1958 American League MVP and his wife were on the show
As one will see from pages 183 and 184 of my biography of Jackie Jensen, The Golden Boy (see Amazon), Jackie Jensen duped his (second)wife Katharine into attending the show. She won a much-needed washer and dryer combination. This occurred in September 1974, which was probably near the end of the show's run. She thought the show was "drivel," and an usher had his hands full keeping her in her seat until Jack's appearance. From the information Katharine provided when interviewed for the book, Jack's silhouette first appeared behind a curtain, and she recognized his voice. She was spotlighted in the audience, which caused her much embarrassment. She reported she was "hefted" onto the stage. Jack told to promise she wouldn't tell anyone she was on the show, but the baseball team Jack was coaching (Cal Bears) had gotten wind of it ahead of time and watched the show in their locker room.
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