Multiple Games with Highest Same Final Score on Same Day

This morning, friend of the VORG and ESPN stats nerd Mark Simon forwarded this tweet to my attention: @PeraKCnRoyals cc @dianagram @dakern74 — Mark Simon (@msimonespn) April 25, 2016 I rooted through the Retrosheet gamelogs for all games with more than 22 runs scored, and then aggregated them based on date of game and final … 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

The All-Sitcom Emmy-nominated Role Team

In our last post, we mentioned the ESPN Baseball Today podcast from last Friday, in relation to the question of whether there had ever been any lineup that included all 26 letters. That podcast also had an e-mailer offering up his “all-sitcom” lineup, featuring sitcom character names that are the same as Major/Minor Leaguers. The … Read more

The Gauntlet of 26-Letter Lineups

Its nice to be gaining a reputation for certain kinds of analyses.  Twitter followers, Facebook friends and the like point out to you that “this would be right up your alley” or “has this ever happened in a game?” Such was the case last Friday morning, when ESPN’s Mark Simon DM’ed me the following: Threw … Read more

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