Remembering Mike Flanagan
On the life and legacy of the Orioles legend
One day in the clubhouse at Memorial Stadium in Baltimore, Mike Flanagan asked me how my husband felt about my nightly reportorial excursions to the locker room on behalf of the Washington Post. "He doesn't mind," I told him. "He knows: seen one, seen 'em all."
Flanagan laughed, which was unusual only because of the subject at hand. The family jewels are no laughing matter to most ballplayers I know. Laughter became Flanagan. In the glory days of Orioles, when I was a newbie baseball ...
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