Watching the Yanks beat up on Rodrigo Lopez tonight (6-0 last I checked), I was left to ponder how often a pitcherin this case Lopezhad thrown to a catcherin this case Javy Lopezwith the same last name.
Well, it may be impossible to know until Retrosheet dredges up every box score since the dawn of time. However, we can look up all the pitcher-catcher combinations on the same team with the same surname.
There are 79 through 2004 and ten of them occurred in this decade.
Completist in me needs the entire list though. Here goes