Monday, January 28, 2008

New Feature: Answering the Unanswered Questions in SiteMeter Stats, Episode Number One

Yeah, what the title of the post says. We'll start with an easy one from today's SiteMeter stats -- the Yahoo search query, "What year did Bill Veeck install the exploding scoreboard at comiskey park?" — which led one visitor to an old CBRAT post that did not, sadly, answer the question.

Well, curious Yahoo search referral visitor person, I'm here to solve that oversight right now. Because I have done the research for you, personally, and am pleased to supply the following information —

Drum roll, please.

The answer is: 1960. Bill Veeck installed the exploding scoreboard at Comiskey Park in 1960. You can quote me on it.

As a bonus, here's a site with some nifty pix of said scoreboard.

Next question?

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