Definitions for "1978 American League Championship Series"
The 1978 American League Championship Series was held between the New York Yankees and the Kansas City Royals for the third consecutive year. The Royals won 92 games that year and won the Western Division title by 5 games over the Texas Rangers. The Yankees overcame a midseason deficit of 14 games and went on to win a one-game playoff against the Boston Red Sox to win the Eastern crown and finish with 100 wins.