In baseball, to "win the pennant" is to finish the season in first place of a division or league.
You win the pennant by winning the league that you are in. Last year the Philadelphia Phillies won the National League pennant and the Tampa Bay Rays won the American League pennant.
The most famous call of Thomson's 1951 pennant-winning home run was by New York Giants radio broadcaster Russ Hodges, whose unforgettable cry was "The Giants win the pennant! The Giants win the pennant! The Giants win the pennant! The Giants win the pennant!"
The 1965 Minnesota Twins won the American League pennant with 102 wins. They also won the pennant in 1987 and the World Series.
The Yankees won their first American League Pennant in 1921.
No. In 1969, the New York Mets won the National League pennant.
The American League pennant winner, plays the National League pennant winner, in a 7 game series. The team to win 4 games first wins the World Series.
Yes. The New York Yankees won the 2009 American League pennant, and went on to win the 2009 World Series.
The Yankees were better.
The Yankees didn't win the pennant in 1985, Kansas City did.
Before becoming the Minnesota Twins, the Washington Senators won the American League Pennant in 1924, 1925, and 1933.