- The Twins'three-and-out loss in the 1970 ALCS was his only MLB postseason managing appearance.
- Florida's Mark Redman faces the challenge of slowing down Sosa, Alex Gonzalez and the Cubs, who have hit seven homers and scored 20 runs _ only Baltimore ( 21 ) in the 1970 ALCS against Minnesota totaled more runs in the first two games of a postseason series.
- RECORDS : The Yankees tied the record for runs in an inning during the ALCS . It was set by Baltimore in Game 1 of the 1970 ALCS against Minnesota ( fourth inning ), then matched by the Orioles in the fourth inning of the following game and by the Yankees fourth inning of Game 2 against Oakland in 1991 . . . . New York's eight hits in the inning was an ALCS record, topping the seven by Baltimore ( 1970, Game 1, fourth inning ), the Yankees ( 1981, Game 2, fourth inning ) and Toronto ( 1985, Game 3 against Kansas City, fifth inning ).