Sports Jeopardy! Recap – November 12, 2014

This is Season 1, Episode 8 of Sports Jeopardy!

You can watch this game on Crackle!

Today’s contestants:

Mike Stevens, a mechanical engineering technician from Columbus, IN
mikestevens
Charlie Russ, a physical education teacher from Chicago, IL
charlieruss
Nabaté Isles, a radio producer and professional musician from New York City, NY
nabateisles

Final Jeopardy! category: SPORTS LEGENDS OF THE 1930s

Final Jeopardy! clue: Subject of a book & film, one of his greatest victories was in a 1938 exhibition over his half uncle who was a year younger than him

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Who is Seabiscuit?

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Scores going into Final:
Nabaté 13,750
Mike 6,250
Charlie 1,500

Final Results:
Charlie 1,500 – 1,499 = 1 (Who is Joe Louis?)
Mike 6,250 – 3,000 = 3,250 (Who is Bobby Jones?)
Nabaté 13,750 – 1,000 = 12,750 (Who is James Braddock?)

Scores after the Jeopardy! round:
Nabaté 5,250
Mike 1,750
Charlie 1,500

Daily Double locations:
1) WIMBLEDON 1000 (4th pick)
Nabaté 500 -500 (Charlie -500 Mike -500)

2) NCAA HOOPS TOURNEY MOPs 1000 (6th pick)
Nabaté 7250 +3000 (Mike 2750 Charlie 500)
3) YOU PROBABLY THINK THIS BOOK IS ABOUT YOU 1000 (23rd pick, 2000 left on board)
Nabaté 14750 +1000 (Mike 6250 Charlie 1500)

On the scoreboard:
41 – 92
19 – 85
On September 11, 1985, Pete Rose got the 4192nd hit of his MLB career off Eric Show of the San Diego Padres, surpassing Ty Cobb’s record.

Game stats:
Nabaté 12,750 Coryat, 19 correct, 5 incorrect, 44.44% in first on buzzer
Mike 6,250 Coryat, 10 correct, 4 incorrect, 22.22% in first on buzzer
Charlie 1,500 Coryat, 8 correct, 4 incorrect, 22.22% 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. Nabaté Isles 12,750 (13,750)
  5. Kenny Chung 12,250 (10,750)
  6. Matt Pedicini 10,017 (7,900)
  7. Dan Gartland 10,001 (7,000)
  8. Betsy Schroeder 6,250 (14,250)

(contestant photo credit: sportsjeopardy.com)

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