Maybe today is the day for Bert, as many predict?
Is it just me, or, is it interesting that Blyleven never pitched for the Yankees? To me, it just seems, that “big name” pitchers who played a long time, and switched teams somewhat often – or more often than you’d expect a big name pitcher to move – eventually throw for the Yankees at some point in their career.
Tommy John, Ken Holtzman, Roger Clemens, Jim Kaat, David Cone, Phil Niekro, Randy Johnson, Kenny Rogers, Luis Tiant, Kevin Brown, Rick Reuschel, Gaylord Perry, Lee Smith, Andy Messersmith, Frank Tanana and Jesse Orosco all took the hill for the Yankees in semi-recent years. How did Bert miss out on it too?