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HOT TWINS PIC: Bert Blyleven Tries Out The Latest In Pitching Equipment

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#1 Parker Hageman

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Posted 30 June 2014 - 04:11 PM

The Minnesota Twins' team photographer, Brace Hemmelgarn, provides us a shot of Bert Blyleven donning the latest fashion of brain-saving technology for the mound people.


Lookin' good Bert. Lookin' real good.

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Posted 30 June 2014 - 04:26 PM

That looks really weird ... heh.

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Posted 30 June 2014 - 04:29 PM

If it prevents a single head injury it will be well worth it. Probably a little investment in materials science will restore the size.

Around Bert, people would need protective shoes as well.
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Posted 01 July 2014 - 06:54 AM

Would look more Minnesotan with ear flaps, but's definitely got an outdoorsy hunting cap vibe to it.

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Posted 01 July 2014 - 07:38 AM

I was just going to make an Elmer Fudd reference, but you beat me to it by a good 50 minutes.

It reminds me of the line from Major League when Ricky Vaughn tries on his first pair of glasses:

Lou Brown: You look good. Besides, seeing is the most important thing.

Willie Mays Hayes: I don't think it's that important.

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Posted 01 July 2014 - 08:13 AM

Looks like Bert is getting ready to spin off a curveball.