publication date: Monday, October 23, 2000 (part of Round XI)

category: Sports

clue: New York has Rockets? Hmm, can they pitch?

explanation: Clemens was the starting pitcher for the New York Yankees when this goo went online. His nickname was "the Rocket." more…

solved by: David Mitzman, Aaron Fischer, Anna Gregoline, and Edward Tegge

trivia: Clemens played for the Yankees, but was shown in an old photograph, when he played for the Boston Red Sox, and their uniform is visible in the photograph. Though this trick is sometimes done to confuse players, in this case, the old photograph of Clemens was used because it was the only good photograph that could be found.


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