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Houston Astros Playoff History: A Legacy Of LCS Thrillers

Houston Astros Playoff History: A Legacy Of LCS Thrillers

The Houston Astros are set to make their first appearance in the American League Championship Series on Friday night against the New York Yankees. If the franchise’s history in the National League is any indication,

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1985 ALCS: Royal Veterans Rally Past The Young Blue Jays

1985 ALCS: Royal Veterans Rally Past The Young Blue Jays

It was a year of change in the MLB postseason structure for 1985. The League Championship Series expanded from a best-of-five to a best-of-seven and it had an immediate impact. The Kansas City Royals lost

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1985 NLCS: Dramatic Home Runs In Games 5 & 6 Win St. Louis A Pennant

Two dramatic home runs punctuated the 1985 NLCS between the St. Louis Cardinals and Los Angeles Dodgers. The broadcast call of one is remembered in a lot of baseball montages to this day—and that wasn’t

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Oakland Turns Back Toronto In The 1989 ALCS

The Oakland A’s were on a mission of redemption in 1989, trying to return to the World Series and atone for their 1988 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Toronto Blue Jays had survived

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Pennant Droughts Collide At The 1989 NLCS

The San Francisco Giants and Chicago Cubs met in the 1989 NLCS with each in pursuit of a long-sought pennant. The Cubs’ chase of their first National League pennant since 1945 is the stuff of

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