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1974 National League Championship Series
Team (Wins) Manager Season
Los Angeles Dodgers (3) Walter Alston 102–60, .630, GA: 4
Pittsburgh Pirates (1) Danny Murtaugh 88–74, .543, GA: 1½
Dates: October 5–October 9
Television: NBC
TV announcers: Jim Simpson and Maury Wills (Games 1–2)
Curt Gowdy and Tony Kubek (Games 3–4)
Umpires: Nick Colosi, Paul Pryor, Lee Weyer, John McSherry, Shag Crawford, Satch Davidson
 < 1973 NLCS 1975 > 
1974 World Series

The 1974 National League Championship Series was a best-of-five series that matched the Eastern Division champion Pittsburgh Pirates against the Western Division champion Los Angeles Dodgers. The Dodgers won the Series three games to one and would go on to lose the 1974 World Series to the Oakland Athletics.

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Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Pittsburgh Pirates

Los Angeles wins the series, 3–1.

Game Date Score Location Time Attendance
1 October 5 Los Angeles Dodgers – 3, Pittsburgh Pirates – 0 Three Rivers Stadium 2:25 40,638[1]
2 October 6 Los Angeles Dodgers – 5, Pittsburgh Pirates – 2 Three Rivers Stadium 2:44 49,247[2] 
3 October 8 Pittsburgh Pirates – 7, Los Angeles Dodgers – 0 Dodger Stadium 2:41 55,953[3] 
4 October 9 Pittsburgh Pirates – 1, Los Angeles Dodgers – 12 Dodger Stadium 2:36 54,424[4]

Game summaries

Game 1

Saturday, October 5, 1974 at Three Rivers Stadium in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Los Angeles 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 9 2
Pittsburgh 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0

WP: Don Sutton (1–0)  LP: Jerry Reuss (0–1)  

Game 2

Sunday, October 6, 1974 at Three Rivers Stadium in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Los Angeles 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 5 12 0
Pittsburgh 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 8 3

WP: Andy Messersmith (1–0)  LP: Dave Giusti (0–1)  
HRs:  LAD – Ron Cey (1)

Game 3

Tuesday, October 8, 1974 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Pittsburgh 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 10 0
Los Angeles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 5

WP: Bruce Kison (1–0)  LP: Doug Rau (0–1)  
HRs:  PIT – Willie Stargell (1), Richie Hebner (1)

Game 4

Wednesday, October 9, 1974 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Pittsburgh 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3 1
Los Angeles 1 0 2 0 2 2 2 3 X 12 12 0

WP: Don Sutton (2–0)  LP: Jerry Reuss (0–2)  
HRs:  PIT – Willie Stargell (2)  LAD – Steve Garvey 2 (2)

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1974 NLCS (3–1): Los Angeles Dodgers over Pittsburgh Pirates

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Los Angeles Dodgers 2 1 2 1 2 2 2 6 2 20 37 7
Pittsburgh Pirates 5 0 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 10 25 4
Total attendance: 200,262   Average attendance: 50,066

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