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|dwditty||Obit: Mark Fidrych, former Detroit Tiger(Apr 2009) (13)||RE: Obit: Mark Fidrych, former Detroit Tiger(Apr 2009)||13 Apr 09|
He was pumping gas in Boston, tried out as a walk on, and made the Tigers team. As I remember, the Tigers offered him a big contract, but he turned it down - saying he only wanted $25,000. The players union would surely step in if it happened today. SOon after he was injured and never the same.