Jayson Stark issued an alert ….
— Jayson Stark (@jaysonst) May 5, 2017
which referenced THIS tweet ….
— Zack Raab (@ZackRaab) May 5, 2017
and some folks chimed in with
the ultimate a partial answer ….*
— Kazuto Yamazaki (@Kazuto_Yamazaki) May 5, 2017Loyal reader
(* Loyal reader Richard Chester adds in Radhames Liz and Chris Ray)
That’s a difference of 11 letters (14 – 3)!
None of the two-letter surnamed pitchers ever faced batters with 13+ letters in their surname (and vice versa).
2-letter last name players:
13+ letter last name players: