American League Championship Series
The American League Championship Series (ALCS) is a best-of-seven playoff and one of two League Championship Series comprising the penultimate round of Major League Baseball's (MLB) postseason. It is contested by the winners of the two American League Division Series. The winner of the ALCS wins the AL pennant and advances to the World Series, MLB's championship series, to play the winner of the National League Championship Series. The ALCS began in 1969 as a best-of-five playoff and used this format until 1985, when it changed to its current best-of-seven format.
|Season||Winning Team||Home Venue||Losing Team||Home Venue||Program(s)|
|2008||Tampa Bay Rays||Tropicana Field||Boston Red Sox||Fenway Park||Program|
|2018||Boston Red Sox||Fenway Park||Houston Astros||Minute Maid Park||Program|
|2020||Tampa Bay Rays||Petco Park^||Houston Astros||Petco Park^||Program|
|2021||Houston Astros||Minute Maid Park||Boston Red Sox||Fenway Park||Program|
^The 2020 ALCS was played at a neutral site due to the COVID-19 pandemic.