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OAKLAND'S RELIEF PITCHER DENNIS ECKERSLEY, CENTER, IS MOBBED AFTER THE ATHLETICS WON THE AMERICAN LEAGUE PENNANT BY BEATING THE TORONTO BLUE JAYS 4-3. THE ATHLETICS WILL OPEN THE WORLD SERIES AT HOME SATURDAY AGAINST SAN FRANCISCO OR CHICAGO. THE GIANTS BEAT THE CUBS 6-4 SUNDAY TO TAKE A 3-1 LEAD IN THE NATIONAL LEAGUE PLAYOFFS. GAME 5 WAS SCHEDULED MONDAY AFTERNOON. (SEE STORIES ON D1.)