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Rik Aalbert "Bert" Blyleven - P

Born: 1951   
Bats: Right   Throws: Right




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Blyleven's stats at thebaseballcube.com

Nicknames
"Bert"

Hall of Fame
Baseball Evolution - 2006


Years Played
1970-1992

Main Team
Minnesota Twins 1970-1976; 1985-1988

Other Teams
Texas Rangers 1976-1977
Pittsburgh Pirates 1978-1980
Cleveland Indians 1981-1985
California Angels 1989-1992

Awards
none

All Star Appearances
1973, 1985

Positional Breakdown
SP 685; RP 7

Notes of Significance

  • Ranks fifth on the all-time strikeouts list; Ninth on the career shutouts list
  • Top 5 in his league in strikeouts on 13 occasions
  • 5-1 2.47 ERA in eight postseason games
  • Has a range factor nearly twice the league's average

Career Stats

Hitting
GAB RH 2B3B HRRBI SBSB% DP% AVGOBP SLGOPS OPS+TB BR+ HWS
699451 1959 70 025 00 N/A .131.144 .146.290 -1966 -13


Pitching
GIP WIN%W LGS CGShO SvR ERH BBK ERAERA+ PWS
6924970 .534287 250685 24260 02029 18304632 13223701 3.31118 339




Baseball Evolution Links for Rik Aalbert "Bert" Blyleven

Some Inconsistencies in Statistical Milestones
Bert Blyleven is head, shoulders, and torso above every other eligible pitcher not enshrined in Cooperstown

The Home Run Record
See who's looking to challenge Blyleven's record for most homers allowed in a season



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