Opposing Starting Pitchers with “Embedded” Last Names

Friend of the VORG Doug Kern pointed this out to me today:

So here are the pitching matchups where one pitcher’s name is “embedded” in the other’s, since 1914.  We are excluding exact matches here.

date vteam hteam vspnam hspnam
20080927 OAK SEA Greg Smith Ryan Rowland-Smith
20080821 OAK SEA Greg Smith Ryan Rowland-Smith
20050924 CLE KCA Kevin Millwood Mike Wood
20020806 TEX DET Chan Ho Park Steve Sparks
20020518 TEX DET Chan Ho Park Steve Sparks
19990717 LAN ANA Chan Ho Park Steve Sparks
19990408 TOR MIN Joey Hamilton Eric Milton
19950923 OAK SEA Doug Johns Randy Johnson
19950426 PHI SLN Curt Schilling Ken Hill
19930924 SDN SFN Scott Sanders Scott Sanderson
19930516 NYN MON Eric Hillman Ken Hill
19920915 MON PHI Ken Hill Curt Schilling
19920806 MON PHI Ken Hill Curt Schilling
19920801 PHI MON Curt Schilling Ken Hill
19920726 SDN NYN Bruce Hurst Wally Whitehurst
19900711 OAK MIN Scott Sanderson Allan Anderson
19800918 CAL KCA Alfredo Martinez Renie Martin
19790505 OAK NYA John Henry Johnson Tommy John
19790424 NYA OAK Tommy John John Henry Johnson
19760625 CHA TEX Francisco Barrios Steve Barr
19730517 CHA MIN Wilbur Wood Dick Woodson
19730420 TEX MIN Rich Hand Bill Hands
19720609 MIL CHA Skip Lockwood Wilbur Wood
19700824 ATL MON George Stone Bill Stoneman
19700621 NYA BOS Fritz Peterson Gary Peters
19700516 KCA CHA Bob Johnson Tommy John
19690831 MON SDN Jerry Robertson Dave Roberts
19690815 NYA CHA Fritz Peterson Gary Peters
19680711 NYA CHA Fritz Peterson Gary Peters
19660524 CAL NYA Jack Sanford Whitey Ford
19550824 CIN PIT Joe Nuxhall Dick Hall
19540624 SLN PIT Brooks Lawrence Vern Law
19450819 CIN PHI Howie Fox Jimmie Foxx
19420705 BOS WS1 Dick Newsome Bobo Newsom
19360415 CHN SLN Bill Lee Roy Parmelee
19350624 CHN NY1 Bill Lee Roy Parmelee
19340906 CHN NY1 Bill Lee Roy Parmelee
19300719 SLN NY1 Hi Bell Carl Hubbell
19260805 WS1 DET Walter Johnson Augie Johns
19260721 DET WS1 Augie Johns Walter Johnson
19210427 WS1 NYA Jim Shaw Bob Shawkey
19170907 NYA WS1 Bob Shawkey Jim Shaw
19150427 PHA WS1 Bob Shawkey Jim Shaw
19140923 CIN BSN Red Ames Bill James
19140513 BSN CIN Bill James Red Ames

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