The Orioles? A downtrodden team ridiculed by the Yankees. Harry Dalton’s first order of business upon becoming the general manager in 1965 was to trade the Orioles’ best and favorite pitcher, Milt Pappas, to the Cincinnati Reds for Frank Robinson. When the trade was announced, the euphoria of optimism was spreading like wildfire throughout the city. A new phenomenon was beyond describable everywhere from Bethlehem Steel to the doctor’s office and the grocery. It was like life had been renewed and filled with promises.