For any Nationals fan, or frankly any baseball fan, the answer to this “Jeopardy!” question on Thursday, July 13 was fairly easy:
Although, as Dan Steinberg of The Washington Post pointed out, Bryce Harper hasn’t been called “Bam Bam” in nearly four years. So this could have gone over most fans’ heads. This is the second time the five-time All-Star has been referenced in “Jeopardy!” His popular catchphrase, “That’s a clown question, bro,” was a clue in January 2013:
CATEGORY: THAT’S A CLOWN QUESTION, BRO. CLUE: Tim Curry described this character as “a smile gone bad” #jeopardy-- Jeopardy! (@Jeopardy) January 25, 2013
Harper also joins former teammate Blake Treinen as the only Nationals players featured on the popular gameshow.
By Abigail Tufts