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Famous Baseball Pitchers from the 70's

written by: sanitation
 
The premise of this quiz is pretty much self explanatory. I will give you a brief description of a pitcher who pitched in the 70's and you have to pick the right answer to the question. This sounds pretty easy, right? Well, if you think that you know all there is to know about baseball pitchers from the 1970's, step into the box and take a swing. Batter up!

Question 1:

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This All Star major league pitcher played for the Houston Astros in the 70's and was well known for his blazing fastball.  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
J.R. Richard
Bo Jangles
Joe Niekro
Nolan Ryan


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Question 2:

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This Hall of Fame, Cy Young award winner had the nickname "Knucksie". What 70's pitcher am I describing?
Charlie Hough
Wilbur Wood
Joe Niekro
Phil Niekro


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Question 3:

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Not only was this former major league player known for being one of the best pitchers in the American League, but he was also known for his Jockey Underwear commercials. Who is this former Cy Young award winner from the 60's and the 70's?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
Mike Cuellar
Bob B. Vinton
Dave McNally
Jim Palmer


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Question 4:

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This National League pitcher was a 3- time Cy Young Award winner and went by the nickname of "Lefty". Who is this superstar pitcher from the 70's?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
Steve Carlton
Jerry Koosman
Jerry Reuss
Jon Matlack


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Question 5:

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This former pitching great won the National League Cy Young Award in 1971.
Satchel Paige
Ferguson Jenkins
Dean Chance
Tom Seaver


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Question 6:

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This left handed National League pitcher, who pitched for the Pirates, was known as the "Candy Man".
John Candelaria
Sammy Davis Jr.
Jim Rooker
Bruce Kison


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Question 7:

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This pitcher is one of the greatest relief pitchers of all time. He was so good that he won the National League Cy Young Award in 1979.
Kent Tekulve
Bruce Sutter
Tug McGraw
Jeff Reardon


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Question 8:

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What is the name of this Oakland A's pitching great?

Vida _ _ _ _



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Question 9:

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This pitcher was the glue that held the NY Mets staff together in the 60's and 70's. He won 311 games during his career.  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
Tom Seaver
Jon Matlack
Craig Swan
Jerry Koosman


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Question 10:

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This left handed pitcher played for the New York Yankees and had the nickname "Louisiana Lightning".  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
Don Gullet
Rudy May
Sparky Lyle
Ron Guidry


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