This celebrity goo was created by player Chris Lemler.
Scott Hardie provided the category and difficulty, made minor changes to the clue provided by Chris, and wrote the explanation.

publication date: Saturday, March 19, 2016 (part of Spring 2016)

category: Sports

clue: Being 18 out of 54 cards in a deck was pretty good, until the deck came crashing down by accident in October 2014.

explanation: Taveras wore 18 while playing with the Cardinals. He was killed in a car accident on October 26, 2014. more…

difficulty: hard

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Joanna Woods, and Mike Rothstein

trivia: Chris created this goo the day after Taveras's death as a tribute. Scott added detail to Chris's clue.


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