Letters in the Atlanta Braves Lineup

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When did the Atlanta Braves use a starting lineup with the most players whose surname...

Starts with A on 7/20/1956, vs PHI, 3 (Aaron, Adcock, Atwell)
  on 240 occasions, most recently on 8/4/1970, at HOU, 3 (Aaron, Aaron, Aspromonte)
Contains A on 7/12/1958, at SFN, 9 (Aaron, Adcock, Crandall, Logan, Mantilla, Mathews, Pafko, Roach, Spahn)
  on 14 occasions, most recently on 9/26/2010, at WAS, 9 (Ankiel, Beachy, Cabrera, Freeman, Gonzalez, Heyward, Infante, McCann, Prado)
Ends with A on 8/23/2002, at LAN, 3 (Castilla, DeRosa, Torrealba)
  on 22 occasions, most recently on 5/30/2006, vs LAN, 3 (Pena, Renteria, Sosa)
Starts with B on 4/11/1992, vs SFN, 5 (Belliard, Berryhill, Bielecki, Blauser, Bream)
  on 3 occasions, most recently on 5/26/1992, at PHI, 5 (Belliard, Berryhill, Bielecki, Blauser, Bream)
Contains B on 5/8/1928, at CIN, 7 (Bell, Brandt, Brown, Burrus, Hornsby, Richbourg, Urban)
Ends with B on 7/23/1964, vs PHI, 1 (Kolb)
  on 18 occasions, most recently on 7/5/1965, vs HOU, 1 (Kolb)
Starts with C on 8/11/1930, at CHN, 4 (Cantwell, Chatham, Clark, Cronin)
Contains C on 5/6/1977, at CHN, 6 (Capra, Chaney, Office, Paciorek, Pocoroba, Rockett)
  on 6 occasions, most recently on 7/9/2009, at COL, 6 (Conrad, Escobar, Francoeur, Kotchman, McCann, McLouth)
Starts with D on 5/16/1929, vs NY1, 2 (Delaney, Dugan)
  on 128 occasions, most recently on 7/16/2007, vs CIN, 2 (Davies, Diaz)
Contains D on 6/14/1953, at PIT, 6 (Adcock, Crandall, Dittmer, Gordon, Liddle, Pendleton)
  on 7 occasions, most recently on 9/3/1953, at BRO, 6 (Adcock, Burdette, Crandall, Dittmer, Gordon, Pendleton)
Ends with D on 9/25/1920, at PHI, 2 (Ford, Townsend)
  on 188 occasions, most recently on 10/3/2010, vs PHI, 2 (Conrad, Heyward)
Starts with E on 6/23/1938, vs SLN, 2 (English, Errickson)
  on 24 occasions, most recently on 9/19/1989, vs HOU, 2 (Eave, Evans)
Contains E on 6/19/1919, at PIT, 9 (Boeckel, Herzog, Holke, Maranville, Nehf, Powell, Riggert, Thorpe, Tragesser)
  on 24 occasions, most recently on 6/6/2006, vs WAS, 9 (Francoeur, Giles, Jones, Jones, Langerhans, LaRoche, Pena, Ramirez, Renteria)
Ends with E on 5/29/1919, vs PHI, 6 (Blackburne, Cruise, Demaree, Holke, Maranville, Thorpe)
Starts with F on 5/18/1923, vs PIT, 3 (Felix, Fillingim, Ford)
  on 31 occasions, most recently on 10/2/2005, at FLO, 3 (Franco, Francoeur, Furcal)
Contains F on 5/18/1923, vs PIT, 4 (Felix, Fillingim, Ford, Kopf)
  on 15 occasions, most recently on 6/29/2003, at TBA, 4 (Fick, Franco, Furcal, Sheffield)
Ends with F on 4/30/1919, vs NY1, 1 (Nehf)
  on 985 occasions, most recently on 4/27/2002, vs HOU, 1 (Surhoff)
Starts with G on 6/3/1998, at MIL, 4 (Galarraga, Glavine, Graffanino, Guillen)
  on 6 occasions, most recently on 9/19/1998, at ARI, 4 (Galarraga, Glavine, Graffanino, Guillen)
Contains G on 6/21/1919, at PIT, 5 (Herzog, Keating, Rawlings, Riggert, Tragesser)
  on 22 occasions, most recently on 8/17/1931, vs CHN, 5 (Berger, Cunningham, Maguire, Richbourg, Worthington)
Ends with G on 5/17/1919, vs PIT, 2 (Herzog, Keating)
  on 8 occasions, most recently on 7/31/1919, at CIN, 2 (Herzog, Keating)
Starts with H on 5/30/1984, vs CHN, 4 (Hall, Harper, Horner, Hubbard)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 9/23/1986, vs SDN, 4 (Hall, Harper, Horner, Hubbard)
Contains H on 7/17/1978, vs NYN, 7 (Burroughs, Chaney, Gilbreath, Hubbard, Mahler, Matthews, Murphy)
  on 37 occasions, most recently on 5/10/1986, vs PHI, 7 (Harper, Horner, Hubbard, Murphy, Smith, Thomas, Washington)
Ends with H on 6/10/1923, at CHN, 4 (Genewich, Smith, Smith, Southworth)
  on 34 occasions, most recently on 7/3/1927, at NY1, 4 (Goldsmith, High, Smith, Welsh)
Starts with I on 5/6/1990, at PIT, 1 (Infante)
  on 233 occasions, most recently on 10/3/2010, vs PHI, 1 (Infante)
Contains I on 7/9/1924, at PIT, 7 (Cunningham, Felix, Genewich, McInnis, O'Neil, Smith, Tierney)
  on 30 occasions, most recently on 7/5/1947, at BRO, 7 (Camelli, Elliott, Litwhiler, McCormick, McCormick, Sisti, Voiselle)
Ends with I on 9/3/1939, at PHI, 3 (Majeski, Masi, Sisti)
  on 15 occasions, most recently on 6/5/1949, vs SLN, 3 (Antonelli, Masi, Sisti)
Starts with J on 4/22/2000, vs PIT, 4 (Jones, Jones, Jordan, Joyner)
  on 55 occasions, most recently on 5/2/2009, vs HOU, 4 (Johnson, Jones, Jones, Jurrjens)
Contains J on 4/22/2000, vs PIT, 4 (Jones, Jones, Jordan, Joyner)
  on 55 occasions, most recently on 5/2/2009, vs HOU, 4 (Johnson, Jones, Jones, Jurrjens)
Starts with K on 5/17/1919, vs PIT, 2 (Keating, Kelly)
  on 97 occasions, most recently on 7/29/2009, at FLO, 2 (Kawakami, Kotchman)
Contains K on 5/5/1948, at PIT, 5 (Dark, McCormick, McCormick, Salkeld, Stanky)
  on 12 occasions, most recently on 6/29/1949, at NY1, 5 (Bickford, Dark, Rickert, Salkeld, Stanky)
Ends with K on 5/5/1948, at PIT, 3 (Dark, McCormick, McCormick)
  on 39 occasions, most recently on 10/2/1948, at NY1, 3 (Dark, McCormick, McCormick)
Starts with L on 5/6/1997, at SLN, 4 (Lemke, Lockhart, Lofton, Lopez)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 6/16/1997, at TOR, 4 (Lemke, Lockhart, Lofton, Lopez)
Contains L on 9/15/1998, vs PHI, 9 (Colbrunn, Guillen, Helms, Klesko, Lombard, Lopez, Malloy, Millwood, Williams)
Ends with L on 9/12/1919, at CIN, 4 (Boeckel, Carroll, O'Neil, Powell)
  on 17 occasions, most recently on 7/12/1987, vs PHI, 4 (Hall, O'Neal, Oberkfell, Virgil)
Starts with M on 5/30/1931, at PHI, 4 (Maguire, Maranville, McAfee, Moore)
  on 88 occasions, most recently on 4/12/1980, at CIN, 4 (Matthews, Matula, Miller, Murphy)
Contains M on 6/24/1943, vs PHI, 7 (Holmes, Masi, McCarthy, Nieman, Odom, Wietelmann, Workman)
Ends with M on 9/13/1924, vs PIT, 2 (Cunningham, Graham)
  on 10 occasions, most recently on 8/17/1975, vs SLN, 2 (Lum, Odom)
Starts with N on 8/29/1921, vs CIN, 2 (Nicholson, Nixon)
  on 62 occasions, most recently on 9/19/1992, vs HOU, 2 (Nied, Nixon)
Contains N on 4/20/2007, at NYN, 9 (Francoeur, Hudson, Johnson, Jones, Jones, Langerhans, McCann, Renteria, Thorman)
  on 3 occasions, most recently on 6/28/2009, vs BOS, 9 (Anderson, Blanco, Francoeur, Hanson, Hernandez, Johnson, Jones, Kotchman, McCann)
Ends with N on 4/30/1968, at SFN, 7 (Aaron, Aaron, Jackson, Johnson, Johnson, Millan, Tillman)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 7/17/1968, at HOU, 7 (Aaron, Aaron, Britton, Jackson, Johnson, Johnson, Millan)
Starts with O on 9/14/1919, at CIN, 2 (O'Neil, Oeschger)
  on 151 occasions, most recently on 7/29/1995, at SFN, 2 (O'Brien, Oliva)
Contains O on 4/16/1922, at NY1, 9 (Boeckel, Ford, Gowdy, Holke, Kopf, Nicholson, Powell, Rudolph, Southworth)
  on 17 occasions, most recently on 6/20/2009, at BOS, 9 (Anderson, Escobar, Francoeur, Johnson, Jones, Kotchman, Lowe, McLouth, Prado)
Ends with O on 4/19/1937, vs PHI, 3 (Cuccinello, DiMaggio, Mayo)
  on 45 occasions, most recently on 9/3/2008, at FLO, 3 (Blanco, Campillo, Prado)
Starts with P on 9/23/1996, vs MON, 3 (Pendleton, Perez, Polonia)
Contains P on 9/1/1919, at NY1, 4 (Pick, Powell, Rudolph, Thorpe)
  on 31 occasions, most recently on 6/29/1986, vs SDN, 4 (Harper, Murphy, Palmer, Sample)
Ends with P on 9/26/1940, at BRO, 2 (Glossop, Gremp)
Contains Q on 5/30/1919, vs PHI, 1 (McQuillan)
  on 328 occasions, most recently on 9/30/2009, vs FLO, 1 (Vazquez)
Starts with R on 6/23/1919, at PHI, 3 (Rawlings, Riggert, Rudolph)
  on 79 occasions, most recently on 6/10/1978, at PHI, 3 (Rockett, Royster, Ruthven)
Contains R on 5/18/1930, at NY1, 9 (Berger, Clark, Maguire, Maranville, Richbourg, Robertson, Sisler, Spohrer, Zachary)
  on 37 occasions, most recently on 9/6/1986, vs PIT, 9 (Griffey, Horner, Hubbard, Moreno, Murphy, Oberkfell, Palmer, Ramirez, Virgil)
Ends with R on 5/31/1937, at PHI, 5 (Berger, Fletcher, Mueller, Turner, Warstler)
Starts with S on 8/31/1949, vs CHN, 5 (Sain, Salkeld, Sauer, Sisti, Stanky)
  on 5 occasions, most recently on 9/18/1949, at CIN, 5 (Sain, Sanders, Sauer, Sisti, Stanky)
Contains S on 5/14/1925, vs PIT, 8 (Barnes, Burrus, Gibson, Harris, Smith, Stengel, Thomas, Welsh)
  on 5 occasions, most recently on 5/14/1952, vs PIT, 8 (Cusick, Daniels, Hartsfield, Mathews, St. Claire, Surkont, Torgeson, Whisenant)
Ends with S on 4/14/1925, vs NY1, 5 (Barnes, Burrus, Harris, Lucas, Neis)
  on 51 occasions, most recently on 9/28/2006, vs NYN, 5 (Davies, Giles, Jones, Jones, Langerhans)
Starts with T on 5/30/1956, at CHN, 3 (Tanner, Thomson, Torre)
  on 4 occasions, most recently on 6/2/1961, vs SLN, 3 (Taylor, Thomas, Torre)
Contains T on 8/22/1951, vs PIT, 7 (Elliott, Hartsfield, Jethroe, Sisti, St. Claire, Surkont, Torgeson)
  on 19 occasions, most recently on 8/15/1991, at SDN, 7 (Gant, Hunter, Mitchell, Pendleton, Smith, Smoltz, Treadway)
Ends with T on 4/24/1925, at NY1, 3 (Bancroft, Marriott, Padgett)
  on 53 occasions, most recently on 9/17/1990, vs LAN, 3 (Gant, Leibrandt, Whitt)
Starts with U on 7/19/1927, vs CIN, 1 (Urban)
  on 849 occasions, most recently on 9/8/2000, vs MON, 1 (Unroe)
Contains U on 8/15/1927, at PHI, 5 (Fournier, Gautreau, McQuillan, Richbourg, Urban)
  on 16 occasions, most recently on 8/14/1987, at HOU, 5 (Blauser, Hubbard, Murphy, Puleo, Runge)
Ends with U on 10/6/1923, vs PHI, 1 (Cousineau)
  on 1051 occasions, most recently on 9/16/1969, at SFN, 1 (Alou)
Starts with V on 7/6/1925, at BRO, 1 (Vargus)
  on 675 occasions, most recently on 9/30/2009, vs FLO, 1 (Vazquez)
Contains V on 9/8/1929, at CHN, 3 (Leverett, Maranville, Voyles)
  on 11 occasions, most recently on 9/18/1995, vs NYN, 3 (Avery, Devereaux, Giovanola)
Starts with W on 9/23/1945, at NY1, 4 (Wallace, Wentzel, Wietelmann, Workman)
  on 3 occasions, most recently on 9/30/1945, vs NY1, 4 (Wallace, Wentzel, Wietelmann, Workman)
Contains W on 7/22/1945, at PIT, 6 (Andrews, Drews, Gillenwater, Medwick, Wietelmann, Workman)
Ends with W on 5/9/1937, vs PIT, 1 (Thevenow)
  on 228 occasions, most recently on 5/19/2007, at BOS, 1 (Lerew)
Contains X on 9/27/1921, vs BRO, 2 (Braxton, Nixon)
  on 102 occasions, most recently on 5/30/1999, vs LAN, 2 (Maddux, Nixon)
Ends with X on 4/19/1923, vs NY1, 1 (Felix)
  on 660 occasions, most recently on 9/28/2003, at PHI, 1 (Maddux)
Starts with Y on 10/1/1922, at NY1, 1 (Yeargin)
  on 13 occasions, most recently on 9/20/1924, vs SLN, 1 (Yeargin)
Contains Y on 9/18/1976, vs LAN, 6 (Chaney, Easterly, May, Murphy, Royster, Wynn)
Ends with Y on 4/21/1990, at CIN, 5 (Clary, Esasky, Murphy, Presley, Treadway)
Starts with Z on 5/18/1930, at NY1, 1 (Zachary)
  on 155 occasions, most recently on 10/6/1985, at SFN, 1 (Zuvella)
Contains Z on 7/22/1973, vs PHI, 3 (Dietz, Perez, Velazquez)
  on 30 occasions, most recently on 7/31/2009, vs LAN, 3 (Canizares, Diaz, Hernandez)
Ends with Z on 7/22/1973, vs PHI, 3 (Dietz, Perez, Velazquez)
  on 23 occasions, most recently on 5/25/2009, at SFN, 3 (Diaz, Hernandez, Vazquez)
Starts with any double letter on 4/25/1962, vs PHI, 2 (Aaron, Aaron)
  on 194 occasions, most recently on 9/14/1971, at CIN, 2 (Aaron, Aaron)
Contains any double letter on 5/11/1940, vs NY1, 8 (Cooney, Cuccinello, Fette, Hassett, Miller, Ross, Rowell, Scarsella)
  on 7 occasions, most recently on 9/17/1940, vs PIT, 8 (Berres, Cooney, Errickson, Miller, Moore, Ross, Rowell, Wietelmann)
Ends with any double letter on 9/8/1946, vs PHI, 5 (Barrett, Hopp, Lee, Padgett, Rowell)
Starts with any vowel on 7/20/1956, vs PHI, 4 (Aaron, Adcock, Atwell, O'Connell)
  on 35 occasions, most recently on 6/25/1974, at LAN, 4 (Aaron, Evans, Oates, Office)
Contains nary an E on 7/24/1959, vs PIT, 9 (Aaron, Adcock, Avila, Bruton, Crandall, Logan, Mantilla, Pafko, Pizarro)
  on 5 occasions, most recently on 5/5/1971, at SDN, 9 (Aaron, Garr, Garrido, Jackson, King, Lum, Millan, Nash, Williams)
Ends with any vowel on 5/29/1919, vs PHI, 7 (Blackburne, Cruise, Demaree, Gowdy, Holke, Maranville, Thorpe)
  on 13 occasions, most recently on 9/20/1964, vs CHN, 7 (Alou, Bailey, Blasingame, Carty, Maye, Menke, Torre)
Contains 3 letters on 6/29/1960, at CHN, 2 (Jay, Lau)
  on 28 occasions, most recently on 9/24/1975, vs SFN, 2 (Lum, May)
Contains 4 letters on 8/2/1942, vs CIN, 4 (Masi, Ross, Sain, West)
  on 40 occasions, most recently on 6/12/1949, vs CHN, 4 (Dark, Masi, Ryan, Sain)
Contains 5 letters on 4/21/1999, at LAN, 8 (Boone, Jones, Jones, Lopez, Nixon, Perez, Simon, Weiss)
Contains 6 letters on 5/2/1986, at PHI, 7 (Harper, Horner, Murphy, Palmer, Sample, Thomas, Virgil)
  on 9 occasions, most recently on 10/2/1986, vs CIN, 7 (Harper, Horner, Motley, Murphy, Palmer, Thomas, Virgil)
Contains 7 letters on 5/16/1924, at CIN, 6 (McInnis, Padgett, Sperber, Stengel, Tierney, Yeargin)
  on 6 occasions, most recently on 10/4/2009, vs WAS, 6 (Escobar, Infante, Johnson, LaRoche, McLouth, Sammons)
Contains 8 letters on 5/28/1977, at SFN, 5 (Easterly, Matthews, Montanez, Paciorek, Pocoroba)
Contains 9 letters on 7/15/1946, at PIT, 4 (Fernandez, Litwhiler, McCormick, Niggeling)
  on 31 occasions, most recently on 7/15/1980, vs NYN, 4 (Alexander, Burroughs, Chambliss, Nahorodny)
Contains 10 letters on 5/28/1919, vs CHN, 2 (Blackburne, Maranville)
  on 172 occasions, most recently on 9/2/2006, at PHI, 2 (Langerhans, Villarreal)
Contains 11 letters on 5/4/1931, vs PHI, 2 (Schulmerich, Worthington)
  on 139 occasions, most recently on 7/14/1945, at CHN, 2 (Gillenwater, Hendrickson)
Contains 12 letters on 9/20/1919, at CHN, 1 (Christenbury)
  on 344 occasions, most recently on 8/10/1960, vs LAN, 1 (Schoendienst)
Contains 13 letters on 7/2/1928, vs PHI, 1 (Hollingsworth)
  on 7 occasions, most recently on 9/30/2005, at FLO, 1 (Hollandsworth)
Contains 14 letters on 5/2/2007, vs PHI, 1 (Saltalamacchia)
  on 33 occasions, most recently on 7/25/2007, at SFN, 1 (Saltalamacchia)

When did the surnames in the starting lineup combine for...

The most distinct letters on 9/27/1985, vs SDN, 24 (Benedict, Hubbard, Johnson, Murphy, Oberkfell, Perry, Thompson, Washington, Zuvella, all but QX)
  on 6 occasions, most recently on 7/30/1996, at SDN, 24 (Belliard, Dye, Grissom, Jones, Lemke, Maddux, McGriff, Perez, Whiten, all but QV)
The fewest distinct letters on 6/15/1940, vs CHN, 13 (Hassett, Masi, Miller, Moore, Posedel, Ross, Rowell, Sisti, West, all but BCFGJKNQUVXYZ)
  on 13 occasions, most recently on 7/25/1941, at SLN, 13 (Berres, Hassett, Miller, Moore, Rowell, Sisti, Tobin, Waner, West, all but CDFGJKPQUVXYZ)
The most total letters on 7/12/1931, at BRO, 76 (Berger, Cunningham, Maguire, Maranville, Schulmerich, Sheely, Spohrer, Urbanski, Worthington)
  on 5 occasions, most recently on 5/23/1932, vs BRO, 76 (Berger, Cunningham, Hargrave, Knothe, Maranville, Schulmerich, Shires, Urbanski, Worthington)
The fewest total letters on 5/13/1973, vs SDN, 43 (Aaron, Brown, Evans, Garr, Johnson, Lum, Oates, Perez, Reed)
  on 6 occasions, most recently on 6/18/1975, at CIN, 43 (Baker, Blanks, Evans, Garr, Lum, May, Odom, Perez, Pocoroba)
The most Scrabble® points on 5/25/2009, at SFN, 158 (37 Vazquez, 22 Hernandez, 19 Kotchman, 17 Johnson, 15 Schafer, 14 Diaz, 14 Francoeur, 12 McCann, 8 Prado)
The fewest Scrabble® points on 9/5/1940, at NY1, 64 (11 Cooney, 9 Rowell, 8 Miller, 7 Moore, 7 Tobin, 7 West, 6 Masi, 5 Sisti, 4 Ross)

Unique occurrences in bold.
Includes all games played 1919-2010.
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