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American League

Multiple champions: NY Yankees (10); Oakland (6); Baltimore (5); Boston (3); Cleveland, Kansas City, Minnesota and Toronto (2)..

Year Winner Manager Series Loser Manager
1969 E–Baltimore Earl Weaver 3-0 W–Minnesota Billy Martin
      
1970 E–Baltimore Earl Weaver 3-0 W–Minnesota Bill Rigney
1971 E–Baltimore Earl Weaver 3-0 W–Oakland Dick Williams
1972 W–Oakland Dick Williams 3-2 (WWLLW) E–Detroit Billy Martin
1973 W–Oakland Dick Williams 3-2 (LWWLW) E–Baltimore Earl Weaver
1974 W–Oakland Alvin Dark 3-1 (LWWW) E–Baltimore Earl Weaver
1975 E–Boston Darrell Johnson 3-0 W–Oakland Alvin Dark
1976 E–New York Billy Martin 3-2 (WLWLW) W–Kansas City Whitey Herzog
1977 E–New York Billy Martin 3-2 (LWLWW) W–Kansas City Whitey Herzog
1978 E–New York Bob Lemon 3-1 (WLWW) W–Kansas City Whitey Herzog
1979 E–Baltimore Earl Weaver 3-1 (WWLW) W–California Jim Fregosi
      
1980 W–Kansas City Jim Frey 3-0 E–New York Dick Howser
1981 E–New York Bob Lemon 3-0 W–Oakland Billy Martin
1982 E–Milwaukee Harvey Kuenn 3-2 (LLWWW) W–California Gene Mauch
1983 E–Baltimore Joe Altobelli 3-1 (LWWW) W–Chicago Tony La Russa
1984 E–Detroit Sparky Anderson 3-0 W–Kansas City Dick Howser
1985 W–Kansas City Dick Howser 4-3 (LLWLWWW) E–Toronto Bobby Cox
1986 E–Boston John McNamara 4-3 (LWLLWWW) W–California Gene Mauch
1987 W–Minnesota Tom Kelly 4-1 (WWLWW) E–Detroit Sparky Anderson
1988 W–Oakland Tony La Russa 4-0 E–Boston Joe Morgan
1989 W–Oakland Tony La Russa 4-1 (WWLWW) E–Toronto Cito Gaston
      
1990 W–Oakland Tony La Russa 4-0 E–Boston Joe Morgan
1991 W–Minnesota Tom Kelly 4-1 (WLWWW) E–Toronto Cito Gaston
1992 E–Toronto Cito Gaston 4-2 (LWWWLW) W–Oakland Tony La Russa
1993 E–Toronto Cito Gaston 4-2 (WWLLWW) W–Chicago Gene Lamont
1994 Not held     
1995 C–Cleveland Mike Hargrove 4-2 (LWLWWW) W–Seattle Lou Piniella
1996E–New YorkJoe Torre4-1 (WLWWW)WC–BaltimoreDavey Johnson
1997C–ClevelandMike Hargrove4-2 (LWWWLW)E–BaltimoreDavey Johnson
1998E–New YorkJoe Torre4-2 (WLLWWW)C–ClevelandMike Hargrove
1999E–New YorkJoe Torre4-1 (WWLWW)WC–BostonJimy Williams
      
2000E–New YorkJoe Torre4-2 (LWWWLW)WC–SeattleLou Piniella
2001E–New YorkJoe Torre4-1 (WWLWW)W–SeattleLou Piniella
2002WC–AnaheimMike Scioscia4-1 (LWWWW)C–MinnesotaRon Gardenhire
2003 E–New York Joe Torre 4-3 (LWWLWLW) WC–Boston Grady Little
2004 WC–Boston Terry Francona 4-3 (LLLWWWW) E–New York Joe Torre

ALCS Most Valuable Players

Winner who did not play for ALCS champions is in bold type.

Multiple winner: Dave Stewart (2).

Year  
1980 Frank White, KC, 2B
1981 Graig Nettles, NY, 3B
1982 Fred Lynn, Cal., OF
1983 Mike Boddicker, Bal., P
1984 Kirk Gibson, Det., OF
1985 George Brett, KC, 3B
1986 Marty Barrett, Bos., 2B
1987 Gary Gaetti, Min., 3B
1988 Dennis Eckersley, Oak., P
1989 Rickey Henderson, Oak., OF
1990 Dave Stewart, Oak., P
1991 Kirby Puckett, Min., OF
1992 Roberto Alomar, Tor., 2B
1993 Dave Stewart, Tor., P
1994 LCS not held.
1995 Orel Hershiser, Cle., P
1996Bernie Williams, NY, OF
1997Marquis Grissom, Cle., OF
1998David Wells, NY, P
1999Orlando Hernandez, NY, P
2000Dave Justice, NY, OF
2001Andy Pettitte, NY, P
2002Adam Kennedy, Ana., 2B
2003 Mariano Rivera, NY, P
2004David Ortiz, Bos., DH

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