Bert Blyleven on His Greatest Hero - His Dad


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Bert Blyleven recalls that his greatest baseball influence was his father.
Bert Blyleven (born Rik Aalbert Blijleven, April 6, 1951) is a Dutch American was a two-time All-Star and World Series champion. He played for the Minnesota Twins, Texas Rangers, Pittsburgh Pirates, Clevelend Indians, Minnesota Twins, and California Angels from 1970 to 1992. He ranks fifth all-time among pitchers in strikeouts, 14th in innings pitched, and 27th in wins. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2011. Currently, he is the color commentator for the Minnesota Twins on Fox Sports North.

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