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In 1976, Detroit's 'The Bird' Captivated A Nation

Apr 9, 2013 (Morning Edition) — David Greene talks with Doug Wilson about his new book The Bird: The Life and Legacy of Mark Fidrych. The Tiger's pitcher got the nickname because of his resemblance to the Sesame Street character.

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