Sports Jeopardy! Recap – October 29, 2014

This is Season 1, Episode 6 of Sports Jeopardy!

You can watch this game on Crackle!

Today’s contestants:

Mark Harmon, a manager from Macungie, PA
markharmon
Daniel Robertson, a digital content co-ordinator from Dallas, TX
danielrobertson
Neeraj Joshi, an attorney and teacher from New York City, NY
neerajjoshi

Final Jeopardy! category: NOT IN THE BASEBALL HALL OF FAME

Final Jeopardy! clue: Despite holding a single-season batting record for 37 years, this man is not in the Baseball Hall of Fame

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Who is Roger Maris?

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Scores going into Final:
Neeraj 13,500
Daniel 5,000
Mark 5,000

Final Results:
Mark 5,000 – 1,000 = 4,000 (Who is Ron Santo?)
Daniel 5,000 – 1 = 4,999 (Who is Dean Palmer?)
Neeraj 13,500 + 3,499 = 16,999

Scores after the Jeopardy! round:
Mark 1,000
Daniel 1,000
Neeraj 750

Daily Double locations:
1) MAN IN THE ARENA 1000 (11th pick)
Neeraj -250 +1000 (Mark 1000 Daniel 750)

2) AROUND THE RINK 2000 (9th pick)
Neeraj 7250 +2750 (Mark 2500 Daniel 1500)
3) UNIT NICKNAMES 2000 (13th pick)
Neeraj 11000 +2000 (Mark 3000 Daniel 500)

On the scoreboard:
10 – 01
19 – 75
The third fight between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier, known as the “Thrilla In Manila”, took place on October 1, 1975. Ali won by TKO after Frazier’s second, Eddie Futch, conceded the fight prior to the 15th and final round.

Game stats:
Neeraj 12,750 Coryat, 14 correct, 2 incorrect, 26.67% in first on buzzer
Daniel 5,000 Coryat, 11 correct, 4 incorrect, 31.11% in first on buzzer
Mark 5,000 Coryat, 10 correct, 4 incorrect, 24.44% in first on buzzer

Current standings:

  1. Alex DeFrank 22,001 (25,000)
  2. Neeraj Joshi 16,999 (13,500)
  3. Steven Silverman 14,499 (11,250)
  4. Kenny Chung 12,250 (10,750)
  5. Dan Gartland 10,001 (7,000)
  6. Betsy Schroeder 6,250 (14,250)

(contestant photo credit: sportsjeopardy.com)

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