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Playoff History

American League Division Series - 1996

Sept 27, 1996

The Rangers clinch their first post-season appearance in franchise history as Seattle loses to Oakland, giving Texas the American League West Division championship.

Oct 1, 1996

The Rangers play the first post-season game in franchise history, defeating the New York Yankees, 6-2, in Game 1 of the American League Division Series at Yankee Stadium.

Oct 4, 1996

Playoff baseball finally comes to Arlington, but the Yankees score two runs in the ninth inning for a 3-2 victory over Texas before 50,860 at The Ballpark in Arlington.

American League Division Series - 1998

Sept 25, 1998

The Rangers clinch American League West Division Championship in Seattle when Anaheim loses to Oakland.

Oct 2, 1998

The New York Yankees complete a three-game sweep of the Rangers in A.L. Division Series with a 4-0 win at The Ballpark in Arlington. The game is delayed 3 16 in the sixth inning due to rain.

Sept. 26, 1999

The Rangers defeat Oakland, 10-3, to clinch the American League West Division title.

American League Division Series - 1999

Oct. 9, 1999

The New York Yankees win their ninth straight playoff game against the Rangers, completing their second straight three-game sweep of the Rangers in the A.L. Division Series with a 3-0 win at The Ballpark in Arlington.