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Through the Years: The 20 Greatest Franchises in Sports

Jordan VandiverCorrespondent IMay 29, 2016

After the Celtics clinched their 17th title on Tuesday, it brings to my mind the question; what is the greatest and most storied franchise in sports history? I've made the list of my top 20 candidates. If you think it's off, too bad. Let's roll through the years.

  1. N.Y. Yankees
  2. Boston Celtics
  3. L.A. Lakers
  4. Green Bay Packers
  5. Dallas Cowboys
  6. Montreal Canadiens
  7. Pittsburgh Steelers
  8. Detroit Red Wings
  9. Chicago Bulls
  10. San Francisco 49ers
  11. Boston Red Sox
  12. Chicago Bears
  13. St. Louis Cardinals
  14. Brooklyn/L.A. Dodgers
  15. Toronto Maple Leafs
  16. N.Y. Giants
  17. New England Patriots
  18. San Antonio Spurs
  19. N.Y./San Francisco Giants
  20. Cincinnati Reds

What are your thoughts? Leave a comment with your top 20, but please don't edit my article to your fancy.

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