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Mark Steven "The Bird" Fidrych
Birth: Aug. 14, 1954
Worcester
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Apr. 13, 2009
Northborough
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA

Baseball player. Winner of the American League Rookie of the Year award in 1976 and second in the Cy Young Award vote after a record of 19-9 he went on to play four more years for the Detroit Tigers. His career record was 29 wins and 19 losses with an earned run average of 3.10. He became as much known for his on the field antics including "manicuring the mound" as for his pitching abilities. Despite his early potential his career was cut short by injury and he never regained his early form. (bio by: Reddfamilyhistory) 
 
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 Parents:
  Paul F Fidrych (1924 - 1998)
  Virginia V. Madsen Fidrych (1927 - 1989)
 
Burial:
Cremated
 
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Originally Created by: Reddfamilyhistory
Record added: Apr 13, 2009
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Mark Steven The Bird Fidrych
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Rest in God's eternal love and peace, dear Mark.
- Patrick Flahive
 Added: Jul. 25, 2016
Thought of Mark brings a smile to my face. RIP
- dean small
 Added: Jul. 8, 2016
Thanks for the great Tiger memories way back in the Summer of '76.
- Larry Caplin
 Added: Jun. 30, 2016
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