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Rarest Scores in MLB History

One cool aspect of an otherwise lackluster Super Bowl was the final score (43-8).  Apparently it was the first game in NFL history to end with that specific score.   That got the VORG wondering which results have never occurred … Continue reading

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VORG’s Salute to “Breaking Bad”

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.  … Continue reading

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The VORG’s 2012 “Most Voweluable Player” Awards

The last of the 2012 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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Contracted Player Names

Due to an intestinal bug suffered by Cole Hamels, the Phillies are giving rookie Tyler Cloyd the start tonight.  It’s Cloyd’s big league debut.  When I saw the name, I thought of this guy, and apparently so did Andy, of … Continue reading

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Scrabble and Baseball

Tomorrow morning, roughly 300 wordy people from at least 41 states and several countries will begin play in the 2012 National Scrabble Championship down in Orlando, Florida.  It will take 31 games over five days to determine the winner of … Continue reading

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All-Initial Matchup Sunday Night

Sunday night’s matchup between the Mets and Yankees looks to be a good one, as both teams are playing well overall and CC Sabathia opposes the remarkable R.A. Dickey. Of course, the VORG finds the “initials as first names” of … Continue reading

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There’s No Place Like Road

The Kansas City Royals, a preseason sexy pick for most improved team, stumbled quite badly out of the gate this year.  A 3-2 record to start devolved into a 3-14 disaster thanks in large part to an 0-10 homestand. They’ve … Continue reading

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