Bert was elected into the 2011 class of the Baseball Hall of Fame with 79.7 percent of the vote and was inducted on July 24, 2011 in Cooperstown, NY.
Senator Franken Pays Tribute
to Minnesota Twins Hall of Famer Bert Blyleven
on Floor of U.S. Senate:
WASHINGTON, D.C. [07/28/11]—
U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) today paid tribute
to the accomplishments of former Minnesota Twins
pitcher and current team broadcaster Bert Blyleven,
who was inducted into the Major League Baseball
Hall of Fame Sunday.