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Bert Blyleven  

Bert Blyleven  

|Special assistant - Minnesota Twins (MLB) [2021]

Proper Name
Rik Aalbert Blyleven
High Level
MLB (1970-1992)
P (635)
Ht / Wt
6-3 / 207
Bats / Throws
Right / Right
High School
Santiago (Garden Grove,CA)
draft posit
MLB Debut
MLB Teams
MIN [11] CLE [5] CAL [3] PIT [3] TEX [2]
mlbam id
Stat Capsuleerawhipw-lggssviphso
Career MLB [1970-1992]3.311.20287-25069268504,970.046323701
Player Tags
Player Notes:  Father of Todd Blyleven ... [1977] Threw a 6-0 No-Hitter against the California Angels on September 22 ... [2009] Coach for Team Netherlands at 2009 World Baseball Classic ... [2013] Coach for Team Netherlands at World Baseball Classic ... [2017] Pitching Coach for Team Netherlands at World Baseball Classic ... [2023] Pitching Coach for Kingdom of the Netherlands in the 2023 World Baseball Classic
The TBC Data Store allows you to purchase some standard datasets available on the site or even request a custom extract of your own design!
Another long-term project at The Cube is to collect card scans for all major sets throughout history. The images/list of cards below will never be complete but I thought it would be fun to include as many cards as possible associated with each player.
List of Cards
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Grid Actions:
Tips/tools for using data gri ds:

  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
year brand edition card# team name card notes Checklist
1973 Topps Regular Issue 199 Minnesota Twins -- Checklist
1974 Topps Regular Issue 98 Minnesota Twins -- Checklist
1975 Topps Regular Issue 30 Minnesota Twins -- Checklist
1976 Topps Regular Issue 235 Minnesota Twins -- Checklist
1976 Topps Regular Issue 204 Minnesota Twins AL Strikeout Leaders (Frank Tanana,Bert Blyleven,Gaylord Perry) Checklist
1977 Topps Regular Issue 630 Texas Rangers -- Checklist
1978 Topps Regular Issue 131 Texas Rangers -- Checklist
1979 Topps Regular Issue 308 Pittsburgh Pirates -- Checklist
1980 Topps Regular Issue 457 Pittsburgh Pirates -- Checklist
1981 Topps Regular Issue 554 Pittsburgh Pirates -- Checklist
1982 Topps Regular Issue 559 Cleveland Indians Team Leaders (Mike Hargrove,Bert Blyleven) Checklist
1982 Topps Regular Issue 685 Cleveland Indians -- Checklist
1983 Topps Regular Issue 280 Cleveland Indians -- Checklist
1984 Topps Regular Issue 789 Cleveland Indians -- Checklist
1984 Topps Regular Issue 716 Cleveland Indians AL Active Career Strikeouts (Bert Blyleven,Don Sutton,Jerry Koosman) Checklist
1985 Topps Regular Issue 355 Cleveland Indians -- Checklist
1986 Topps Regular Issue 445 Minnesota Twins -- Checklist
1987 Topps Regular Issue 25 Minnesota Twins -- Checklist
1988 Donruss Regular Issue 71 Minnesota Twins -- Checklist
1988 Topps Regular Issue 295 Minnesota Twins -- Checklist
1989 Donruss Regular Issue 119 Minnesota Twins -- Checklist
1989 Topps Regular Issue 555 Minnesota Twins -- Checklist
1989 Topps Traded 11 California Angels -- Checklist
1990 Topps Regular Issue 130 California Angels -- Checklist
1990 Upper-Deck Regular Issue 527 California Angels -- Checklist
year brand edition card# team name card notes Checklist
1991 Topps Regular Issue 615 California Angels -- Checklist
1992 Topps Regular Issue 375 California Angels -- Checklist
1993 Topps Regular Issue 48 California Angels -- Checklist
28 record(s)