Sports Jeopardy! Recap – October 8, 2014

This is Season 1, Episode 3 of Sports Jeopardy!

You can watch this game on Crackle!

Today’s contestants:

Wayne Cartwright, a purchasing manager from Lancaster, CA
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Steven Silverman, a college student from West Chester, PA
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Herm Sorcher, a CEO and managing partner of a minor league hockey team originally from Freehold, New Jersey
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Alex Trebek made a cameo appearance in this episode, reading Final Jeopardy!

Final Jeopardy! category: ATHLETE/AUTHORS

Final Jeopardy! clue: In 1998, after a pleading article by his son, he was allowed at Old Timers’ Day for his 1st visit to Yankee Stadium in 28 years

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Who is Jim Bouton?

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Scores going into Final:
Wayne 17,750
Steven 11,250
Herm 4,000

Final Results:
Herm 4,000 + 3,000 = 7,000
Steven 11,250 + 3,249 = 14,499
Wayne 17,750 – 4,500 = 13,250 (Who is Pete Rose?)

Scores after the Jeopardy! round:
Wayne 5,250
Steven 3,250
Herm 2,000

Daily Double locations:
1) BIOGRAPHIES & MEMOIRS 750 (19th pick)
Steven 3500 -750 (Wayne 3250 Herm 3000)

2) HAIL MARY 1500 (3rd pick)
Wayne 6250 +1000 (Steven 2750 Herm 1500)
3) NBA TEAMS’ LEADING SCORERS 2000 (20th pick; 5000 left on board)
Wayne 13250 +2000 (Steven 8750 Herm 4000)

On the scoreboard:
19 – 67
10 – 35
On January 15, 1967, the Green Bay Packers defeated the Kansas City Chiefs 35-10 in the first AFL-NFL World Championship Game (now known as Super Bowl I).

Game stats:
Steven 12,000 Coryat, 14 correct, 3 incorrect, 33.33% in first on buzzer
Wayne 18,250 Coryat, 19 correct, 1 incorrect, 37.78% in first on buzzer
Herm 4,000 Coryat, 9 correct, 2 incorrect, 22.22% in first on buzzer

Current standings:

  1. Alex DeFrank 22,001 (25,000)
  2. Steven Silverman 14,499 (11,250)
  3. Kenny Chung 12,250 (10,750)

(contestant photo credit: sportsjeopardy.com)

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