Monthly Archives: February 2012

March Moniker Madness – Rd. of 512 – “What Were Mom and Dad Thinking” Region – Part 1

Here is Part 1 of the final Round 1 group in March Moniker Madness, the “Mom and Dad” region*.  After some feedback, we decided to break this group into two parts, so voters don’t need to spend so long looking … Continue reading

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Leap Year Leaders

Wednesday is Leap Day and to “celebrate”, the VORG hereby presents the single-season record holders specifically restricted to Leap Years. I limited this to post-1900, if you’re wondering . . . STAT LEADER RECORD YEAR AVG Rogers Hornsby .424 1924 … Continue reading

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March Moniker Madness – Round of 512 – “Spelling Bee” Region

As of tomorrow we’ll have two regions down and two to go in the first round of March Moniker Madness.  For now we’ll start the “Spelling Bee” region.  Voting in this region will be open through 7:30 PM Eastern Wednesday … Continue reading

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March Moniker Madness – “Sounds Dirty” Region – Round of 512 Results

Results of the Round of 512 in the “Sounds Dirty” region are now final.  The 32 winners move into the round of 256 next week.  Here are the final tallies: SD-40 Dickie Thon (73%, 56 Votes) SD-39 Dickie Noles (27%, … Continue reading

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March Moniker Madness – Round of 512 – “Fun to Say” Region

So as the first round of the “Sounds Dirty” region winds down (you have until 11:30 PM Eastern Thursday evening to vote), let’s offer up first round matchups in the “Fun to Say” division.  Voting in this region will be … Continue reading

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March Moniker Madness – Round of 512 – “Sounds Dirty” Region

OK here we go.  This group of polls (the first round in the “Sounds Dirty” region) will close Thursday evening at approximately 11:30 PM Eastern. The letters and numbers prior to each person’s name is NOT a seed.  Its for … Continue reading

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March Moniker Madness Field is Set

After poring over at least 600 names via e-mail/comments and scouring the Lahman database, the field of 512 (!) names is set for the “March Moniker Madness”. Some comments before we get started: The four regions (each 128 names) are: … Continue reading

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