A losing team is better than no team at all, though. Despite a rabid fan base and a history stretching back to 1946, owner Art Modell decided to move the team to Baltimore—also despite voters approving a tax increase to fund a remodeling of The Mistake on the Lake. Modell went forward anyway, leaving fans aghast and furious, and making Modell easily the greatest villain in the city's history. However, Cleveland successfully sued to keep the Browns name, and in 1999 the NFL approved an expansion team, to be called the Browns, for Cleveland. Predictably, they have mostly been terrible. Even worse, five years after they skipped town, the original Browns (renamed the Ravens) won the Super Bowl.