BERT BLYLEVEN RUMORS

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...
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21 days ago  |  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...
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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

All-Time Indians: Bert Blyleven

Name: Rik Aalbert Blyleven       Position: Starting Pitcher     Nick Name: Circle Me Bert         Number: 28         Tribe Time: 1981...
Via Burning River Baseball
August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Mets Trades Of The Past: The Biggest One Ever

WILLIE MONTANEZ: The Hot Dog On December 8, 1977, the Mets were one of four teams involved in one of the most complex deals in the history of baseball. This was it : The Mets sent John Milner to the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Atlanta Braves sent Willie Montanez to the New York Mets. The Texas Rangers sent Adrian Devine, Tommy Boggs, and Eddie Miller to the Atlanta Braves. The Texas...
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March 19, 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...
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July 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Offseason Notes for January 16th

Neither Bert Blyleven nor Bert from Sesame Street have much need for pants. Table of Contents Here’s the table of contents for today’s edition of Offseason Notes. 1. Assorted Headlines 2. Projecting: ZiPS for Kansas City 3. Crowdsourcing Broadcasters: Minnesota Television Assorted Headlines Baltimore With Two More Interesting Acquisitions New Baltimore GM Dan Duquette has found...
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January 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Baseball's Hall Of Fame Voters Are Irrational, But Not For The Reasons You Think

Last year, Bert Blyleven, the former Twins right-hander whose Hall of Fame candidacy was long a cause among the stathead community, got into Cooperstown on his 14th ballot. But was it really a triumph of rational thinking or merely the product of a different kind of irrationality? We revisit what we wrote then and test our hypothesis against the...
Via Deadspin
January 10, 2012  |  Discuss

This Date in Pirates History: December 9

On this date in 1980 the Pittsburgh Pirates traded pitcher Bert Blyleven and catcher Manny Sanguillen to the Cleveland Indians for catcher Gary Alexander and pitchers Victor Cruz, Bob Owchinko and Rafael Vasquez. Blyleven was the key piece to the deal, he was unhappy in Pittsburgh, where he went 34-28 over three seasons while helping them win the 1979 WS. For the Indians he went...
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December 09, 2011  |  Discuss
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