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Bert BlylevenBatting Stat Details
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Bert Blyleven
PositionsP-699Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRik Aalbert Blyleven
Height6-3Weight207BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateApril 6,1951 [68.017]PlaceZeist,Netherlands
High SchoolSantiago (Garden Grove,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Minnesota Twins [Team Picks] in the 3rd round (55th overall) of the 1969 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsDick Wiencik
MLB DebutJune 5,1970 [19.060]Awards3Awards Voting6-100
TBC Player ID8929Retrosheet IDblylb001MLBAM ID111126
RelationshipsFather of Todd Blyleven
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Games -- On Base -- Outs -- Baserunning -- Pitch Summary -- Pitch Detail -- Ejections
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Player Notes:   Opening Day Starter for Minnesota Twins in 1972-1976,1987, Texas Rangers in 1977, Pittsburgh Pirates 1979-1980, Cleveland Indians in 1981,1985 and California Angels in 1990 ... Threw a no-hitter on September 22,1977 against the California Angels ... The Minnesota Twins retired his #28 on July 16, 2011
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Games

TopPH,PR,DR = Entered Game as...PH2,PR2,DR2 = Left Game for...Ejections
YearGPGSGS%CGDNSDNFGF%PHPRDRGFPH2PR2DR2PC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFDH123456789
1970242291.7521825.00026120527-----------------24
19713737100.01502240.500015140838-----------------37
1972393897.41112828.200111210639---------1-------38
1978363391.71032336.1030131301034----------1----1-34
1979383797.4313410.501042301137-----------------38
1980363083.3462725.00339210534------------1----35
Totals21019793.8481315227.60765810404520900000000011010010206
GP: Games Played GS: Games in starting lineup GS%: % of Games in starting lineup CG: Games Completed DNS: Did not start game in lineup DNF: Did not finish GF%: Games Finished% PH: Entered game as Pinch Hitter PR: Entered game as Pinch Runner DR: Entered Game as Defensive Replacement GF: Games Finished PH2: Left game for a pinch hitter PR2: Left game for a pinch runner DR2: Left game for defensive replacement P: Games at Pitcher C: Games at catcher 1B: Games at first base 2B: Games at second base SS: Games at shortstop 3B: Games at third base LF: Games in left field CF: Games in center field RF: Games in right field DH: Games as designated hitter 1-9: Games per batting slot

On Base

YearTeamGPPAABTBAVGOBPSLGOPSHPH1B1B-IF1B-OF1B-B2B3BHRHR1HR2HR3GSIPHRWO-HWO-HRROEBBIBBBB4ldBBBB_BLHBPSHSFCIRBIon HROtherHR-BI%On Out
1970MIN2458507.140.157.140.2977-716-----------21-----7--1-10.00-
1971MIN371009113.132.151.143.29312-1138-1---------31----17--2-20.00-
1972MIN391079417.160.177.181.35815-1331012---------22-----11--6-60.001
1978PIT36938513.129.140.153.29211-9-9-2---------11-----7--11-110.00-
1979PIT38857010.129.129.143.2719-83511---------1------15--3-30.00-
1980PIT3671616.082.097.098.1955-4-4-1---------------19--2-20.00-
Totals:21051445166.131.144.146.2905905210422700000000095000025600250250.001
GP: Games Played PA: Plate Appearances AB: At Bats (Official) TB: Total Bases AVG: Batting Average OBP: On Base Percentage SLG: Slugging Percentage OPS: On Base Plus Slugging H: Hits PH: Pinch hits 1B: Singles 1B-IF: Infield Singles 1B-OF: Outfield Singles 1B-B: Bunt Singles 2B: Doubles 3B: Triples HR: Home Runs HR1: Solo Homers HR2: 2-run Homers HR3: 3-run Homers GS: Grand Slams IPHR: Inside the park homer WO-H: Walkoff hits WO-HR: Walkoff homers ROE: Reached on Error BB: Walks IBB: Intentional Walks BB4: Walked on 4 pitches ldBB: Leadoff walks BB_BL: Bases loaded walks HBP: Hit by Pitch SH: Sacrifice Hits SF: Sacrifice Flies CI: Catcher's INTerference RBI: Runs Batted In on HR: RBIs on Homers Other: RBIs not on Homers HR-BI%: % of RBIs due to homers On Out: RBIS on productive outs (includes sac hit/fly)

Outs

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YearOutsSOGOAOFlyLinePopG/AGDPOppGDP%FCFOProdSO-SwSO-Ca%SwTipSO3PC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFIFOFIF%
197047251755--3.40-80.00115--0.0--515171-1120290.9
19718337311510322.07-190.00-17--0.0--10-8876-2539784.8
197288363913121-3.001195.26-713--0.0--128638621643982.7
197877353663126.00-140.00346--0.0--12169103-1-41197.6
1979753331119-22.822267.69-217216.1-31045311321336685.7
198064272985123.631147.14119--0.0--916865--235294.6
Totals4341931835844683.1641004.0051657211.00358153632244946172142788.8
Outs: Total Outs SO:Strikeouts GO: Groundouts AO: AirOuts Fly: Flyouts Line: Lineouts Pop: Popouts G/A: Groundout to Airout Ratio GDP: Grounded into double play Opp: Opportunities to ground into double play GDP%: Ground into DP percentage FC: Fielder's Choices FO: Forceouts Prod: Productive Outs (Baserunners advanced on out) SO-Sw: Struck out swinging SO-Ca: Stuck out looking (called) %Sw: Pct of strikeouts that were swinging Tip: Struck out foul tip SO3: Struck out on 3 pitches P: Out on ball fielded by Pitcher C: Out on ball fielded by Catcher 1B: Out on ball fielded by First Baseman 2B: Out on ball fielded by Second Baseman SS: Out on ball fielded by Shortstop 3B: Out on ball fielded by Third Baseman LF: Out on ball fielded by Left Fielder CF: Out on ball fielded by Center Fielder RF: Out on ball fielded by Right Fielder IF: Out on ball fielded by an Infielder OF: Out on ball fielded by an Outfielder IF%: % of outs by infielders.

Baserunning Statistics

YearTeamsGPPAOBRR%SB2OOB
1970MIN245813215.3801
1971MIN3710018316.6700
1972MIN3910726934.6200
1978PIT369321419.0501
1979PIT38851218.3300
1980PIT3671700.0000

Pitch Summary

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YearTeamGPPAABBBSOHBPPitStrBalFouCaSwMsIntInPlP/PAFPSFPS%FP-SWFP-IPFP-SW%FP-IP%CtSwSwMs%Sw%Str%Bal%Foul%IP-SW%IP-PA%3-03-0sw3-0sw%
1970MIN245850125---------0.00-0.00--0.000.00--------------0.00----
1971MIN37100911371--------0.00-0.00--0.000.00--------------0.00----
1972MIN3910794236---------0.00-0.00--0.000.00--------------0.00----
1978PIT369385135---------0.00-0.00--0.000.00--------------0.00----
1979PIT388570-33-1010-234-10.1244.71414.711.183757.1470.00100.000.0020.0014.291.18----
1980PIT367161-271--------0.00-0.00--0.000.00--------------0.00----
GP: Games Played PA: Plate Appearances AB: At Bats BB: Walks SO: Strikeouts HBP: Hit by Pitch Pit: Pitches Faced Str: Strikes Bal: Balls Fou: Fouls Ca: Called Strikes SwMs: Swing and Miss Strikes Int: intent Balls InPl: Balls in Play P/PA: Pitches per Plate Appearance FPS: First Pitch Strikes FPS%: First Pitch Strike% FP-Sw: Swung on first pitch FP-IP%: First Pitch in Play % Ct: Contact (In Play + Fouls) Sw: Total Swings SwMs%: Swing/Miss% Sw%: Swing % Str%: Strike % (Strikes/Pitches) Bal%: Balls % (Balls/Pitches) Foul%: Foul % (Fouls/Pitches) IP-SW%: % of Balls put in play on swings IP-PA%: % of plate appearances with balls put in play 3-0: Counts of 3-0 3-0sw: Swings on count of 3-0 3-0sw%: % of Swings on count of 3-0

Player Ejections

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Game DateUmpireReason
1970-08-13Ed RungeBench jockeying (Waved towel)
1977-08-25Rich GarciaCalled third strike
1978-08-15Joe WestBalk call
3 ejection(s) listed