This Day in Sports (August 17)

Can you answer these multiple choice questions about sports events that happened on August 17th?
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1. 1933: This MLB legend plays his 1,308th consecutive game, setting the record.
Ty Cobb
Tris Speaker
Lou Gehrig
Eddie Collins
2. 1950: Two MLB players do this on the same day.
Inside the park home runs
Get banned for drug use
Break bats
Hit 4 home runs in a game
3. 1957: This MLB player hits a fan twice in the same at bat, one ball breaks her nose, and the other hits her while she was on a stretcher.
Ted Williams
Mickey Mantle
Richie Ashburn
Todd Goble
4. 1969: This golfer wins the first of his four majors.
Arnold Palmer
Ezra Woodson
Tiger Woods
Ray Floyd
5. 1969: The Jets and Giants play their first game against each other in what city, where they share a stadium?
Atlanta
New York City
Toronto
Los Angeles
6. 1987: This boxer is elected to “Ring” magazine’s Boxing Hall of Fame.
Muhammad Ali
Mike Tyson
George Foreman
Joe Frazier
7. 2007: NBA player, Eddie Griffin, dies from what?
Murder
Car crash
Heart Attack
Drug overdose
8. 2008: Rafael Nadal wins the mens’ tennis singles gold medal. What country was he from?
France
Malta
Spain
Mexico
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