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)

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