The seasons that you grew up with include the 1950's, 1960's, 1970's, 1980's and 1990's.
This was the last year of the glory days of New York baseball before the Brooklyn Dodgers and New York Giants headed west and a road trip out west meant a train trip to St. Louis.
Yaz and the impossible dream!
Big Red Machine and Baltimore collide in the World Series.
Baltimore and Pittsburgh meet in a match-up of Frank and Brooks Robinson vs. Roberto Clemente and Willie Stargell.
Oakland dynasty begins and Steve Carlton has season of the decade.
Charlie Finley's A's win at the peak of their dynasty vs. Mets.
Lou Brock breaks all-time season SB record and iron Mike Marshall pitches in an amazing 106 games.
The Big Red Machine, rookies Fred Lynn and Jim Rice and Carlton Fisk's Game 6 HR is etched in our memories.
Harvey's Wallbangers pounded out 216 HR (Thomas 39, Oglivie 34, Cooper 32 and MVP Yount 29) to rank as one of the most potent offensive clubs of All-Time. In the ALCS, Milwaukee continued it's back-to-the-wall performance by coming back from an 0-2 deficit to beat California's lineup of Reggie Jackson (39 HR), Lynn (.299 BA, 21HR) , Baylor (24 HR) and Carew (.319 BA). In a stark contrast in styles in the Series, the White Rat's club featured speed and defense. Ozzie set the standard for defense at shortstop, Sutter (36 saves) anchored the bullpen and L. Smith (.307, 68 SB) sparked the offense. Oakland's Rickey Henderson broke the single season SB record with 130.
Tight Pennant races and a Classic Series brings the Championship north of the border.
Montreal has it's greatest season in a year of what might have been.
The greatest offensive season in the history of baseball. Baltimore smashed 257 HR to break the '61 Bronx bombers All-Time team HR record.