The Howie Kendrick League Championship Series stats seen below include his League Championship Series year-by-year hitting stats, League Championship Series fielding stats, and League Championship Series pitching stats (where applicable).
"At Fenway Park, I leaned into the stands to catch a pop-up. I felt my arm hit somebody's arm, but I ran to the dugout, not paying attention. The crowd was booing really loud. Our pitching coach, Buddy Black, goes, 'That's Ben Affleck you stole the ball from.' I looked over, and sure enough, it was Ben, next to Jennifer Garner." - Howie Kendrick in Sports Illustrated (Kosty Kennedy, 08/21/2006)
Howie Kendrick Autograph on a 2008 Topps (#32)
Howie Kendrick League Championship Series Pitching Stats
Howie Kendrick League Championship Series Fielding Stats
The League Championship Series determines who wins the league pennant and advances to the World Series. Prior to 1969, the pennant winner was determined by the best won-loss record at the end of the regular season. A structured playoff series began in 1969, when both the National and American League reorganized into two divisions each, East and West. The two division winners within each league played each other in a best-of-five series to determine who would advanced to the World Series . In 1985, the format of the League Championship Series changed to best-of-seven.
Did you know that 65,829 fans watched the League Championship game played on October 11, 2003 - the most of any single game in Major League history? Did you know the smallest crowd at a League Championship game was 24,265 and that game was played on October 11, 1973 ?
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