Who Needs all 26 Letters Anyway?

When the Royals selected Sean Manaea in the recent MLB First-Year Player draft, the VORG noticed the paucity of unique letters in his name.  You could spell his entire ten-letter name with only five distinct letters (a,e,m,n,s). Previously, we had looked at the flip-side of the “unique letters” names.  Folks like Dustin Ackley, Michael Bourn, … Read more

Ballplayer Name Anagram Quiz – ANSWERS

Last time out, we gave you phrases which, when rearranged, gave you ballplayer’s names.  Now here are the answers: I’m a bug clearer. – Miguel Cabrera Better spurn shags. – Stephen Strasburg Chew cunt. Mend car. – Andrew McCutchen An odd desire. – Addison Reed Outs injure man. – Justin Morneau The wonky rascal. – … Read more

Ballplayer Name Anagram Quiz

The 2012 National Scrabble Championships have now concluded.  But here at the VORG, we’ll give you some more anagramming practice. Each of the following phrases anagrams to a ballplayer’s name.  The only hint you’ll get is that each player is/was active in 2012: I’m a bug clearer. Better spurn shags. Chew cunt. Mend car. An … Read more

Unrepeatable (that’s what you are)

You know those “brainy” questions regarding the English language, like “what are the only words you can type with your left hand” (tesseradecades, aftercataracts, sweaterdresses), or “what are the words with all the vowels“?  Well, I’m here to provide you baseball brains with the list of players with no repeated letters in their first and … Read more