How about a little more fun with Jamie Moyer.
Jamie Moyer was teammates with Davey Lopes … and Ron Cey … and Dick Ruthven … and Jim Sundberg … and Manny Trillo.
Jamie Moyer is older than Greg Maddux … Jose Canseco … David Justice … Will Clark … Benito Santiago (!) … Dwight Gooden … Greg Swindell … and and the late Jose Lima.
Jamie Moyer has faced 11 different players named Wilson: Mookie, Willie, Glenn, Enrique, Dan, Jack, Tom, Craig, another Craig, Vance and, of course, Wilson Valdez.
Jamie Moyer has faced 11 different players named Anderson: Garrett, Brady, Curtis, Dave, Brian, Marlon, Josh, another Brian, Rick and Anderson Hernandez.
Jamie Moyer has faced 13 different players named Gonzalez: Juan, Alex, another Alex, Adrian, Luis, Wiki, Carlos, Alberto, Marwin, Andy, Denny, Edgar and Jose.
Jame Moyer faced Tony and Eduardo Perez.
Jamie Moyer faced Ken Griffey Jr. and Sr.
Jamie Moyer has face ten different active managers — Mattingly, Bochy, Gibson, Girardi, Guillen, Matheny, Melvin, Roenicke, Scioscia and Ventura — and while he did not face Ron Washington, he did face U.L.
Jamie Moyer has pitched in 42 Major League parks.
Jamie Moyer has given up home runs to 326 different players, from Juan Samuel (his first!) to J.D. Martinez (who was not born when he gave up that first homer to Juan Samuel.
Jamie Moyer has faced every single player the New York Mets started in Game 1 of the 1986 World Series; though to be fair he has only faced five of the eight every day players who started for the Red Sox that day.
Here’s the big one. The awesome one. You ready for this? Not counting pitchers … Jamie Moyer has faced or been teammates with every single MVP in either league since 1980. Every … single … one … in … either … league.
Jamie Moyer has faced Michael Young, Dmitri Young, Chris Young, another Chris Young, Eric Young, Kevin Young, Ernie Young and, yes, Joel Youngblood.
And you wonder how he does it.