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Bob Mesko

Hello Denver, I'm Bob Mesko. Watch me on Jeopardy! to see if I soar for the "Mile High City."

2006 Tournament of Champions wildcard semifinalist: $10,000.
Season 22 5-time champion: $68,599 + $2,000.

A poorly-worded Daily Double that cost Bob his fourth game resulted in his return to the show a few months after his first appearance. He went on to win two more games in Season 22.

Last name pronounced like "MESS-ko".

Bob died at the age of 49 on 2012-11-16, after battling cancer, including two stem-cell transplants for both lymphoma and leukemia.

Bob appeared in the following 3 archived games:
#4983, aired 2006-04-19 Bob Mesko vs. Kathleen Larkey vs. Rodney Waites Bob Mesko game 6.
#4982, aired 2006-04-18 Bob Mesko vs. Luis Sandoval vs. Melissa Garber Bob Mesko game 5.
#4981, aired 2006-04-17 Brian Lamb vs. Bob Mesko vs. Holly Owens Bob Mesko game 4-B.
Bob previously appeared on Jeopardy! as Bob Mesko in the following 4 archived games:
#4924, aired 2006-01-26 Bob Mesko vs. Miranda Schwartz vs. Glenn Barnes Bob Mesko game 4-A.
#4923, aired 2006-01-25 Bob Mesko vs. Margaret Mitchell vs. Peter Booker Bob Mesko game 3.
#4922, aired 2006-01-24 Bob Mesko vs. Wendy Kautz vs. Nick Klaiber Bob Mesko game 2.
#4921, aired 2006-01-23 Marcus Jackson vs. Cynthia Pearson vs. Bob Mesko Bob Mesko game 1.
Bob would later appear on Jeopardy! as Bob Mesko in the following 2 archived games:
#5001, aired 2006-05-15 Vik Vaz vs. Aaron Thompson vs. Bob Mesko 2006 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 1.
#4999, aired 2006-05-11 Michael Falk vs. David Madden vs. Bob Mesko 2006 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 4.

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