He Left His Mark
on the Game

6/24/1976 Fenway Park, during a Red Sox vs Detroit Tigers. Mark Fidrych of Detroit Tigers digs a small hole so he will have good footing while pitching.
(Bill Brett / Globe File Photo / 1976)

In the 70's, The Bird Was the Word
R.I.P. Mark Fidrych

Talking to the Ball and Having One on Monday Night Baseball
Those Were the Days... Long Before the $2,625 Ticket
Fidrych Killed in Accident
Gallery: The Bird Through the Years

Former Detriot Tiger pitcher, Mark Fidrych, ran his own small trucking company
(Frank O'Brien / Globe File Photo / 1996)

And R.I. P. Phils Announcer Harry Kalas.

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Red Sox agree to deal with Pierzynski > Sox non-tender Bailey, Kalish > Sox face arbitration decisions

Boston Herald:

Sox set Bailey, Kalish free > Doug Fister dealt to Nats > White Sox agree to 1-year contract with C Flowers


Pierzynski reaches deal with Red Sox > Kalish, Bailey non-tendered > Mike Napoli still ideal at first base > Middlebrooks, Red Sox both looking for improvement

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