VIDEO: When Reggie Jackson stole home in A's-Tigers ALCS game

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The Tigers and Athletics are set to square off in ALDS play Friday night with Game 1. The two clubs have some good postseason history, including an epic five-game ALDS last season, in which four games were decided by two runs or less.

They also have the 1972 ALCS in common, when the A's took Game 5 (LCS were only five-game series back then) on the strength of future Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson becoming the first man to ever steal home in the history of the LCS round.

Here's a video look back from

As noted in the video, Jackson badly injured his hamstring on the play and wouldn't return -- not even for the World Series. The A's still won it all, though, beating the Reds in seven games.

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Matt Snyder has been a baseball writer with CBS Sports since 2011. A member of the BBWAA, he's now covered the last five World Series beginning with the epic 2011 Fall Classic. The former Indiana University... Full Bio

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