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3. 1969

With a 109-53 record -- the most wins in franchise history -- the Orioles captured the first-ever AL East title by 19 games over the Detroit Tigers. In the inaugural AL Championship Series, the Orioles swept the Minnesota Twins in three games. But then they were upset by the New York Mets in the World Series.Clarence B. Garrett, Baltimore Sun