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Ex-Orioles pitcher Mike Flanagan found dead

Former Baltimore Orioles pitcher Mike Flanagan has been found dead on his property. He was 59.Baltimore County police and fire spokeswoman Elise Armacost said police were called to the property in the 1500 block of York Road in Monkton for a person with a suspicious condition. It was later confirmed through the Orioles that the body was Flanagan's."It is with deep sadness that I learned of the death of my friend Mike Flanagan earlier this evening," Orioles owner Peter Angelos said. "In over a quarter century with the organization, Flanny became an integral part of the Orioles family, for his accomplishments both on and off the field. His loss will be felt deeply and profoundly by all of us with the ballclub and by Orioles fans everywhere who admired him."Armacost said the body was found on a trail outside the house.Flanagan won the American League Cy Young Award in 1979 when he went 23-9 with a 3.08 ERA in his fifth major league season.An All-Star in 1978, Flanagan started his major le...

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