Nate Silver, the brains behind Baseball Prospectus’s PECOTA player projection system, has a fun piece up at BP (Subscription Required) about the greatest teams since 1960. He ranks the best teams of the last 45 years using his version of an Elo rating system. The results? You guessed it: The 1998 Yankees top the list. In fact, three of the top five teams played in the Bronx. The 1961 Yanks rank at #3 and the 1999 version at #5. Interestingly, the 1998 and 1999 teams are the only Torre-managed teams ranked in the top 30. The only Red Sox team to make the list? Again, you guessed it: The 2004 miracle workers who are the eighth best team according to Elo. Here’s a question: Based on your experience watching baseball, what team tops your list?