Best Sports Teams of All Time


The Top Ten

1 2013 New Zealand National Rugby Team

The New Zealand All Blacks, by far, are the most consistently successful sports team in history over the past 100+ years. Over the past 4 years they have maintained a winning percentage of 94.44% Their winning percentage since 1903 is 77.09%...yes that is a winning percentage of 77.09% over a period of 112 years.

Not to mention they have maintained the number 1 world ranking for 11 out of the 13 years that the ranking system has been in use (since 2003), longer than all other teams combined. They have won the rugby world cup (a once every 4 years event), 3 times, the first country to do so. Last year (2015), they became the first country to win consecutive world cups. They are also the only international side with a winning record against every opponent; and since their international debut in 1903 only five nations have defeated New Zealand in test matches, (England, France, Wales, Australia and South Africa).

New Zealand competes with Argentina, Australia and South ...more

If we are basing this discussion on a National Sports Team, over a History of more than 100 years +, with a win/loss ration of more than 77%, losing only to 5 other National sides in their History, then the NZ side certainly has merit to hold this esteemed title. They are the only National Rugby side to win 3 world cups since its inception in 1987, as well as the only side to win back-to-back world cups in 2011/2015. To have lost only 4 games since 2011, and at their largest sporting stadium in NZ, Eden Park, they have played there 34 times, and have not lost a game there. This dates back to 1994...

Soccers great Brazil has won the world cup 5 times, with the inaugural tournament beginning in 1930, 57 years before the 1st Rugby World cup. Ice Hockey National sides like Russia/Canada have won many more World Championships, but these are yearly, and if we used the yearly world rankings to compare the All Blacks ( as the rugby world cup is every 4 years, rather than yearly like ...more

The New Zealand all blacks have just won the 2015 rugby world cup making them the first team to win three word cup titles, they are also the first team to win back to back titles and go undefeated in the last to world cups. with a win/loss rating of 92% over their 110 year history in my opinion are the most dominant sports team in world sports history.

Abs all the way

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2 1927 New York Yankees (Baseball)

Writers and sports fans consider this the best team of all time. With Babe Ruth hitting 60 HR's and Lou Gehrig behind him in the lineup, this team would still win as many games today as in 1927.

Not no. 1? Let me explain, not only did the Yanks destroy every opponent offensively, but they also had the best ERA that year. Plus, this squad returned the next year and dominated almost as easily; unlike the team above them.

You made a mistake on not putting this as number one. With all do respect to the 93 cowboys, Murder Row show be 1.

Because they won 27 World Series

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3 1972 Miami Dolphins (NFL)

Someone said that the 1979 dolphins went undefeated (14-0) (You would have to go 17-0 to get a perfect regular season now a days) But they are the only team to not lose a game the entire season in football history. They battled through the injuries and all the other hardships in their way to get the perfect season that is a great team my friends

Undefeated plus 3 straight Super Bowls! Best 3 year record in NFL!

They were the best they were insane everything about them was good

No name defense + underrated offense = undefeated season.

4 1976-77 Montreal Canadiens (NHL)

The all star game that season consisted of half of their team, the stingiest defense led by the big 3 in Robinson, Savard and Lapointe, as well as the 3 of the top 5 scorers. An 80 game season which they lost just 8 games and a record 132 points that still stands today, of course when you have the greatest coach of all time (Scotty Bowman) he makes it look easy.

What can I say... oh wait: 24 cups, The Rocket, Jean beliveau etc...

As was stated - hardest championship to win - the toll on the body is "nuts"

Montréal Canadiens are the most successful team in the NHL winning the most amount of Stanley cups and bringing to the NHL many of the best players in the history of hockey. Compared to some of the best teams in different sports they still are better when it's difficult for a team to win 2 years in a row which they've done a number of times. Being around 100 years old Montréal has one around 25% of all the championships.

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5 1993 Dallas Cowboys (NFL)

I agree! This was the best team ever! All very talented players, coaches, and owner. I witnessed the Super Bowl and I'll never forget the experience.

Deepest and most talented team ever assembled. Not to mention the great coaching. - georgejungismyhero

Best team ever! 88/22/8/84/21/48/ enough said!

#finishthefight go cowboys

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6 1998 Chicago Bulls (NBA)

This team was stacked with great players, some of the greatest of all time. However "mistahslut" you would be stupid to think this was all because of MJ. But then again after reading your comment you clearly are stupid... Or 5 years old.

Before "The Three Kings" in LeBron James, Dwayne Wade, & Chris Bosh, there was "The Triple Threat" with Dennis Rodman, Scottie Pippen, & Michael Jordan - AP1090

bEcAusE OF micHAeL jOrDAN...
ThiS tEAm ReVolUtiONizED BAsKet bALL And sHOweD WhAt TEaM WoRk REALLy IS...
this TEAm wILL Be REMEmBer FoREVER... HehHEhe
- mistahslut

Say whatever you wavy about who was on the team number 1Rodman was no where near the offensive player Michael Jordan was and pippen let alone anyone wasent was clutch as jordan yes those players played a big role but with out mj that team never sees a ring.

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7 1967 UCLA Bruins Basketball Team

The NCAA gave Indiana Hoosiers a banner stating that the 1976 Indiana Hoosiers are the best team in NCAA history going 32-0. You don't get a banner unless it is true - westofohio

With Lew Alcindor leading the way, this team was dominate. John Wooden had a lot to do with the success, but going 30-0 for the season, was something else!

8 1985 Chicago Bears (NFL)

The bears are awesome they have some groove to just watch the supper bowl shuffle

Nothing better then singing the Super Bowl Shuffle before the Super bowl.

The Bears where the best football team of all time hands down

wya coach

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9 1996 Chicago Bulls (NBA)

Name any other team with athletes so talented, they could bring their city/state six championships in eight years. This wasn't just dominance, this wasn't just force, this was gravity. Each time they jumped, you knew you were the ones going down.

Why is the 98 team ahead of the 96 team if the 96 team is considered the greatest NBA team ever?

Everyone knows Michael Jordan was the star, but his court partners were just as good. Kerr, Salley, Rodman, Kukoc, and Scottie Pippen. - ProThrowbacks

BOI how can you not vote for this team! Michael Jordan The G.O.A.T!

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10 1983-84 Edmonton Oilers (NHL)

Sport teams that are best should be heard of, This team is heard of the most along with Toronto Maple Leafs and Montreal... half of those teams up there no one has ever heard of...

It takes a spectacular team to beat another team in the Stanley Cup who has won 4 straight stanley cups. And the 83-84 Oilers did just that. Best hockey team ever.

Messier, coffee, and gretzky, three Babe Ruths on the same team

Should be listed higher

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11 2008 Jamaica Sprinters Track Team
12 1962 Green Bay Packers (NFL)

11 hall of famers 11 and lombardi notice lombardi trophy


Lombard's packers were the greatest N.F.L TEAMS OF ALLTIMES REMEMBER THEY BEAT

13 2008 USA Olympic Basketball Team

It was nice to see the USA dominate basketball at the Olympics once again. The 2008 team was really a showcase of how basketball was to be played in the big forum. - ProThrowbacks

They absolutely murdered everyone else

Usa basket ball is always good

The 2008 basketball team was good,

14 1961 New York Yankees (Baseball)

In my opinion the Yankees are the best team ever and nobody will ever reach as many world seris as the yanks 27 baby!

Their 5th Pitcher Ralph Terry was a #1 starter on most any other team that year. They were dominant and did so many years in a row. Without Maz's fluke home run they win many many in a row.
Best TEAM ever

15 1929 Philadelphia Athletics (Baseball)
16 2003 New England Patriots (NFL)

The best 2000s franchise so far

Pats are awesome

Lol looks like good old Andrew luck found this ranking unfair "pats suck" really? Because last time I checked they won 5 Super Bowls sinc the turn of century

Pats suck

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17 1998 New York Yankees (Baseball)

They were always heroes and destroyed the pads in the world series. They did not have just 1 or 2 or 3 amazing players, everyone was great. Plus who was the rookie call up who hit 5grand slams I think.

The Yankees have the 3rd greatest record in a single season. Out of the Top 3, they actually won the World Series against a powerful Tony Gwynn and Trevor Hoffman

But three years, the baby d backs ended their ws winning streak

18 1989 San Francisco 49ers (NFL)


Most dominating NFL team I have ever seen.

I TOTALY AGREE! Joe is without a shadow of a doubt the best quarterback ever! The absolute best! Joe has everything the perfect QB should should be they broke the mold I give credit where it's due and I love the nfl in general but there's nobody as great as Joe Montana! You can keep the Farvres and the Simms give me joe all day every day!

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19 1975 Cincinnati Reds (Baseball)

Should easily be in the top 5 come on if not number one.

The "Big Red Machine"! From every fielding position, the entire pitching staff, to the Manager (Sparky); this team deserves to be ranked up at the top among the best. The different personalities that enveloped this team were tremendous. Both defense and offense were top notch. This is rarely the case by other great teams in any sport. But what really set this team apart was every player had a desire to win and it showed in their play. Charlie Hustle (P.R.), Little General (J.B.), The Destroyer (G.F.), The Chief (C.G.), Junior (K.G.), and Little Joe (J.M.). This was a TEAM for the ages!

20 1984 Detroit Tigers (Baseball)

It's Won not one! LOL signed best fan from 1984

They one the world series against a overmatched padre team who had to beat the... CUBS!

35 and 5! Best start ever!

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