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All-Time Tiebreaker Playoff Games

Posted by Neil Paine on October 5, 2009

The National League used best-of-3 tiebreakers through 1962.

Year Lg Date Winning Team Losing Team Score Winning Pitcher Losing Pitcher
1946 NL 10/1/1946 Cardinals Dodgers 4-2 Pollet Branca
1946 NL 10/3/1946 Cardinals @ Dodgers 8-4 Dickson Hatten
1948 AL 10/4/1948 Indians @ Red Sox 8-3 Bearden Galehouse
1951 NL 10/1/1951 Giants @ Dodgers 3-1 Hearn Branca
1951 NL 10/2/1951 Dodgers @ Giants 10-0 Labine Jones
1951 NL 10/3/1951 Giants Dodgers 5-4 Jansen Branca
1959 NL 9/28/1959 Dodgers @ Braves 3-2 Sherry Willey
1959 NL 9/29/1959 Dodgers Braves 6-5 Williams Rush
1962 NL 10/1/1962 Giants Dodgers 8-0 Pierce Koufax
1962 NL 10/2/1962 Dodgers Giants 8-7 Williams Bolin
1962 NL 10/3/1962 Giants @ Dodgers 6-4 Larsen Roebuck
1978 AL 10/2/1978 Yankees @ Red Sox 5-4 Guidry Torrez
1980 NL 10/6/1980 Astros @ Dodgers 7-1 Niekro Goltz
1995 AL 10/2/1995 Mariners Angels 9-1 Johnson Langston
1998** NL 9/28/1998 Cubs Giants 5-3 Trachsel Gardner
1999** NL 10/4/1999 Mets @ Reds 5-0 Leiter Parris
2007** NL 10/1/2007 Rockies Padres 9-8 Ortiz Hoffman
2008* AL 9/30/2008 White Sox Twins 1-0 Danks Blackburn
2009* AL 10/6/2009 Twins Tigers 6-5 Keppel Rodney

(* = Division Tiebreaker)
(** = Wild Card Tiebreaker)