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BERT BLYLEVEN RUMORS

Today in Tribe History: January 5, 2011

A pair of ex-Indians players, second baseman Roberto Alomar and pitcher Bert Blyleven, are announced as this year’s Hall of Fame inductees. Alomar achieves the honor in just his second year of eligibility. He was a 12-time All-Star and ten-time Gold Glove winner during his 17-year career. He finished with a lifetime batting average of .300 and had 2,724 career hits. He fell just...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Bye Week, Big Ben Cow, Wayne Gretzky At Disco Party & A Bama Gremlin

Bert Blyleven Dated Trannies? From our old friend @RandBall, who spent his Friday night watching the Twins game…”Bert Blyleven just learned women don’t...
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September 27, 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 for the Cleveland Indians in the early 1980’s. “I came here in 1981 from Pittsburgh and we had just won the World Series in ’79 with the Pirates,” Blyleven...
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September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

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?
August 01, 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

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 was born in the...
Via Fox Sports North
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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