This celebrity goo was created by player LaVonne Lemler.
Scott Hardie provided the category and difficulty, made minor changes to the clue provided by LaVonne, and wrote the explanation.
publication date: Friday, May 1, 2015 (part of Spring 2015)
clue: All eyes were on this MLB player when his career was cut short, but not before he got red hot and cornered some impressive stats as a young player.
explanation: Conigliaro was a Boston Red Sox outfielder who suffered a severe eye injury when hit in the face by a pitch. He attempted a comeback but eventually left the sport with permanent eye damage. Fenway Park designated a seating area called Conigliaro's Corner in his honor. more…