Category Archives: Awards

The VORG salutes The Oscars

Tonight brings us the Academy Awards, and one of the top nominees for Best Picture is 12 Years A Slave. The VORG celebrates this year’s ceremony by presenting OUR Best Picturetcher Oscar to “12 Years, a Save“, for the pitchers … Continue reading

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The VORG’s All-Haiku 2013 HOF Ballot Rundown

The VORG doesn’t have a Hall of Fame ballot to cast.  But we do offer our second annual All-Haiku review of the names on said ballot: Last chance Jack Morris A Blyleven-like groundswell Or a shrug and sigh? Hey Don … Continue reading

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The VORG’s 2013 “Most Voweluable Player” Awards

The last of the 2013 season awards will be handed out Thursday afternoon, as the AL and NL MVPs are announced.  Here at the VORG, MVP stands for “Most Voweluable Player”, that being the player in each league with the … Continue reading

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Repost: The 2013 “Pi Young Award” Winners

Note:  Since today is the official announcement of the AL and NL Cy Young Awards, the VORG is re-posting its “Pi Young Awards” for 2013. ———————————————————————————————————- With game 163 for the Rays and Rangers in the books, we’ve finally reached … Continue reading

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2013 VORG Manager of the Year Awards

Tuesday afternoon will see the continuation of the 2013 MLB award period, with the AL and NL Managers of the Year being announced.  These awards are usually given to the skipper of a team that exceeds its preseason expectations. At … Continue reading

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2013 VORG Rookie of the Year awards

Major League Baseball begins its awards for the 2013 regular season with Monday’s announcement of the respective Rookie of the Year in each league.  Here at the VORG, we have rather unique criteria for our version of the ROY awards.  … Continue reading

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The “Nate Silver Slugger Award”

It began, as it so often does, with a seemingly innocent tweet, this time from Dan Szymborski of ESPN: Dan Szymborski @DSzymborski Never been interested in the Silver Slugger award, but I would like to see a Nate Silver Slugger … Continue reading

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