Only five of the last 26 American League Championship Series have gone to seven games -- and the Red Sox have played in all five.
2008 - Rays beat Red SoxThe last seven-game ALCS without Boston? 1985, when the Royals beat the Blue Jays. That was also the first year the ALCS was increased from a best-of-five to a best-of-seven series.
2007 - Red Sox beat Cleveland
2004 - Red Sox beat Yankees
2003 - Yankees beat Red Sox
1986 - Red Sox beat Angels