National League East

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The National League East is one of Major League Baseball's six divisions.wikipedia
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Atlanta Braves

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The Atlanta Braves have the most National League East titles (13).
The franchise competes in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member of the National League (NL) East division.

National League West

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Most of Atlanta's NL East titles came during a record stretch of reaching MLB playoffs 14 consecutive times (there were no playoffs in 1994 and the first three titles of that streak came when the Braves were in the National League West.)
For purpose of keeping a regular-season of 162 games, half of the teams were put into the new East Division and half into the new West Division.

St. Louis Cardinals

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This was due to the demands of the Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals, who refused to support expansion unless they were promised they would be kept together in the newly created East division.
In addition, St. Louis has won 13 division titles in the East and Central divisions.

Phillies–Pirates rivalry

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During the two-division era, from 1969 to 1993, the Philadelphia Phillies and the Pittsburgh Pirates together owned more than half of the division titles, having won a combined 15 of 25 championships during that span.
Both clubs are members of MLB's National League (NL); the Phillies are members of the NL East division, while the Pirates are members of the NL Central division.

Miami Marlins

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However, the Braves, wanting to form a natural rivalry with the expansion Florida Marlins, elected to be placed in the East.
They compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member club of the National League (NL) East division.

Philadelphia Phillies

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Philadelphia Phillies – Founding member
The Phillies compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member club of the National League (NL) East division.

Washington Nationals

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Washington Nationals – Founding member (originally as the Montreal Expos in 1969)
The Nationals compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member club of the National League (NL) East division.

New York Mets

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New York Mets – Founding member
The Mets compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member club of the National League (NL) East division.

Montreal Expos

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Washington Nationals – Founding member (originally as the Montreal Expos in 1969)
They played in the National League (NL) East Division from 1969 until 2004.

National League Central

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When the National League realigned into three divisions in 1994, the Pittsburgh Pirates were originally supposed to stay in the East while the Braves were to be moved to the newly created National League Central.
This division was created in 1994, by moving two teams from the National League West (the Cincinnati Reds and the Houston Astros) and three teams from the National League East (the Chicago Cubs, the Pittsburgh Pirates, and the St. Louis Cardinals).

Pittsburgh Pirates

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When the National League realigned into three divisions in 1994, the Pittsburgh Pirates were originally supposed to stay in the East while the Braves were to be moved to the newly created National League Central.
After a run of regular-season success in the early 1990s (winning three straight East Division titles), the Pirates struggled mightily over the following 20 years, with 20 consecutive losing seasons from 1993 to 2012—the longest such streak in American professional sports history before posting a winning record in 2013 of 94–68, qualifying them for the NL Wild Card.

1970 Pittsburgh Pirates season

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The 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates season resulted in the team winning their first National League East title with a record of 89–73, five games ahead of the Chicago Cubs.

Chicago Cubs

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This was due to the demands of the Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals, who refused to support expansion unless they were promised they would be kept together in the newly created East division.
In the Cubs, managed by Leo Durocher, built a substantial lead in the newly created National League Eastern Division by mid-August.

1971 Pittsburgh Pirates season

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It involved the Pirates finishing first in the National League East with a record of 97 wins and 65 losses.

1969 New York Mets season

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The Mets were assigned to the newly created National League East division.

Major League Baseball

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The National League East is one of Major League Baseball's six divisions.

1972 Pittsburgh Pirates season

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The defending World Series champion Pirates finished first in the National League East with a record of 96–59.

1973 World Series

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The Mets won the National League East division by 1½ games over the St. Louis Cardinals, then defeated the Cincinnati Reds, three games to two, in the National League Championship Series.

1973 New York Mets season

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Manager Yogi Berra led the team to a National League East title with an 82–79 record, the National League pennant and a defeat by the Oakland Athletics in the World Series.

1974 Pittsburgh Pirates season

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The Pirates finished first in the National League East with a record of 88–74.

1994–95 Major League Baseball strike

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– Due to the 1994–95 Major League Baseball strike starting August 12, no official winner was awarded.
They had the best record in baseball, 74–40, and were six games ahead of the Atlanta Braves in the NL East despite having the second-lowest payroll in MLB.

1976 Philadelphia Phillies season

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The Phillies won their first National League East title, as they compiled a record of 101–61, nine games ahead of the second-place Pittsburgh Pirates, and won 100 games or more for the first time in franchise history.

1975 Pittsburgh Pirates season

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The Pirates' 92–69 record was good enough to win their fifth National League East title in six seasons by 6 games over their cross-state rivals, the Philadelphia Phillies.

1977 Philadelphia Phillies season

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The Phillies won their second consecutive National League East division title with a record of 101–61, five games over the Pittsburgh Pirates.

1978 Philadelphia Phillies season

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The Phillies won their third straight National League East title with a record of 90-72, a game and a half over the Pittsburgh Pirates, as the Phillies defeated the Pirates in Pittsburgh on the next to last day of the season.