Thursday, November 6, 2014

JUST FOR THE FUN OF IT- 1970'S BASEBALL TRIVIA PART #73




Trivia once again, and today we'll look at strikeout leaders during the 1970's.
Answers posted tomorrow, as usual…

  1. Among all strikeout leaders during the decade, who had the least amount of wins in their K-Topping season?
  2. What league-leading strikeout pitcher had the highest E.R.A. during their season?
  3. What pitcher posted the lowest E.R.A. in their K-leading season?
  4. Who suffered the most losses in a season while leading the league in K's?
  5. Who pitched the fewest innings among all strikeout leaders in the 1970's? 

***SPOILER ALERT! ANSWERS BELOW: 

1.
Nolan Ryan, Angels in 1978. He had only 10 wins.
2.
Phil Niekro, Braves. He had a 4.03 earned run average in 1977.
3.
Tom Seaver, Mets. He had a 1.76 E.R.A. in 1971.
4. Phil Niekro, Braves. Again, in 1977. He had 20 losses.
5. Nolan Ryan (who else), Angels. He threw only 222.2 innings in 1979 while leading the A.L. in strikeouts.     

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