Legendary TV game show Jeopardy! may have reached peak nerdiness on Friday as one of their $1,600 questions pertained to Sabermetrics. None of the three contestants even mustered a guess.
Clue: This word for the science of baseball analytics comes from the name of a research society.
Five Thirty Eight’s Ben Lindbergh provided video on Twitter:
It’s hard to fault the trio for whiffing, though. If one is not a baseball devotee, Sabermetrics simply isn’t something that pops up in everyday conversations.