Thursday, October 22, 2015
JUST FOR THE FUN OF IT- 1970'S BASEBALL TRIVIA PART #118 (A REVISIT OF #36)
This week's trivia is a revisit of one that deals with all pitchers with a sub-2.00 E.R.A season in the 1970's.
See how many you can get.
Answers posted tomorrow, so check back!
1. Among all pitchers who had a sub-2.00 E.R.A., who was the only one to have such a season after the introduction of the designated hitter in 1973?
2. Who suffered the most losses in their sub-2.00 E.R.A. season?
3. Who threw the least shutouts in their sub-2.00 season?
4. Who threw the most innings in their sub-2.00 season?
5. Of all pitchers who threw a sub-2.00 E.R.A. season during the 1970's, who was the only one to have another season under 2.00?
***SPOILER ALERT! ANSWERS BELOW:
1. Ron Guidry, Yankees. 1.74 in 1978.
2. Gaylord Perry, Indians. 16 losses in 1972.
3. Gary Nolan, Reds. Two shutouts in 1972.
4. Steve Carlton, Phillies. 346.1 innings in 1972.
5. Luis Tiant. He had a 1.91 E.R.A. in 1972 for the Red Sox, and also threw a 1.60 E.R.A. back in 1968 for the Indians.