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Danny Murtaugh’s Daring Prediction

Published by on May 29, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

Frank Robinson was traded to the Baltimore Orioles following the 1965 season. Robinson had batted .296 with 33 home runs, 113 RBIs, and a .540 slugging average, but the Reds needed pitching and owner Bill DeWitt thought that Milt Pappas was the answer.

 

Frank Robinson Won the Triple Crown

Milt Pappas won 12 games for the 1966 Reds.

Frank Robinson won the Triple Crown, and with major assists from Brooks Robinson, Boog Powell, and Curt Blefary, Frank helped the Orioles become the 1966 World Champions.

 

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