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The Newsday sports trivia quiz for June 17

Mookie Wilson's grounder went through the legs of

Mookie Wilson's grounder went through the legs of Boston's Bill Buckner in Game 6 of the 1986 World Series on Oct. 25, 1986. Credit: AP / Stan Grossfeld

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

 

1

Who was the Mets’ first base coach when Mookie Wilson’s grounder went between the legs of Bill Buckner in Game 6 of the 1986 World Series?

Mets outfielder Mookie Wilson hits a grounder toward

Mets outfielder Mookie Wilson hits a grounder toward Red Sox first baseman Bill Buckner in Game 6 of the World Series on Oct. 25, 1986, to score Ray Knight with the winning run. Credit: Newsday / Paul J. Bereswill

Credit: Newsday / Paul J. Bereswill

2

What college did local sportscasters Michael Kay, Bob Papa, Chris Carrino, Mike Breen, John Giannone, Paul Dottino, Ryan Ruocco and Jack Curry attend?

3

How high off the ground is the crossbar in American football?

4

The Yankees’ first regular radio play-by-play man was Arch McDonald, in what year?

5

What was former Mets outfielder Len Dykstra’s nickname?

6

What were Yankees home runs referred to during a beer brand’s long-ago sponsorship of the team?

7

Who was the first manager of the Mets?