It's only been 10-days since we started the current round of Dead Guy, but we've just witnessed a high flying Lebron-style dunk from a super-sleuth who guessed that our mystery man was..
Dr. James Naismith (November 6, 1861 – November 28, 1939) was a Canadian American sports coach and innovator. He invented the sport of basketball in 1891. He wrote the original basketball rulebook, founded the University of Kansas basketball program, and lived to see basketball adopted as an Olympic demonstration sport in 1904 and as an official event at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, as well as the birth of both the National Invitation Tournament (1938) and the NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship (1939). ( More )
FREDERIC HORRELL (Boucherville) was our big winner.. picking up bragging rights on CHOM and a Prestige Sport Driving Package with his choice of 2 Ferraris and a Lambo to tear around one of 4 pro racing tracks in the Montreal area!
Here are the clues that Frederic based his guess on...
Today is DAY-10 of the contest, and here's what we know so far.. the "dead guy" :
- was NOT Greek
- WAS born in North America
- was NOT a black man
- was NOT a race car driver
- was NOT an actor
- was NOT a business man
- WAS older than 50 when he died
- WAS Canadian
- was NOT a hockey player
Just in case you were wondering.. the "dead guy" is NOT : Stanley Baldwin, Randy "Macho Man" Savage, Gilles Villeneuve, Maurice "Rocket" Richard, Pete Seeger, Ed Sullivan, Calixa Lavallée or George Mountain.