TOTAL RUNTIME: 3HRS 1MIN
GAME RUNTIME: 2HRS 12MIN
EXTRAS RUNTIME: 49MIN
The 1977 American League Championship Series was a 5-game series played between October 5 and October 9, 1977, at Yankee Stadium (Games 1-2), and Royals Stadium (3-5). The Yankees took the series 3-2, and would later go on to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 1977 World Series to take the title. Kansas City was given home-field advantage as it rotated back to the Western Division; the Royals held a 102-60 record to the Yankees' 100-62 record.
Managers: Billy Martin, New York; Whitey Herzog, Kansas City
Umpires: Jerry Neudecker, Russ Goetz, Jim McKean, Marty Springstead, Nick Bremigan, Bill Deegan
Television: NBC (Jim Simpson and Maury Wills announcing Game 1; Dick Enberg and Don Drysdale announcing Game 2; Joe Garagiola and Tony Kubek announcing Games 3-5)
..October 9, 1977 at KauffmanStad (Kansas City Royals)