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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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1987 NLCS: The First Cards-Giants October Battle

1987 NLCS: The First Cards-Giants October Battle

In the 21st century, the St. Louis Cardinals and San Francisco Giants are arguably baseball’s two pre-eminent franchises. They’ve combined for seven National League pennants and four World Series titles. On three occasions (2002, 2012

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The Game-By-Game Narrative Of The 1986 ALCS

The Game-By-Game Narrative Of The 1986 ALCS

One team was one of baseball’s history-laden franchises, the other an expansion team. But they were united a shared heritage of heartbreak. The Boston Red Sox and California Angels met at the 1986 ALCS and

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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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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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