Thursday, November 19, 2015
JUST FOR THE FUN OF IT- 1970'S BASEBALL TRIVIA PART #122 (A REVISIT OF #40)
Let's hit some 1970's baseball trivia once again and revisit my set from March, 2014.
Today we'll deal with 200-hit seasons of the 1970's.
See what you can answer and I'll post the answers tomorrow, as usual…
1. Among all 200-hit seasons in the decade, who had the lowest batting average?
2. Who had the fewest at-bats in a 200-hit season during the '70's?
3. Who played in the fewest games in a 200-hit season during the 1970's?
4. Who hit the most homers while also getting 200+ hits in a season during the '70's?
5. Who posted the lowest on base percentage among all 200-hit seasons in the 1970's?
***SPOILER ALERT! ANSWERS BELOW:
1. Matty Alou, Pirates. He batted .297 in 1970.
2. Rod Carew, Twins. 580 AB's in 1973.
3. Ralph Garr, Braves. He played in only 143 games in 1974 and STILL lead the league with 214 hits.
4. Jim Rice, Red Sox. 213 hits and a whopping 46 homers in 1978.
5. Ralph Garr, Braves. He had a .323 OBP while getting 200 hits and a .299 average with only 22 walks in 698 plate appearances.