The VORG’s “Pi name” All-Star Team

In honor of “Pi Day” here is the VORG’s team of players with “pi” somewhere in their first or last name (not an all-inclusive list, as there are roughly 200 such names): 1B: Wally Pipp, Joe Pepitone 2B: Danny Espinosa, Jeff Keppinger SS: Spike Owen, Rob Picciolo 3B: Pie Traynor, Pinky Higgins OF: Felix Pie, … Read moreThe VORG’s “Pi name” All-Star Team

You Can’t Spell “FIP” Without “Pi”

Long-time readers of the VORG know of our affinity for “pi.” We offer up the “Pi Young Award” annually to the pitcher in each league whose ERA comes closest to 3.1415. Now, in honor of the ultimate “Pi Day,” we extend our fondness of pi to FIP. For those of you not up on the … Read moreYou Can’t Spell “FIP” Without “Pi”

Happy Pi Day 2013!

                If you’ve been reading the VORG for a while, you know that our favorite day of the year, aside from Opening Day, would be Pi Day.  Pi Day (3.14) celebrates the magic and wonder of this numerical constant. For those of you who have forgotten your high school … Read moreHappy Pi Day 2013!

Games with a “Pi Day” Flavor to Them

Wednesday is 3/14, known in some circles (all puns intended) as “Pi Day“.  As Wikipedia states: Pi Day is a holiday commemorating the mathematical constant π (pi). Pi Day is celebrated on March 14 (or 3/14 in month/day date format), since 3, 1 and 4 are the three most significant digits of π in the … Read moreGames with a “Pi Day” Flavor to Them

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