|1988 American League Championship Series|
|MVP||Dennis Eckersley (Oakland)|
|TV announcers||Gary Bender, Joe Morgan and Reggie Jackson|
|Radio announcers||Dick Stockton and Johnny Bench|
The 1988 American League Championship Series was a best-of-seven series that pitted the East Division champion Boston Red Sox against the West Division champion Oakland Athletics. It was the second meeting between the two in ALCS play. The Athletics swept the Series four games to none and lost to the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 1988 World Series.