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 Mark “The Bird” Fidrych

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Mark “The Bird” Fidrych Famous memorial

Birth
Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Death
13 Apr 2009 (aged 54)
Northborough, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Memorial ID
35830436 View Source

Major League Baseball player. He was the 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.

Major League Baseball player. He was the 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.


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Reddfamilyhistory
  • Added: 13 Apr 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 35830436
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/35830436/mark-fidrych: accessed ), memorial page for Mark “The Bird” Fidrych (14 Aug 1954–13 Apr 2009), Find a Grave Memorial ID 35830436, ; Maintained by Find a GraveCremated, Ashes given to family or friend.