Thursday, July 24, 2014

JUST FOR THE FUN OF IT- 1970'S BASEBALL TRIVIA PART #60




Ok everyone. Trivia time again and this week I'll go back to general baseball questions from the 1970's.
See what you can come up with and I'll post the answers tomorrow, as usual.
1. Who were the only two players from the decade to post 200 hits, 30 doubles, 10 triples and 20 homers in the same season?

2. Who was the only American League player to collect 200 hits three seasons in a row during the decade?

3. What player appeared in the most games in a season during the 1970's?

4. What player had the fewest strikeouts in a season where they hit 25 or more home runs?

5. Who was the only base stealer to swipe 60 or more bases in a season while getting caught less than 10 times?

***SPOILER ALERT! ANSWERS BELOW: 


1. 
Bobby Bonds, Giants. 1970 and George Brett, Royals. 1979.

2. 
Jim Rice, Red Sox. 1977-1979.

3.
Frank Taveras, Mets/Pirates. He appeared in 164 games in 1979.

4.
Ted Simmons, Cardinals. He only K'd 34 times while hitting 26 homers in 1979
5.
Joe Morgan, Reds. He stole 60 bases while getting caught only 9 times in 1976.  

11 comments:

  1. 1. George Brett is definetely one
    2. Jim Rice
    3. I remember this one - Frank Taveras!

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    1. Awesome! Yep, Tavares is indeed the guy for #3! And you are correct with the other two as well! I'm still so impressed with the fact that Rice collected 200 hits three years in a row! Here's a guy remembered for his power, yet he was more than homers! Hits, triples, average. Just incredible...

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    1. You got #5, #4 is not Brett, it's a vastly underrated player!

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    2. NAILED IT!!! Simmons it is! The man was FAR better than he gets credit for! Sadly underrated...

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