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)

category: Sports

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…

difficulty: hard

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Richard Slominsky, Matthew Preston, and Jesse King

trivia: Incorrect guesses included radio personalities Steve Dahl and Buzz Kilman.


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