23 Skidoo It Again

Friday night, the Mets defeated the Rockies at Coors Field by the score of 14-9. Saturday night, the Mets defeated the Rockies again, by the exact same 14-9 margin. That got the VORG wondering if the combined 23 runs in each game is the most in consecutive games between the same teams, with the same … Read more23 Skidoo It Again

Opposing Pitchers Sharing a Birthday

In a group of 25 people (such as a baseball club), there is a 57% chance that at least two people will share a birthday. In a group of 50 people (such as competing ballclubs), there is a 97% chance of at least two people sharing a birthday. Given this, how often have opposing pitchers … Read moreOpposing Pitchers Sharing a Birthday

The Day’s Games are Home or Visitor Sweeps (or close to it)

On Tuesday, all 15 home teams won their games, a first in MLB history. That got the VORG wondering about other “sweeps”, by either the home or visiting teams, based on the number of games on a day. Thanks to the gamelogs from Retrosheet, here are the most wins on a single day by the … Read moreThe Day’s Games are Home or Visitor Sweeps (or close to it)

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