publication date: Sunday, May 19, 2019 (part of Spring 2019)

category: Sports

clue: After breaking a long-standing baseball curse in Boston, he did it again in Chicago.

explanation: Epstein was the general manager of the Red Sox team that won the World Series for the first time in 86 years. He then became the president of baseball operations for the Chicago Cubs, after which they won their first World Series in 108 years. more…

difficulty: easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Erik Bates, and Stan Iwanchuk

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