August 27, 2001 | Franz Lidz
Over RATEDMark FidrychA quarter century ago a pitcher named Mark Fidrych made a name for himself—the Bird—with his oddball exuberance. The rube-ish rookie packed 'em into Tiger Stadium by sprinting to his position,...
January 29, 1990 | Franz Lidz
At 41, Mickey Rivers is as rickety as the league he plays in, but in his inimitable way, he keeps rolling along
April 17, 1989 | Franz Lidz
So I hear old Gozzlehead is down in Miami playing bingo for a living. They called Mickey Rivers Gozzlehead when he was making $200,000 a year playing centerfield for the New York Yankees. Baseball once had lots of...
April 23, 1984 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Mickey Rivers, Texas Rangers designated hitter: "We'll do all right if we can capitalize on our mistakes."
February 08, 1984
Lee Trevino, on the rough at Royal Birkdale, site of the British Open: "At 15 we put down my bag to hunt for a ball. Found the ball, lost the bag."