The Greatest Team Ever--But with a Big Asterisk

Sure, they're awfully good. But how do the 1998 Yankees stack up against the other candidates for history's greatest team?

1906 CUBS: The only team ever to have won more regular-season games than this year's Yankees (116), and they did it in a shorter season. But the game played by the Cubs of Tinker-to-Evers-to-Chance--the game everyone played until Babe Ruth came along--was a rough scramble for runs made of walks, bunts, stolen bases and singles. The Cubs' top power hitter, Wildfire Schulte, managed all of seven home runs, typical for the era. If a club like this one had to play...

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