Who Won the 1976
MLB AL Rookie Of The Year

Mark Fidrych

Detroit Tigers

1975 MLB AL Rookie Of The Year Winner
1977  Winner

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1976 MLB AL Rookie Of The Year Winner Mark Fidrych News

Many athletes, coaches have been ruled by superstitions

Rochester Business Journal
Late Detroit Tigers pitcher/baseball cult hero Mark “The Bird” Fidrych liked to pat down the dirt on the mound and talk to the baseball. Patrick Roy, hockey's greatest goalie, wouldn't consider such behavior strange. After all, he routinely had ...

1976 MLB AL Rookie Of The Year Winner Mark Fidrych News

The inside story of Aaron Judge's roller-coaster season

ESPN
Yes, Mike Trout and Mark Fidrych and even Dick Allen produced more wins above replacement in their first full year in the major leagues. But in terms of simple offensive play, there has never been a season so tantalizingly eye-popping from a rookie ...

1976 MLB AL Rookie Of The Year Winner Mark Fidrych News

As another MLB regular season ends today and playoffs near, here's a look at some past stars who started in Bristol

Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)
Pitcher Mark Fidrych of the Detroit Tigers points out a direction toward the plate during a game against the New York Yankees in Detroit, Mich., June 20, 1977. AP Photo. “The Bird” was hatched in Bristol as he starred on the city's 1974 Appalachian ...

1976 MLB AL Rookie Of The Year Winner Mark Fidrych News

Yankees: Is Aaron Judge the greatest rookie of all-time?

Call to the Pen
Yet even better than Gooden's rookie performance, was that of Mark Fidrych. In 1976, Fidrych began his career with the Detroit Tigers in absolutely dominant fashion. He finished the year with a 19-9 record, leading the league in ERA (2.34), complete ...

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