Definitions for "1971 American League Championship Series"
The 1971 American League Championship Series was a matchup between the Eastern Division Champion Baltimore Orioles and the Western Division Champion Oakland Athletics. The Orioles swept the Athletics 3 games to none, despite the fact that each team had won 101 games. The Orioles won their third consecutive pennant in the process, but would go on to lose the 1971 World Series to the Pittsburgh Pirates.