National League West

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The National League West is one of the three divisions of the National League of Major League Baseball in North America (including Canada).wikipedia
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National League East

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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.
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.) Along with the American League Central it is one of two divisions to have every member win at least one World Series title.

San Diego Padres

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This Division was formed for the 1969 season when the National League expanded to 12 teams by adding the San Diego Padres and the Montreal Expos.
They compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member club of the National League (NL) West division.

Cincinnati Reds

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Given all of this, the owners of the Atlanta Braves and the Cincinnati Reds consented to being placed into the West Division, even though Atlanta and Cincinnati are both in the Eastern Time Zone.
The Reds played in the NL West division from 1969 to 1993, before joining the Central division in 1994.

Los Angeles Dodgers

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Beginning in mid-August the Houston Astros and the Los Angeles Dodgers started collapsing, leaving the Braves, the Reds, and the San Francisco Giants in contention.
They compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member club of the National League (NL) West division.

Houston Astros

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Beginning in mid-August the Houston Astros and the Los Angeles Dodgers started collapsing, leaving the Braves, the Reds, and the San Francisco Giants in contention. The remaining five teams were separated by as few as one-and-one-half games in the standings on August 18, despite the Houston Astros having lost 20 of its first 24 games.
The Astros play in the AL West division, but had played in the NL from 1962 until 2012, first in the West division from 1969 to 1993, followed by the Central division from 1994 to 2012.

San Francisco Giants

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Beginning in mid-August the Houston Astros and the Los Angeles Dodgers started collapsing, leaving the Braves, the Reds, and the San Francisco Giants in contention.
They compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member club of the National League (NL) West division.

National League Central

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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).

Arizona Diamondbacks

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They compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member of the National League (NL) West division.

Colorado Rockies

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They compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member club of the National League (NL) West division.

1969 New York Mets season

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The sometimes called "Miracle Mets" won the first National League Championship Series over the Braves three games to none, and then the Mets defeated the Baltimore Orioles four games to one in the World Series in October 1969.
The Mets went on to defeat the National League West champion Atlanta Braves three games to none in the inaugural National League Championship Series.

Atlanta Braves

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Given all of this, the owners of the Atlanta Braves and the Cincinnati Reds consented to being placed into the West Division, even though Atlanta and Cincinnati are both in the Eastern Time Zone.
In 1969, with the onset of divisional play, the Braves won the first-ever National League West Division title, before being swept by the "Miracle Mets" in the National League Championship Series.

1980 Los Angeles Dodgers season

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- Defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers in a one game playoff for the division title, 7–1.
The 1980 Los Angeles Dodgers finished the season in second place in the Western Division of the National League, one game behind the Houston Astros.

Major League Baseball

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The National League West is one of the three divisions of the National League of Major League Baseball in North America (including Canada).

2006 San Diego Padres season

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†† - The San Diego Padres and Los Angeles Dodgers finished the 2006 season tied for first place with identical records.
The Padres captured their second consecutive National League West crown, with a record of 88–74, and for the first time in franchise history back-to-back postseason appearances, and three consecutive winning seasons.

1970 Cincinnati Reds season

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The 1970 Cincinnati Reds season consisted of the Reds winning the National League West title with a record of 102–60, 14½ games ahead of the runner-up Los Angeles Dodgers.

One-game playoff

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- Defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers in a one game playoff for the division title, 7–1.
In 2006, the San Diego Padres and Los Angeles Dodgers finished tied with records of 88–74 in the National League West.

1969 Atlanta Braves season

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The National League had been split into two divisions before the season, with the Braves somewhat incongruously being assigned to the National League West.

1981 Houston Astros season

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Los Angeles won the first half and defeated second-half champion Houston (61–49) in the postseason.
It involved the Houston Astros attempting to win the National League West.

1972 Cincinnati Reds season

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The 1972 Cincinnati Reds season consisted of the Reds winning the National League West title with a record of 95–59, 10½ games over the Houston Astros and the Los Angeles Dodgers.

1971 San Francisco Giants season

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The team finished in first place in the National League West with a 90–72 record.

1973 Cincinnati Reds season

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The 1973 Cincinnati Reds season consisted of the Reds winning the National League West with a Major League-best record of 99–63, 3½ games ahead of the Los Angeles Dodgers, before losing the NLCS to the New York Mets in five games.

1974 Los Angeles Dodgers season

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The 1974 Los Angeles Dodgers won the National League West by four games over the Cincinnati Reds, then beat the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 1974 National League Championship Series before losing to the Oakland Athletics in the 1974 World Series.

1976 Cincinnati Reds season

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The Reds dominated the league all season, and won their second consecutive National League West title with a record of 102–60, best record in MLB and finished 10 games ahead of the runner-up Los Angeles Dodgers.

1975 Cincinnati Reds season

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The Reds dominated the league all season, and won the National League West with a record of 108–54, best record in MLB and finished 20 games ahead of the Los Angeles Dodgers.