Thursday, June 4, 2015

JUST FOR THE FUN OF IT- 1970'S BASEBALL TRIVIA PART #99 (A REVISIT OF #17)




Almost at 100 weeks of baseball trivia!
Today we look back at my 17th trivia set from 2013, so take a stab and see which ones ring a bell.
As usual I'll post the answers tomorrow…

1. What team suffered the most losses in one season during the 1970's?

2. What team finished in first place three times, and last place three times during the decade?

3. From 1976 through 1978, three of the four divisions in baseball had the same team end up in first place each season. What division had more than one team end up in first place during these years? And what year was it?

4. What team suffered the most last place finishes in their division during the decade?

5. What season was the only year in the decade to see a team other than the Reds or Dodgers win the N.L. West?


***SPOILER ALERT! ANSWERS BELOW:

1. 1979 Toronto Blue Jays: 53-109.

2. Philadelphia Phillies: First place in 1976/77/78; Last place in 1971/72/73.
 
3. 1976 N.L. West: Reds; 1977/78 Dodgers.
 
4. San Diego Padres: Five times, 1970-1974

5. 1971: San Francisco Giants

2 comments:

  1. 3. NL West: 1976 Reds, 1977 Dodgers, 1978 Dodgers
    NL East: Phillies, AL West: Royals, AL East: Yankees.

    5. 1971 SF Giants

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  2. The Padres didn't get good until Mr. Winfield showed up in 1973. Then got a little better with Ozzie for the short time he was there. Still don't understand why they traded him. They might have won it all in 1984 if he was still there.

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