Here are today’s scores … 2-1, 2-1, 2-1, 2-1, 2-1 and 2-1.

Friend of the VORG Doug Kern from ESPN tweeted out the following a week ago … This is the first day in baseball history where four games ended with a final score of 9-4. Only time I even found three was May 5, 1995. — Doug Kern (@dakern74) September 3, 2015 Which I responded to: … Read more

VORG Crossword Puzzle #7 (and bonus puzzle!)

Happy Opening Night!  Baseball is finally back, and to celebrate the VORG offers you not one but two crossword puzzles.  Over at ESPN’s SweetSpot, we’ve got an Opening Day-themed puzzle for you! Before we get to the standard VORG Crossword, here is the solution to puzzle #6:                 … Read more

The VORG’s “All-Font” Team

Mark Simon of ESPN asked me the following this afternoon: Mark Simon ‏@msimonespn @dianagram Challenge: Is there an All-Font team to be done in honor of Texas Rangers rookie Wilmer Font? Now, most devoted readers of the VORG know that I like words.  I like word games.  I like documentaries about typefaces.  I like word … Read more

Pirates create a new linescore for the record books

In baseball history, there have been approximately 2,650 different game linescores (R-H-E) achieved, with about 900 of them only occurring once.  Last year, the Indians gave us the first ever 1-0-5 linescore, scoring a single run and throwing the ball around while getting no-hit by Ervin Santana in a 3-1 loss.  Now the Pirates have … Read more

Salty, the Middle and Me

Yours truly spotted a quirky occurrence regarding names and lengths of words during last night’s RedSox-Phillies game.  I alerted my ESPN-aligned Twitter followers/friends to it, and a few hours later, this happened on ESPN’s “Baseball Tonight”. Thank you @SBerthiaumeESPN for the shout-out. [My thanks to @bubbaprog for the video]

Welcome to the VORG (I guess you all know why we’re here)

My name is Diane, and I began this blog last year … (OK … enough of The Who) Greetings to those of you new to this blog.  I invite you to take a look around at the site and discover what Mark Simon refers to, in the best way possible, as “baseball dorkiness”.  This blog … Read more

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