What were the first American League Championship Series (ALCS) and National League Championship Series to be swept, who did the sweeping, and who was swept?
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ALCS – Starting with the first ALCS in 1969, the first 3 Championship Series were sweeps. In the 1969 ALCS, the Baltimore Orioles swept the Minnesota Twins 3-0. The Orioles did it again to the Twins in 1970 sweeping them 3-0. In 1971, the Baltimore Orioles swept the Oakland Athletics 3-0.
NLCS – Starting with the first NLCS in 1969, the first 2 Championship Series were sweeps. In 1969 the NLCS, the New York Mets swept the Atlanta Braves 3-0. In the 1970 NLCS, the Cincinnati Reds swept the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-0.