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Washington's playoff drought over after 79 years

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For the first time since 1933, the Major League Baseball playoffs are coming to the American capital city. 

Roger Bernadina (L), Bryce Harper (C), and Jayson Werth of the Washington Nationals celebrate after defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-1 to clinch a playoff birth at Nationals Park on September 20, 2012 in Washington, DC.

The Washington Nationals defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-1 on Thursday to clinch a National League playoff berth, the first for a Washington team since the now-defunct Senators lost the 1933 World Series to the New York Giants.

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