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1981 National League Championship Series


1981 NLCS Gm5: Rick Monday's homer gives Dodgers lead


1981 NLCS Gm3: White's three-run homer breaks tie


1981 NLCS Gm5: Dodgers win NL Pennant


Baseball's Best Moments - Blue Monday (1981 NLCS)


LAD@HOU Gm1: Ashby wins it with a walk-off homer

The 1981 National League Championship Series was a best-of-five series between the first-half West Division champion Los Angeles Dodgers and the second-half East Division champion Montreal Expos. The Dodgers won the NLCS three games to two over the Expos, thanks to a ninth-inning home run in Game 5 by Rick Monday in what has ever since been referred to as Blue Monday by Expos fans. It was the first Major League Baseball postseason series played outside the United States, the first postseason appearance for the Expos, and their only appearance during their time in Montreal.
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