35. Bert Blyleven
  1. General
  2. Awards
  3. Career Stats
  • Born: April 6, 1951 in Zeist, Netherlands
  • Weight: 200 lbs.
  • Height: 6'3"
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Debut: June 05, 1970
  • Final Game: October 04, 1992
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Bert Blyleven, the Hall of Fame Pitcher, suited up for the Texas Rangers for two seasons in the 1970’s whereby he only had a 23 and 23 record, but he showed incredible control by winning the WHIP Title in 1977.  Those two seasons in Texas two of the best he ever had in that category.  He would also boast an ERA under 3.00 both seasons.

The Bullet Points

  • Position: Pitcher
  • Acquired: Traded by the Minnesota Twins with Danny Thompson for Mike Cubbage, Jim Gideon, Bill Singer, Roy Smalley and $250,000 6/1/76.
  • Departed: Traded as part of a four team trade to the Pittsburgh Pirates 12/8/77.
  • Games Played: 54
  • Notable Statistics: 23-23 Record
    54 Games Started
    2.74 ERA
    29 Complete Games
    437 Innings Pitched
    326 Strikeouts
    3.01 FIP
    1.094 WHIP
    11.1 bWAR
  • Major Accolades and Awards: Lowest WHIP (1977)
    Highest Fielding Percentage by a Pitcher (1976)
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