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7 Facts About the Los Angeles Dodgers

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The Los Angeles Dodgers are an American professional baseball team based in Los Angeles, California.

Los Angeles, officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-most populous city in the United States, the most populous city in California and the county seat of Los Angeles County.

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The Dodgers compete in Major League Baseball as a member club of the National League West division.

The National League of Professional Baseball Clubs, known simply as the National League, is the older of two leagues constituting Major League Baseball in the United States and Canada, and the world's oldest current professional team sports league.

Major League Baseball is a professional baseball organization, the oldest of the four major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada.

West Division is a townland of 6,739 acres in County Antrim, Northern Ireland.

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Established in 1883 in Brooklyn, New York, the team moved to Los Angeles before the 1958 season.

Brooklyn is the most populous of New York City's five boroughs, with a Census-estimated 2,636,735 residents in 2015.

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They played for four seasons at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum before moving to their current home of Dodger Stadium in 1962.

Dodger Stadium, occasionally called by the metonym Chavez Ravine, is a baseball park located in the Elysian Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, the home field of the Los Angeles Dodgers, the city's Major League Baseball franchise.

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The Dodgers as a franchise have won six World Series titles and 21 National League pennants.

The World Series is the annual championship series of Major League Baseball in North America, contested since 1903 between the American League champion team and the National League champion team.

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11 NL MVP award winners have played for the Dodgers, winning a total of 13 MVP Awards, Eight Cy Young Award winners have pitched for the Dodgers, winning a total of twelve Cy Young Awards.

The Cy Young Award is given annually to the best pitchers in Major League Baseball, one each for the American League and National League.

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The team has also produced 17 Rookie of the Year Award winners, including four consecutive from 1979 to 1982 and five consecutive from 1992 to 1996.

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