (286th in leap years). ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... The 1993 World Series was the second Series in a row played outside the United States of America. ... Major league affiliations National League (1883-present) East Division (1969-present) Major league titles World Series titles (1) 1980 NL Pennants (5) 1993 â€¢ 1983 â€¢ 1980 â€¢ 1950 1915 East Division titles (6) [1] 1993 â€¢ 1983 â€¢ 1980 â€¢ 1978 1977 â€¢ 1976 Wild card berths (0) None [1] - In 1981, a players strike in... Joseph Chris Carter (born March 7, 1960 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) is a former right fielder in Major League Baseball in from 1983-1997, most famous for hitting a home run to end the 1993 World Series, with the Toronto Blue Jays trailing 6-5 to the Philadelphia Phillies, just... In baseball, a walk-off home run is a home run that ends the game. ...


Managers: Cito Gaston (Toronto), Gene Lamont (Chicago) 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. ... Gene William Lamont (born December 25, 1946; Rockford, Illinois) is a former MLB catcher and, more notably, a manager for the Chicago White Sox (1992-1995) and the Pittsburgh Pirates (1997-2000). ...


Umpires: Jim Evans, Ted Hendry, Ken Kaiser, Greg Kosc, John Shulock, Tim Tschida 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. ...


Series MVP: Dave Stewart, Toronto David Keith Stewart (born February 19, 1957 in Oakland, California) was a dominant right-handed starting pitcher in Major League Baseball during the late 1980s and early 1990s. ...


Television: CBS (Greg Gumbel and Jim Kaat announcing) CBS (Columbia Broadcasting System) is a major television network and radio broadcaster in the United States. ... Greg Gumbel (born May 3, 1946 in New Orleans, Louisiana) is an American television 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 Blue Jays finished the 1993 regular season with a 95-67 record (.586%), good enough to win them their third consecutive American League East division title. The White Sox ended 1993 with a 94-68 record (.580%) to claim the American League West division crown. Both teams won their respective divisions by large margins: Toronto had a seven-game lead over the New York Yankees, and Chicago beat out the Texas Rangers by eight games. The American League East Division is one of Major League Baseballs six divisions. ... The American League West Division is one of Major League Baseballs six divisions. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901-present) East Division (1969-present) Major league titles World Series titles (26) 2000 â€¢ 1999 â€¢ 1998 â€¢ 1996 1978 â€¢ 1977 â€¢ 1962 â€¢ 1961 1958 â€¢ 1956 â€¢ 1953 â€¢ 1952 1951 â€¢ 1950 â€¢ 1949 â€¢ 1947 1943 â€¢ 1941 â€¢ 1939 â€¢ 1938 1937 â€¢ 1936 â€¢ 1932 â€¢ 1928 1927 â€¢ 1923 AL Pennants (39) 2003 â€¢ 2001 â€¢ 2000... Texas Rangers American League AAA Oklahoma RedHawks AA Frisco RoughRiders A Bakersfield Blaze Clinton LumberKings Spokane Indians R Arizona Rangers The Texas Rangers are a Major League Baseball team based in Arlington, Texas, a suburb in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. ...

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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 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 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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