Tricky ‘Final Jeopardy’ Clue About MLB Team Name Stumps Everyone (Photo)


Most of us who follow professional sports like to think we’re experts in the field. So if you’re a sports fanatic and were watching “Jeopardy!” on Friday night, there’s a good chance your eyes lit up when you saw the “Final Jeopardy” answer was about baseball.

But solving the sports-themed riddle proved a little harder than imagined, at least for the contestants. Here’s the clue:

The correct response is below, but see if you can guess this one on your own.

All three contestants responded incorrectly with guesses of the Chicago Cubs, Minnesota Twins and New York Mets. Contestants on “Jeopardy!” always seem to struggle with sports questions, but we can’t blame them here, as this one is really tricky.

So what was it?

The Los Angeles Angels, of course.

“Los Angeles” translates from Spanish to English as “The Angels,” thus making the team’s full name “The Angels Angels.”

If you were stumped, don’t feel bad. We couldn’t figure it out either.

H/t to Bleacher Report

Thumbnail photo via Twitter/@Im_Connor

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