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

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    Los Angeles

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    Old Trafford, Greater Manchester

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    Montreal, Québec

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    San Francisco

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    Barcelona

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    Arlington

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    Liverpool

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    Boston

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    East Rutherford

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    Munich

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    New Zealand Rugby Union

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    Chicago

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    added by ChrisRubin
    Pittsburgh

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    Atlanta

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Miami metropolitan area

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    added by yankeesmdfan
    Tuscaloosa

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    New York City

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    added by s98876
    Fulham

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    added by Trioxin245

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    F1 Racing 

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    added by willyboymcoy
    Baltimore

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