The Best Sports Franchises Of All Time Sports Teams
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The Best Sports Franchises Of All Time

List Criteria: The greatest professional teams. No minor league teams, iconic collegiate teams okay

The best sports franchises in sports history, ranked by sports fans for sports fans. Most teams have a dynasty that only lasts for a few years. But, a great sports franchise is consistently successful on and off the playing field, earning loyalty and respect from the team's fans and the sports world as a whole. Anyone can vote for their favorite franchises on this list, or add their own list of the best sports franchises to these rankings. So, whether you're a hardcore sports fan or just a fan of how certain teams play the game, this is the place to release your inner SportsCenter commentator.
List is ranked by a combination of each item's votes & positioning in reranks
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  1. 1
    Up 713
    Down 798

    the people's #1
    New York Yankees

    New York City, The Bronx More
    81
  2. 2
    Up 548
    Down 712

    most listed
    Los Angeles Lakers

    Los Angeles More
    74
  3. 3
    Up 526
    Down 689
    Boston More
    74
  4. 4
    Up 539
    Down 583
    Green Bay More
    74
  5. 5
    Up 416
    Down 471
    Old Trafford, Greater Manchester More
    65
  6. 6
    Up 400
    Down 461
    Chicago More
    65
  7. 7
    Up 421
    Down 484
    Detroit More
    65
  8. 8
    Up 384
    Down 578
    Pittsburgh More
    62
  9. 9
    Up 336
    Down 427
    St. Louis More
    60
  10. 10
    Up 335
    Down 442
    Montreal, Québec More
    58
  11. 11
    Up 327
    Down 430
    San Francisco More
    58
  12. 12
    Up 344
    Down 493
    Boston More
    57
  13. 13
    Up 249
    Down 356
    Madrid More
    52
  14. 14
    Up 291
    Down 445
    Foxborough More
    52
  15. 15
    Up 292
    Down 638

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Dallas Cowboys

    Arlington More
    52
  16. 16
    Up 253
    Down 366
    Barcelona More
    52
  17. 17
    Up 223
    Down 376
    Los Angeles More
    47
  18. 18
    Up 182
    Down 292
    San Antonio More
    45
  19. 19
    Up 182
    Down 347
    Notre Dame More
    43
  20. 20
    Up 171
    Down 339
    East Rutherford More
    42
  21. 21
    Up 167
    Down 302
    Chicago More
    41
  22. 22
    Up 94
    Down 200
    Los Angeles More
    38
  23. 23
    Up 90
    Down 130
    Brazil More
    37
  24. 24
    Up 127
    Down 250
    San Francisco More
    36
  25. 25
    Up 68
    Down 96
    Chicago More
    36
  26. 26
    Up 35
    Down 59
    Liverpool More
    35
    added by: sebbzor
  27. 27
    Up 92
    Down 185
    Toronto More
    35
  28. 28
    Up 84
    Down 168
    Chicago More
    35
    added by: snowman69
  29. 29
    Up 112
    Down 246
    Milan More
    34
  30. 30
    Up 39
    Down 61
    Boston More
    34
    added by: dannyseven
  31. 31
    Up 109
    Down 221
    Holloway More
    34
  32. 32
    Up 94
    Down 172
    Detroit More
    34
  33. 33
    Up 56
    Down 135
    Atlanta More
    33
    added by: snowman69
  34. 34
    Up 74
    Down 171
    Oakland More
    32
  35. 35
    Up 79
    Down 169
    Cincinnati More
    32
  36. 36
    Up 88
    Down 295
    Denver More
    31
  37. 37
    Up 20
    Down 32
    Munich More
    30
    added by: sebbzor
  38. 38
    Up 32
    Down 107
    Miami More
    28
    added by: tylerrollo
  39. 39
    Up 82
    Down 319

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Miami Dolphins

    Miami metropolitan area More
    28
  40. 40
    Up 41
    Down 130
    New York City More
    27
  41. 41
    Up 3
    Down 9
    27
    added by: Lusebc
    F1 Racing 
  42. 42
    Up 49
    Down 99

    ranked low on reranks
    Germany National Football Team

    Germany More
    27
  43. 43
    Up 12
    Down 24
    Pittsburgh More
    27
    added by: ChrisRubin
  44. 44
    Up 17
    Down 43
    Philadelphia More
    26
    added by: tyler
  45. 45
    Up 80
    Down 258

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Oakland Raiders

    Oakland More
    26
  46. 46
    Up 6
    Down 10
    Cleveland More
    26
  47. 47
    Up 94
    Down 236
    Auburn Hills More
    26
  48. 48
    Up 37
    Down 100
    Tuscaloosa More
    26
    added by: yankeesmdfan
  49. 49
    Up 6
    Down 19
    Rome More
    25
    added by: dannyseven
  50. 50
    Up 10
    Down 21
    Baltimore More
    25
    added by: willyboymcoy
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