Sunday, December 22, 2013

1978 Topps Baseball #45 - Mark Fidrych


  • Mark Fidrych started the 1978 season strong with wins in his first two starts. He made his third start of the season and came out of the game after four innings. Except for a rehab assignment with Class A Lakeland, that was it for Mark's 1978 season. 
  • 1978 Stats:
    • Lakeland Tigers (Class A): 1-1, 3.46 ERA in 4 starts
    • Detroit Tigers: 2-0, 2.45 ERA in 3 starts
  • 1978 Highlights:
    • April 7 - Pitched a complete game victory on opening day as the Tigers beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-2.
    • April 12 - Pitched another complete game and got the win in Detroit's 3-2 win over the Texas Rangers.
    • April 17 - Made the start and allowed two runs in four innings. It was Mark's last game with the Tigers in 1978.