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. 28
    Up 84
    Down 168
    Chicago More
    35
    added by: snowman69
  2. 5
    Up 416
    Down 471
    Old Trafford, Greater Manchester More
    65
  3. 56
    Up 3
    Down 5
    Manchester More
    23
  4. 35
    Up 79
    Down 169
    Cincinnati More
    32
  5. 9
    Up 336
    Down 427
    St. Louis More
    60
  6. 31
    Up 109
    Down 221
    Holloway More
    34
  7. 26
    Up 35
    Down 59
    Liverpool More
    35
    added by: sebbzor
  8. 62
    Up 20
    Down 22
    New Zealand More
    22
    added by: henry216
    Rugby Union
  9. 32
    Up 94
    Down 172
    Detroit More
    34
  10. 16
    Up 253
    Down 366
    Barcelona More
    52
  11. 29
    Up 112
    Down 246
    Milan More
    34
  12. 42
    Up 49
    Down 99

    ranked low on reranks
    Germany National Football Team

    Germany More
    27
  13. 37
    Up 20
    Down 32
    Munich More
    30
    added by: sebbzor
  14. 12
    Up 344
    Down 493
    Boston More
    57
  15. 46
    Up 6
    Down 10
    Cleveland More
    26
  16. 1
    Up 713
    Down 798

    the people's #1
    New York Yankees

    New York City, The Bronx More
    81
  17. 34
    Up 74
    Down 171
    Oakland More
    32
  18. 13
    Up 249
    Down 356
    Madrid More
    52
  19. 10
    Up 335
    Down 442
    Montreal, Québec More
    58
  20. 23
    Up 90
    Down 130
    Brazil More
    37
  21. 27
    Up 92
    Down 185
    Toronto More
    35
  22. 21
    Up 167
    Down 302
    Chicago More
    41
  23. 4
    Up 539
    Down 583
    Green Bay More
    74
  24. 20
    Up 171
    Down 339
    East Rutherford More
    42
  25. 7
    Up 421
    Down 484
    Detroit More
    65
  26. 49
    Up 6
    Down 19
    Rome More
    25
    added by: dannyseven
  27. 65
    Up 38
    Down 137

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Detroit Lions

    Detroit More
    20
  28. 64
    Up 12
    Down 52
    Philadelphia More
    21
  29. 54
    Up 32
    Down 132

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Washington Redskins

    Landover More
    23
    added by: B_Smilez
  30. 8
    Up 384
    Down 578
    Pittsburgh More
    62
  31. 47
    Up 94
    Down 236
    Auburn Hills More
    26
  32. 2
    Up 548
    Down 712

    most listed
    Los Angeles Lakers

    Los Angeles More
    74
  33. 40
    Up 41
    Down 130
    New York City More
    27
  34. 11
    Up 327
    Down 430
    San Francisco More
    58
  35. 3
    Up 526
    Down 689
    Boston More
    74
  36. 50
    Up 10
    Down 21
    Baltimore More
    25
    added by: willyboymcoy
  37. 17
    Up 223
    Down 376
    Los Angeles More
    47
  38. 24
    Up 127
    Down 250
    San Francisco More
    36
  39. 36
    Up 88
    Down 295
    Denver More
    31
  40. 15
    Up 292
    Down 638

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Dallas Cowboys

    Arlington More
    52
  41. 14
    Up 291
    Down 445
    Foxborough More
    52
  42. 45
    Up 80
    Down 258

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Oakland Raiders

    Oakland More
    26
  43. 58
    Up 3
    Down 4
    Minneapolis, Minnesota More
    22
  44. 33
    Up 56
    Down 135
    Atlanta More
    33
    added by: snowman69
  45. 6
    Up 400
    Down 461
    Chicago More
    65
  46. 39
    Up 82
    Down 319

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Miami Dolphins

    Miami metropolitan area More
    28
  47. 43
    Up 12
    Down 24
    Pittsburgh More
    27
    added by: ChrisRubin
  48. 18
    Up 182
    Down 292
    San Antonio More
    45
  49. 53
    Up 9
    Down 19
    Edmonton More
    23
  50. 38
    Up 32
    Down 107
    Miami More
    28
    added by: tylerrollo
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