Tonight we asked…
#FTFTrivia Who holds the Pirates record for most total bases in a single game?
— Forbes to Federal (@ForbesToFederal) February 14, 2013
and the answer to tonight’s #FTFTrivia is…
In a late-May of 1968 game against the Cubs at Wrigley, where anything can happen, Pops crushed three bombs, doubled off the ivy wall, and singled to collect a total of 15 bases. He led the offensive charge and drove in more runs than the Cubs even scored. The Pirates won the game by a score of 13-6.
Stargell’s 15 total bases were brought up a few times throughout the 2012 season when Pedro Alvarez had a few games with two home runs and an extra base hit, but Pops’ record still stands going into 2013.
Congratulations to tonight’s winners: @RobertBit, @Zach_Morrison1, @johnlucas18, @fdawg30, @baseballfan4746, and @yarpirates.
Thanks to all who participated, and tune in next time for another edition of #FTFTrivia.