This Day in Sports (August 2)

Can you answer these multiple choice questions about sports events that happened on August 2nd?
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Last updated: August 2, 2020
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1. 1907: This Hall-of-Fame pitcher plays his first game.
Walter Johnson
Nolan Ryan
Randy Johnson
Babe Ruth
2. 1921: The White Sox are acquitted of their “Black Sox” scandal by a jury. Who was the most famous player on this team?
Joe Mauer
Hank Aaron
Dickey Kerr
Joe Jackson
3. 1938: The MLB uses baseballs of this color for the first time.
Lime Green
4. 1961: The St. Louis Cardinals of the NFL play the first ever game against a Canadian team, the Toronto Argonauts. What league were the Argonauts in?
Major League Soccer
Canadian Football League
National Football League of Canada
Toronto League of American Football
5. 1968: Ron Hansen and Tim Cullen become the first players to do what.
Be traded for each other twice in the same season
Both hit 4 home runs in a game
Play for the same high school, college, and pro team
Play for both teams in the same game
6. 1973: This Royals legend gets his first MLB hit.
Willie Wilson
Frank White
George Brett
Amos Otis
7. 1979: A Washington, D.C trial attorney buys this MLB team.
8. 1982: This Oakland outfielder steals his 100th base of the season.
Cal Ripken Sr.
Jack Sikma
Aaron Judge
Rickey Henderson
9. 1987: Michael Andretti runs fastest Indy car race in history. What was his average speed?
170 mph
171.49 mph
179.89 mph
203.71 mph
10. 1992: Vitaly Scherbo of what country wins 6 gymnastics gold medals in the same Olympics?
11. 1996: The US beats Yugoslavia in basketball to in the gold medal. What was the U.S. team’s nickname?
Redeem Team
Dream Team
Dream Team 3
The Bad Boys
12. 2012: This American swimmer wins three consecutive gold medals in the 2012 Olympics.
Ernie Bert
Michael Phelps
Jesse Owens
Kurt Rambis
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