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Postby Tavish » Thu May 13, 2004 5:40 pm

During the 1940's Ted Williams hit 234 HR to lead the majors for most total HRs. Name the homerun leader for each decade since (up to the 1990's for a total of five).
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Postby ironman » Wed May 19, 2004 7:08 pm

1950's - Duke Snider (326)
1960's - Hank Aaron (375)
1970's - Reggie Jackson (292)
1980's - Dale Murphy (308)
1990's - Mark McGwire (405)
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Postby Tavish » Wed May 19, 2004 7:10 pm

Very close, got the bookend decades right but were edged out in the middle 3.
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Postby ironman » Wed May 19, 2004 8:25 pm

Seriously? I grazed through all those stats and I only got two right? Oh well, I'll have to look at this later.
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Re: 5 DECADES - 5 ANSWERS

Postby kaz » Wed May 19, 2004 9:30 pm

guesses:

50s - snider
60s - killebrew
70s - schmidt
80s - schmidt again
90s - mcgwire
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Postby Tavish » Wed May 19, 2004 9:47 pm

50s - snider
60s - killebrew
70s - schmidt
80s - schmidt again
90s - mcgwire


Excellent guesses. Only one wrong.
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Postby ironman » Wed May 19, 2004 10:33 pm

50's - Snider
60's - Killebrew
70's - Bench
80's - Schmidt
90's - McGwire
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Postby Tavish » Wed May 19, 2004 10:41 pm

Sooooooooo close, only 6 HR shy of the right answer.
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Postby utterchaos » Thu May 20, 2004 1:24 pm

50's Snider
60's Killebrew
70's Stargell
80's Schmidt
90's McGwire<br><br><span class=gensmall>Accepted as answer by Tavish on Thu May 20, 2004 1:17 pm EST.</span>
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Postby Tavish » Thu May 20, 2004 2:19 pm

Jolly good show ole chap.

40s williams- 234
50s snider- 326
60s killebrew - 393
70s stargell - 296
80s schmidt - 313
90s mcgwire - 405
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