Thursday, June 27, 2013
JUST FOR THE FUN OF IT- 1970'S BASEBALL TRIVIA PART IV
It's time for another round of 1970's baseball trivia. See if you can get all the answers before I post them up here tomorrow.
1. Who is the only player to lead the National League in home runs in a season during the '70's with less than 40?
2. Who is the only American League batting champ during the decade that never won a major award in his career (Rookie of the Year or M.V.P.)?
3. What pitcher threw a no-hitter, winning 4-0, thanks in part to the TWO homers he hit during the game?
4. What Minnesota pitcher posted a record of 17-5 while also saving 20 games, throwing an amazing 167.2 innings all in relief in 1976?
5. What Atlanta pitcher lead the N.L. with a sterling 2.28 E.R.A. in 1974, which happened to be the only season where he posted more than 162 innings in any of his seven year career?
***SPOILER ALERT! ANSWERS BELOW***
1. Mike Schmidt: 3 times. 1974: 36, 1975: 38 and 1976: 38
2. Alex Johnson in 1970.
3. Rick Wise, June 23, 1971.
4. Bill Campbell.
5. Buzz Capra.