Thursday, May 15, 2014

JUST FOR THE FUN OF IT- 1970'S BASEBALL TRIVIA PART #50




It's time for the 50th trivia Thursday on this blog, and today we'll look at Rookies of the Year throughout the 1970's.
See how many you can get, and I'll post the answers tomorrow, as usual.
1. Among all R.O.Y.'s in the decade, who had the most hits in their award winning season?

2. What 1970's R.O.Y. hit the most homers in their initial season?

3. What R.O.Y. pitcher in the '70's posted the lowest E.R.A.?

4. Who struck out the most batters among 1970's R.O.Y. winners?

5. Who posted the most wins in their 1970's R.O.Y. season?

***SPOILER ALERT! ANSWERS BELOW: 


1. 
Alfredo Griffin, Blue Jays. 179 in 1979.

2. 
Earl Williams, Braves. 33 in 1971.

3.
Jon Matlack, Mets. 2.32 E.R.A. in 1972.

4.
John Montefusco, Giants. 215 K's in 1975.

5.
Mark Fidrych, Tigers. 19 wins in 1976.

3 comments:

  1. 1) Lynn
    2) Williams
    3)Matlack
    4) Montefusco
    5)Fidrych

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    1. OHHH! You got all but #1! The answer IS a bit of a surprise...

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