If All “Initialed” Players went by their Given Names

Yankees catching prospect J.R. Murphy has informed the club he wants to be known by his full given name, John Ryan Murphy.  This got the VORG wondering about the given names of other “initialed” players, and how long their names would be if they went by their full given names (we’re excluding all hyphens, periods … Read more

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 the pitchers intriguing.  Here are the men with initials for their first names that have … Read more

VORG Trivia: Initial Impressions – Answers

OK . . . its time to answer those trivia questions from yesterday! In one of the more memorable three-for –one trades of the past two decades, he was dealt by the Minnesota Twins to the San Francisco Giants for Boof Bonser, Francisco Liriano and Joe Nathan.  A.J. Pierzynski This two-sport star was originally a … Read more

VORG Trivia: Initial Impressions

Its time for a new feature here at the VORG.  A tough trivia quiz. The title of this quiz is:  Initial Impressions.  Every answer is the name of a person whose first name is/was initials, like R.A. Dickey, CC Sabathia, etc.  Answers will be revealed tomorrow. In one of the more memorable three-for–one trades of … Read more

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