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Friday, March 27, 2020

Dorktown: The 1979 Astros were a team from baseball’s stone age

They finished up having failed to hit even 50 round-trippers. With the Mets excepted, you can see that every other team’s home run total approached or exceeded double that of the Astros — and even New York still hit over 50% more homers than Houston.

Since all teams started playing 162 games in 1962, no one’s hit fewer than 55 homers in a full season. And in only three of the other 1,465 team-seasons did a squad fail to hit more than 60 homers…

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: March 27, 2020 at 01:15 PM | 0 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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