Last Name Full of Alternating “A”s

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Using the historical player list through 2015 from the Lahman Baseball Database, I found all names with at least two “A”s and a “A-_-A” pattern within it. Here are all 78 of them in alphabetical order:

Benny Ayala
Bobby Ayala
Luis Ayala
Mike Balas
John Balaz
Rod Barajas
Chris Basak
Hugh Canavan
Jim Canavan
Pat Caraway
Bill Eagan
Truck Eagan
Bill Fagan
Everett Fagan
Augie Galan
Art Hagan
John Halama
George Halas
John Jaha
Paul Jata
John Kalahan
Matt Kata
Eddie Kazak
Joe Lafata
Mike Laga
Bill Lamar
Dick Lanahan
Pete Lapan
Juan Lara
Yovanny Lara
Doc Lavan
Tim Layana
Danny Lazar
Dave Magadan
Art Mahan
Frank Mahar
Kevin Mahar
Ron Mahay
Charlie Malay
Joe Malay
Paul Marak
Frank Mata
Victor Mata
Yunesky Maya
Luis Maza
Rob Natal
Daniel Nava
Sandy Nava
Prince Oana
Angel Pagan
Dave Pagan
Jose Pagan
John Papa
Al Papai
Pat Ragan
Rip Ragan
Clay Rapada
Lenn Sakata
Fernando Salas
Juan Salas
Mark Salas
Marino Salas
Angel Salazar
Danny Salazar
Jeff Salazar
Luis Salazar
Oscar Salazar
Jeff Tabaka
Jose Tabata
Kensuke Tanaka
Masahiro Tanaka
Frank Tanana
Jordan Tata
Junichi Tazawa
Tsuyoshi Wada
Adrian Zabala
Clay Zavada
Clint Zavaras

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