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Tigers’ rookie Mark ‘The Bird’ Fidrych shuts down Yankees on Monday Night Baseball [Video]

For today’s Game of the Day, we turn back the clock to June 28, 1976, when Detroit Tigers‘ rookie Mark ‘The Bird’ Fidrych shut down the New York Yankees on Monday Night Baseball.

In the game, Fidrych went the distance while scattering seven hits and striking out two on way to an 8-1 Tigers win.

During his magical season, Fidrych went 19-9 with a 2.34 ERA on way to being named an American League All-Star and Rookie of the Year.

So, sit back, grab a drink and a snack, and enjoy the full game!

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