Thursday, November 7, 2013
JUST FOR THE FUN OF IT- 1970'S BASEBALL TRIVIA PART XXIII
Here are this week's trivia questions. Have fun! Answers will be posted tomorrow down below:
1. Who was the only team to have four players drive in 100 or more runs during the same season, and what year was it?
2. Who quietly won 20 games for the Yankees in 1978, easily being overshadowed by Ron Guidry's Cy Young performance?
3. What Major League season saw only four players reach 100 or more runs scored for the year, a low mark for the decade? Coincidentally all were from the same league:
4. What season in the 1970's saw the most players hit 40 or more home runs?
5. What player recorded only 74 runs scored in a season that saw him collect 200+ hits, the lowest total in the decade?
***SPOILER ALERT! ANSWERS BELOW:
1. 1977 Red Sox: Jim Rice, Carl Yastrzemski, Carlton Fisk and Butch Hobson.
2. Ed Figueroa. 20-9.
3. 1971. All four from the National League: Lou Brock, Bobby Bonds, Willie Stargell, and Ralph Garr.
4. 1970- Six Players: Carl Yastrzemski, Tony Perez, Johnny Bench, Billy Williams, Frank Howard and Harmon Killebrew.
5. Willie Montenez. 1976. He had 206 hits while only scoring 74 runs..