Jim Thome’s pursuit of 600 career home runs stamps him as a fellow Hall of Famer, according to Bert Blyleven and Roberto Alomar.
Twins fans got a pretty big surprise at Monday’s game, and WCCO-TV was in on the secret.
New Hall of Famer Bert Blyleven has been honored by the Texas Rangers, one of his former teams.
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.
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.
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?
Number 28 is getting 86′d in honor of one of the Minnesota Twins’ most respected players.
Ron Coomer was in the FSN booth providing analysis of Francisco Liriano’s no hitter for the Twins in Chicago
Hall of Famer Bert Blyleven will be the sixth player in Twins history to have his jersey number retired, the team announced late Thursday.
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.
The votes have been counted and Bert Blyleven is now bound for Cooperstown.
Unless the voters throw a real curve, Bert Blyleven should be a shoo-in for the Hall of Fame. Same for Roberto Alomar.