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‘Jeopardy!’ Contestant Thought Babe Ruth Broke The MLB Color Barrier

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One contestant on “Jeopardy!” didn’t quite have her baseball stats in order and it led to a viral moment. Host Alex Trebek read a question asking who broke the color barrier in baseball, to which she answered Babe Ruth. The correct answer is Jackie Robinson. Following the viral moment, people quickly took to the internet to react and share their opinions on what went down.

Tags: Access, jeopardy, TV, Jeopardy!, Alex Trebek, game shows, Babe Ruth, Jackie Robinson
S2020 E01 minInterviewNews and InformationDaytime
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