The Yankees are the first team to win five successive pennants with an 8-5 victory over Cleveland.
Yankees manager Billy Martin says Reggie Jackson and George Steinbrenner "deserve each other. One's a born liar; the other's convicted." Martin will resign the next day.
Billy Martin, who played on four New York Yankees championship teams and was a five-time manager of the Yanks, dies in a truck crash. He was 61.