This Day in Sports (August 11)

Can you answer the multiple choice questions about sports events that happened on August 11th?
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1. 1919: This NFL team is founded by George Calhoun and Curly Lambeau.
Chicago Bears
New England Patriots
Detroit Lions
Green Bay Packers
2. 1929: Babe Ruth becomes the first MLB player to hit this many home runs in a career.
100
300
500
1000
3. 1950: This Yankee great is benched for the first time after batting a .279 average.
Joe DiMaggio
Ted Williams
Willie Mays
Yogi Berra
4. 1951: The first televised baseball game in color is broadcasted at this city.
Los Angeles
New York City
Chicago
Cleveland
5. 1962: SF Giants manager Alvin Dark orders the grounds crew do what to the basepaths to prohibit Dodger All-Star Maury Wills stealing bases.
Elevate them
Water them down
Plant grass
Put down spike strips
6. 1984: 101,799 fans show up to watch France play a soccer match against what country?
Italy
Spain
Brazil
UK
7. 1985: Rudolf Povarnitsin sets the new high jump record. What country was he from?
USSR
Yugoslavia
Belarus
Romania
8. 1993: This Red Sox pitcher pitches his 2,000th strikeout
“Smoky Joe” Wood
Cy Young
Pedro Martinez
Roger Clemens
9. 2013: Usain Bolt runs the best 100m time of the year. What country is he from?
Nigeria
Jamaica
USA
Venezuela
10. 2016: This Oceania country wins the men’s sevens rugby gold medal.
Samoa
Australia
Fiji
New Zealand
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Level 71
Aug 11, 2020
50% not bad considering the only thing I know about baseball is that it's similar to the British school game of rounders !