publication date: Monday, June 29, 2015 (part of Summer 2015)

category: Sports

clue: This red-headed player spent an entire career playing outfield and second base for Chicago, Peoria, and Grand Rapids.

explanation: Gascon was a professional baseball player in the mid-twentieth century. "Red-headed" referred to her common nickname Ginger. more…

difficulty: hard

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, and Mike Rothstein


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