Arthur Chu continued his dominant play through this week, winning his ninth game on Friday, although he had probably the fiercest competition he’s had so far in buzzer-quick Semret Lemma, who managed to keep the game from being a lock for the first time since regularly play resumed after the College Tournament. Semret kept the game close well into Double Jeopardy! but a gutsy (and smart!) wager by Arthur set him up for a healthy, but not dominating, lead. Best of luck to him and his would-be ousters this week, as we take a look at Friday, February 28th’s sports-history-technology-science Double Jeopardy! category, Photography.
Jeopardy! category: PHOTOGRAPHY (28-02-2014)
$400 clue: It’s the location where the iconic Pulitzer-winning photo seen here was taken
The gist: On June 13, 1948, Nat Fein, staff photographer at the New York Herald Tribune knelt in foul territory behind the third base line and took the first sports photo to win a Pulitzer Prize. He’d previously taken photos of luminaries like Albert Einstein, Queen Elizabeth II, Albert Schweitzer, and Marilyn Monroe, but he that day he was assigned to cover a very special event in baseball history. Continue reading