Definitions for "1980 National League Championship Series"
The 1980 National League Championship Series was played between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Houston Astros from October 7 to October 12. Philadelphia won the series three games to two to advance to the World Series, where they beat the Kansas City Royals for their first and so far only world championship. The 1980 NLCS is widely regarded as one of the best postseason series in baseball history.