Today some guys launched a new site dedicated to Mets outfielder Daniel Murphy, called

I was going to just copy and paste the description of the site into this post, but the site isn’t loading — probably because Murphy just hit a two-run homer against Chan Ho Park and traffic spiked.

But the gist is this: the creators of Oh Murph want the left field fans to be renamed Murphaholics, and they want Murphy to make the all-star team.

A bunch of us UmpBumpers were curious. Why Murphy? He’s not exactly the second coming of Ted Williams.

I emailed the site’s creator to find out. Here’s what he said:

Hey Coley,

Thanks for contacting us.  To answer your question… it kind of just happened.

A bunch of us just really like Murph.. it seems to be a common thing to shout MURPH!! when he does something well.  When he’s beeing having gaffes in the outfield lately one of the guys here went “Oh Murph” kind of in a supporting yet upsetting way.  And it stuck.

We think there’s a huge following for murph.. lets face it, he’s a home grown talent with an unmatched work ethic and the only one on the team who doesn’t stench of collapse.

The site will mostly be about the mets with great blog writers and a great forum.

I hope you check in when the site comes out Friday.

Keep in touch,


Doesn’t stench of collapse…yet. Give it time, Craig.

3 Responses to “Oh Murphy!”

  1. In Fact he is absolutely the second coming of Ted Williams, as a bleeding die hard Met Fan it is great to have a player we can nurture and love. Thanks for acknowledging us. From one great site to another… keep rocking

  2. johnybaseball says:

    I actually thing that the site it great. Very humorous

  3. Lyndsay says:

    this is adorable.

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