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The 20 Greatest San Diego Padres of All-Time

The San Diego Padres franchise has existed since 1969. For the entirety of their existence, they have played in the National League. During their history, they have been known exclusively as the San Diego Padres. The Padres franchise has never won a World Series but has won over 3,600 games. Eligibility for position players requires 1,500 plate appearances, starting pitchers

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The 20 Greatest Pittsburgh Pirates of All-Time

The Pittsburgh Pirates franchise has existed since 1882. Since 1901 they have played in the National League. Since 1901 they have been known exclusively as the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Pirates franchise has won five World Series titles (1909, 1925, 1960, 1971, & 1979) and over 9,300 games. Eligibility for position players requires 1,500 plate appearances, starting pitchers require 100 games

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The 20 Greatest Philadelphia Phillies of All-Time

The Philadelphia Phillies franchise has existed since 1883. For the entirety of their existence, they have played in the National League. Since 1890 they have been known exclusively by Philadelphia Athletics (1890 – Present). Since 1901 the Phillies franchise has won two World Series titles (1980 & 2008) and over 8,500 games. Eligibility for position players requires 1,500 plate appearances,

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The 20 Greatest Oakland Athletics of All-Time

The Oakland Athletics franchise has existed since 1901. For the entirety of their existence, they have played in the American League. Since 1901 they have been known by three names: Philadelphia Athletics (1901 – 1954), Kansas City Athletics (1955 – 1967), Oakland Athletics (1968 – Present. The Athletics franchise has won nine World Series titles (1910, 1911, 1913, 1929, 1930,

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The 20 Greatest New York Yankees of All-Time

The New York Yankees franchise has existed since 1903. For the entirety of their existence, they have played in the American League. Since 1903 they have been known by two names: New York Highlanders (1903 – 1912) & New York Yankees (1913 – Present. The Yankees franchise have won a record 27 World Series titles (1923, 1927, 1928, 1932, 1936,

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The 20 Greatest New York Mets of All-Time

The New York Mets franchise has existed since 1962. For the entirety of their existence, they have played in the National League. During their history, they have been known exclusively as the New York Mets. The Mets franchise has won two World Series titles (1969 & 1986) and over 4,300 games. Eligibility for position players requires 1,500 plate appearances, starting

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The 20 Greatest Minnesota Twins of All-Time

The Minnesota Twins franchise has existed since 1901. For the entirety of their existence, they have played in the American League. They have been known by two names: Washington Senators (1901 – 1960) and Minnesota Twins (1961 – Present). The Twins franchise has won three World Series titles (1924, 1987, & 1991) and over 8,800 games. Eligibility for position players

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