It took a long time. It took a long time for Baseball Hall of Fame voters to take a long look at his statistics, especially the advanced stats, to realize that Bert Blyleven was a Hall of Famer. It would eventually happen on his 14th year of eligibility, in a career that saw half of it with the Minnesota Twins.
The sabremetric darling, Bert Blyleven only went to two All Star Games (though they were with the Twins) but he quietly put together solid season after solid season. Blyleven was not a flashy hurler but was a workhorse who regularly struck out his opponents and found a way to win.
Overall, as a Minnesota Twin, Bert Blyleven would accrue 149 Wins and 2,035 Strikeouts, excellent numbers considering he played many years elsewhere.