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Cy Young winner Chance dies at 74

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Former Cy Young Award winner Dean Chance died Sunday, the Angels announced. He was 74.

No details have been disclosed about Chance's death.

Former Cy Young Award winner Dean Chance died Sunday, the Angels announced. He was 74.

No details have been disclosed about Chance's death.

Tweet from @Angels: #Angels mourn passing of '64 Cy Young & 2015 #AngelsHOF inductee, Dean Chance. Sending our thoughts to his Family. pic.twitter.com/JGNmOQ8dKd

Chance was 20-9 with a 1.65 ERA and 207 strikeouts during his Cy Young Award-winning season in 1964.

On Aug. 6, 1967, Chance threw five perfect innings in a 2-0, rain-shortened victory against the Red Sox. On Aug. 25 of that year, he no-hit the Indians, winning, 2-1.

He was 128-115 with a 2.92 ERA over 11 seasons with the Angels (1961-66), Twins (1967-69), Indians ('70), Mets ('70) and Tigers ('71).

Cash Kruth is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter at @cashkruth.

 

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