It was the primary 12 months in baseball historical past that the beginning pitcher within the All-Star Recreation additionally hit 46 dwelling runs. Pitchers set a report for no-hitters in a season, with 9. And on a heat August night time in Iowa, baseballs disappeared right into a cornfield on the website of the movie “Area of Goals.”
For our fifth annual vacation trivia spectacular, we salute some themes from the 12 months passed by: pitchers who gained the Most Helpful Participant Award, just like the two-way star Shohei Ohtani; no-hit mania; Miguel Cabrera, who hit his five hundredth profession dwelling run in August; and the Atlanta Braves, who gained the World Sequence.
There are additionally sections on New York baseball groups and, only for the enjoyable of it, the quantity 22.