Thursday, August 8, 2013

JUST FOR THE FUN OF IT- 1970'S BASEBALL TRIVIA PART X




 Hey! It's the tenth edition of 1970's baseball trivia! Look for the answers here tomorrow, posted below the questions.

1. In 1973 he became the first pitcher to appear in all seven games of a World Series. Who is he?

2. You can pretty much guess that Pete Rose and Rod Carew would be #1 and #2 in total hits for the decade. But who is #3?

3. Among the top-10 pitchers for wins in the 1970's, who is the only one NOT in the Hall of Fame?

4. What shortstop played an entire double-header on June 5, 1976 without handling a single chance in either game?

5. Believe it or not, Pete Rose played an entire season in the decade, 162 games and 764 plate appearances, without a stealing a single base. What year was it?

***SPOILER ALERT! ANSWERS BELOW:

1. Darold Knowles, Oakland A's.

2. Al Oliver, with 1686.

3. Vida Blue. 9th place with 155 wins.

4. Toby Harrah, Texas Rangers.

5. 1975, the first of two "Big Red Machine" championship seasons.

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