After we posted our tribute to Breaking Bad over the weekend, friend of the VORG @justarobert wrote a Perl script that generated a cleaner version of the list, ridding some of the names of extraneous letters/symbols and finding some over-looked names. The VORG thanks Robert for his efforts!
Sunday night is the series finale of the Emmy award-winning Breaking Bad. To honor this landmark series, the VORG is happy to present this list of MLB player names that can be formed entirely from symbols in the Periodic Table. This should be a fairly complete list . . . we may have missed one or two, we may have included a couple that shouldn’t have qualified . . . there are some cases in which multiple combination of symbols can form the name . . . but there ARE 875 names here!
Some science geeks declare today to be “Mole Day“. Mole Day is: … an unofficial holiday celebrated among chemists on October 23, between 6:02 AM and 6:02 PM, making the date 6:02 10/23 … The time and date are derived from Avogadro’s number, which is approximately 6.02×1023, defining the number of particles (atoms or molecules) in one mole of substance … Which … Read more
When I was in my late teens, I liked Kent Hrbek. He was a boy playing for his hometown team. He hit homeruns. He did interesting things on the field. He was a good player for a horrendously bad team (at least they were when he joined them in the early 80s). I liked that … Read more