View Full Version : Mike Flanagan has passed away.

08-24-2011, 10:10 PM
59 years old. No link, sorry, I'm on my phone. One of the good guys of baseball.

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08-24-2011, 10:15 PM
Too bad. I wasn't alive but O's fans I know respected the guy. 1979 Cy Young winner, I believe.

08-25-2011, 12:58 AM
C. Trent is now reporting on his CBS Sports blog that it was a suicide. And it's a weird reason if true. I don't want to believe that. I'm still on my phone, so no link again, but it's bazaar.

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08-25-2011, 02:17 PM
This really sucks. This guy is from my time.

08-25-2011, 07:46 PM
On ESPN this morning they interviewed Tim Kurtchen who knew him and he all but said it was suciside and that Flanagan had been very depressed.

08-26-2011, 10:00 AM
Very sad, esp under those circumstances if that is the case. Next Sunday marks 12 years since my brother and closest of friends took his life. A huge part of me died that day too and I feel bad for Mikes family/friends that are left with unanswered questions.