This Day In Sports (July 29)

Answer these multiple choice questions about what happened in sports on July 29.
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1. 1874: Major Walton Copton Winfield of England patents his design for the lawn-_____court.
Badminton
Basketball
Volleyball
Tennis
2. 1915: This 41 year old Pittsburgh Pirate hits a grand slam.
Ty Cobb
Honus Wagner
Roberto Clemente
Babe Ruth
3. 1921: At age 54, Cy Young pitches 2 innings because of what city’s 125 year anniversary?
Oakland
Pittsburgh
Detroit
Cleveland
4. 1940: John Sigmund swims 289 miles from St. Louis to Caruthersville, MO, in what body of water?
Mississippi River
Missouri River
Truman Reservoir
A pool
5. 1957: This person TKO’s Tommy Jackson in 10 for the heavyweight title.
Hurricane Jackson
Floyd Patterson
Mike Tyson
John Smoltz
6. 1979: Golfer Nancy Lopez wins this major, her first ever.
U.S Open
Australian Open
Canadian Open
Master’s
7. 1989: Javier Sotomayor breaks the high jump record. What country was he from?
Colombia
United States
Cuba
Mexico
8. 1989: This Cubs legend is traded from the Rangers to the White Sox.
Ken Griffey Jr.
Chipper Jones
Lou Gehrig
Sammy Sosa
9. 1990: The U.S. beats this country in the Women’s Tennis Federation Cup.
Russia
Canada
Cuba
Soviet Union
10. 1990: The Red Sox set a record of 12 of these in a single game.
Home Runs
Doubles
Triples
RBI’s
11. 1991: Yankee fans throw cups among other things at this player.
Jose Canseco
Alex Rodriguez
Fred McGriff
Sammy Sosa
12. 1991: The first Sunday night game at this stadium is played between the Mets and Cubs.
Shea Stadium
Metlife Stadium
Wrigley Field
Guaranteed Rate Field
13. 1995: This team wins their first NFL exhibition game against the Jacksonville Jaguars
Houston Oilers
San Diego Chargers
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Carolina Panthers
14. 2001: The Tour-de-France has no winner because this cyclist was busted for using PED’s.
René Pottier
Lance Armstrong
Chris Froome
Eddy Merckx
15. 2003: This player hits a grand slam from both sides of the plate in the same game.
Greg Ostertag
Alex Rodriguez
Bill Mueller
Ricky Henderson
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