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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. 19
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    Chicago

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  2. 16
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    Down 662

    often listed & ranked high on reranks Arlington

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  3. 38
    Up 96
    Down 305

    often listed & ranked high on reranks Denver

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  4. 64
    Up 42
    Down 141

    often listed & ranked high on reranks Detroit

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  5. 2
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    Green Bay

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  6. 40
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    added by Trioxin245 Indianapolis

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  7. 45
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Miami metropolitan area

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  8. 15
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    Foxborough

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  9. 21
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    Down 357

    East Rutherford

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  10. 20
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    Down 363

    Notre Dame

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  11. 46
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Oakland

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  12. 63
    Up 15
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    Philadelphia

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  13. 8
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    Pittsburgh

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  14. 11
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    San Francisco

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  15. 54
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    often listed & added by B_Smilez Landover

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  16. 36
    Up 63
    Down 146

    added by snowman69 Atlanta

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  17. 50
    Up 16
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    added by willyboymcoy Baltimore

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  18. 12
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    Boston

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  19. 32
    Up 91
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    added by snowman69 Chicago

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  20. 34
    Up 84
    Down 181

    Cincinnati

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  21. 53
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    Cleveland

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  22. 27
    Up 107
    Down 182

    Detroit

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  23. 17
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    Los Angeles

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  24. 1
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    the people's #1 New York City, The Bronx

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  25. 33
    Up 83
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    Oakland

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  26. 26
    Up 137
    Down 265

    San Francisco

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  27. 9
    Up 352
    Down 451

    St. Louis

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  28. 4
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    Down 718

    Boston

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  29. 5
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    Down 488

    Chicago

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  30. 56
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    Down 244

    often listed & ranked high on reranks Auburn Hills

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  31. 3
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    most listed Los Angeles

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  32. 44
    Up 36
    Down 122

    added by tylerrollo Miami

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  33. 49
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks New York City

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  34. 18
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    San Antonio

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  35. 60
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    added by Trioxin245 Louisville

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  36. 25
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    Los Angeles

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  37. 42
    Up 8
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    added by Trioxin245 Gainesville

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  38. 30
    Up 49
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    added by dannyseven Boston

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  39. 23
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    Chicago

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  40. 7
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    Detroit

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  41. 55
    Up 15
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    Edmonton

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  42. 10
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    Montreal, Québec

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  43. 51
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    New York City

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  44. 48
    Up 23
    Down 55

    added by tyler Philadelphia

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  45. 37
    Up 26
    Down 33

    added by ChrisRubin Pittsburgh

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  46. 28
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    Down 200

    Toronto

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  47. 47
    Up 22
    Down 48

    ranked low on reranks New Zealand

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  48. 62
    Up 24
    Down 28

    added by henry216 New Zealand Rugby Union

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  49. 31
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    Milan

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  50. 35
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    Holloway

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