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1974 American League Championship Series
Team (Wins) Manager Season
Oakland Athletics (3) Alvin Dark 90–72, .556, GA: 5
Baltimore Orioles (1) Earl Weaver 91–71, .562, GA: 2
Dates: October 5–October 9
Television: NBC
TV announcers: Curt Gowdy, Tony Kubek and Frank Robinson (Games 1–2)
Jim Simpson and Maury Wills (Games 3–4)
Umpires: Larry Napp, Jerry Neudecker, Russ Goetz, Dave Phillips, Marty Springstead, Bill Deegan
 < 1973 ALCS 1975 > 
1974 World Series

The 1974 American League Championship Series was a best-of-five matchup between the Eastern Division Champion Baltimore Orioles and the Western Division Champion Oakland Athletics. The Athletics beat the Orioles three games to one and received their third straight pennant in the process. They would go on defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 1974 World Series and win their third straight World Series championship.

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Baltimore Orioles vs. Oakland Athletics

Oakland wins the series, 3–1.

Game Date Score Location Time Attendance
1 October 5 Baltimore Orioles – 6, Oakland Athletics – 3 Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum 2:29 41,609[1]
2 October 6 Baltimore Orioles – 0, Oakland Athletics – 5 Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum 2:28 42,810[2] 
3 October 8 Oakland Athletics – 1, Baltimore Orioles – 0 Memorial Stadium 1:57 32,060[3] 
4 October 9 Oakland Athletics – 2, Baltimore Orioles – 1 Memorial Stadium 2:46 28,136[4]

Game summaries

Game 1

Saturday, October 5, 1974 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 1 4 0 0 0 0 6 10 0
Oakland 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 3 9 0

WP: Mike Cuellar (1–0)  LP: Catfish Hunter (0–1)  
HRs:  BAL – Paul Blair (1), Brooks Robinson (1), Bobby Grich (1)

Game 2

Sunday, October 6, 1974 at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum in Oakland, California

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

WP: Ken Holtzman (1–0)  LP: Dave McNally (0–1)  
HRs:  OAK – Sal Bando (1), Ray Fosse (1)

Game 3

Tuesday, October 8, 1974 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 4 2
Baltimore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1

WP: Vida Blue (1–0)  LP: Jim Palmer (0–1)  
HRs:  OAK – Sal Bando (2)

Game 4

Wednesday, October 9, 1974 at Memorial Stadium in Baltimore, Maryland

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

WP: Catfish Hunter (1–1)  LP: Mike Cuellar (1–1)  SV: Rollie Fingers (1)  

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1974 ALCS (3–1): Oakland Athletics over Baltimore Orioles

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland Athletics 0 0 1 2 2 1 1 3 1 11 22 2
Baltimore Orioles 1 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 1 7 22 4
Total attendance: 144,615   Average attendance: 36,154

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