Top 10 Greatest Sports Teams of All Time
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 Africa in The Rugby Championship. The All Blacks have won the trophy thirteen times in the competition's nineteen-year history. They also hold the Bledisloe Cup, which is contested annually with Australia, and the Freedom Cup, contested annually with South Africa. New Zealand have achieved a Grand Slam (defeating England, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland in one tour away from home) four times" 1978, 2005, 2008 and 2010.
They have also been named the World Rugby Team of the Year seven times since 2005. Four All Blacks have won the World Rugby Player of the Year award" Richie McCaw, Dan Carter, Kieran Read, and Brodie Retallick. Fifteen former All Blacks have been inducted into the International Rugby Hall of Fame.
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
No they are not. I am a Red Sox fan and I think they should be the best. (Even though I live in new york)
I think the reason the Yankees are not number 1 is having to put a year in front of them.
Sure the yankees are world famous and the most prolific winners in baseball but they're not always the best. The days they're not that dominant either to be completely honest.
The All Blacks may not have the same extreme 30 team competition but they have fierce competition and to be honest they're also not just players from anywhere on earth paid big numbets to get results. The all blacks are loyal players playing for their nation not their paycheck.
The yankees aren't an all time great team they're just a team of champions that might be gone to another team the next year.
The all blacks not the richest and wealthiest but it's a nation with immense pride in the game and jersey that haven't just been the most dominant in history. they're the best and top rated every single year. A champion team.
Absolutely should be the top on this list, no disrespect to the new york yankees a great franchise in history but that's just the way it is. You're about the money, they are about the pride.
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.
My opinion the chicago bulls are the best nba team of all time and they are 6-0 in the championship and the greatest of all time mj has all 6 of them.
Why is the 98 team ahead of the 96 team if the 96 team is considered the greatest NBA team ever?
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.
Simply the greatest hockey team in the world. The NHL was created by the Habs as well as its predecesor the NHA. They have the most cups, Their logo the CH is iconic world wide and are considered a Canadian institution as they represent the French/ English society that is Canada.
Their fan base is global. I can't think of too many teams on that level.
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.
Best NFL team ever! And probably best team ever...Not undefeated so maybe that's keeps them not #1 but just they are the best
The bears are awesome. They have some groove too. Just watch the Super Bowl Shuffle.
The greatest football team of all time. Never mind the undefeated Dolphins. the Bears were the greatest.
I don't think that very many people know that pro champs use to play exhibition games against the Harlem globetrotters who took this laker team apart.
The best team. They are the best
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.
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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!
When I think American football, I think Joe Montana's 49ers.
Man with Joe Montana, Jerry rice, Ronnie lott, Deion sanders, Roger craig, John talyor, and one of the best back up Qb steve young. they're unstopable
They are good because they had MJ, but it wasn't just that, it was the whole team.
I love the triple threat
Any team with MJ is the greatest not even close. Greatest athelete evER!
Should easily be in the top 5 come on if not number one.
The record says it all
I can't understand how soccer teams are so far down on this list. This team should be nr 1. Biggest sport in the world and they totally dominated the game in Spain and Europe winning everything there is to win in 2009. No contest. National teams from the MLB, NHL, NBA and NFL are jokes. Try conquering Europe and the real world, not the fake world series, before you put they yankees up there.
Finding this team in 56th place just shows how useless this list is.. They won everything playing the most beautiful "soccer" ever seen. Useless...
The best football team ever, lead by the best coach ever (Pep Guardiola) and the best soccer player of all times (Lionel Messi).
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!
No name defense + underrated offense = undefeated season.
Patriots were awesome IN 2003! Come on, they went all the way to beat Carolina in the SB to have the Lombrodi in NE! With Brady, the Pats are unstopbb! +, they went on to win the 2004 SB after this, and won the 2001 SB before this. Also, they went to the07 @ 11 later in the decade. I know I am mostly talking about the later or before Pats, which is why everyone is not picking on this team, otherwise they would be dominant, but Tom Brady, if you are reading this, I am your biggest fan! I wish you luck against the GB packers tommorow
They have won many Super Bowls in the past few years the have a great team with great coaches!
Pats are awesome
Why are they so down in the list?! They were completly on a whole other scale than the rest, yes it was against easy opposition but the team assembled would wipe out any NBA or FIBA team out there including 2016 and 2017 Golden State Warriors teams, MJ's Chicago Bulls, Showtime Lakers and even 8 straight old Boston Celtics. They were that good, because when Michael Jordan, Magic, Stockton, Drexler, Bird, Robinson, Barkley, Pippen, Malone, Mullin, and Patrick Ewing are all on one team you know that there is no possible way to stop them. End Of Story.
This was the best sports team of all time. How can you not agree. I guess if you were not born yet or not old enough to comprehend the magnitude of awesomeness. This was the best collection of skilled athletes put on one time at a great time in American sports. Check the roster again if you don't think this team was the best ever.
Their Name is tThe Dream team. They are The simply the best. Chicago Bulls gave many palyers like rodman pippen and Jordan. But there Was also many Champion Who came From different team like drexler erwing Magic johnson and Bird. So Chicago Was a partire of this team, And obviously The Dream team in stronger than The Bulls
Words cannot describe how well this team worked as one unit. The O-line dominant! All-time leading rusher at his peak! Substituting D-line that was impossible to block! Pure passing accuracy to the playmaker Aikman to Irvin and the most underrated player was Jay Novachek. Take me back in time so I can enjoy that week by week feeling and experience once again.
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.
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.
I hate Manchester United my top 4 least favorite preimer leuge teams
WITH the numbers curry put up that season this may well have been one of the best basketball teams
Awesome team they rock
Started the season 28-0.
Best team ever - the thing about football is there are two sides to a team - three if you include special teams. Either way, this TEAM was great both sides of the ball.
Look how many hall of famers and all stars were on this team. They dominated!
15? Are you kidding me? Easily best team of all time! Should be number 1
They one the world series against a overmatched padre team who had to beat the... CUBS!
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
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!