Category Archives: songs

The VORG Holiday Songbook: Winter Wonderland

In 2011, the VORG started rewriting holiday songs by replacing most/all of the lyrics with baseball player names. We began with “12 Days of Christmas“. We then moved onto  “Auld Land Syne“. In 2012, we rewrote the lyrics to “The … Continue reading

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The VORG’s Holiday Songbook: “Dreidel Song”

Last year, the VORG started rewriting traditional Winter holiday song lyrics using only last names of professional ballplayers. We had “The 12 Days of Christmas“.  Then we tackled “Auld Lang Syne“. This year, with Hanukah coming up later this week, … Continue reading

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The VORG Offers a Baseball-themed “God Bless America”

Once upon a time, the “Seventh Inning Stretch” belonged to “Take Me out to the Ballgame” solely.  Perhaps you would also hear/sing “God Bless America” on Memorial Day or the Fourth of July.   Then 9/11 happened, and some teams responded … Continue reading

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The VORG knows the REAL “Big Baseball Scandal”

On the heels of the “viralization” of Bryce Harper’s “that’s a clown question, bro” response to a reporter’s inquiry, the Twitterverse exploded with news of an impending “Big Baseball Scandal.”  #BigBaseballScandal started trending and all sorts of folks chimed in … Continue reading

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The VORG Improves Upon “Auld Lang Syne”

We’re coming up to another holiday, and just as before, my office building is STILL playing Christmas songs, and we’re STILL 99 days from Opening Day, so I’m still ready to slit my wrists.  So, since we had so much … Continue reading

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The VORG Improves Upon the “12 Days of Christmas”

Here in New York, there is a radio station that started playing nothing but Christmas tunes 24×7 . . . before Thanksgiving!  Worse yet, my office building pipes this station in the hallways.  Ergo, I’ve been subjected to way too … Continue reading

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