Monday, April 13, 2009

The Bird is Gone


Mark "The Bird" Fidrych, a wonderful diversion from the Tigers' struggles in the '70s, is dead at age 54.


1 comment:

  1. I remember watching him pitch on TV. That was a nice clip you found on him.

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