On this date in 1983, Mark Fidrych is his second year of his comeback with the Pawtucket Red Sox retires from baseball.
"The ball had a hit in it, so I want to get it back in the ball bag and goof around with other balls there. Maybe it'll learn some sense and come out as a pop up next time." - on his habit of throwing certain balls back to the umpire
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