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Bert Blyleven AS-2AW-3HOFWS-2

+ Played in Major Leagues 1970-1992
Biography Data
Positions: P-699
Proper Name: Rik Aalbert Blyleven
Born: April 6, 1951 (64.237)
Place Zeist, Netherlands
Height/Weight: 6-3 / 207 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: Santiago (Garden Grove,CA)
Drafted: 1969 -- 3rd round (55th overall) by Minnesota Twins (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:June 5,1970 (19.060)
TBC Player ID:8929
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Career Activity
Organizations:MIN, TEX, PIT, CLE, CAL
Signed by:Dick Wiencek
Relationship(s):Father of Todd Blyleven

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  • Salary Information
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Signed as Free Agent by Twins.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Signed as Free Agent by Angels.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Traded by Twins with Kevin Trudeau to Angels for Paul Sorrento, Rob Wassenaar and Mike Cook.
    Traded by Indians to Twins for Rich Yett, Jim Weaver, Jay Bell and Curt Wardle.
    Traded by Pirates with Manny Sanguillen to Indians for Bob Owchinko, Rafael Vasquez, Victor Cruz and Gary Alexander.
    Traded by Rangers with Ken Henderson, Tom Grieve, Eddie Miller, Tommy Boggs and Adrian Devine to Pirates for Nelson Norman, Al Oliver and Jon Matlack.
    Traded by Twins with Danny Thompson to Rangers for Jim Gideon, Mike Cubbage, Roy Smalley, Bill Singer and Cash.
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Minnesota Twins in 3rd round (55th overall) of 1969 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    1992California Angels$ 900,0002771366$ 109,000$ 962,245
    1990California Angels$ 1,175,000110885$ 100,000$ 515,727
    1989California Angels$ 1,225,00072492$ 62,500$ 429,802
    1988Minnesota Twins$ 1,000,00062692$ 62,500$ 392,107
    1987Minnesota Twins$ 1,150,00040295$ 60,000$ 344,906
    1986Minnesota Twins$ 1,450,00018198$ 60,000$ 386,347
    1985Cleveland Indians$ 650,000136278$ 60,000$ 370,780
    1985Minnesota Twins$ 650,000136278$ 60,000$ 370,780

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