Former Orioles relief pitcher Todd Frohwirth died Sunday after a lengthy battle with stomach cancer.
The 54-year-old spent nine seasons in the major leagues with his best work coming in Baltimore from 1991-1993. Known for his unorthodox submarine delivery, the right-hander pitched to a 1.87 ERA in 96 1/3 innings in 1991 and followed that exceptional campaign with a tidy 2.46 mark over 106 innings in 1992.
Frohwirth had spent parts of his post-playing career coaching high school basketball and had scouted for the Orioles. The club announced it will hold a moment of silence prior to Monday’s spring game in Sarasota.
He posted a career 3.60 ERA in 417 2/3 innings with Philadelphia, Baltimore, Boston, and the California Angels.