Thursday, October 24, 2013
JUST FOR THE FUN OF IT- 1970'S BASEBALL TRIVIA PART XXI
Time for this week's set of trivia questions. Answers will be posted tomorrow down below:
1. You may be surprised by the answer: what reliever had the most saves in a "perfect" season during the decade? That is, no blown saves for the year?
2. What starting pitcher had the lowest season E.R.A. while sporting a losing record during the '70's?
3. Who was the only pitcher to lead a league in E.R.A. for a season without winning 10+ games?
4. What pitcher had the highest strikeout total in a season without leading the league?
5. Who was the only pitcher during the decade to NOT have more wins than losses while leading the league in E.R.A. during the 1970's?
***SPOILER ALERT! ANSWERS BELOW:
1. 1977 Dave Campbell, Atlanta Braves: 13/13.
2. Dave Roberts, San Diego Padres: 2.10 with a 14-17 record.
3. Craig Swan, NY Mets. 1979. 9-6 with a 2.43 E.R.A..
4. Vida Blue, Oakland A's. 1971. 301 K's, second to Mickey Lolich who had 308.
5. Diego Segui, Seattle Pilots. 1970. 10-10 record with a 2.56 E.R.A..