Most Consistent Franchises in MLB History by Win Percentage

Every team spends time on top and time at rock bottom. How a team utilizes there time on top determines the overall success of the franchise. It doesn’t matter if your consistently winning  for 20 years, if you don’t get that World Series ring it doesn’t mean a thing.

Ignoring this though it’s interesting to look at what teams have consistently performed in there history. So lets get into the list of the most consistent franchises in MLB history.

The data used for this list was obtained here.

Rank Team Win % First Season
1 New York Yankees 56.90% 1903
2 San Francisco Giants 53.80% 1883
3 Los Angeles Dodgers 52.60% 1883
4 St. Louis Cardinals 52.00% 1882
5 Boston Red Sox 51.70% 1901
6 Chicago Cubs 51.30% 1876
7 Cleveland Indians 51.00% 1901
8 Detroit Tigers 50.80% 1901
9 Cincinnati Reds 50.70% 1882
10 Pittsburgh Pirates 50.40% 1882
11 Chicago White Sox 50.40% 1901
12 Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 50.10% 1961
13 Atlanta Braves 50.00% 1876
14 Toronto Blue Jays 49.80% 1977
15 Houston Astros 48.90% 1962
16 Arizona Diamondbacks 48.80% 1998
17 Oakland Athletics 48.70% 1901
18 Kansas City Royals 48.50% 1969
19 Washington Nationals 48.50% 1969
20 New York Mets 48.10% 1962
21 Minnesota Twins 47.90% 1901
22 Texas Rangers 47.90% 1961
23 Baltimore Orioles 47.70% 1901
24 Milwaukee Brewers 47.70% 1969
25 Philadelphia Phillies 47.20% 1883
26 Seattle Mariners 47.00% 1977
27 Miami Marlins 46.90% 1993
28 Colorado Rockies 46.60% 1993
29 San Diego Padres 46.30% 1969
30 Tampa Bay Rays 46.20% 1998




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