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Has there ever been a professional sports division that was, at any time, solely comprised of former league champions?

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NHL

  1. 1998-2013 Atlantic
    a. Philadelphia Flyers (First win 1974)
    b. New York Rangers (1928)
    c. New York Islanders (1980)
    d. New Jersey Devils (1995)
    e. Pittsburgh Penguins (1991)

  2. 1967-1970 East
    a. Montreal Canadiens (1916)
    b. Boston Bruins (1929)
    c. New York Rangers (1928)
    d. Detroit Red Wings (1936)
    e. Chicago Black Hawks (1934)
    f. Toronto Maple Leafs (1918)

  3. 1941-1967 Unnamed, only conference
    a. Montreal Canadiens (1916)
    b. Boston Bruins (1929)
    c. New York Rangers (1928)
    d. Detroit Red Wings (1936)
    e. Chicago Black Hawks (1934)
    f. Toronto Maple Leafs (1918)

  4. 1936-1938 American
    a. Boston Bruins (1929)
    b. Chicago Black Hawks (1934)
    c. Detroit Red Wings (1936)
    d. New York Rangers (1928)


NFL, Super Bowls only

  1. 2018-Present NFC East
    a. Philadelphia Eagles (2017)
    b. Dallas Cowboys (1971)
    c. Washington Redskins (1982)
    d. New York Giants (1986)

Pre-Merger NFL

  1. 1945-1949 Western
    a. Chicago Bears (1921)
    b. Chicago Cardinals (1925)
    c. Detroit Lions (1935)
    d. Green Bay Packers (1929)
    e. Los Angeles Rams (1945)

  2. 1943 Western
    a. Chicago Bears (1921)
    b. Chicago Cardinals (1925)
    c. Detroit Lions (1935)
    d. Green Bay Packers (1929)

  3. 1935-36 Western
    a. Chicago Bears (1921)
    b. Chicago Cardinals (1925)
    c. Detroit Lions (1935)
    d. Green Bay Packers (1929)


Never happened in the pre-merger AFL


MLB

  1. 1994-1997 AL East
    a. Baltimore Orioles (1966)
    b. Boston Red Sox (1903)
    c. New York Yankees (1923)
    d. Detroit Tigers (1935)
    e. Toronto Blue Jays (1992)

  2. 1998-Current AL Central
    a. Chicago White Sox (1906)
    b. Cleveland Indians (1920)
    c. Kansas City Royals (1985)
    d. Minnesota Twins (1924 *As Washington Nationals, 1987 as Twins)
    e. Detroit Tigers (1935)

Neither the National League or the American League was comprised of solely previous champions before realignment in the 1960s.


Has never happened in the NBA or the ABA


I'll stop there since I've covered the "Big 4" of American Professional sports. Source was me going through Wikipedia comparing division timelines with lists of champions, seeing if there was a team that hadn't won yet in any given division.

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The easy one here is the NHL during the Original Six era. All six teams played in one division, and all won a championship before the 1967 expansion; while the Rangers never won a championship during the Original Six era, they won three championships before 1942.

Other than that, every time in the NFC West has won at least one championship:

If it happens that the Eagles win Super Bowl LII, then every team in the NFC East will also have won a championship.

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