The original Cleveland Browns were such a team. With a deep and dramatic history, a devoted fan base, a distinctive character, they were one of the league's true flagship franchises. So when Modell up and transplanted them to Baltimore, he became his sport's – and his generation's – Walter O'Malley. Whatever his justifications, what Modell did to Cleveland far outweighed whatever he had done for it. Long before Lebron James, he was Cleveland's public enemy #1, persona non grata for the rest of his life, in a town that had once loved him.