Bert Blyleven

Bert Blyleven won 287 games and ranks fifth all time in strikeouts, ninth in shutouts.
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Bert Blyleven, RHP

 

Career: 1970-92, Twins, Pirates, others
Fun fact: Two-time World Series winner


Pitched 22 seasons in the majors, winning 287 games. He also compiled a 3.31 ERA and had 3,701 strikeouts, which is currently fifth all time.

Accumulated 200 or more innings in 10 of his first 11 seasons in the majors, and led the American League in innings pitched in 1985 and '86.

Previous rank: 72

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