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The 1974-78 Los Angeles Dodgers: More Balanced Successor to the '60s Dodgers

cin The team that kept the Big Red Machine from five consecutive NL Western Division titles by winning the division and the pennant in 1974, and then put an end to Cincinnati‟s mid-1970s dynasty with consecutive National League pennants in 1977 and 1978, was the 1974 to 1978 Los Angeles Dodgers. The Dodgers were poised to become the NL‟s best team whenever the Big Red Machine lost its edge, which began when Cincinnati—after back-to-back World Series championships—began to retool in 1977 as age and free agency began to take their inevitable toll.

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