Can you solve these MLB player name riddles? The following pairings ask you to identify two MLB players of note who share a common name. But here’s the novelty of it: The answer to the first part of the clue will have a last name that overlaps with the first name of the second half of the clue. Non baseball example: David Bowie's lost astronaut meets Forrest Gump actor? Answer: Major Tom Hanks Quiz clue: Pairing. Good luck!