This celebrity goo was created by player Russ Wilhelm.
Scott Hardie provided the gooed image, category, and difficulty, made minor changes to the clue provided by Russ, and wrote the explanation.

publication date: Saturday, September 22, 2007 (part of Round XXXI)

category: Sports

clue: This goofy fastballer knew that there was more to winning a game than just being a good player.

explanation: Lefty Gomez, nicknamed "El Goofy," was known for his quick wit, his fastball, and the saying "I'd rather be lucky than good." more…

solved by: Steve West, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Joanna Woods, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Dave Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Shawn Brandt, Greg Bair, and Jason Evans

trivia: Scott used Fusion Room, a component of Kai's Power Goo, to reverse the image. The reversed Yankees logo was the only hint that the player was not right-handed.

Russ Wilhelm's This goo represented "I'd rather be lucky than good" in Russ Wilhelm's "Who Said That?" Week.

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