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Top 5 Options For The Next Target Field Bronze Statue

“T.C. the Bear” was recently unveiled as the newest bronze statue at Target Field ahead of the MLB All-Star Game in July. It led us to ponder, what Twins great deserves to have a bronze statue at the ballpark?

06/10/2014

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Bert Blyleven, Rod Carew Share All-Star Game Memories

It was 1973, and Bert Blyleven was just 22 years old. He was supposed to pitch the fourth inning but ended up pitching in the third because Catfish Hunter got hurt in the first.

04/25/2014

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Kelly, Blyleven To Manage At All-Star Futures Game

Former Minnesota manager Tom Kelly and Twins Hall of Famer Bert Blyleven have been picked to manage in the All-Star Futures game at Target Field on July 13. Kelly led the Twins to World Series titles in 1987 and 1991.

04/02/2014

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Alomar, Blyleven Salute Slugger Thome

Jim Thome’s pursuit of 600 career home runs stamps him as a fellow Hall of Famer, according to Bert Blyleven and Roberto Alomar.

08/12/2011

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Surprise: Ellen DeGeneres Drops In At Target Field

Twins fans got a pretty big surprise at Monday’s game, and WCCO-TV was in on the secret.

08/08/2011

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Rangers Honor New Hall Of Fame Inductee Blyleven

New Hall of Famer Bert Blyleven has been honored by the Texas Rangers, one of his former teams.

07/28/2011

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Blyleven Thanks Mom, Late Dad At Hall Induction

Bert Blyleven has been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame, and the first Dutch-born player to be enshrined thanked his late father and his 85-year-old mother for the drive and determination he needed to succeed.

07/24/2011

Former Minnesota Twins star Bert Blyleven acknowledges the crowd before throwing out one of the ceremonial first pitches. (credit: Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Twins Push Back Game Time For Blyleven Speech

The Minnesota Twins have pushed back the start time for Sunday’s game against the Detroit Tigers to 3:10 p.m. to accommodate Bert Blyleven’s Hall of Fame induction speech.

07/22/2011

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Good Question: Why Does Bert Circle People?

It’s the as much as a part of the Minnesota Twins television broadcasts as the home run call. Fans from around the region, bringing their signs, begging “Circle Me Bert!” But how does Twins announcer Bert Blyleven decide who he’s going to circle?

07/15/2011

Former Minnesota Twins star Bert Blyleven acknowledges the crowd before throwing out one of the ceremonial first pitches. (credit: Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Twins To Retire Blyleven’s Number

Number 28 is getting 86’d in honor of one of the Minnesota Twins’ most respected players.

07/15/2011

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Ron Coomer Details Liriano No Hitter For Twins

Ron Coomer was in the FSN booth providing analysis of Francisco Liriano’s no hitter for the Twins in Chicago

05/04/2011

Bert Blyleven of the Minnesota Twins stands in the dugout during a game in the 1989 season. (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Twins Announce Plans To Retire HOF Blyleven’s No. 28

Hall of Famer Bert Blyleven will be the sixth player in Twins history to have his jersey number retired, the team announced late Thursday.

01/27/2011

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Fans Happy Blyleven Finally Lands In Cooperstown Circle

During two separate stints as a member of the Minnesota Twins, Bert Blyleven gave fans plenty to cheer about. And on a cold, January day he’s giving them one more reason to cheer.

01/05/2011

Bert Blyleven of the Minnesota Twins stands in the dugout during a game in the 1989 season. (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bert Blyleven Hall Of Fame Bound

The votes have been counted and Bert Blyleven is now bound for Cooperstown.

01/05/2011

Bert Blyleven of the Minnesota Twins stands in the dugout during a game in the 1989 season. (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Blyleven’s Hall Of Fame Hopes Fulfilled Today?

Unless the voters throw a real curve, Bert Blyleven should be a shoo-in for the Hall of Fame. Same for Roberto Alomar.

01/05/2011

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