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Encyclopedia > 1995 American League Division Series

The 1995 American League Division Series (ALDS), the opening round of the 1995 American League playoffs, began on Tuesday, October 3, and ended on Sunday, October 8, with the champions of the three AL divisions – along with a "wild card" team – participating in two best-of-five series. As a result of both leagues realigning into three divisions in 1994, it marked the first time in major league history that a team could qualify for postseason play without finishing in first place in its league or division. The teams were: The following are the baseball events of the year 1995 throughout the world. ... In Major League Baseball, the American League Division Series (ALDS) determines which two teams from the American League will advance to the American League Championship Series. ... American League The American League (or formally the American League of Professional Baseball Clubs) is one of two leagues that make up Major League Baseball in the United States of America and Canada. ... October 3 is the 276th day of the year (277th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... October 8 is the 281st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (282nd in leap years). ... The following are the events of the year 1994 that happened world-wide throughout the sport of baseball. ...

The higher seed (in parentheses) had the home field advantage, which was not tied to playing record but was predetermined – a highly unpopular arrangement which was discontinued after the 1997 playoffs. Also, the team with home field "advantage" was required to play the first two games on the road, with potentially the last three at home, in order to reduce travel. The Red Sox played the Indians, rather than the wild card Yankees, because the Red Sox and Yankees are in the same division. 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... This article is becoming very long. ... Major league affiliations American League (1977–present) West Division (1977–present) Current uniform Name Seattle Mariners (1977–present) Ballpark Safeco Field (1999–present) Kingdome (1977-1999) Major league titles World Series titles (0) None AL Pennants (0) None West Division titles (3) [1] 2001 â€¢ 1997 â€¢ 1995 Wild card berths (1... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 23, 32, 37, 44, 49 Name New York Yankees (1913–present) New York Highlanders (1903-1912) Baltimore Orioles (1901-1902) (Also referred to as Americans...


The Seattle Mariners and Cleveland Indians went on to meet in the AL Championship Series (ALCS). The Indians became the American League champion, and lost to the National League champion Atlanta Braves in the 1995 World Series. 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 1995 National League Championship Series (NLCS), the second round of the 1995 National League playoffs, matched the Eastern Division champion Atlanta Braves against the Central Division champion Cincinatti Reds. ... Major league affiliations National League (1876–present) East Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 3,21,35,41,42,44 Name Atlanta Braves (1966–present) Ballpark Turner Field (1997–present) Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium (1966-1996) Milwaukee County Stadium (Milwaukee) (1953-1965) Braves Field (Boston) (1915-1952) Fenway Park... The 1995 World Series matched the Atlanta Braves against the Cleveland Indians, with the Braves winning in six games to capture its third World Championship in franchise history (along with 1914 in Boston and 1957 in Milwaukee), and their first championship since moving to Atlanta in 1966. ...


Umpires: Tim Welke, John Hirschbeck, Joe Brinkman, Rocky Roe, Don Denkinger (Games 1-2), Jim Evans (Games 3-5), Dan Morrison (Red Sox-Indians, Games 1-2; Mariners-Yankees, Games 3-5); Mike Reilly, Dale Scott, Jim McKean, Larry McCoy, Rich Garcia, Jim Joyce (Mariners-Yankees, Games 1-2; Red Sox-Indians, Game 3) Timothy James Welke (born August 23, 1957 in Pontiac, Michigan) is an umpire in Major League Baseball who was named to the American League staff prior to the 1984 season, and has worked throughout both major leagues since 2000. ... John Francis Hirschbeck (born September 7, 1954 in Bridgeport, Connecticut) is an umpire in Major League Baseball who has worked in the American League from 1984 to 1999 and throughout both major leagues since 2000; he is currently a crew chief. ... Joe Brinkman (b. ... 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. ... 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. ... Michael Eugene Reilly (born July 2, 1949 in Sioux City, Iowa) is an umpire in Major League Baseball who has worked in the American League from 1978 to 1999 and throughout both major leagues since 2000. ... Dale Allan Scott (born August 14, 1959 in Eugene, Oregon) is an umpire in Major League Baseball. ... Jim McKean (born 1945 in Montreal, Quebec) is a Canadian born major league baseball umpire and umpired games since 1976. ... Larry McCoy was an American League umpire from 1971 to 1999. ... James A. Joyce III (born October 3, 1955 in Toledo, Ohio) is an umpire in Major League Baseball who has worked in the American League (AL) from 1989 to 1999 and throughout both major leagues since 2000. ...

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Matchups

Seattle Mariners vs. New York Yankees

Seattle wins the series, 3-2 Major league affiliations American League (1977–present) West Division (1977–present) Current uniform Name Seattle Mariners (1977–present) Ballpark Safeco Field (1999–present) Kingdome (1977-1999) Major league titles World Series titles (0) None AL Pennants (0) None West Division titles (3) [1] 2001 â€¢ 1997 â€¢ 1995 Wild card berths (1... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 23, 32, 37, 44, 49 Name New York Yankees (1913–present) New York Highlanders (1903-1912) Baltimore Orioles (1901-1902) (Also referred to as Americans...

Game Score Date
1 Seattle 6, New York 9 October 3, 1995
2 Seattle 5, New York 7 October 4, 1995
3 New York 4, Seattle 7 October 6, 1995
4 New York 8, Seattle 11 October 7, 1995
5 New York 5, Seattle 6 October 8, 1995

Game 1, October 3

Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York Major league affiliations American League (1977–present) West Division (1977–present) Current uniform Name Seattle Mariners (1977–present) Ballpark Safeco Field (1999–present) Kingdome (1977-1999) Major league titles World Series titles (0) None AL Pennants (0) None West Division titles (3) [1] 2001 â€¢ 1997 â€¢ 1995 Wild card berths (1... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 23, 32, 37, 44, 49 Name New York Yankees (1913–present) New York Highlanders (1903-1912) Baltimore Orioles (1901-1902) (Also referred to as Americans... October 3 is the 276th day of the year (277th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Major league affiliations American League (1977–present) West Division (1977–present) Current uniform Name Seattle Mariners (1977–present) Ballpark Safeco Field (1999–present) Kingdome (1977-1999) Major league titles World Series titles (0) None AL Pennants (0) None West Division titles (3) [1] 2001 â€¢ 1997 â€¢ 1995 Wild card berths (1... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 23, 32, 37, 44, 49 Name New York Yankees (1913–present) New York Highlanders (1903-1912) Baltimore Orioles (1901-1902) (Also referred to as Americans... October 4 is the 277th day of the year (278th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 23, 32, 37, 44, 49 Name New York Yankees (1913–present) New York Highlanders (1903-1912) Baltimore Orioles (1901-1902) (Also referred to as Americans... Major league affiliations American League (1977–present) West Division (1977–present) Current uniform Name Seattle Mariners (1977–present) Ballpark Safeco Field (1999–present) Kingdome (1977-1999) Major league titles World Series titles (0) None AL Pennants (0) None West Division titles (3) [1] 2001 â€¢ 1997 â€¢ 1995 Wild card berths (1... October 6 is the 279th day of the year (280th in leap years). ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 23, 32, 37, 44, 49 Name New York Yankees (1913–present) New York Highlanders (1903-1912) Baltimore Orioles (1901-1902) (Also referred to as Americans... Major league affiliations American League (1977–present) West Division (1977–present) Current uniform Name Seattle Mariners (1977–present) Ballpark Safeco Field (1999–present) Kingdome (1977-1999) Major league titles World Series titles (0) None AL Pennants (0) None West Division titles (3) [1] 2001 â€¢ 1997 â€¢ 1995 Wild card berths (1... October 7 is the 280th day of the year (281st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 23, 32, 37, 44, 49 Name New York Yankees (1913–present) New York Highlanders (1903-1912) Baltimore Orioles (1901-1902) (Also referred to as Americans... Major league affiliations American League (1977–present) West Division (1977–present) Current uniform Name Seattle Mariners (1977–present) Ballpark Safeco Field (1999–present) Kingdome (1977-1999) Major league titles World Series titles (0) None AL Pennants (0) None West Division titles (3) [1] 2001 â€¢ 1997 â€¢ 1995 Wild card berths (1... October 8 is the 281st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (282nd in leap years). ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... October 3 is the 276th day of the year (277th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The exterior of Yankee Stadium Yankee Stadium is the home stadium of the New York Yankees, a major league baseball team. ... The Bronx is one of the five boroughs of United States. ...

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Seattle 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 2 6 9 0
New York 0 0 2 0 0 2 4 1 X 9 13 0
W: David Cone (1-0)  L: Jeff Nelson (0-1)  
HRs: SEAKen Griffey Jr. (2); NYYWade Boggs (1), Ruben Sierra (1)

Game 2, October 4

Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York David Brian Cone (born January 2, 1963 in Kansas City, Missouri) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. ... Jeff Nelson about to throw a pitch to the Tampa Bay Devil Rays, May, 2005. ... Ken Griffey, Jr. ... Wade Anthony Boggs (born June 15, 1958 in Omaha, Nebraska) is a former third baseman in Major League Baseball, primarily with the Boston Red Sox, whose hitting in the 1980s and 1990s dominated the American League in much the same way as his National League contemporary Tony Gwynn. ... Rubén Angel Sierra García (born October 6, 1965 in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico) is a Major League Baseball right fielder/designated hitter. ... October 4 is the 277th day of the year (278th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The exterior of Yankee Stadium Yankee Stadium is the home stadium of the New York Yankees, a major league baseball team. ... The Bronx is one of the five boroughs of United States. ...

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 R H E
Seattle 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5 12 2
New York 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 7 11 0
W: Mariano Rivera (1-0)  L: Tim Belcher (0-1)  
HRs: SEAKen Griffey Jr. (1), Vince Coleman (1); NYYRuben Sierra (1), Don Mattingly (1), Paul O'Neill (1), Jim Leyritz

Game 3, October 6

Kingdome, Seattle, Washington Mariano Rivera (born November 29, 1969 in Panama City, Panama) is a relief pitcher for Major League Baseballs New York Yankees. ... A Topps brand Tim Belcher baseball card. ... Ken Griffey, Jr. ... Image:VinceColeman. ... Rubén Angel Sierra García (born October 6, 1965 in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico) is a Major League Baseball right fielder/designated hitter. ... Donald Arthur Mattingly (nicknamed Donnie Baseball and The Hit Man) (born April 20, 1961) is a retired first baseman who played for the New York Yankees of the American League from 1982-1995. ... Paul ONeil watches one go Paul Andrew ONeill (born February 25, 1963 in Columbus, Ohio) is a former Major League Baseball player for the Cincinnati Reds (1987-1992) and New York Yankees (1993-2001). ... James Joseph Leyritz (born December 27, 1963 in Lakewood, Ohio) is a former catcher and infielder in Major League Baseball who played for the New York Yankees (1990-1996, 1999-2000), with whom he debuted on June 8, 1990. ... October 6 is the 279th day of the year (280th in leap years). ... The Kingdome, officially known as the King County Domed Stadium, and often referred to as simply The Dome, was owned and operated by King County, Washington. ... Nickname: The Emerald City Location of Seattle in King County and Washington Coordinates: Country United States State Washington County King Incorporated December 2, 1869 Mayor Greg Nickels (D) Area    - City 369. ...

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 4 6 2
Seattle 0 0 0 0 2 4 1 0 X 7 7 0
W: Randy Johnson (1-0)  L: Jack McDowell (0-1)  S: Norm Charlton (1)
HRs: NYYBernie Williams (2), Mike Stanley (1); SEATino Martinez (1)

Game 4, October 7

Kingdome, Seattle, Washington Randall David Johnson (born September 10, 1963 in Walnut Creek, California), is a left-handed starting pitcher for the New York Yankees. ... Jack Burns McDowell (born January 16, 1966 in Van Nuys, California) is a former Major League Baseball player. ... Norman Wood Charlton III (born January 6, 1963 in Fort Polk, Louisiana) was a Major League Baseball pitcher for the Cincinnati Reds (1988-1992, 2000), Seattle Mariners (1993, 1995-1997, 2001), Philadelphia Phillies (1995), Baltimore Orioles (1998), Atlanta Braves (1998), and Tampa Bay Devil Rays (1999). ... Bernabé Bernie Williams Figueroa (born September 13, 1968 in San Juan, Puerto Rico) is an outfielder for the New York Yankees and guitar-playing jazz recording artist. ... Robert Michael Mike Stanley (born June 25, 1963 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida) was a baseball catcher who had a 15-year career MLB career. ... Constantino Tino Martinez (born December 7, 1967 in Tampa, Florida) is a retired first baseman in Major League Baseball. ... October 7 is the 280th day of the year (281st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Kingdome, officially known as the King County Domed Stadium, and often referred to as simply The Dome, was owned and operated by King County, Washington. ... Nickname: The Emerald City Location of Seattle in King County and Washington Coordinates: Country United States State Washington County King Incorporated December 2, 1869 Mayor Greg Nickels (D) Area    - City 369. ...

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 8 14 1
Seattle 0 0 4 0 1 1 0 5 X 11 16 0
W: Norm Charlton (1-0)  L: John Wetteland (0-1)  S: Bill Risley (1)
HRs: NYYPaul O'Neill (1); SEAEdgar Martinez (2), Ken Griffey Jr. (1), Jay Buhner (1)

Game 5, October 8

Kingdome, Seattle, Washington Norman Wood Charlton III (born January 6, 1963 in Fort Polk, Louisiana) was a Major League Baseball pitcher for the Cincinnati Reds (1988-1992, 2000), Seattle Mariners (1993, 1995-1997, 2001), Philadelphia Phillies (1995), Baltimore Orioles (1998), Atlanta Braves (1998), and Tampa Bay Devil Rays (1999). ... John Karl Wetteland (born August 21, 1966 in San Mateo, California, USA) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher, who played as a closer for the Los Angeles Dodgers, Montreal Expos, New York Yankees, and Texas Rangers. ... Paul ONeil watches one go Paul Andrew ONeill (born February 25, 1963 in Columbus, Ohio) is a former Major League Baseball player for the Cincinnati Reds (1987-1992) and New York Yankees (1993-2001). ... Edgar Martinez warming up. ... Ken Griffey, Jr. ... Jay Campbell Buhner (born August 13, 1964, in Louisville, Kentucky), nicknamed Bone, was a powerful right-handed hitter in Major League Baseball. ... October 8 is the 281st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (282nd in leap years). ... The Kingdome, officially known as the King County Domed Stadium, and often referred to as simply The Dome, was owned and operated by King County, Washington. ... City nickname Emerald City City bird Great Blue Heron City flower Dahlia City mottos The City of Flowers The City of Goodwill City song Seattle, the Peerless City Mayor Greg Nickels County King County Area   - Total   - Land   - Water   - % water 369. ... Official language(s) None Capital Olympia Largest city Seattle Area  Ranked 18th  - Total 71,342 sq mi (184,824 km²)  - Width 240 miles (385 km)  - Length 360 miles (580 km)  - % water 6. ...

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 R H E
New York 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 5 6 0
Seattle 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 6 15 0
W: Randy Johnson (2-0)  L: Jack McDowell (0-2)  
HRs: NYYPaul O'Neill (1); SEAJoey Cora (1), Ken Griffey Jr. (1)

Cleveland Indians vs. Boston Red Sox

Cleveland wins the series, 3-0 Randall David Johnson (born September 10, 1963 in Walnut Creek, California), is a left-handed starting pitcher for the New York Yankees. ... Jack Burns McDowell (born January 16, 1966 in Van Nuys, California) is a former Major League Baseball player. ... Paul ONeil watches one go Paul Andrew ONeill (born February 25, 1963 in Columbus, Ohio) is a former Major League Baseball player for the Cincinnati Reds (1987-1992) and New York Yankees (1993-2001). ... Jose Manuel Cora Amaro (born May 14, 1965 Caguas, Puerto Rico - ) was a utility player with an 11 year career from 1987, 1989-1998. ... Ken Griffey, Jr. ... This article is becoming very long. ... 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...

Game Score Date
1 Boston 4, Cleveland 5 October 3, 1995
2 Boston 0, Cleveland 4 October 4, 1995
3 Cleveland 8, Boston 2 October 6, 1995

Game 1, October 3

Jacobs Field, Cleveland, Ohio 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... This article is becoming very long. ... October 3 is the 276th day of the year (277th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 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... This article is becoming very long. ... October 4 is the 277th day of the year (278th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is becoming very long. ... 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... October 6 is the 279th day of the year (280th in leap years). ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... October 3 is the 276th day of the year (277th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Jacobs Field (informally called The Jake) is a baseball stadium located in the middle of downtown Cleveland, Ohio. ... Nickname: The Forest City Motto: Progress and Prosperity Location in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA Coordinates: Country United States State Ohio County Cuyahoga Founded 1796 Incorporated 1836 Mayor Frank G. Jackson (D) Area    - City 82. ...

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 R H E
Boston 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 4 11 2
Cleveland 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 5 10 2
W: Ken Hill (1-0)  L: Zane Smith (0-1)  
HRs: BOSJohn Valentin (1), Luis Alicea (1), Tim Naehring; CLEAlbert Belle (1), Tony Pena (1)

Game 2, October 4

Jacobs Field, Cleveland, Ohio Kenneth Wade Hill (born December 14, 1965, in Lynn, Massachusetts), known better as Ken, was a Major League Baseball Starting Pitcher who pitched for 14 years with 7 teams. ... Zane Smith (December 28, 1960 - ) was an American Major League baseball player from September 10, 1984, to July 5, 1996. ... John William Valentin (born February 16, 1967 in Mineola, New York) is a former shortstop and third baseman in Major League Baseball. ... Luis Rene Alicea de Jesus (born July 29, 1965 in Santurce, Puerto Rico) was a baseball player for the Major League Kansas City Royals, Texas Rangers, Los Angeles Angels, St. ... Tim Naehring was a baseball infielder who spent his entire injury-plagued 8-year career (1990-1997) with the Boston Red Sox. ... Albert Jojuan Belle (born August 22, 1965) is a former American Major League Baseball outfielder for the Cleveland Indians, Chicago White Sox, and Baltimore Orioles. ... Antonio Francisco Peña Padilla, widely known as Tony Peña [PAY-nyah] (born June 4, 1957 in Monte Cristi, Dominican Republic) is a former Major League Baseball catcher. ... October 4 is the 277th day of the year (278th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Jacobs Field (informally called The Jake) is a baseball stadium located in the middle of downtown Cleveland, Ohio. ... Nickname: The Forest City Motto: Progress and Prosperity Location in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA Coordinates: Country United States State Ohio County Cuyahoga Founded 1796 Incorporated 1836 Mayor Frank G. Jackson (D) Area    - City 82. ...

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1
Cleveland 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 X 4 4 2
W: Orel Hershiser (1-0)  L: Erik Hanson (0-1)  
HRs: CLEEddie Murray (1)

Game 3, October 6

Fenway Park, Boston, Massachusetts Orel Hershiser on the cover of Sports Illustrated in 1991. ... Erik Hanson was a MLB starting pitcher for 11 seasons, during which time he compiled a W-L record of 89-84 with a 4. ... Eddie Clarence Murray (born February 24, 1956 in Los Angeles, California) is a former Major League Baseball first baseman who was known as one of the most reliable and productive hitters of his era, earning the nickname Steady Eddie. Murray is regarded as one of the best switch hitters ever... October 6 is the 279th day of the year (280th in leap years). ... Fenway redirects here. ... Nickname: City on the Hill, Beantown, The Hub (of the Universe)1, Athens of America, The Cradle of Revolution, Puritan City, Americas Walking City Location in Massachusetts, USA Counties Suffolk County Mayor Thomas M. Menino(D) Area    - City 232. ...

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cleveland 0 2 1 0 0 5 0 0 0 8 11 2
Boston 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 7 1
W: Charles Nagy (1-0)  L: Tim Wakefield (0-1)
HRs: CLEJim Thome (1)

Broadcasters

The following is a list of the television network(s) and announcers that broadcasted the 1995 American League Division Series. Charles Harrison Nagy (born on May 5, 1967 in Bridgeport, Connecticut) is a former MLB all-star baseball player — a right-handed pitcher. ... Timothy Stephen (Tim) Wakefield (born August 2, 1966 in Melbourne, Florida) is a right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball who has played with the Boston Red Sox since 1995. ... James Howard Jim Thome [TOE-mee] (born August 27, 1970 in Peoria, Illinois) is a Major League Baseball player who currently plays for the Chicago White Sox. ... A television network is a distribution network for television content whereby a central operation provides programming for many television stations. ...

Series Network Play-by-play Color Commentator(s)
Seattle Mariners/New York Yankees NBC (Games 1, 2)
ABC (Games 3, 4, 5)
Gary Thorne (Games 1, 2)
Brent Musburger (Games 3, 4, 5)
Tommy Hutton (Games 1, 2)
Jim Kaat (Games 3, 4, 5)
Cleveland Indians/Boston Red Sox NBC (Games 1, 2)
ABC (Game 3)
Bob Costas (Games 1, 2)
Gary Thorne (Game 3)
Bob Uecker (Games 1, 2)
Tommy Hutton (Game 3)
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Play-by-play, in broadcasting, is a North American term and means the reporting of a sporting event with a voiceover describing the details of the action of the game in progress. ... A color commentator, sometimes known as a color analyst, is a member of the broadcasting team for a sporting event who assists the play-by-play announcer by filling in any time when play is not in progress. ... Major league affiliations American League (1977–present) West Division (1977–present) Current uniform Name Seattle Mariners (1977–present) Ballpark Safeco Field (1999–present) Kingdome (1977-1999) Major league titles World Series titles (0) None AL Pennants (0) None West Division titles (3) [1] 2001 â€¢ 1997 â€¢ 1995 Wild card berths (1... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 23, 32, 37, 44, 49 Name New York Yankees (1913–present) New York Highlanders (1903-1912) Baltimore Orioles (1901-1902) (Also referred to as Americans... It has been suggested that NBC Radio City Studios, NBC Studios be merged into this article or section. ... The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) operates television and radio networks in the United States and is also shown on basic cable in Canada. ... Gary Thorne (born June 9, 1948 in Maine) is a play-by-play announcer for ESPN and ABC, working Major League Baseball, College Football and Frozen Four hockey contests. ... Brent Woody Musburger (born May 26, 1939 in Portland, Oregon) is an American sportscaster for ABC. // Educated at Northwestern Universitys Medill School, Musburger began his career as a sportswriter for the now-defunct Chicago American newspaper. ... 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. ... This article is becoming very long. ... 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... It has been suggested that NBC Radio City Studios, NBC Studios be merged into this article or section. ... The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) operates television and radio networks in the United States and is also shown on basic cable in Canada. ... Robert Quinlan Costas (born March 22, 1952 in Queens, New York) is an American sportscaster, on the air for the NBC network since the early 1980s. ... Gary Thorne (born June 9, 1948 in Maine) is a play-by-play announcer for ESPN and ABC, working Major League Baseball, College Football and Frozen Four hockey contests. ... Robert George Uecker ((IPA pronunciation: [], a homophone of the card game Euchre)(born January 26, 1935 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin) is an American former Major League Baseball player, later an award-winning sportscaster, comedian and actor. ... In Major League Baseball, the American League Division Series (ALDS) determines which two teams from the American League will advance to the American League Championship Series. ... The 1981 American League Division Series matched the Oakland Athletics against the Kansas City Royals and the New York Yankees against the Milwaukee Brewers to determine the winners of the two divisions. ... The 1994 baseball strike resulted in the cancellation of the World Series for the first time in 90 years. ... Cleveland Indians vs. ... Baltimore Orioles vs. ... // New York Yankees vs. ... New York Yankees vs. ... The 2000 American League Division Series, the first round of the 2000 American League playoffs, saw the wild card-qualifying Seattle Mariners (91-71) beat the Central Division champion Chicago White Sox (95-67) 3 games to 0, and the Eastern Division champion and defending World Series champion New York... The 2001 American League Division Series (ALDS), the opening round of the 2001 American League playoffs, began on Tuesday, October 9, and ended on Monday, October 15, with the champions of the three AL divisions – along with a wild card team – participating in two best-of-five series. ... The 2002 American League Division Series (ALDS), the opening round of the 2002 American League playoffs, began on Tuesday, October 1, and ended on Sunday, October 6, with the champions of the three AL divisions – along with a wild card team – participating in two best-of-five series. ... In the 2003 American League Division Series, the Boston Red Sox defeated the Oakland Athletics 3 games to 2, while the New York Yankees defeated the Minnesota Twins 3 games to 1. ... In the 2004 American League Division Series, the Boston Red Sox swept the Anaheim Angels in 3 games, and the New York Yankees defeated the Minnesota Twins 3 games to 1. ... The 2005 American League Division Series (ALDS), the opening round of the 2005 American League playoffs, began on Tuesday, October 4, and ended on Monday, October 10, with the champions of the three AL divisions – along with a wild card team – participating in two best-of-five series. ... The 2006 American League Division Series, the opening round of the 2006 American League playoffs, is scheduled to start on October 3. ...

Notable Quotes

Oh man, oh man, Tony Peña on 3 and 0! Ssends everybody home! Tony Peña spells good night! And this team that won 27 games in its final at-bat, that had 48 come-from-behind wins, that was 13-0 in extra inning games...did all those things...when Tony Peña connected. - Bob Costas, calling the walk-off homerun by Tony Peña in Game 1, Cleveland vs. Boston
(before the pitch) The fans want a dinger out of him...This one by Mattingly, OH HANG ON TO THE ROOF...GOODBYE, HOME RUN! DON MATTINGLY!!! - Gary Thorne after Don Mattingly's first and only playoff Home Run in his last game at Yankee Stadium.
Line drive, we are tied! Griffey is coming around! He's going to try and score! Here's the throw from Bernie...Here's the division championship! Mariners win it, Mariners win it!!! - Brent Musburger calling the call of the series winning hit by Edgar Martinez.
The stretch and the 0-1 pitch on the way to Edgar Martinez--swung on and lined down the left field line for a base hit! Here comes Joey! Here is Junior to third base--they're gonna wave'm in! The throw to the plate willll beee LATE--the Mariners are going to play for the American League Championship! I don't believe it! It just continues-my oh my! - Dave Niehaus, play-by-play announcer for the Seattle Mariners, calling the game-winning hit by Edgar Martinez.
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Antonio Francisco Peña Padilla, widely known as Tony Peña [PAY-nyah] (born June 4, 1957 in Monte Cristi, Dominican Republic) is a former Major League Baseball catcher. ... Antonio Francisco Peña Padilla, widely known as Tony Peña [PAY-nyah] (born June 4, 1957 in Monte Cristi, Dominican Republic) is a former Major League Baseball catcher. ... Robert Quinlan Costas (born March 22, 1952 in Queens, New York) is an American sportscaster, on the air for the NBC network since the early 1980s. ... Gary Thorne (born June 9, 1948 in Maine) is a play-by-play announcer for ESPN and ABC, working Major League Baseball, College Football and Frozen Four hockey contests. ... Donald Arthur Mattingly (nicknamed Donnie Baseball and The Hit Man) (born April 20, 1961) is a retired first baseman who played for the New York Yankees of the American League from 1982-1995. ... Ken Griffey, Jr. ... Bernabé Bernie Williams Figueroa (born September 13, 1968 in San Juan, Puerto Rico) is an outfielder for the New York Yankees and guitar-playing jazz recording artist. ... Brent Woody Musburger (born May 26, 1939 in Portland, Oregon) is an American sportscaster for ABC. // Educated at Northwestern Universitys Medill School, Musburger began his career as a sportswriter for the now-defunct Chicago American newspaper. ... Edgar Martinez warming up. ... Edgar Martinez warming up. ... Jose Manuel Cora Amaro (born May 14, 1965 Caguas, Puerto Rico - ) was a utility player with an 11 year career from 1987, 1989-1998. ... Ken Griffey, Jr. ... Dave Niehaus (born in Princeton, Indiana) is an American sportscaster. ... Major league affiliations American League (1977–present) West Division (1977–present) Current uniform Name Seattle Mariners (1977–present) Ballpark Safeco Field (1999–present) Kingdome (1977-1999) Major league titles World Series titles (0) None AL Pennants (0) None West Division titles (3) [1] 2001 â€¢ 1997 â€¢ 1995 Wild card berths (1... In Major League Baseball, the American League Division Series (ALDS) determines which two teams from the American League will advance to the American League Championship Series. ... The 1981 American League Division Series matched the Oakland Athletics against the Kansas City Royals and the New York Yankees against the Milwaukee Brewers to determine the winners of the two divisions. ... The 1994 baseball strike resulted in the cancellation of the World Series for the first time in 90 years. ... Cleveland Indians vs. ... Baltimore Orioles vs. ... // New York Yankees vs. ... New York Yankees vs. ... The 2000 American League Division Series, the first round of the 2000 American League playoffs, saw the wild card-qualifying Seattle Mariners (91-71) beat the Central Division champion Chicago White Sox (95-67) 3 games to 0, and the Eastern Division champion and defending World Series champion New York... The 2001 American League Division Series (ALDS), the opening round of the 2001 American League playoffs, began on Tuesday, October 9, and ended on Monday, October 15, with the champions of the three AL divisions – along with a wild card team – participating in two best-of-five series. ... The 2002 American League Division Series (ALDS), the opening round of the 2002 American League playoffs, began on Tuesday, October 1, and ended on Sunday, October 6, with the champions of the three AL divisions – along with a wild card team – participating in two best-of-five series. ... In the 2003 American League Division Series, the Boston Red Sox defeated the Oakland Athletics 3 games to 2, while the New York Yankees defeated the Minnesota Twins 3 games to 1. ... In the 2004 American League Division Series, the Boston Red Sox swept the Anaheim Angels in 3 games, and the New York Yankees defeated the Minnesota Twins 3 games to 1. ... The 2005 American League Division Series (ALDS), the opening round of the 2005 American League playoffs, began on Tuesday, October 4, and ended on Monday, October 10, with the champions of the three AL divisions – along with a wild card team – participating in two best-of-five series. ... The 2006 American League Division Series, the opening round of the 2006 American League playoffs, is scheduled to start on October 3. ...


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