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Sports trivia quiz, May 14

UTEP's Bob Beamon soars 26 feet, 11 1/2

UTEP's Bob Beamon soars 26 feet, 11 1/2 inches during the National AAU Indoor Track and Field championships held at Oakland, California, Feb. 24, 1968. Credit: AP/Sal Veder

A daily sports trivia quiz to test your knowledge of sports history.

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1

Who was the only Met who had multiple hits in their first game as a franchise on April 11, 1962?

2

New York has hosted multiple crosstown World Series. Which of the places listed below has NOT hosted such an event?

3

In 1944 Reds pitcher Joe Nuxhall became the youngest player ever to appear in a major league game. How old was he?

4

What former Hofstra basketball coach took Princeton to a Final Four in 1965?

5

What Hall of Fame baseball player of the early 20th century is the great-uncle of former Newsday and Sports Illustrated writer Tim Layden?

6

For what college do the Marx Brothers play football in the 1932 film, “Horse Feathers”?

7

What Queens high school did former long jump world record holder Bob Beamon attend?

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