Thursday, August 21, 2014

JUST FOR THE FUN OF IT- 1970'S BASEBALL TRIVIA PART #64

Yet another week has gone by, and that means more 1970's baseball trivia.
We'll stick to the "team" topic and look at some offensive leaders of the decade.
See how many you can get.
Answers posted tomorrow, as usual…
  1. What team hit the most home runs in a season in the 1970's?
  2. What team posted the highest batting average for a season in the decade?
  3. What team scored the most runs in a season during the decade?
  4. What team hit the most triples in a season during the decade?
  5. Lastly, on a down-note: what team whiffed the most times in a season during the '70's? 
***SPOILER ALERT! ANSWERS BELOW: 

1. 
Red Sox, 1977. 213 homers.

2.
Once again, the Red Sox, this time in 1979 when they hit a combined .283!.

3.
The Twins, 1977. They scored 867 runs!.

4.
The Royals in 1979. They hit 79 three-baggers that year.
5. The Padres in 1970. They struck out 1164 times!.     

1 comment:

  1. Wow 213 HRs. I thought the 1970 Reds or 1977 Dodgers were the answer but they didn't even break 200. In questions 1 thru 4, none of the teams won their division that year. Obviously the Padres didn't either in No. 5. Lol.

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