This Day in Sports (August 4)

Can you answer these multiple choice questions about sports events that happened on the 4th of August?
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1. 1909: MLB umpire, Tim Hurst is banned from the league for doing what to player Eddie Collins?
Saying derogatory slurs
Hitting him with a bat
Punching his face
Spitting in his face
2. 1934: This Giants outfielder becomes the first player to score 6 runs in a game.
Yogi Berra
Tom Heinsohn
Mel Ott
Joshua Jingle
3. 1936: This African American wins his second Olympic gold medal in Germany.
Jesse Owens
Carl Lewis
Usain Bolt
Luz Long
4. 1948: The Olympics introduce this sport for women, where participants hurl a heavy ball.
Basketball
Javelin
Shot Put
Discus
5. 1992: The Olympic diving event is dominated by people from what Asian country?
China
Yugolsavia
Thailand
Korea
6. 1995: This Mets outfielder joins the Yankees after being suspended for substance abuse.
Pete Rose
Darryl Strawberry
Alex Rodriguez
Nolan Ryan
7. 2005: Pat Day retires from what sport?
Horse Racing
Curling
NASCAR Racing
Baseball
8. 2007: This player ties Hank Aaron’s home run record.
Derek Jeter
Ken Griffey Jr.
Ichiro Suzuki
Barry Bonds
9. 2012: This American tennis player takes home the gold medal in singles.
Roger Federer
Serena Williams
Venus Williams
Maria Sharapova
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Level 71
Aug 4, 2020
Got 4 today, I know absolutely nothing about Baseball
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Level 49
Aug 4, 2020
Yeah, I feel kind of bad for putting a ton of baseball, but its really the only sport that goes on this time of year, besides the Olympics, of course, and cricket, which I know next to nothing about.