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1971 American League Championship Series
Team (Wins) Manager Season
Baltimore Orioles (3) Earl Weaver 101–57, .639, GA: 12
Oakland Athletics (0) Dick Williams 101–60, .627, GA: 16
Dates: October 3–October 5
Television: NBC
TV announcers: Jim Simpson and Sandy Koufax (Games 1–2)
Curt Gowdy and Tony Kubek (Game 3)
Umpires: Hank Soar, Larry Napp, Lou DiMuro, Jake O'Donnell, Ron Luciano, Bill Kunkel
 < 1970 ALCS 1972 > 
1971 World 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 in three games, 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.

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Oakland Athletics vs. Baltimore Orioles

Baltimore wins the series, 3–0.

Game Date Score Location Time Attendance
1 October 3 Oakland Athletics – 3, Baltimore Orioles – 5 Memorial Stadium 2:23 42,621[1]
2 October 4 Oakland Athletics – 1, Baltimore Orioles – 5 Memorial Stadium 2:04 35,003[2] 
3 October 5 Baltimore Orioles – 5, Oakland Athletics – 3 Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum 2:49 33,176[3]

Game summaries

Game 1

Sunday, October 3, 1971 at Memorial Stadium in Baltimore, Maryland

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 9 0
Baltimore 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 0 X 5 7 1

WP: Dave McNally (1–0)  LP: Vida Blue (0–1)  SV: Eddie Watt (1)  

Game 2

Monday, October 4, 1971 at Memorial Stadium in Baltimore, Maryland

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 0
Baltimore 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 2 X 5 7 0

WP: Mike Cuellar (1–0)  LP: Catfish Hunter (0–1)  
HRs:  BAL – Brooks Robinson (1), Boog Powell 2 (2), Elrod Hendricks (1)

Game 3

Tuesday, October 5, 1971 at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum in Oakland, California

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

WP: Jim Palmer (1–0)  LP: Diego Segui (0–1)  
HRs:  OAK – Reggie Jackson 2 (2), Sal Bando (1)

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1971 ALCS (3–0): Baltimore Orioles over Oakland Athletics

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Baltimore Orioles 1 1 1 1 2 0 7 2 0 15 26 1
Oakland Athletics 0 2 1 2 0 1 0 1 0 7 22 0
Total attendance: 110,800   Average attendance: 36,933

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