Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category Historic Figures) for Wednesday, September 30, 2020 (Season 37, Game 13):
In a 1912 telegram to his wife, he said, “Am feeling fine. Have bullet in chest, but…talked for hour and half after being shot”
(correct response beneath the contestants)
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|Kamal Moo, an attorney from Lakewood, California
|Katrina Post, a client relationship manager from Santa Monica, California
|Mason Maggio, a songwriter from Los Angeles, California (1-day total: $19,000)
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Correct response: Who is Theodore Roosevelt?
More information about Final Jeopardy:
Shortly prior to a speech on October 14, 1912, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, while on the campaign trail as the Progressive Party candidate for President of the United States, former president Theodore Roosevelt was shot. (Are you reading this on a page other than The Jeopardy! Fan? It’s been stolen from there.) According to X-rays, the bullet lodged into Roosevelt’s fourth right rib, but the bullet had been slowed down significantly by, ironically enough, his 50-page speech that had been tucked into his jacket pocket. Doctors decided that it would be more dangerous to attempt to remove the bullet and did not do so.
Roosevelt finished second in the election to Woodrow Wilson; incumbent William Howard Taft finished third as Roosevelt and Taft split the Republican half of the vote; Wilson received only 41.6% of the national popular vote but over 400 electoral votes.
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Looking to find out who won Jeopardy! today? Tonight’s results are below!
Scores going into Final:
Kamal $6,000 – $5,900 = $100 (Who was Ernest Hemingway?)
Katrina $11,600 – $4,000 = $7,600 (Who is William McKinley!)
Mason $20,600 + $3,000 = $23,600 (Who is Teddy Roosevelt) (2-day total: $42,600)
Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Opening break taken after: 15 clues
Daily Double locations:
1) YESTERDAY $600 (clue #13)
Kamal 1600 -1000 (Mason 1000 Katrina 2400)
2) AMERICANA $1600 (clue #10)
Kamal 3400 +1000 (Mason 10400 Katrina 5200)
3) FLOWERS ON THE WALL $1200 (clue #15)
Mason 11200 +3000 (Katrina 6000 Kamal 6800)
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: -6
J! Round: None!
DJ! Round: None!
Total Left On Board: $0
Number of clues left unrevealed this season: 30 (2.31 per episode average), 1 Daily Double
Mason $18,800 Coryat, 22 correct, 0 incorrect, 33.33% in first on buzzer (19/57), 2/2 on rebound attempts (on 7 rebound opportunities)
Katrina $11,600 Coryat, 16 correct, 3 incorrect, 31.58% in first on buzzer (18/57), 1/1 on rebound attempts (on 4 rebound opportunities)
Kamal $7,600 Coryat, 13 correct, 5 incorrect, 24.56% in first on buzzer (14/57), 2/2 on rebound attempts (on 3 rebound opportunities)
Combined Coryat Score: $38,000
Lach Trash: $10,600 (on 8 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $5,400
Mason Maggio, career statistics:
43 correct, 2 incorrect
4/4 on rebound attempts (on 13 rebound opportunities)
32.74% in first on buzzer (37/113)
2/2 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $7,000)
1/2 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $18,000
Katrina Post, career statistics:
16 correct, 4 incorrect
1/1 on rebound attempts (on 4 rebound opportunities)
31.58% in first on buzzer (18/57)
0/0 on Daily Doubles
0/1 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $11,600
Kamal Moo, career statistics:
13 correct, 6 incorrect
2/2 on rebound attempts (on 3 rebound opportunities)
24.56% in first on buzzer (14/57)
1/2 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $0)
0/1 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $7,600
Mason Maggio, to win:
3 games: 66.620%
Avg. streak: 3.996 games.
- I was disappointed by Katrina’s Final Jeopardy! wager as it left her with zero chance of actually winning the game.
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