Sixth time both Bay Area teams reach playoffs

With the Oakland Athletics locking up a playoff berth on Monday, it marked the sixth time since the Athletics moved to Oakland that both the Giants and A’s have advanced to the postseason.
Here’s a look at how both teams fared in previous years in which both clubs reached the playoffs.
1971

  • San Francisco Giants lost to Pittsburgh Pirates, 3-1 in NLCS
  • Oakland A’s lost to Baltimore Orioles, 3-0 in ALCS

1989

  • San Francisco Giants beat Chicago Cubs, 4-1 in NLCS
  • Oakland A’s beat Toronto Blue Jays, 4-1 in ALCS
  • Oakland A’s beat San Francisco Giants, 4-0 in World Series

2000

  • San Francisco Giants lost to New York Mets, 3-1 in NLDS
  • Oakland A’s lost to New York Yankees, 3-0 in ALDS

2002

  • San Francisco Giants beat Atlanta Braves, 3-2 in NLDS
  • Oakland A’s lost to Minnesota Twins, 3-2 in ALDS
  • San Francisco Giants beat St. Louis Cardinals, 4-1 in NLCS
  • San Francisco Giants lost to Anaheim Angels, 4-3 in World Series

2003

  • San Francisco Giants lost to Florida Marlins, 3-1 in NLDS
  • Oakland A’s lost to Boston Red Sox, 3-2 in NLDS

1 Comment

In 2000, the Yankees beat the A’s 3 games to 2.

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