After just one season of Class A ball, the 6'5" flame-thrower went 7-4 (2.77) with
the Angels in 1976, but followed with two losing seasons. One of four players dealt
to Minnesota for Rod Carew in 1979, Hartzell went 6-10 that season and returned to
FROM THE BASEBALL CHRONOLOGY
»September 22, 1977: Bert Blyleven pitches a no-hitter as the Rangers beat the Angels 6–0. Blyleven (14-12) walks one. Blyleven, who grew up two miles from the Angels' Anaheim Stadium and owns a restaurant nearby, fans seven including the side in the 7th inning. Paul Hartzell gives up 12 hits in losing.