Monthly Archives: October 2012

The VORG’s Frankenstorm Team

So, here in New York City-Metro area (VORG headquarters), we’re preparing for Hurricane Sandy, which is supposed to make landfall in South Jersey sometime Monday evening.  With that, we’re raiding store shelves for candles, bottled water, batteries and such. To … Continue reading

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The VORG 2012 World Series Preview

Here’s some things you probably didn’t know about each member of the World Series teams (based on presumed rosters as of Tuesday afternoon). First up, the Tigers: Pitchers  Al Alburquerque : Has not allowed a homerun in his 56.2 inning … Continue reading

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Its “Mole Day”

Some science geeks declare today to be “Mole Day“.  Mole Day is: … an unofficial holiday celebrated among chemists on October 23, between 6:02 AM and 6:02 PM, making the date 6:02 10/23 … The time and date are derived from Avogadro’s number, which is … Continue reading

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So Who You Got?

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Internet Baseball Awards

Baseball Prospectus is once again hosting the annual “Greg Spira Memorial Internet Baseball Awards“, where readers can cast a vote for their Cy Youngs, MVPs, top rookies and managers of the year.  You can also post links to your votes to … Continue reading

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The Space Jump . . . in Baseball terms

Earlier today, Felix Baumgartner successfully completed a jump from a record 24 miles in space.  A pressurized capsule, lifted by a special helium balloon, ascended to 128,097 feet before Baumgartner leapt out of the capsule and endured an extensive free-fall … Continue reading

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Baseball is a Melting Pot

In honor of the official Columbus Day today, here are the earliest appearances of a player from each US State/territory, Canadian province and many foreign countries.  This covers 1871-2011: Birthplace / Name / Debut Afghanistan Jeff Bronkey 5/2/1993 American Samoa Tony Solaita 9/16/1968 Aruba Gene Kingsale 9/3/1996 Australia Joe … Continue reading

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