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RIP Mark "The Bird" Fidrych, announcer Harry Kalas

Non A's related. So what.

 

ESPN link to Fidrych story:  http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/news/story?id=4065778

USA Today link:  http://www.usatoday.com/sports/baseball/2009-04-13-fidrych-dead_N.htm

The 1976 Rookie Of The Year was found dead, apparently from an accident while working on his pickup truck on his farm in Northborough.

He was 54.  RIP. 

Also, Phillies announcer (and NFL Films voice) Harry Kalas was found passed out in the broadcast booth before Monday's game.  USAToday link:  http://www.usatoday.com/sports/baseball/nl/phillies/2009-04-13-kalas-phillies_N.htm

 

What a horrible week for baseball.