Thursday, July 17, 2014

JUST FOR THE FUN OF IT- 1970'S BASEBALL TRIVIA PART #59- THE PADRES




So today we'll focus on a team that was on the other side of the coin during the 1970's, so to speak, the San Diego Padres.
While I focused on the World Champion teams from the 1970's these past few weeks, I want to serve up some interesting trivia regarding the teams not so lucky back then.
Take a hack at these questions, and I'll post the answers tomorrow….
1. Among all Padre hitters during the decade, who posted the highest single-season average?

2. What slugger hit the most homers in a single season for the Padres in the '70's?

3. Among Padre pitchers, who posted the most wins in a season during the decade?

4. What pitcher struck out the most batters in a season for the Padres in the decade?

5. What Padre hurler posted the lowest E.R.A. in a season during the '70's?

***SPOILER ALERT! ANSWERS BELOW: 


1. 
Clarence "Cito" Gaston, 1970. He hit .318.

2. 
Nate Colbert, 1970 & 1972. He hit 38 homers each year.

3.
Randy Jones, 1976. He won 22 games.

4.
Clay Kirby, 1971. He whiffed 231 batters that year!

5.
Dave Roberts, 1971. He had a nice 2.10 E.R.A. that year. 

2 comments:

  1. 1) gaston. 1970. .318
    2)Colbert 38 in 70 and 72
    3) r,. Jones. 22 in 76
    4)Kirby 231 in 71
    5) Roberts 2.10 in 71

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