Author will talk about baseball book on former Tigers pitcher

Columbus ophthalmologist Doug Wilson will talk about his latest book, “The Bird: The Life and Legacy of Mark Fidrych,” at 6:30 p.m. April 4 at the Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 E. Fifth St., Columbus, in the Red Room.

Fidrych pitched his entire career for the Detroit Tigers (1976-80) and was the 1976 rookie of the year in the American League. He appeared on the cover of several magazines, including Rolling Stone in 1977.

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