A*mer*i*can League Cham*pi*on*ship Se*ries
What Is The Definition Of The American League Championship Series In Baseball?
This is the final round of the American League playoffs that determines the winner of the American League Pennant. The two teams who win their American League Division Series (ALDS) then meet and play in the best-of-seven American League Championship Series (ALCS). The American League Championship Series winner then advances to the World Series to play against the National League Championship Series (NLCS) winner in a best-of-seven series. The American League Championship series was first played in 1969, when it was a best-of-five series played between the East and West division winners. In 1984, it was changed to be a best-of-seven series.
Examples Of How American League Championship Series Is Used In Commentary
1. And Rivera gets the batter swinging, sending the Yankees to yet another ALCS.
Sport The Term Is Used