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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.
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  1. 32
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    added by snowman69 Chicago

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  2. 7
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    Old Trafford, Greater Manchester

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  3. 35
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    Cincinnati

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  4. 9
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    St. Louis

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    Holloway

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  6. 23
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    added by sebbzor Liverpool

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  7. 64
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    added by henry216 New Zealand Rugby Union

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  8. 29
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    Detroit

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  9. 50
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    added by Trioxin245 London

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  10. 14
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    Barcelona

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  11. 31
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    Milan

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  12. 40
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    Germany

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    added by sebbzor Munich

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  14. 41
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  15. 12
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    Boston

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  16. 57
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    Cleveland

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  17. 1
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    the people's #1 New York City, The Bronx

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  18. 33
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    Oakland

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  19. 13
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    Madrid

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  20. 43
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    added by s98876 Fulham

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  21. 10
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    Montreal, Québec

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  22. 47
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    added by Trioxin245 Dortmund

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  23. 22
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    Brazil

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  24. 25
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    Toronto

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  25. 19
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    Chicago

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  26. 2
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    Green Bay

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  27. 21
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    East Rutherford

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  28. 6
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    Detroit

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  30. 66
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Detroit

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  31. 65
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Philadelphia

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    often listed & added by B_Smilez Landover

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    Pittsburgh

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    Auburn Hills

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    most listed Los Angeles

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks New York City

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  37. 11
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    San Francisco

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    Boston

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  39. 39
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    added by Trioxin245 Indianapolis

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  40. 56
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    added by willyboymcoy Baltimore

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  41. 18
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    Los Angeles

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  42. 27
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    San Francisco

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Denver

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  44. 16
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Arlington

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    Foxborough

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Oakland

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  47. 34
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    added by snowman69 Atlanta

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    Chicago

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Miami metropolitan area

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  50. 37
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    added by ChrisRubin Pittsburgh

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