Two down and two to go in round 2 of the Madness. Here now are the match-ups in the Round of 256 in the “Spelling Bee” region. Voting will be open until late Tuesday evening. As always, the letters and numbers to the left of the name are for clerical purposes only.
We just realized we had another tie in Round 1 of the “Spelling Bee” region. Help us break the tie by Friday afternoon so we can move onto Round 2 in this region.
Earlier this evening we began the second round of March Moniker Madness with the “Sounds Dirty” region. Here now is the second round “Fun to Say” region match-ups. These pairings will also be open through late Saturday evening Eastern time.
We’ve finished Round 1 of March Moniker Madness, and have whittled down the field to a mere 256. Our first group in the second round is the “Sounds Dirty” Region. Voting will end late Saturday evening Eastern. As always, the letters and numbers to the left of the player’s name is for my clerical purposes … Read more
Here is Part 2 of the “Mom and Dad” region voting. We’re also including a tie-breaker pairing from the “Spelling Bee” region and from Part 1 of the “Mom and Dad” region, as one match-up in each ended deadlocked. Voting for these pairings will end late Wednesday evening. As always, the letters and numbers to … Read more
Back in the day, the newspaper boxscore listed each batter and their position, along with four main offensive stats: at-bats, runs, hits and runs batted in. You’d peruse the paper to see that your player went 4-0-0-0, and pretty assuredly know it wasn’t his best day. Now the Internet has allowed the boxscore to become … Read more
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 at names in a single post. Part 2 of this group will go up in … Read more
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 OBP Barry Bonds .609 2004 SLG Babe Ruth .847 1920 OPS Barry Bonds 1.422 2004 … Read more