On September 25, 1979 — Behind the solid pitching of Frank Tanana, the Angels defeat the Royals, 4-1, to win their first American League West title. Jim Fregosi’s 88-74 team, which will finish three games ahead of second-place Kansas City, will lose the best-of-five ALCS to Baltimore in four games.

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