Blyleven Gets Into Baseball Hall Of Fame
Former Twin Bert Blyleven is headed to the baseball Hall of Fame. He was named on 79 percent of baseball writers’ ballots and 75 percent is needed. He will go in with former Toronto, Baltimore and Cleveland 2nd baseman Roberto Alomar. Alomar was named on 90 percent of ballots. Blyleven has 287 career wins, 242 career complete games, 60 career shutouts and was 5-1 in postseason games. He becomes the 4th former Twin to become a Hall of Famer. He joins Harmon Killebrew, Rod Carew and Kirby Puckett.