Thursday, July 18, 2013
JUST FOR THE FUN OF IT- 1970'S BASEBALL TRIVIA PART VII
Here we are for the seventh round of weekly trivia pertaining to 1970's baseball...I'll post the answers tomorrow.
1. Who was the only player in the decade to post consecutive 40+ homer seasons?
2. Four players made their debut in the 70's who went on to play into the 00's. Who are they?
3. Which player became the first to be born in the 1960's to appear in an MLB game?
4. Who set the record at the time for saves with 38 in 1973?
5. Besides Nolan Ryan, who was the only other pitcher to post consecutive 300+ strikeout seasons in the decade?
***SPOILER ALERT! ANSWERS BELOW:
1. George Foster: 1977-78.
2. Rickey Henderson, Tim Raines, Mike Morgan and Jesse Orosco.
3. Tim Conroy: Born April, 3, 1960 and debuted on June 23, 1978.
4. John Hiller, Detroit Tigers. This record stood until 1983 when Dan Quisenberry saved 45.
5. J.R. Richard, who posted 300+ strikeout seasons in 1978 and 1979.