Another instance of one blog post inspiring another. I posted this a couple of weeks ago: Now at the VORG, which date(s) in #MLB history featured the most common final score? http://t.co/jmCfFt2o05 #dougkern #espn — Diane Firstman (@dianagram) September 11, 2015 And then friend of the VORG @BravesStats chimed in: @dianagram Related request: Consecutive games … Read moreMost Consecutive Games with Same Score (one team)
Sunday night marks the beginning of Rosh Hashanah, the “Jewish New Year”. That means its time for another Sabbathmetrics post, in which we look at whether certain Jewish players performed better on worse on the Sabbath. Normally we focus on position players. This time, we turn our attention the short managerial career of Norm Sherry. … Read moreNorm Sherry and “Sabbathmetrics”
Friend of the VORG Doug Kern from ESPN tweeted out the following a week ago … This is the first day in baseball history where four games ended with a final score of 9-4. Only time I even found three was May 5, 1995. — Doug Kern (@dakern74) September 3, 2015 Which I responded to: … Read moreHere are today’s scores … 2-1, 2-1, 2-1, 2-1, 2-1 and 2-1.
Tuesday, this transaction burst onto the Twitterverse: #Mariners recall OF Stefen Romero & Jose Ramirez from AAA Tacoma; select INF Shawn O’Malley & RHP Tony Zych from AAA. — MarinersPR (@MarinersPR) September 1, 2015 The VORG instantly recognized that “Zych” would set a new record for the last player, alphabetically, to appear in the Majors. … Read moreA Brief History of the Last Player Alphabetically