Sports Trivia Quiz Questions From the 1970s
Trivia sports quiz questions from 1970 to 1979 with topics about famous athletes, Basketball, Football, Golf and more!
Non 90s Trivia
Non 90s Trivia
1970s Sports Trivia Questions
Which jockey rode Affirmed to the Triple Crown in 1978 aged 18?
A: Steve Cauthen.
What NBA team failed to make the playoffs in 1994 for the first time since 1976?
A: The Los Angeles Lakers.
In which Park was the New York marathon run until 1970?
What were the only two brothers to win the Cy Young Award
Brian Barnes played golf for Scotland in the 70s but where was he born?
Mark Spitz landed how many gold medals in the 1972 Olympics?
Which country did 70s French Open women's singles winner "Virginia Rusici come from?
Who was pitching when pitcher Joe Niekro smacked his only homer, in 1976?
A: Phil Niekro.
How many times did the New York Yankees win the World Series in the 1970s?
Who was the first tennis player from an Iron Curtin country to win the United States Open?
A: Romanian Ile Nastase in 1972
Who did Kareem Abdul-Jabbar play for before he joined the Los Angeles Lakers in 1976?
A: Milwaukee Bucks.
What hide was first used to cover baseballs in 1975?
What team hired the NFL's first professional cheerleading squad, in 1972?
A: The Dallas Cowboys.
What decade saw the NFL ban blocking below the waist and head slapping?
A: The 1970's.
Which Jimmy was tennis No 1 for five years in the 70s?
The Ali v Foreman fight of 1974 was outside which city?
In 1972 who ordered the last three seconds of the basketball
final to be played again, which gave the USSR gold?
How many career grand slams did Frank Robinson swat besides the
two he hit in consecutive at bats in 1970?
In the 1978 US Masters, who was leading Gary Player be seven
strokes only to lose by a single stroke?
What pitcher set a record in 1977 for most walks in a post World
War II season, with 201?
Where was the Rumble in the Ali v Foreman fight in Zaire in 1974?
Who was Joe DiMaggio nearly traded to the Red Sox for in 1976?
Who beat the Babe Ruth's record 714 home runs in 1974?
Who was ejected in the men's basketball final in 1972?
What did Phil Niekro throw six times in one 1979 game,
including four in one inning, typing per game and per inning
Who won the 1977 US Golf Open despite receiving a death threat
Who was women's tennis No 1 from in each year from 1967-73?
Who won every Lacrosse World championship between 1974 to 1994?
Who netted an NBA record 72.7 field goal percentage in the
What slugger received 900,000 letters in the first six months
What former Yankee southpaw explained how to doctor a baseball in
the 1977 article "Confessions of a Gunkball Artist"?
What woman won five U.S. figure skating titles from 1969 to 1973,
but never an Olympic gold medal?
What L.A. Lakers great might have played for Chicago if the Bulls
had called "tails" in a 1979 NBA coin toss?