Wayne Gretzky once had dreams of playing shortstop for Tigers
And he said, 'You know, Mark "The Bird" Fidrych said he's going to mow you guys down.' And they were like cutting him up, which was normal - he was a young kid. (Cosell) went back to Mark Fidrych and said, 'You know, these guys said this about you.
Tommy Joseph: The Phillies Future at First Base?
Sports Talk Philly (blog)
... traded fan favorite Hunter Pence, arguably the goofiest baseball player to appear on a diamond since Rube Waddell ("The Bird" Mark Fidrych is a close second), to the San Francisco Giants on July 31 for Seth Rosin, Nate Schierholtz, and Tommy Joseph.
Fantasy Baseball: Just Draft Freddie Freeman and Don't Worry About It
"The Bird" Mark Fidrych for the Detroit Tigers in 1976 -- he finished second in the Cy Young voting as a rookie, and only made 27 more starts for his career. Brady Anderson of Baltimore Orioles fame -- he launched 50 bombs and drove in 110 runs in 1996 ...
Albert Pujols played his way onto '01 Cards | MLB.com
In the spring of 2001, the St. Louis Cardinals seemed pretty well set. They were coming off their best season in more than a decade, a 95-win season where they ...