1976 OCTOBER 14 ALCS Game 5 NYY 7 KC 6
KC@NYY Chris Chambliss’ bottom of 9th leadoff, walkoff HR breaks the 8th inning tie created by George Brett’s 3R homer, sending Yanks to WS for first time since 1964.
Starters: Dennis Leonard vs. Ed Figueroa WP: Dick Tidrow LP: Mark Littell
HR: KC: George Brett (8th), John Mayberry (1st); NYY: Chris Chambliss (9th)
NYY@BOS Down 2-0 in a 1-game playoff for the Pennant, with 1976 ALCS hero Chris Chambliss and Roy White on first and second in the 7th, Bucky Dent hit a 3R homer with Mickey Rivers’ bat.
Starters: Ron Guidry vs Mike Torrez WP Ron Guidry LP Mike Torrez SV Rich “Goose” Gossage
HR: NYY: Reggie Jackson (8th), Bucky Dent (7th); BOS: Carl Yastrzemski (2nd)