Of the last 31 you have seen,
ubragging rights came with sixteen,
Each time you learn who wins,
Note how the text begins,
So you can prevent seventeen.
Puzzle Rules: The answer to the puzzle is a current or former Dodger. Comment freely in the thread, but if you have the solution, please don't give it away to everyone in the comments section. Instead, do the following:
- Email us with the first and last name of the answer, along with your reasoning (answers arrived at via luck or the wrong reasoning, even if correct, count for participation credit only). And please include your screen name somewhere in the email; and
- Post a comment simply saying you have emailed your solution attempt. I may not be able to reply to your original email promptly, so please be patient and check back on the comment thread for the latest news; I may confirm correct answers there.
You have until midnight PT tonight to submit your answer. Solution will be posted tomorrow. Good luck!
Hint #1 (10:00am): If you're confused with the 4th-to-last word of the resulting message, think about Tom Hanks' volleyball buddy.
Hint #2 (10:00am): You're gotta do it for all 31, not just the 16.
Hint #3 (2:00pm): Additional hint embedded in limerick.
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