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The Newsday sports trivia quiz for June 26: True or false

Michael Jordan looks up at the score during

Michael Jordan looks up at the score during the third quarter of their NBA Finals game against the Utah Jazz, Sunday, June 14, 1998, in Salt Lake City.  Credit: ASSOCIATED PRESS/MARK J. TERRILL

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

 

1

Michael Jordan was born in North Carolina.

2

The Rangers were the first NHL team based in New York.

3

Babe Ruth was an orphan.

4

Basketball inventor James Naismith was from Massachusetts.

5

Women were not allowed in the first New York City Marathon in 1970.

6

No college basketball team has won the NIT and NCAA tournaments in the same season.

7

Jiggs McDonald was the Islanders’ lead TV play-by-play man when they won their first Stanley Cup in 1979-80.

8

Dave Roberts’ pivotal steal of second base for the Red Sox against the Yankees in Game 4 of the 2004 ALCS was his only career postseason steal.

9

Hall of Fame Giants back Tuffy Leemans’ real first name was Tuffy.

10

Cy Young’s middle name was “True.”