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The Best Sports Franchises Of All Time

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

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  1. 1
    Up 680
    Down 767

    the people's #1
    New York Yankees

    New York City, The Bronx More
    77
  2. 2
    Up 521
    Down 554
    Green Bay More
    73
  3. 3
    Up 527
    Down 684
    Los Angeles More
    71
  4. 4
    Up 502
    Down 664

    most listed
    Boston Celtics

    Boston More
    71
  5. 5
    Up 406
    Down 462
    Detroit More
    65
  6. 6
    Up 382
    Down 438
    Chicago More
    65
  7. 7
    Up 399
    Down 448
    Old Trafford, Greater Manchester More
    63
  8. 8
    Up 371
    Down 550
    Pittsburgh More
    61
  9. 9
    Up 323
    Down 405
    St. Louis More
    59
  10. 10
    Up 313
    Down 412
    San Francisco More
    57
  11. 11
    Up 334
    Down 468
    Boston More
    55
  12. 12
    Up 325
    Down 396

    Montreal Canadians

    55
  13. 13
    Up 280
    Down 425
    Foxborough More
    52
  14. 14
    Up 233
    Down 338
    Madrid More
    49
  15. 15
    Up 240
    Down 347
    Barcelona More
    49
  16. 16
    Up 281
    Down 613
    Arlington More
    48
  17. 17
    Up 215
    Down 360
    Los Angeles More
    47
  18. 18
    Up 165
    Down 275
    San Antonio More
    43
  19. 19
    Up 166
    Down 317
    East Rutherford More
    42
  20. 20
    Up 159
    Down 286
    Chicago More
    41
  21. 21
    Up 174
    Down 332
    Notre Dame More
    40
  22. 22
    Up 125
    Down 236
    San Francisco More
    38
  23. 23
    Up 76
    Down 120
    Brazil More
    38
  24. 24
    Up 53
    Down 83
    Chicago More
    37
  25. 25
    Up 29
    Down 44
    Boston More
    36
    added by: dannyseven
  26. 26
    Up 90
    Down 162
    Detroit More
    36
  27. 27
    Up 79
    Down 151
    Chicago More
    36
    added by: snowman69
  28. 28
    Up 88
    Down 187
    Los Angeles More
    35
  29. 29
    Up 87
    Down 173
    Toronto More
    35
  30. 30
    Up 24
    Down 45
    Liverpool More
    35
    added by: sebbzor
  31. 31
    Up 102
    Down 210
    Holloway More
    34
  32. 32
    Up 69
    Down 169
    Montreal, Québec More
    33
  33. 33
    Up 74
    Down 158
    Cincinnati More
    33
  34. 34
    Up 105
    Down 236
    Milan More
    33
  35. 35
    Up 69
    Down 161
    Oakland More
    33
  36. 36
    Up 52
    Down 122
    Atlanta More
    32
    added by: snowman69
  37. 37
    Up 13
    Down 22
    Munich More
    32
    added by: sebbzor
  38. 38
    Up 7
    Down 11
    Pittsburgh More
    32
    added by: ChrisRubin
  39. 39
    Up 6
    Down 23

    about to drop off
    Baltimore Ravens

    Baltimore More
    31
    added by: bestintheworld1
  40. 40
    Up 7
    Down 23

    about to drop off
    Miami Marlins

    Little Havana, Miami More
    31
    added by: OthamarGamaFilho
  41. 41
    Up 44
    Down 91
    Germany More
    30
  42. 42
    Up 7
    Down 24

    about to drop off
    Texas Rangers

    Arlington More
    30
    added by: shaunny_boi
  43. 43
    Up 7
    Down 24

    about to drop off
    LSU Tigers football

    Baton Rouge More
    30
  44. 44
    Up 8
    Down 14
    Baltimore More
    30
    added by: willyboymcoy
  45. 45
    Up 34
    Down 86
    Tuscaloosa More
    29
    added by: yankeesmdfan
  46. 46
    Up 10
    Down 31
    New Zealand More
    29
  47. 47
    Up 8
    Down 19
    New York City More
    29
  48. 48
    Up 29
    Down 91
    Miami More
    29
    added by: tylerrollo
  49. 49
    Up 91
    Down 227
    Auburn Hills More
    28
  50. 50
    Up 3
    Down 10

    about to drop off
    Pittsburgh Pirates

    Pittsburgh More
    28
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