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The Newsday Sports trivia quiz for June 4: Queens

An aerial view of Shea Stadium during the

An aerial view of Shea Stadium during the second of three games between the Mets and Yankees. Credit: Newsday/Ken Sawchuk

A Queens-themed edition of our daily sports trivia quiz.

(Newsday is opening this content to all readers as we provide Long Islanders with a way to take a break during the coronavirus outbreak. All readers can learn the latest news at newsday.com/LiveUpdates)

1

Which of these Hall of Famers played his high school basketball in Queens?

2

In what year did the Mets move into Shea Stadium?

3

Where was the U.S. tennis Open played before moving to Flushing Meadows?

4

What was the Jets’ last season at Shea Stadium?

5

St. John’s won its first basketball game at Alumni Hall – later Carnesecca Arena – on Dec. 6, 1961, against what opponent?

6

Who hit the most home runs in the major leagues among former St. John’s players, with 186?

7

Where did former WNBA star Chamique Holdsclaw play high school basketball?

8

What was the only season in which the Mets exceeded 4 million in paid regular-season attendance?

9

Where did Mets radio announcer Howie Rose go to college?

10

What actor/comedian from Queens later played a fictional Newsday sports columnist on a popular TV sitcom?

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