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Former MLB pitcher, Wisconsin native Todd Frohwirth dies at age 54

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Posted at 5:09 PM, Mar 26, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-27 08:37:26-04
Former Major League pitcher and Milwaukee native Todd Frohwirth died Sunday from complications with cancer. He was 54-years-old.
According to MLB.com, Frohwirth spent the bulk of his nine-year career with the Orioles. He made 186 relief appearances for Baltimore from 1991-93.  Frohwirth also pitched for the Phillies (1987-90), Red Sox ('94) and Angels ('96). The right-handed reliever was 20-19 with a 3.60 ERA in 284 career games.
 
Frohwirth was born in Milwaukee in 1962. In retirement, he coached high school basketball in the area, including serving as the head boys varsity basketball coach at Marquette University High School in 2013-14.
 
Frohwirth will be honored at the Orioles-Red Sox game Monday afternoon.
 
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