VORG Baseball Crossword – 11/28/15

Its been quite a while since we’ve done a baseball crossword here at the VORG.

You can find/solve the puzzle here, or print out a PDF.

puzzle 112815 GRID








1. Chop finely
5. Had 52 doubles and 50 homers in 1995
10. “___ the night before …”
14. 1994 NL Manager of the Year
15. Nabisco cookies
16. LP player
17. ___ Willard, heavyweight champ dethroned by Jack Dempsey
18. Bangladesh’s capital, old-style
19. “-zoic” things
20. Pitched perfect game 5/8/1968
23. ____ Hendriks, recently traded reliever
24. Cereal grain
25. Finished 3rd in 2015 AL MVP vote
31. “That’s ___ …”
34. 180, so to speak
35. Prefix with type
36. Anguish
37. 1987 Costner role
38. Ballpark beverages
40. Coal site
41. Howe or Nehf
42. La ___ Tar Pits
43. Emergency supply
44. ___ White, left fielder on 1970s Yankees teams
45. LF who hit .316/.358/.563 with 31 homers for 1987 Orioles, but didn’t get even one MVP vote
48. Trifling amount
50. Appraiser
51. Yielded only grand slam in All-Star Game history
57. Like a Jekyll/Hyde personality
58. Gindl, Joseph or Thielbar
59. Middle name of Greg Maddux
61. Needle case
62. Zoo heavyweight
63. ____ Martinez, finished 2nd in 1997 AL MVP vote
64. Brain area
65. Up to
66. Won 65 games for Boston Braves from 1946-8

1. Pilgrimage to Mecca
2. ____ Asher, Phillies rookie startiing pitcher
3. 1998 NL MVP
4. Those who employ unscrupulous methods to obtain money
5. Catcher on 1983 World Series-winning Phillies
6. ____ Ramirez, won 11 games for Rays in 2015
7. Poland’s Walesa
8. Fishing spot for Scots
9. Biblical birthright seller
10. Certain sorority member
11. Led from game 1 to 162
12. Way, way off
13. “___ boom bah!”
21. Boy in “Adventure Time” cartoon series
22. Ringo Starr 1975 tune “The ____ Song” (baseball title?)
25. Kind of cycle
26. Dan ____, A’s reliever
27. Le Grand Orange
28. Cloudless
29. Balloon filler
30. ___ and outs
32. On-deck circle accessory
33. Considers
38. Car accessory
39. Always, in verse
40. African mongeese
42. Subject of June 1976 voided trade between A’s and Yankees
43. Mets former home stadium
46. Dweller on the Red Sea
47. “E6” or “F9” on a scorecard
49. “Downtown” ____ Brown, ’60s-’70s outfielder
51. Fiat, for one
52. Almond
53. Jesse ___, former Padre who started 16 games for A’s in 2015
54. Came down
55. Lee ____, Cubs manager with famous post-game rant 4/29/83
56. Doctor Who villainess, with “the”
57. _____ Ennis, Phillies outfielder of 40s and 50s
60. Oui’s opposite









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