Best American Sports Teams in the American Civil War Border States and Washington DC

Maryland, Delaware, West Virginia, Kentucky, and Missouri are the border states from the civil war era. I included Washington due to geographical proximity to Maryland.

NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, and MLS are good for this list.

The Top Ten

1 St. Louis Cardinals The St. Louis Cardinals are a professional baseball team based in St. Louis, Missouri. The Cardinals compete in Major League Baseball as a member club of the National League Central division.
2 DC United
3 Sporting Kansas City
4 Washington Redskins The Washington Redskins are a professional American football team based in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.
5 Baltimore Orioles The Baltimore Orioles are an American professional baseball team based in Baltimore, Maryland. The Orioles compete in Major League Baseball as a member club of the American League East division. They play their home games at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
6 Baltimore Ravens The Baltimore Ravens are a professional American football team based in Baltimore, Maryland. The Ravens compete in the National Football League as a member club of the American Football Conference North division.
7 Washington Wizards The Washington Wizards are an American professional basketball team based in Washington, D.C. The Wizards compete in the National Basketball Association, as a member of the league's Eastern Conference Southeast Division.
8 Kansas City Chiefs The Kansas City Chiefs are a professional American football team based in Kansas City, Missouri. The Chiefs compete in the National Football League as a member club of the league's American Football Conference West division.
9 St. Louis Blues The St. Louis Blues are a professional ice hockey team in St. Louis, Missouri. They are members of the Central Division of the Western Conference of the National Hockey League.
10 Kansas City Royals

The Contenders

11 Washington Capitals The Washington Capitals (colloquially known as the Caps) are a professional ice hockey team based in Washington, D.C. They compete in the National Hockey League (NHL) as a member of the Metropolitan Division of the Eastern Conference. The Capitals are owned by Monumental Sports & Entertainment, headed ...read more.
12 Washington Nationals The Washington Nationals are a professional baseball team based in Washington, D.C. The Nationals compete in Major League Baseball as a member club of the National League East division.
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