This celebrity goo was created by player Steve West.
Scott Hardie replaced the difficulty and made major changes to the clue provided by Steve.
publication date: Tuesday, June 20, 2017 (part of Summer 2017)
clue: Disco music may be seen as just plain bad by some (including this promotional director), but bad enough to cause a baseball team to forfeit a game?
explanation: On July 12, 1979, the Chicago White Sox held Disco Demolition Night in which fans were encouraged to bring disco albums that were to be destroyed between games of a double-header. Mayhem ensued badly enough that the second game was forfeited to the Detroit Tigers. Promotional Director Mike Veeck got the blame and ultimately was forced to resign. more…
intended difficulty: hard
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, and Jesse King
trivia: Incorrect guesses included radio personalities Steve Dahl and Buzz Kilman.