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. 1
    Up 719
    Down 811

    the people's #1
    New York Yankees

    New York City, The Bronx More
    81
  2. 2
    Up 550
    Down 590
    Green Bay More
    74
  3. 3
    Up 555
    Down 723

    most listed
    Los Angeles Lakers

    Los Angeles More
    74
  4. 4
    Up 530
    Down 700
    Boston More
    73
  5. 5
    Up 407
    Down 468
    Chicago More
    65
  6. 6
    Up 429
    Down 490
    Detroit More
    65
  7. 7
    Up 421
    Down 479
    Old Trafford, Greater Manchester More
    65
  8. 8
    Up 390
    Down 584
    Pittsburgh More
    62
  9. 9
    Up 339
    Down 432
    St. Louis More
    60
  10. 10
    Up 337
    Down 447
    Montreal, Québec More
    58
  11. 11
    Up 330
    Down 434
    San Francisco More
    58
  12. 12
    Up 345
    Down 499
    Boston More
    57
  13. 13
    Up 253
    Down 359
    Madrid More
    52
  14. 14
    Up 293
    Down 450
    Foxborough More
    52
  15. 15
    Up 295
    Down 642

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Dallas Cowboys

    Arlington More
    52
  16. 16
    Up 254
    Down 369
    Barcelona More
    51
  17. 17
    Up 225
    Down 380
    Los Angeles More
    47
  18. 18
    Up 187
    Down 294
    San Antonio More
    45
  19. 19
    Up 186
    Down 348
    Notre Dame More
    43
  20. 20
    Up 171
    Down 344
    East Rutherford More
    42
  21. 21
    Up 169
    Down 306
    Chicago More
    41
  22. 22
    Up 95
    Down 203
    Los Angeles More
    38
  23. 23
    Up 93
    Down 131
    Brazil More
    37
  24. 24
    Up 130
    Down 254
    San Francisco More
    37
  25. 25
    Up 73
    Down 97
    Chicago More
    37
  26. 26
    Up 36
    Down 60
    Liverpool More
    35
    added by: sebbzor
  27. 27
    Up 96
    Down 188
    Toronto More
    35
  28. 28
    Up 43
    Down 64
    Boston More
    35
    added by: dannyseven
  29. 29
    Up 86
    Down 170
    Chicago More
    35
    added by: snowman69
  30. 30
    Up 114
    Down 248
    Milan More
    35
  31. 31
    Up 99
    Down 173
    Detroit More
    34
  32. 32
    Up 109
    Down 223
    Holloway More
    33
  33. 33
    Up 59
    Down 136
    Atlanta More
    33
    added by: snowman69
  34. 34
    Up 76
    Down 172
    Oakland More
    33
  35. 35
    Up 80
    Down 171
    Cincinnati More
    32
  36. 36
    Up 90
    Down 296

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Denver Broncos

    Denver More
    31
  37. 37
    Up 21
    Down 34
    Munich More
    30
    added by: sebbzor
  38. 38
    Up 84
    Down 321

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Miami Dolphins

    Miami metropolitan area More
    28
  39. 39
    Up 32
    Down 110

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Miami Heat

    Miami More
    28
    added by: tylerrollo
  40. 40
    Up 17
    Down 26

    ranked low on reranks
    Pittsburgh Penguins

    Pittsburgh More
    27
    added by: ChrisRubin
  41. 41
    Up 42
    Down 132
    New York City More
    27
  42. 42
    Up 4
    Down 11
    27
    added by: Lusebc
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  43. 43
    Up 50
    Down 100
    Germany More
    27
  44. 44
    Up 19
    Down 46
    Philadelphia More
    26
    added by: tyler
  45. 45
    Up 83
    Down 259

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Oakland Raiders

    Oakland More
    26
  46. 46
    Up 39
    Down 101
    Tuscaloosa More
    26
    added by: yankeesmdfan
  47. 47
    Up 96
    Down 238
    Auburn Hills More
    26
  48. 48
    Up 12
    Down 21
    Baltimore More
    26
    added by: willyboymcoy
  49. 49
    Up 6
    Down 13
    Cleveland More
    25
  50. 50
    Up 7
    Down 21
    Rome More
    25
    added by: dannyseven
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