Thursday, October 3, 2013
JUST FOR THE FUN OF IT- 1970'S BASEBALL TRIVIA PART XVIII
Here's this week's set of trivia questions. Take a shot and see how many you can get. Answers will be posted tomorrow down below:
1. Five pitchers in the decade won 20+ games in a season in both the A.L. And the N.L. Who were they?
2. This player drove in 100+ R.B.I.'s three years in a row without hitting 20+ home runs in any of those seasons. Who was he?
3. Only two players hit 40+ home runs in a season during the 1970's while also collecting 200+ hits. Who were they?
4. Besides Bobby Bonds, who else had a 30 homer/ 30 stolen base season in the decade?
5. This pitcher started an incredible 49 games in 1972, tying for second place all-time since 1900. Who was it?
***SPOILER ALERT! ANSWERS BELOW:
1. Tommy John (Yankees and Dodgers); Andy Messersmith (Angels and Dodgers); Gaylord Perry (Indians and Padres); Fergie Jenkins (Rangers and Cubs); and Jerry Koosman (Twins and Mets).
2. Thurman Munson, New York Yankees: 1975-1977.
3. Billy Williams, Chicago Cubs: 1970 and Jim Rice, Boston Red Sox: 1978.
4. Tommy Harper, Milwaukee Brewers: 1970.
5. Wilbur Wood, Chicago White Sox.