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.



Similar Goos

Peter Clentzos

This Olympian wanted his team to make the most of their time, not vocalize their admiration towards beautiful women. Go »

Charles Wood

How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood? A woodchuck would chuck as much wood as a woodchuck could chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood. Go »

Ted DiBiase

You may not be able to buy a world championship, but this million dollar man could. Go »

George Graham Vest

This man proved, beyond a reasonable doubt, that a special bond exists between certain players and their pets. Go »

Al Dvorin

This goo's claim to fame resulted from notifying the local populace that "The King" would not be returning any time soon. Go »

Colin Baker

When this Irish lad went to Hong Kong to play for the city's oldest club, they probably thought, "Hu is this guy?" Go »