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A New Reason Bert Blyleven Belongs in Cooperstown

Published by on May 10, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

If Bert Blyleven’s 22-season career doesn’t punch his ticket to the Hall of Fame (3.31 ERA, 60 shutouts, 3,701 strikeouts—6.7 K’s per nine—4,970 innings pitched, 287 wins, 242 complete games, a .247 batting average against, .969 fielding percentage, blah, blah, blah) maybe this stunt will.

Most Minnesotans used worms for the state’s fishing opener this weekend (yay!) but not Bert. He chowed some night crawlers in the name of charity before the Minnesota Twins‘ 9-6 win over the Seattle Mariners at the Metrodome Saturday evening. All proceeds from Blyleven v. Nightcrawlers, which amounted to $15,000, went to the Parkinson’s Association of Minnesota. 

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