This Day in Sports (August 24)

Can you answer these multiple choice questions about sports events that happened on August 24th?
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1. 1908: NY Giants scores shown on electric diamonds known as "Compton's Baseball Bulletin" at which stadium that is currently the home of the Knicks?
New York Sports Center
TD Garden
MetLife Stadium
Madison Square Garden
2. 1919: What happened to Cleveland pitcher Ray Caldwell that forced him to come out of the game?
He is traded mid-game
Accidentally “dampens” his pants
Hit in the head with a baseball
Struck by lightning
3. 1957: This soccer player plays his first game for Chelsea.
Lionel Messi
Jimmy Greaves
Steven Bridges
John Terry
4. 1961: This MLB shortstop and son of an MLB player is born.
Ken Griffey Jr.
Ted Williams
Cal Ripken Jr.
Chipper Jones
5. 1983: This baseball iron-man finally ends his games played streak at 745.
Rickey Henderson
Pete Rose
Roger Clemens
Barry Bonds
6. 1989: MLB player Pete Rose is suspended from baseball for life because of what?
Gambling
Murder
Insulting the commissioner
Getting drafted to the military
7. 2006: This wide receiver retires with the 49ers.
Deebo Samuel
Emmitt Smith
Jerry Rice
Ronnie Lott
8. 2008: The American basketball team beats Spain for the Olympic medal. What was the team’s nickname?
The Mean Green Team
Dream Team
Hakeem’s Team
Redeem Team
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Level 83
Aug 24, 2020
Your answer for #4 is incorrect.
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Level 49
Aug 24, 2020
Just caught that. My bad; its fixed now.