Thursday, June 26, 2014

JUST FOR THE FUN OF IT- 1970'S BASEBALL TRIVIA PART #56- THE CINCINNATI REDS




Hello all.
Trivia time once again, and today the questions will revolve around Cincinnati Reds' pitching through the 1970's.
See how many you can get, and as usual, answers will be posted tomorrow.

1. Who was the only Reds pitcher to win 20 or more games in a season during the 1970's?

2. Who was the only Reds pitcher to post 200 or more strikeouts in the 1970's?

3. Who was the only Reds pitcher to post an E.R.A. under 2.00 during the decade?

4. What Reds hurler posted the most shutouts in a season during the 1970's?

5. What two Reds relievers combined for 51 saves in 1970?

***SPOILER ALERT! ANSWERS BELOW: 


1. 
Jim Merritt, 1970. He went 20-11.

2. 
Tom Seaver, 1978. He whiffed 226 batters that year.

3.
Gary Nolan, 1972. He came in at 1.99 that season.

4.
Jack Billingham, 1973. He had seven shutouts that year.

5.
Wayne Granger (35) and Clay Carroll (16).   

6 comments:

  1. 1. Jim Merritt
    2. Tom Terrific
    3. Gary Nolan
    4. Don Gullett?
    5. Wayne Granger and Pedro Borbon

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    2. You got #1, 2 and 3, and half of #5.... ;)

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  2. #4 j.Billngham. 7 in 73
    #5 granger and Carroll

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    1. Done and Done!!
      Got it...
      Pretty amazing when you think of the Granger/Carroll accomplishment. 51 saves...

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  3. Sparky was one of the first guys to lean heavily on the bullpen

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