Yet aside from a short stint as pitching coach for the Netherlands’ national baseball team in 2006, his life and career were spent in the US and included an impressive 22-year span in Major League Baseball. It was during that time that he earned his nickname, the ‘Frying Dutchman‘.
This week, Blyleven became the first ever Dutch-born player to be inducted into Major League Baseball‘s Hall of Fame. Click here to read the article about this special occasion in the Los Angeles Times.
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