Some MLB Trivia: 5 Questions + Birthdays June 21st
Posted by chuckbooth3023
Q1. Best Slugging PCTG ever by a rookie was Ted Williams, slugging .609 in 149 Games and 677 Plate Appearances in 1939. Ryan Braun had just 492 AB in his 1st year despite his .634 Slugging mark in 2007, but failed to qualify by a mere 9 PA.
Q2. Bill Bevens owns the dubious distinction of walking the most batters ever in a World Series Game with 10, against the Brooklyn Dodgers in Game 4 of the 1947 Fall Classic. He threw a no – hitter until 2 outs in the 9th inning, before giving up the Game winning Double to Cookie Lavagetto.
Q4: C: Chuck Dressen led the Brooklyn Dodgers to a 105 – 49 record in 1953, which is still the watermark win total for the franchise ALL – Time.
June 21st Birthdays to
Rick Sutcliffe – 58
Donovan Osborne – 45
Ed Lopat – Born on this day 1918, would have been 96, died in 1952.
Charlie Moore – 61
About chuckbooth3023I played competitive baseball until 18 years old and had offers to play NCAA Division 1 University Baseball at Liberty University. Post-concussion symptoms from previous football and baseball head injuries forced me to retire by age 19. After two nearly made World Record Attempts in 2008, I set a New World Record by visiting all 30 MLB Parks (from 1st to last pitch) in only 24 Calendar Days in the summer 0f 2009. In April of 2012, I established yet another new GWR by visiting all 30 Parks in only 23 Calendar Days! You can see the full schedule at the page of the www.mlbreports.com/gwr-tracker . In 2015, I watched 224 MLB Games, spanning all 30 MLB Parks in 183 Days. Read about that World Record Journey at https://mlbreports.com/183in2015/229sked2015/
Posted on June 21, 2014, in The Rest: Everything Baseball and tagged babe ruth, bill bevens, charlie moore, cookie lavagetto, donovan osborne, duke snider, earl averill, ed lopat, jeff king, jimmie foxx, mel ott, mel queen, prince fielder, rick sutcliffe, ryan braun, ted williams. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.
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