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ESPN Classic wants you to vote for the greatest World Series team ever from their list of 32 World Series champions.

Trouble is, we didn't like their list. We wanted to simulate a tournament of the greatest teams ever, but we thought it was missing too many teams that were better than some World Series champs.

Like the 2001 Mariners, who won an all-time record 116 games. Or the 1988 A's, who didn't win the World Series but were a better team than the '89 squad, which did. Or the 2004 Cardinals, who rolled to 104 wins before losing to the Red Sox (oh, yeah, we wanted them in our tournament as well).

So we picked 32 all-time great teams, dropped some of the early 20th century squads for more modern teams and enlisted Michael Cieslinski of Dynasty League Baseball and Pursue the Pennant to simulate our tournament.

Simulation
The '93 Blue Jays beat the '74 A's on Devon White's 13th-inning single to cap a four-run rally.

Dynasty League is a baseball simulation game that uses real-life statistics, including actual lefty-righty breakdowns, normalized to league average and adjusted for the era. (More information and screen grabs are available at designdepot.com.)

The tourney rules:

(1) We split the bracket into 16 AL and 16 NL teams (well, we moved the '82 Brewers over to the NL). The team with the better regular-season record is the home squad.

(2) One and done. Just like the NCAA Tournament.

(3) You must use a real rotation. In other words, Sandy Koufax can't start every game for the '65 Dodgers if they keep advancing.

Does this settle the debate on the all-time greatest team? Of course not. But it sure was fun to imagine such a tournament being played out.

Click on each game to check out the box score.

PAGE 2 ALL-TIME SIMULATION TOURNAMENT
ROUND 1
ROUND 2
ROUND 3
ROUND 4
ROUND 5
1911 A's 7
1927 Yankees 6
1911 A's 4
1934 Tigers 3
1911 A's 5
1970 Orioles 6
1970 Orioles 2
1993 Blue Jays 6
1993 Blue Jays 3
1957 Braves 4
1929 A's 5
1934 Tigers 13
1939 Yankees 2
1954 Indians 8
1954 Indians 0
1970 Orioles 6
1953 Yankees 3
1970 Orioles 6
1961 Yankees 2
1974 A's 5
1974 A's 8
1993 Blue Jays 9
1993 Blue Jays 6
1998 Yankees 1
1984 Tigers 1
1993 Blue Jays 5
1988 A's 1
1998 Yankees 5
1998 Yankees 6
2004 Red Sox 5
2001 Mariners 3
2004 Red Sox 4
1906 Cubs 8
1942 Cardinals 3
1906 Cubs 5
1957 Braves 9
1957 Braves 8
1965 Dodgers 0
1957 Braves 2
1999 Braves 0
1955 Dodgers 0
1957 Braves 2
1962 Giants 0
1965 Dodgers 1
1965 Dodgers 3
1967 Cardinals 2
1967 Cardinals 4
1971 Pirates 3
1975 Reds 4
1977 Dodgers 2
1975 Reds 5
1982 Brewers 4
1975 Reds 3
1999 Braves 5
1977 Phillies 1
1982 Brewers 3
1985 Cardinals 4
1986 Mets 2
1985 Cardinals 0
1999 Braves 2
1999 Braves 4
2004 Cardinals 1