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Will Bert Blyleven Ever Get into The Hall of Fame?

Published by on May 25, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

The Hall of Fame and baseball writers have become a touchy subject as of late for Bert Blyleven.

During a May 25th broadcast, Blyleven (a color commentator for the Minnesota Twins since 1996) and play-by-play announcer Dick Bremer got on the topic of baseball writers.

"It's a load of crap. Even at 58, I'd like to meet some of those writers on the field. Give them a bat. On second thought, don't give them a bat."

And, of course, the topic soon changed from baseball writers to Hall of Fame voting.

"How did Jim Rice get in after 15 years of eligibility? He hasn't hit any home runs since then. The writers and the system are corrupt."

Bremer, who is used to Blylven's on-air ra...

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