In a pair of four-game series, the Dodgers fried the Phillies (above) to successfully defend their National League title, while the Yankees scrambled the Royals to win their third consecutive pennant.

Steve Carlton pitched Philly to its lone win and had four RBIs and a homer.

K.C. star George Brett had three homers in a row.

A postseason hero once again, Reggie Jackson had six RBIs.

Los Angeles' Steve Garvey had six hits—all for extra bases.

The Maddox Muff set up jubilant Ron Cey's series-clinching run

On this play, Thurman Munson got Willie Wilson out—and a cut requiring six stitches.