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1981 American League Championship Series

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1981 AL Championship Series (3-0): New York Yankees (59-48) defeated Oakland Athletics (64-45)

Introduction[edit]

Umpires[edit]

Results[edit]

Game 1[edit]

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Athletics 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 6 1
Yankees 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 7 1
WP: Tommy John (1-0), LP: Mike Norris (0-1), SV: Rich Gossage (1)
Home Runs: - none
  • Attendance: 55,740

Game 2[edit]

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Athletics 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 11 1
Yankees 1 0 0 7 0 1 4 0 X 13 19 0
WP: George Frazier (1-0), LP: Steve McCatty (0-1)
Home Runs: NY - Graig Nettles (1), Lou Piniella (1)
  • Attendance: 48,497

Game 3[edit]

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Yankees 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 4 10 0
Athletics 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 2
WP: Dave Righetti (1-0), LP: Matt Keough (0-1)
Home Runs: NY - Willie Randolph (1)
  • Attendance: 47,302

Further Reading[edit]

  • Thomas Boswell: "Indecent Exposure", in Why Time Begins on Opening Day, Penguin Books, New York, 1984, pp. 275-286.

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