Thursday, November 20, 2014

JUST FOR THE FUN OF IT- 1970'S BASEBALL TRIVIA PART #75




Thursday trivia time again, and today we'll look at players who collected Extra Base hits in bushels during the decade.
See how many you can get.
Answers posted tomorrow, as usual…

  1. Who was the first player from the American league to lead the Majors in Extra Base hits in the 1970's, and what year?
  2. Who was the only player with 90 or more EBH during the decade?
  3. What was the lowest amount of EBH to lead a league during the 1970's?
  4. Who was the only batting champ to lead the Major League in EBH during the decade?
  5. Who was the only batter NOT to drive in 100+ runs during their EBH-leading season?
***SPOILER ALERT! ANSWERS BELOW: 

1.
Reggie Jackson, A's in 1975 with 78.
2.
Willie Stargell, Pirates. He had 90 on the nose in 1973.
3.
Graig Nettles, Yankees. He led the A.L. with only 63 EBH in 1976.
4. Billy Williams, Cubs, who had 77 EBH in 1972.
5. Hal McRae, who drove in "only" 92 while leading the Majors with 86 EBH in 1977.   

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