As per our current Database, Mark Fidrych has been died on Apr 13, 2009 (age 54).
When Mark Fidrych die, Mark Fidrych was 54 years old.
|Popular As||Mark Fidrych|
|Age||54 years old|
|Born||August 14, 1954 (Worcester, MA)|
Mark Fidrych’s zodiac sign is Leo. According to astrologers, people born under the sign of Leo are natural born leaders. They are dramatic, creative, self-confident, dominant and extremely difficult to resist, able to achieve anything they want to in any area of life they commit to. There is a specific strength to a Leo and their "king of the jungle" status. Leo often has many friends for they are generous and loyal. Self-confident and attractive, this is a Sun sign capable of uniting different groups of people and leading them as one towards a shared cause, and their healthy sense of humor makes collaboration with other people even easier.
Mark Fidrych was born in the Year of the Horse. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Horse love to roam free. They’re energetic, self-reliant, money-wise, and they enjoy traveling, love and intimacy. They’re great at seducing, sharp-witted, impatient and sometimes seen as a drifter. Compatible with Dog or Tiger.
2-time All-Star pitcher for the Detroit Tigers from 1976 to 1980; won the 1976 American League Rookie of the Year Award after leading the MLB in ERA; career was shortened due to injuries.
He was a 10th round pick of the Tigers in 1974 after stellar careers at Algonquin Regional High School in Massachusetts and Worcester Academy.
His tall stature, lanky frame, and humorous persona (he often talked to his baseballs) earned him the nickname of "The Bird," after the "Sesame Street" character, Big Bird.
He and his wife, Ann, had a daughter named Jessica.
He was the 1976 runner-up for the Cy Young honor, which was ultimately awarded to Jim Palmer.