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1969 American League Championship Series
Team (Wins) Manager Season
Baltimore Orioles (3) Earl Weaver 109–53, .673, GA: 19
Minnesota Twins (0) Billy Martin 97–65, .599, GA: 9
Dates: October 4–October 6
Television: NBC
TV announcers: Curt Gowdy and Tony Kubek (Game 1)
Jim Simpson and Sandy Koufax (Games 2–3)
Umpires: Nestor Chylak, Ed Runge, Frank Umont, Bob Stewart, Johnny Rice, Red Flaherty
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The 1969 American League Championship Series was the first ALCS held after Major League Baseball adopted the two-division format that season. It featured the Baltimore Orioles vs. the Minnesota Twins, with the Orioles winning the series 3–0 and advancing to the 1969 World Series, where they would lose to the New York Mets in five games. The Orioles and Twins would meet again the following year, with similar results.

This was the first of three straight appearances in the ALCS for the Orioles.

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Minnesota Twins vs. Baltimore Orioles

Baltimore wins the series, 3–0.

Game Date Score Location Time Attendance
1 October 4 Minnesota Twins – 3, Baltimore Orioles – 4 (12 innings) Memorial Stadium 3:29 39,324[1]
2 October 5 Minnesota Twins – 0, Baltimore Orioles – 1 (11 innings) Memorial Stadium 3:17 41,704[2] 
3 October 6 Baltimore Orioles – 11, Minnesota Twins – 2 Metropolitan Stadium 2:48 32,735[3]

Game summaries

Game 1

Saturday, October 4, 1969 at Memorial Stadium in Baltimore, Maryland

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 R H E
Minnesota 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 4 2
Baltimore 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 4 10 1

WP: Dick Hall (1–0)  LP: Ron Perranoski (0–1)  
HRs:  MIN – Tony Oliva (1)  BAL – Frank Robinson (1), Mark Belanger (1), Boog Powell (1)

Game 2

Sunday, October 5, 1969 at Memorial Stadium in Baltimore, Maryland

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 R H E
Minnesota 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1
Baltimore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 8 0

WP: Dave McNally (1–0)  LP: Dave Boswell (0–1)  

Game 3

Monday, October 6, 1969 at Metropolitan Stadium in Bloomington, Minnesota

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Baltimore 0 3 0 2 0 1 0 2 3 11 18 0
Minnesota 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 10 2

WP: Jim Palmer (1–0)  LP: Bob Miller (0–1)  
HRs:  BAL – Paul Blair (1)

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1969 ALCS (3–0): Baltimore Orioles over Minnesota Twins

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 R H E
Baltimore Orioles 0 3 0 3 1 1 0 2 4 0 1 1 16 36 1
Minnesota Twins 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 5 17 5
Total attendance: 113,763   Average attendance: 37,921

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