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December 9, 1965 > The Cincinnati Reds trade outfielder Frank Robinson to the Baltimore Orioles for pitchers Milt Pappas and Jack Baldschun, and outfielder Dick Simpson. Reds GM Bill DeWitt makes the deal with the belief that Robinson is "an old thirty," but the future Hall of Famer proves to have plenty of gas left in the tank, winning the AL Triple Crown and leading the Orioles to a World Series title in 1966.