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Bert Blyleven
Rik Aalbert Blyleven

Bats Right, Throws Right
Height 6' 3", Weight 207 lb.

MLB Debut June 5, 1970
Final Game October 4, 1992
Born April 6, 1951 in Zeist, Holland

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 Year Ag Tm  Lg  W   L   Pct   G   GS  CG  GF  SV SHO   IP     H   BFP    R   ER   HR  BB  IBB HBP  SO   WP BK  ERA
+--------------+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+-----+----+----+---+----+---+---+----+---+--+-----+
 1970 19 MNA AL   4   2  .667  16   7   2   4   0   1   59.0   54   250   25   23   8   21   1   1   51   0  2  3.51  
         CHN NL   5   9  .357  16  16   2   0   0   0  105.0  104   442   55   50  17   27   2   2   83   1  2  4.29  
         TOT      9  11  .450  32  23   4   4   0   1  164.0  158   692   80   73  25   48   3   3  134   1  4  4.01 
 1971 20 CHN NL  10  16  .385  38  38  12   0   0   1  297.2  297  1244  118  104  15   75   4   8  246   2  1  3.14  
 1972 21 CHN NL  11  20  .355  41  41   5   0   0   1  287.0  271  1210  142  117  34   76   3  10  222   4  1  3.67  
 1973 22 CHN NL  21  12  .636  41  40  10   0   0   1  305.0  267  1238  109   98  23   73   5   4  253   7  2  2.89  CY-6
 1974 23 CHN NL  20  18  .526  40  40  12   0   0   4  307.1  272  1268  103   94  16   98   4   5  288   3  0  2.75  CY-10
 1975 24 CHN NL  20  10  .667  41  41   9   0   0   3  294.0  229  1198  104   89  30   91   2   6  278   7  0  2.72  CY-5
 1976 25 TEA AL  18  13  .581  42  41  10   0   0   0  304.2  325  1328  145  126  27   98  12  10  236   5  1  3.72  CY-14
 1977 26 TEA AL  22   8  .733  34  34  14   0   0   0  261.0  229  1092  108   93  36  101   0   4  218   7  0  3.21  CY-4
 1978 27 PIN NL  17  11  .607  38  38   0   0   0   0  240.0  206   979   96   88  25   72   3   6  176   2  2  3.30  CY-8
 1979 28 PIN NL  13  15  .464  36  36   8   0   0   1  253.0  265  1119  128  116  19  113   7   5  188  13  0  4.13  
 1980 29 PIN NL  14  12  .538  36  34   4   0   0   1  222.1  213   928  104   96  26   62   5   2  191   5  0  3.89  CY-21
 1981 30 PIN NL  16  13  .552  33  33  12   0   0   1  241.1  221  1011  112   94  12   71   2   7  153   4  0  3.51  CY-17
 1982           [Did not play]
 1983 32 PIN NL   9  10  .474  25  25   2   0   0   1  159.2  161   691   67   58  13   49  10   5  141   7  1  3.27  
 1984 33 PIN NL  17  10  .630  34  34   9   0   0   4  257.0  190  1033   74   67  11   82   3   1  203   3  0  2.35  CY-4
 1985 34 MNA AL  21  15  .583  39  39  15   0   0   4  295.0  300  1264  141  125  27  104   9   9  203   4  1  3.81  CY-8
 1986 35 MNA AL  15  15  .500  36  36  13   0   0   1  282.0  263  1170  141  128  51   70   3   7  206   5  0  4.09  CY-14
 1987 36 MNA AL  13  15  .464  36  36  14   0   0   0  272.2  229  1144  118  106  36  114   1   6  194  14  0  3.50  CY-18
 1988 37 MNA AL   7   7  .500  19  19   3   0   0   1  127.0  152   551   79   76  14   30   2   6   88   4  4  5.39  
 1989 38 MNA AL  16  12  .571  35  35   2   0   0   1  244.0  247  1003   91   87  15   52   3   7  127   0  0  3.21  CY-22
 1990 39 MNA AL   1   5  .167   6   6   2   0   0   0   39.0   68   191   41   38   6    9   2   2   15   2  0  8.77  
 1991           [Did not play]
 1992 41 MNA AL   2   5  .286   9   9   2   0   0   0   58.2   81   260   42   42  11   15   3   0   26   1  0  6.44  
+--------------+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+-----+----+----+---+----+---+---+----+---+--+-----+
 21 Seasons     292 253  .536 691 678 162   4   0  26 4912.1 4644 20614 2143 1915 472 1503  86 113 3786 100 17  3.51
+--------------+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+-----+----+----+---+----+---+---+----+---+--+-----+
 Categories in which this player led his league are indicated in red.

Miscellaneous Stats
 Year Ag Tm  Lg  %L  RC  RC/27 SOp RnSup  AB   H   HR  AVG   E   XTC  XTO  XPct  OSB  OCS SBPct  OPS Star 
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+-----+----+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+----+
 1970 19 MNA AL  49   26   4.1   0  6.14   19   2   0  .105   1    2    1  .500    3    1  .750    7   
         CHN NL  46   54   4.7   0  3.56   34   1   0  .029   0    4    4 1.000    3    1  .750   58   
         TOT          81   4.4   0         53   3   0  .057   1    6    5  .833    6    2  .750
 1971 20 CHN NL  45  127   3.9   0  3.47  101   8   0  .079   1   11    9  .818   25   12  .676  -17   
 1972 21 CHN NL  33  130   4.0   0  3.68   97  15   0  .155   1    9    6  .667    8    4  .667   42   
 1973 22 CHN NL  49  110   3.3   0  3.82  104   4   0  .038   0    6    5  .833   20    6  .769  -23   
 1974 23 CHN NL  46  112   3.3   0  3.55  103   8   0  .078   5   16    9  .562   10    5  .667   -9   
 1975 24 CHN NL  49   96   2.9   0  3.66   93   4   0  .043   4    8    4  .500   11    7  .611  -31   
 1976 25 TEA AL  42  155   4.6   0  4.90    0   0   0  .000   0   13   12  .923   25    8  .758   41   
 1977 26 TEA AL  59  117   4.1   0  6.21    0   0   0  .000   0    2    1  .500    4    2  .667   78   
 1978 27 PIN NL  45   94   3.5   0  4.55   71   6   0  .085   1   11   10  .909   21   11  .656  -22   
 1979 28 PIN NL  35  134   4.8   0  4.72   79  10   0  .127   0    8    7  .875   24    9  .727  -29   
 1980 29 PIN NL  33  105   4.3   0  4.06   64   4   0  .062   1    9    8  .889   12    6  .667  -29   
 1981 30 PIN NL  45   96   3.6   0  4.00   79   9   0  .114   3   13    7  .538    9    5  .643   -6   
 1982           [Did not play]
 1983 32 PIN NL  52   76   4.2   0  4.04   41   1   0  .024   1    5    4  .800    3    0 1.000  -23   
 1984 33 PIN NL  48   72   2.5   0  3.94   82   4   0  .049   2   11    7  .636   17    2  .895  -93   
 1985 34 MNA AL  59  147   4.5   0  4.10    0   0   0  .000   0   10   10 1.000   48   19  .716   33   
 1986 35 MNA AL  42  135   4.3   0  5.58    0   0   0  .000   0   11    9  .818   21    6  .778  -55   
 1987 36 MNA AL  49  122   4.0   0  4.78    0   0   0  .000   1    6    5  .833   26    7  .788  -84   
 1988 37 MNA AL  46   80   5.7   0  4.89    0   0   0  .000   1    4    2  .500   37    5  .881  -19   
 1989 38 MNA AL  49  105   3.9   0  3.69    0   0   0  .000   0   12   11  .917   17    9  .654   20   
 1990 39 MNA AL  52   41   9.8   0  5.83    0   0   0  .000   0    0    0  .000    0    1  .000  153   
 1991           [Did not play]
 1992 41 MNA AL  46   42   6.4   0  3.78    0   0   0  .000   0    1    1 1.000    2    3  .400   76   
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+-----+----+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+----+
 21 Seasons         2187   4.0   0        967  76   0  .079  22  172  132  .767  346  129  .728   -7   7
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+-----+----+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+----+

HOF Standards: Pitching - 49.4 (Average HOFer ~ 50)


Postseason Stats   Postseason Register

 Year Round Tm  Opp  W/L   G  ERA    W-L  SV GS   IP   H   ER  BB  SO 
+------------------+-----+--+------+-----+--+--+-----+---+---+---+---+
 1978 NLCS  PIN SDN   W    1  5.14   1-0   0  1   7.0   9   4   1   5
      WS    PIN BOA   L    1  6.00   0-1   0  1   6.0   8   4   2   6
+------------------+-----+--+------+-----+--+--+-----+---+---+---+---+


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Managers

 Year  Tm    Record  Manager(s)
+----+-----+--------+------------------------------------------------------------+
 1970  MNA   92-70   Rick Ramacier
 1970  CHN   52-110  Alan Bosslet
 1971  CHN   76-86   Alan Bosslet
 1972  CHN   67-95   Alan Bosslet
 1973  CHN   74-88   Alan Bosslet
 1974  CHN   61-101  Alan Bosslet
 1975  CHN   62-100  Alan Bosslet
 1976  TEA   88-74   Larry Cupp, Stu Blake
 1977  TEA   98-64   Stu Blake
 1978  PIN   86-76   Darren Dawson, Jim Tripodi
 1979  PIN   83-79   Jim Tripodi
 1980  PIN   71-91   Jim Tripodi
 1981  PIN   70-92   Jim Tripodi
 1983  PIN   90-72   Mike Mashanic
 1984  PIN   86-76   Mike Mashanic
 1985  MNA   73-89   Tom Austad
 1986  MNA   84-78   Tom Austad
 1987  MNA   86-76   Tom Austad
 1988  MNA   93-69   Darren Dawson
 1989  MNA   96-66   Darren Dawson
 1990  MNA   84-78   Darren Dawson
 1992  MNA   87-75   Darren Dawson

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