Eliminate The Playoffs: 1975

Cincinnati Reds vs. Oakland A’s I’m back with the next installment of Eliminate The Playoffs. In 1975, the Cincinnati Reds were the best team in the Majors, hands down. At 108-54, they won their division by 20 games. The NL East division winner, the Pittsburgh Pirates, were 92-69…15 1/2 games behind the Reds. The Reds swept the Pirates, 3-0, and easily deserved to be in the 1975 World Series. In the American League, however, the best team at the conclusion of the regular season was the Oakland Athletics. At 98-64, they won the AL West by seven games and were