The VORG’s “Hard to Spell” List

Tonight will be the conclusion of the Final Round of the 2016 Scripps National Spelling Bee. In honor of this, the VORG presents some of our favorite hard-to-spell player names:
Adam Hyzdu
Al Hargesheimer
Andy Lapihuska
Andy Stankiewicz
Archi Cianfrocco
Arquimedez Pozo
Aurelio Monteagudo
Bevo LeBourveau
Biggs Wehde
Bill Nahorodny
Bill Wambsganss
Billy Grabarkewitz
Bob Zupcic
Brooks Kieschnick
Bud Zipfel
Carl Yastrzemski
Casper Asbjornson
Chris Jakubauskas
Clem Dreisewerd
Cookie Cucurullo
Craig Smajstrla
Dan Quisenberry
Dave Wehrmeister
Dolf Luque
Don Pavletich
Doug Gwosdz
Doug Konieczy
Doug Mientkiewicz
Doug Waechter
Ed Abbaticchio
Ed Eiteljorge
Eddie Yuhas
Eli Grba
Emil Yde
Fernando Seguignol
Frank Sigafoos
Frank Smykal
Franklyn Gracesqui
Fred Jacklitsch
Fred Truax
Frenchy Bordagaray
Gary Rajsich
Gavvy Cravath
Gene Stechschulte
Gene Vadeboncoeur
George Kopacz
Gus Keriazakos
Hank Izquierdo
Hank Schmulbach
Harry Hedgpeth
Harry Vahrenhorst
Howdy Groskloss
J.J. Furmaniak
Jarrett Hoffpauir
Jarrod Saltalamacchia
Jason Isringhausen
Jay Sborz
Jay Witasick
Jeff Samardzija
Jerry Ujdur
Jim Czajkowski
Jim Viox
Jimmy Uchrinscko
Joe Kmak
Joe Krakauskas
Joe Lefebvre
Joe Zdeb
Johnny Podgajny
Johnny Van Cuyk
Jonathan Albaladejo
Jose Valdivielso
Juan Eichelberger
Justin Duchscherer
Kanekoa Texeira
Keiichi Yabu
Keith Luuloa
Ken Szotkiewicz
Kent Hrbek
Kila Ka’aihue
Kirk Saarloos
Lance Zawadzki
Lee Viau
Len Swormstedt
Les Tietje
Link Wasem
Lino Urdaneta
Lou Schiappacasse
Luke Hochevar
Marc Rzepczynski
Mark Grudzielanek
Mark Strittmatter
Mark Teixeira
Matt Skrmetta
Matt Tuiasosopo
Mauro Zarate
Monty Pfyl
Nate Schierholtz
Nick Neugebauer
Nick Strincevich
Ossee Schrecongost
Pete Incaviglia
Pete Weckbecker
Peter Zoccolillo
Phil Ouellette
Porfi Altamirano
Randor Bierd
Red Schoendienst
Rich Yett
Rick Wrona
Ricky Trlicek
Robinzon Diaz
Ron Wotus
Sandy Valdespino
Scott Schoeneweis
Sibby Sisti
Skip Jutze
Steve Wojciechowski
Tadahito Iguchi
Ted Wieand
Tex Wisterzil
Tom Yewcic
Travis Schlichting
Vito Valentinetti
Wayne Terwilliger
Whitey Kurowski
Win Remmerswaal
Winston Llenas
Yats Wuestling

One thought on “The VORG’s “Hard to Spell” List

  1. Doesn’t “Biggs Wehde” make you think of Wade Boggs waking up from general anesthesia? (-;þ

    One correction: Doug Konieczny, from the awful 1975 Astros.

    I love this list.

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