Bert Blyleven

Bert Blyleven was known as having the most dominant curve ball during his generation. Blyleven compiled 287 wins, 3701 strikeouts, a 3.31 ERA, 242 complete games and threw 60 shutouts in a 22 year career. Blyleven was named to two all star teams (1973,1975). He helped the 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates and the 1987 Minnesota Twins to capture World Series championships. Bert Blyleven can be found now announcing games for the Minnesota Twins. On January 5, 2011 Bert Blyleven after 14 years on the Hall of Fame ballot he was named as a 2011 Hall of Fame inductee

MLB debut June 5, 1970 for the Minnesota Twins

Last MLB appearance October 4, 1992 for the California Angels

Career statistics

Win–loss record: 287–250

Earned run average: 3.31

Strikeouts: 3,701

Teams
  • Minnesota Twins (1970–1976)
  • Texas Rangers (1976–1977)
  • Pittsburgh Pirates (1978–1980)
  • Cleveland Indians (1981–1985)
  • Minnesota Twins (1985–1988)
  • California Angels (1989–1992)
Career highlights and awards
  • 2× All-Star (1973, 1985)
  • 2× World Series champion (1979, 1987)
  • 1989 AL Comeback Player of the Year
  • Pitched no-hitter on September 22, 1977
  • Minnesota Twins #28 retired

Induction: 2011

Vote: 79.7% (14th ballot)

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Bert Blyleven

Bert Blyleven was known as having the most dominant curve ball during his generation. Blyleven compiled 287 wins, 3701 strikeouts, a 3.31 ERA, 242 complete games and threw 60 shutouts in a 22 year career. Blyleven was named to two all star teams (1973,1975). He helped the 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates and the 1987 Minnesota Twins to capture World Series championships. Bert Blyleven can be found now announcing games for the Minnesota Twins. On January 5, 2011 Bert Blyleven after 14 years on the Hall of Fame ballot he was named as a 2011 Hall of Fame inductee

MLB debut June 5, 1970 for the Minnesota Twins

Last MLB appearance October 4, 1992 for the California Angels

Career statistics

Win–loss record: 287–250

Earned run average: 3.31

Strikeouts: 3,701

Teams
  • Minnesota Twins (1970–1976)
  • Texas Rangers (1976–1977)
  • Pittsburgh Pirates (1978–1980)
  • Cleveland Indians (1981–1985)
  • Minnesota Twins (1985–1988)
  • California Angels (1989–1992)
Career highlights and awards
  • 2× All-Star (1973, 1985)
  • 2× World Series champion (1979, 1987)
  • 1989 AL Comeback Player of the Year
  • Pitched no-hitter on September 22, 1977
  • Minnesota Twins #28 retired

Induction: 2011

Vote: 79.7% (14th ballot)

Bert Blyleven

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2nd Floor
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P: 973-808-1740

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Bert Blyleven was known as having the most dominant curve ball during his generation. Blyleven compiled 287 wins, 3701 strikeouts, a 3.31 ERA, 242 complete games and threw 60 shutouts in a 22 year career. Blyleven was named to two all star teams (1973,1975). He helped the 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates and the 1987 Minnesota Twins to capture World Series championships. Bert Blyleven can be found now announcing games for the Minnesota Twins. On January 5, 2011 Bert Blyleven after 14 years on the Hall of Fame ballot he was named as a 2011 Hall of Fame inductee

MLB debut
June 5, 1970 for the Minnesota Twins
Last MLB appearance
October 4, 1992 for the California Angels
Career statistics
Win–loss record 287–250
Earned run average 3.31
Strikeouts 3,701
Teams
  • Minnesota Twins (1970–1976)
  • Texas Rangers (1976–1977)
  • Pittsburgh Pirates (1978–1980)
  • Cleveland Indians (1981–1985)
  • Minnesota Twins (1985–1988)
  • California Angels (1989–1992)
Career highlights and awards
  • 2× All-Star (1973, 1985)
  • 2× World Series champion (1979, 1987)
  • 1989 AL Comeback Player of the Year
  • Pitched no-hitter on September 22, 1977
  • Minnesota Twins #28 retired
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Induction 2011
Vote 79.7% (14th ballot)