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10/20/2004 9:51 PM ET
Since going to a seven-game format in 1985, an LCS has now gone to the full seven games 11 times. The home team has won seven of those series. Teams with home-field advantage are a perfect four-for-four after winning Game 6 at home, but are just 3-4 after losing Game 6 at home.

Going the distance
Home Visitor Series After Game 5 Game 6 Game 7
Cardinals Astros '04 NLCS HOU up, 3-2 STL, 5-4 STL, 5-2
Yankees Red Sox '04 ALCS NYY up, 3-2 BOS, 4-2 BOS, 10-3
Cubs Marlins '03 NLCS CHC up, 3-2 FLA, 8-3 FLA, 9-6
Yankees Red Sox '03 ALCS NYY up, 3-2 BOS, 9-6 NYY, 6-5 (12)
Braves Cardinals '96 NLCS STL up, 3-2 ATL, 3-1 ATL, 15-0
Braves Pirates '92 NLCS ATL up, 3-2 PIT, 13-4 ATL, 3-2
Pirates Braves '91 NLCS PIT up, 3-2 ATL, 1-0 ATL, 4-0
Dodgers Mets '88 NLCS LA up, 3-2 NYM, 5-1 LA, 6-0
Cardinals Giants '87 NLCS SF up, 3-2 STL, 1-0 STL, 6-0
Red Sox Angels '86 ALCS ANA up, 3-2 BOS, 10-4 BOS, 8-1
Blue Jays Royals '85 ALCS TOR up, 3-2 KC, 5-3 KC, 6-2

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