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Encyclopedia > 2000 American League Championship Series

The 2000 American League Championship Series was a matchup between the Eastern Division Champion New York Yankees and the Wild Card Champion Seattle Mariners. The Yankees had advanced to the Series after beating the Western Division Champion Oakland Athletics in the ALDS 3 games to 2 and the Mariners advanced by beating the Central Division Champion Chicago White Sox 3 games to none. The Yankees won the Series 4 games to 2 and went on to defeat the New York Mets in the World Series. This year in baseball: 1998 - 1999 - 2000 - 2001 - 2002 - 2003 - 2004 - 2005 Events January-March January 6 - Major League Baseball officials order Atlanta Braves reliever John Rocker is to undergo psychological testing following derogatory remarks he made in an interview with Sports Illustrated magazine. ... 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) 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... Major league affiliations American League (1977-present) West Division (1977-present) 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) 2000 Best Finish: Beat New York Yankees in Division Series in 1995 Season. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901-present) West Division (1969-present) Major league titles World Series titles (9) 1989 â€¢ 1974 â€¢ 1973 â€¢ 1972 1930 â€¢ 1929 â€¢ 1913 â€¢ 1911 1910 AL Pennants (15) 1990 â€¢ 1989 â€¢ 1988 â€¢ 1974 1973 â€¢ 1972 â€¢ 1931 â€¢ 1930 1929 â€¢ 1914 â€¢ 1913 â€¢ 1911 1910 â€¢ 1905 â€¢ 1902 West Division titles (13) [1... 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... Major league affiliations American League (1901-present) Central Division (1994-present) Current uniform Ballpark U.S. Cellular Field (1991-present) 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... Major league affiliations National League (1962-present) East Division (1969-present) Current uniform Ballpark Mets Stadium (Planned Opening 2009) Shea Stadium (1964-present) Major league titles World Series titles (2) 1986 â€¢ 1969 NL Pennants (4) 2000 â€¢ 1986 â€¢ 1973 â€¢ 1969 East Division titles (4) 1988 â€¢ 1986 â€¢ 1973 â€¢ 1969 Wild card berths... The 2000 World Series (a Subway Series) featured a crosstown matchup between the two-time defending champion New York Yankees and the New York Mets, with the Yankees winning 4 games to 1 for their third straight championship and 26th overall. ...


Managers: Joe Torre, New York; Lou Piniella, Seattle Joe Torre returning to the dugout, September 2005. ... Lou Piniella, as manager of the Tampa Bay Devil Rays, August 28, 2005. ...


Umpires: John Hirschbeck, Angel Hernandez, Wally Bell, Mark Hirschbeck, Gerry Davis, Randy Marsh 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. ... Gerald Sidney Davis (born February 22, 1953 in St. ... Randy Marsh Randy Marsh is a character on the Comedy Central cartoon South Park. ...


Series MVP: David Justice, New York David Justice (born April 14, 1966 in Cincinnati, Ohio) is a former Major League Baseball outfielder who played for the Atlanta Braves (1989-96), Cleveland Indians (1997-2000), New York Yankees (2000-01) and Oakland Athletics (2002). ...


Television: NBC (Bob Costas and Joe Morgan announcing) NBC, (Formerly an acronym for the National Broadcasting Company until 2004), is an American television and radio network based in New York Citys Rockefeller Center. ... Robert Quinlan Costas, also known as Bob Costas (born March 22, 1952 in Queens, New York) is an American sportscaster, on the air for the NBC network since the early 1980s. ... 1967 Topps pinup #25 Joseph Leonard Morgan (born September 19, 1943 in Bonham, Texas) is a former Major League Baseball second baseman, considered by many as one of the greatest second basemen to have played the game. ...

Contents


Summary

Seattle Mariners vs. New York Yankees

Yankees win the Series, 4-2

Game Score Date Location Attendance
1 Seattle - 2, New York - 0 October 10 Yankee Stadium 54,481
2 Seattle - 1, New York - 7 October 11 Yankee Stadium 55,317
3 New York - 8, Seattle - 2 October 13 Safeco Field 47,827
4 New York - 5, Seattle - 0 October 14 Safeco Field 47,803
5 New York - 2, Seattle - 6 October 15 Safeco Field 47,802
6 Seattle - 7, New York - 9 October 17 Yankee Stadium 56,598

October 10 is the 283rd day of the year (284th in Leap years). ... Yankee Stadium is the home stadium of the New York Yankees, a major league baseball team. ... October 11 is the 284th day of the year (285th in leap years). ... Yankee Stadium is the home stadium of the New York Yankees, a major league baseball team. ... October 13 is the 286th day of the year (287th in leap years). ... Safeco (an acronym for Selective Auto and Fire InsurancE COmpany) Field, sometimes simply referred to as “Safeco” for short or even “The Safe,” is the home of the Seattle Mariners baseball club. ... October 14 is the 287th day of the year (288th in Leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Safeco (an acronym for Selective Auto and Fire InsurancE COmpany) Field, sometimes simply referred to as “Safeco” for short or even “The Safe,” is the home of the Seattle Mariners baseball club. ... October 15 is the 288th day of the year (289th in leap years). ... Safeco (an acronym for Selective Auto and Fire InsurancE COmpany) Field, sometimes simply referred to as “Safeco” for short or even “The Safe,” is the home of the Seattle Mariners baseball club. ... October 17 is the 290th (in leap years the 291st) day of the year according to the Gregorian calendar. ... Yankee Stadium is the home stadium of the New York Yankees, a major league baseball team. ...

Game Summaries

Game One

October 10, Yankee Stadium

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Seattle 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 5 0
New York 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1
W: Freddy Garcia (1-0)  L: Denny Neagle (0-1)  SV: Kazuhiro Sasaki (1)
HRs: SEAAlex Rodriguez (1)

Freddy Antonio García (born June 10, 1976 in Caracas, Venezuela) is a Major League Baseball right-handed starting pitcher who plays for the Chicago White Sox. ... Dennis Edward Neagle Jr. ... Kazuhiro Sasaki Kazuhiro Daimajin Sasaki (佐々木主浩 Sasaki Kazuhiro, born February 22, 1968 in Sendai, Japan) is a retired relief pitcher. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...

Game Two

October 11, Yankee Stadium

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Seattle 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 2
New York 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 X 7 14 0
W: Orlando Hernandez (1-0)  L: Arthur Rhodes (0-1)  
HRs: NYYDerek Jeter (1)

Orlando Hernández Pedroso (born October 11, 1965 in Villa Clara, Cuba), also nicknamed El Duque, is a Major League Baseball right-handed starting pitcher. ... Arthur Rhodes (born October 24, 1969) is a left-handed relief pitcher who currently plays for the Philadelphia Phillies. ... Derek Sanderson Jeter (born June 26, 1974) is a six-time All-Star starting pitcher for the Pawtucket Red Sox and is the teams current captain. ...

Game Three

October 13, Safeco Field

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 4 8 13 0
Seattle 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 10 1
W: Andy Pettitte (1-0)  L: Aaron Sele (0-1)  SV: Mariano Rivera (1)
HRs: NYYTino Martinez (1), Bernie Williams (1)

Andrew Eugene Pettitte (born June 15, 1972 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana) is an American left-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball. ... Aaron Sele is a MLB pitcher that has compiled a W-L record of 137-104 with a 4. ... Mariano Rivera (born November 29, 1969 in Panama City, Panama), nicknamed Mo, Sandman, and The Hammer of God, is a relief pitcher for the New York Yankees. ... Constantino Tino Martinez (born December 7, 1967 in Tampa, Florida) is a retired first baseman in Major League Baseball. ... 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. ...

Game Four

October 14, Safeco Field

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 2 0 5 5 0
Seattle 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
W: Roger Clemens (1-0)  L: Paul Abbott (0-1)  
HRs: NYYDerek Jeter (2), David Justice (1)

William Roger Clemens (born August 4, 1962 in Dayton, Ohio), nicknamed The Rocket, is one of the preeminent Major League baseball pitchers of the 1980s, 1990s, and 2000s, and is widely considered to be one of the greatest pitchers of all time[1]. He has won seven Cy Young Awards... Paul Abbott (born February 22, 1960 in Burnley, Lancashire, UK) is a British television scriptwriter, who has worked on many critically acclaimed and highly popular series and is widely regarded as being one of the finest dramatists currently working in the medium. ... Derek Sanderson Jeter (born June 26, 1974) is a six-time All-Star starting pitcher for the Pawtucket Red Sox and is the teams current captain. ... David Justice (born April 14, 1966 in Cincinnati, Ohio) is a former Major League Baseball outfielder who played for the Atlanta Braves (1989-96), Cleveland Indians (1997-2000), New York Yankees (2000-01) and Oakland Athletics (2002). ...

Game Five

October 15, Safeco Field

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 8 0
Seattle 1 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 6 8 0
W: Freddy Garcia (2-0)  L: Denny Neagle (0-2)  
HRs: SEAEdgar Martinez (1), John Olerud (1)

Freddy Antonio García (born June 10, 1976 in Caracas, Venezuela) is a Major League Baseball right-handed starting pitcher who plays for the Chicago White Sox. ... Dennis Edward Neagle Jr. ... Edgar Martinez warming up. ... John Garrett Olerud (born August 5, 1968 in Seattle, Washington) is a retired American first baseman in Major League Baseball who, as of 2005, was playing for the Boston Red Sox. ...

Game Six

October 17, Yankee Stadium

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Seattle 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 0 7 10 0
New York 0 0 0 3 0 0 6 0 0 9 11 0
W: Orlando Hernandez (2-0)  L: Jose Paniagua (0-1)  
HRs: SEACarlos Guillen (1), Alex Rodriguez (2); NYYDavid Justice (2)

Orlando Hernández Pedroso (born October 11, 1965 in Villa Clara, Cuba), also nicknamed El Duque, is a Major League Baseball right-handed starting pitcher. ... Carlos Alfonso Guill n [ghee-YEN] (born September 30, 1975) is a Major League Baseball shortstop and switch-hitter batter who plays for the Detroit Tigers. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... David Justice (born April 14, 1966 in Cincinnati, Ohio) is a former Major League Baseball outfielder who played for the Atlanta Braves (1989-96), Cleveland Indians (1997-2000), New York Yankees (2000-01) and Oakland Athletics (2002). ...

Trivia

  • Denny Neagle accounted for the loss in each game Seattle won; Freddy Garcia beat him each time.
  • Roger Clemens threw a complete game one-hitter in Game 4.
  • Game 6 of the 2000 ALCS is the last Major League Baseball game that NBC has televised to date.

Dennis Edward Neagle Jr. ... Freddy Antonio García (born June 10, 1976 in Caracas, Venezuela) is a Major League Baseball right-handed starting pitcher who plays for the Chicago White Sox. ... William Roger Clemens (born August 4, 1962 in Dayton, Ohio), nicknamed The Rocket, is one of the preeminent Major League baseball pitchers of the 1980s, 1990s, and 2000s, and is widely considered to be one of the greatest pitchers of all time[1]. He has won seven Cy Young Awards... MLB logo Major League Baseball on NBC is the de facto name of a TV show, that televises Major League Baseball games on the National Broadcasting Company (NBC) and is produced by NBC Sports. ...

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