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BERT BLYLEVEN RUMORS

Today in Tribe History: August 1, 1985

The Indians trade veteran pitcher Bert Blyleven to the Twins for outfielder Jim Weaver, pitcher Curt Wardle and shortstop Jay Bell. Exactly one year later Blyleven tallies his 3,000th career strikeout, becoming the tenth pitcher in MLB history to achieve this milestone.
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
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Yesterday in Minneapolis, former Twinkie Bert Blyleven teamed up...

Yesterday in Minneapolis, former Twinkie Bert Blyleven teamed up with 2 GINGERS Irish Whiskey to face batters in a Wiffle ball battle heading into the 2014 MLB All-Star Game. (I’m guessing Mike Scott was busy) Blyleven pitched his iconic curveballs, and every batter who struck out took a pie in the face. For every pie thrown, 2 GINGERS donated to the Wounded Warrior Project and...
Via Hugging Harold Reynolds
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Futures Game another step to majors for Brewers prospect Lopez

MINNEAPOLIS -- Jorge Lopez sat in the Target Field bullpen for seven innings, patiently biding his time and soaking up what he referred to after as the experience of a lifetime. When World Futures manager Bert Blyleven finally called his number, the gangly, right-handed Brewers prospect loped out to the mound and told himself to keep his nerves in check. After all, a sold-out house...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins' Smalley, Blyleven took 'unique' yet intertwined paths to World Series

  Roy Smalley and Bert Blyleven were two youngsters with Major League dreams growing up in Southern California. In a twist of fate they were traded for each other, and they continued their careers with that common bond. Nearly a decade after the trade they became teammates in Minnesota, where each of them became All-Stars, and together they share in a World Championship. Tune in...
Via Fox Sports North
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Catching Up With Bert Blyleven

While Hall of Fame pitcher Bert Blyleven is certainly best known for his 11 seasons playing for and 19 seasons broadcasting games for the Minnesota Twins, he also spent nearly half a decade pitching on the shores of Lake Erie ... Read More
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Twins Kelly, Blyleven to manage Future Games teams

Tom Kelly was Bert Blyleven's manager in Minnesota for several years, including the Twins' World Series victory in 1987. Now they'll be facing off in opposing dugouts. It was announced Wednesday that Kelly and Blyleven will serve as the two managers for this year's All-Star Futures Game at Target Field. Kelly will manage the United States team while Blyleven -- who...
Via Fox Sports North
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Bert Blyleven kissed by Twins broadcast partner after being shown on Kiss-Cam (video)

As a Minnesotan and a several-year-suffering Minnesota Twins fan, it feels like Dick Bremer and Bert Blyleven have been the dynamic duo of Twins television broadcasts for what seems like an eternity. Bremer has been around in some capacity since the early ’80s and Blyleven joined him in the booth in 1996. Bremer’s dulcet tones […]The post Bert Blyleven kissed by Twins broadcast...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
September 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Dick Bremer kisses Bert Blyleven on Target Field's Kiss Cam

There's not much to watch this year in Minnesota as the Twins limp their way to the finish line. During Thursday night's 6-5 loss to the Indians, Twins broadcasters Dick Bremer and Bert Blyleven were featured on the Kiss Cam at Target Field. Of course, Bremer planted a huge kiss on the side of Blyleven's head before a bewildered Blyleven realized they were on the Jumbotron...
Via Awful Announcing
September 27, 2013  |  Discuss

WATCH: Twins broadcast crew caught on Kiss-Cam, smooch ensues

Dick Bremer who is the play-by-play voice for the Minnesota Twins got a little frisky during Thursday’s Twins game. The ‘kiss-cam’ at Target Field ended up focusing on the play-by-play booth and Dick took the opportunity to land a surprise kiss on the cheek to former Twins pitcher Bert Blyleven. The reaction from both guys are great. [@CJZero] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
September 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Bert Blyleven Responds to Reggie

As Barry Larkin preps his speech for Sunday’s Hall of Fame induction, dozens of the game’s greats have already made their way to Cooperstown.But one guy who won’t be there…Reggie Jackson.Reportedly, Jackson has opted to stay away from the weekend's festivities...and it's probably for the best.  You see, "Mr. October" was pretty vocal a couple of weeks...
Via Hall of Very Good
July 22, 2012  |  Discuss
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