Letters in the Cincinnati Reds Lineup

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Starts with A on 6/28/1952, vs CHN, 3 (Abrams, Adams, Adcock)
  on 13 occasions, most recently on 9/28/1952, vs PIT, 3 (Abrams, Adams, Adcock)
Contains A on 4/29/1937, at SLN, 8 (Davis, Davis, Goodman, Kampouris, Outlaw, Scarsella, Walker, Weintraub)
  on 41 occasions, most recently on 8/9/2003, at SDN, 8 (Casey, Castro, Harang, Larkin, Larson, LaRue, Mateo, Pena)
Ends with A on 6/14/2005, at BOS, 4 (Aurilia, Pena, Randa, Sardinha)
Starts with B on 7/19/1923, at BRO, 4 (Benton, Bohne, Bressler, Burns)
  on 20 occasions, most recently on 5/10/1992, at CHN, 4 (Belcher, Benavides, Braggs, Brumfield)
Contains B on 9/7/1923, at SLN, 5 (Benton, Bohne, Bressler, Burns, Daubert)
  on 25 occasions, most recently on 7/24/1993, at FLO, 5 (Branson, Brumfield, Luebbers, Roberts, Sabo)
Ends with B on 4/20/1937, vs SLN, 1 (Weintraub)
  on 46 occasions, most recently on 6/30/1937, vs PIT, 1 (Weintraub)
Starts with C on 7/20/1970, at SLN, 5 (Carbo, Chaney, Cloninger, Concepcion, Corrales)
Contains C on 7/22/1931, vs NY1, 7 (Beck, Crabtree, Cuccinello, Cullop, Durocher, Hendrick, Lucas)
  on 4 occasions, most recently on 9/27/1931, vs SLN, 7 (Crabtree, Cuccinello, Cullop, Durocher, Heathcote, Hendrick, Lucas)
Starts with D on 4/11/1986, at SDN, 4 (Daniels, Davis, Denny, Diaz)
  on 8 occasions, most recently on 7/3/1988, at PHI, 4 (Daniels, Davis, Diaz, Durham)
Contains D on 7/3/1935, vs CHN, 5 (Byrd, Derringer, Goodman, Lombardi, Slade)
  on 26 occasions, most recently on 7/24/1994, at CHN, 5 (Brumfield, Dorsett, Fernandez, Howard, Sanders)
Ends with D on 6/4/1930, at NY1, 2 (Crawford, Ford)
  on 83 occasions, most recently on 9/10/1996, at LAN, 2 (Howard, Salkeld)
Starts with E on 4/14/1962, at SFN, 2 (Edwards, Ellis)
  on 75 occasions, most recently on 9/30/2007, vs CHN, 2 (Ellison, Encarnacion)
Contains E on 10/1/1972, vs LAN, 9 (Bench, Concepcion, Geronimo, Gullett, Javier, McRae, Menke, Perez, Rose)
  on 319 occasions, most recently on 8/26/2003, vs MIL, 9 (Casey, Freel, Jimenez, Mateo, Olmedo, Pena, Serafini, Smitherman, Stinnett)
Ends with E on 8/31/1997, at MIN, 6 (Boone, Fordyce, Greene, Reese, Taubensee, White)
Starts with F on 5/24/1924, vs NY1, 2 (Fonseca, Fowler)
  on 120 occasions, most recently on 4/9/2008, at MIL, 2 (Fogg, Freel)
Contains F on 9/1/1930, vs CHN, 4 (Crawford, Ford, Frey, Sukeforth)
Ends with F on 4/23/1919, vs SLN, 1 (Kopf)
  on 418 occasions, most recently on 8/28/1990, vs SLN, 1 (McGriff)
Starts with G on 4/23/1937, at PIT, 3 (Gelbert, Goodman, Grissom)
  on 65 occasions, most recently on 7/9/2003, at HOU, 3 (Graves, Griffey, Guillen)
Contains G on 9/29/1939, at PIT, 7 (Bongiovanni, Bordagaray, DiMaggio, Gamble, Grissom, Hershberger, Riggs)
Ends with G on 7/10/1920, vs BSN, 2 (Ring, Sicking)
  on 59 occasions, most recently on 4/10/2008, at MIL, 2 (Harang, Hatteberg)
Starts with H on 5/11/1932, vs PHI, 4 (Hafey, Heath, Herman, High)
  on 20 occasions, most recently on 6/21/2009, vs CHA, 4 (Hairston, Hanigan, Harang, Hernandez)
Contains H on 7/19/1931, vs PHI, 7 (Douthit, Durocher, Heathcote, Hendrick, Johnson, Roush, Sukeforth)
  on 7 occasions, most recently on 8/14/1932, vs BSN, 7 (Durocher, Grantham, Hafey, Hendrick, Herman, High, Johnson)
Ends with H on 6/5/1919, at SLN, 4 (Groh, Rath, Roush, Smith)
  on 6 occasions, most recently on 9/27/1919, vs CHN, 4 (Groh, Rath, Roush, Smith)
Contains I on 6/29/1989, vs ATL, 9 (Benzinger, Browning, Davis, Diaz, Griffey, Harris, Larkin, O'Neill, Quinones)
  on 3 occasions, most recently on 7/4/1989, at PHI, 9 (Benzinger, Browning, Daniels, Davis, Diaz, Harris, Larkin, O'Neill, Quinones)
Ends with I on 6/5/1952, vs PHI, 4 (Borkowski, Kluszewski, Perkowski, Rossi)
  on 9 occasions, most recently on 9/1/1952, vs SLN, 4 (Borkowski, Pellagrini, Perkowski, Rossi)
Starts with J on 5/9/1965, at PIT, 3 (James, Jay, Johnson)
  on 3 occasions, most recently on 9/6/1965, vs PIT, 3 (James, Jay, Johnson)
Contains J on 5/9/1965, at PIT, 3 (James, Jay, Johnson)
  on 3 occasions, most recently on 9/6/1965, vs PIT, 3 (James, Jay, Johnson)
Starts with K on 8/11/1934, at PIT, 3 (Kampouris, Kleinhans, Koenig)
Contains K on 4/18/1952, at PIT, 6 (Adcock, Blackwell, Borkowski, Kluszewski, Seminick, Wyrostek)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 7/27/1952, at NY1, 6 (Adcock, Borkowski, Kluszewski, Perkowski, Seminick, Westlake)
Ends with K on 8/5/1941, vs PIT, 3 (Mattick, McCormick, McCormick)
  on 20 occasions, most recently on 5/6/1952, vs BRO, 3 (Adcock, Seminick, Wyrostek)
Starts with L on 7/3/1946, at SLN, 4 (Lamanno, Lambert, Libke, Lukon)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 4/27/2004, at MIL, 4 (Larkin, Larson, LaRue, Lidle)
Contains L on 6/26/1955, vs PHI, 8 (Bell, Fowler, Jablonski, Kluszewski, Landrith, McMillan, Palys, Temple)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 5/31/1956, at SLN, 8 (Bailey, Bell, Fowler, Jablonski, Kluszewski, McMillan, Palys, Temple)
Ends with L on 5/24/1953, at SLN, 3 (Bell, Marshall, Nuxhall)
  on 35 occasions, most recently on 6/17/2004, vs TEX, 3 (Freel, Hummel, Van Poppel)
Starts with M on 4/21/1943, vs SLN, 5 (Marshall, McCormick, McCormick, Miller, Mueller)
  on 110 occasions, most recently on 7/26/1944, at BSN, 5 (Marshall, McCormick, Mesner, Miller, Mueller)
Contains M on 5/12/1933, at BRO, 7 (Adams, Bottomley, Grantham, Lombardi, Moore, Morrissey, Smith)
  on 17 occasions, most recently on 7/26/1944, at BSN, 7 (Gumbert, Marshall, McCormick, Mesner, Miller, Mueller, Williams)
Ends with M on 4/21/1973, vs ATL, 2 (Billingham, Scheinblum)
  on 13 occasions, most recently on 9/4/1978, at HOU, 2 (Bonham, Lum)
Starts with N on 8/24/1920, vs PHI, 2 (Napier, Neale)
  on 17 occasions, most recently on 6/14/1998, vs HOU, 2 (Nieves, Nunnally)
Contains N on 4/17/1998, vs NYN, 9 (Boone, Greene, Larkin, Nunnally, Remlinger, Sanders, Stynes, Taubensee, Young)
  on 14 occasions, most recently on 8/13/1998, vs PIT, 9 (Boone, Boone, Hammonds, Harnisch, Larkin, Petagine, Sanders, Taubensee, Young)
Ends with N on 7/30/1961, at CHN, 6 (Chacon, Coleman, Johnson, Pinson, Robinson, Zimmerman)
  on 3 occasions, most recently on 8/15/2008, vs SLN, 6 (Dickerson, Encarnacion, Hairston, Hanigan, Patterson, Valentin)
Starts with O on 9/7/1989, vs LAN, 3 (O'Neill, Oester, Oliver)
  on 26 occasions, most recently on 10/1/1990, vs HOU, 3 (O'Neill, Oester, Oliver)
Contains O on 9/24/1930, at PIT, 8 (Carroll, Crawford, Cuccinello, Cullop, Durocher, Ford, Gooch, Swanson)
  on 16 occasions, most recently on 5/31/1996, vs ATL, 8 (Anthony, Boone, Howard, Morris, Mottola, Oliver, Sabo, Schourek)
Ends with O on 4/5/1982, vs CHN, 3 (Cedeno, Soto, Trevino)
  on 136 occasions, most recently on 9/30/2010, vs HOU, 3 (Arroyo, Cairo, Votto)
Starts with P on 9/6/1927, at PIT, 4 (Picinich, Pipp, Pittenger, Purdy)
  on 22 occasions, most recently on 4/10/1968, vs CHN, 4 (Pappas, Pavletich, Perez, Pinson)
Contains P on 6/19/1966, vs NYN, 6 (Harper, Pappas, Pavletich, Perez, Pinson, Simpson)
Ends with P on 8/2/1928, at NY1, 3 (Kolp, Pipp, Stripp)
  on 9 occasions, most recently on 8/5/1931, at CHN, 3 (Cullop, Kolp, Stripp)
Starts with Q on 5/1/1964, vs NYN, 1 (Queen)
  on 217 occasions, most recently on 10/6/1991, at SDN, 1 (Quinones)
Contains Q on 4/26/1919, vs SLN, 1 (Luque)
  on 664 occasions, most recently on 9/29/2010, vs HOU, 1 (Bloomquist)
Starts with R on 4/23/1919, vs SLN, 4 (Rariden, Rath, Roush, Ruether)
  on 31 occasions, most recently on 9/16/1989, at HOU, 4 (Reed, Richardson, Robinson, Roomes)
Contains R on 6/18/1932, at BRO, 9 (Crabtree, Durocher, Frey, Gilbert, Grantham, Hendrick, Herman, Lombardi, Roettger)
  on 30 occasions, most recently on 7/24/1994, at CHN, 9 (Branson, Brumfield, Dorsett, Fernandez, Howard, Larkin, Morris, Sanders, Schourek)
Ends with R on 7/2/1982, at ATL, 6 (Biittner, Milner, Oester, Seaver, Van Gorder, Walker)
Starts with S on 5/23/1993, at SFN, 4 (Sabo, Samuel, Sanders, Smiley)
  on 10 occasions, most recently on 5/23/2001, at CHN, 4 (Sadler, Sanders, Selby, Stinnett)
Contains S on 6/10/1935, at PIT, 8 (Comorosky, Erickson, Hollingsworth, Kampouris, Myers, Petoskey, Riggs, Sullivan)
  on 39 occasions, most recently on 8/24/1993, at NYN, 8 (Branson, Costo, Dorsett, Luebbers, Morris, Sabo, Samuel, Sanders)
Ends with S on 8/6/1937, vs BRO, 6 (Davis, Davis, Davis, Kampouris, Myers, Riggs)
Starts with T on 4/28/1999, at PHI, 3 (Taubensee, Tomko, Tucker)
  on 7 occasions, most recently on 8/23/1999, at ATL, 3 (Taubensee, Tomko, Tucker)
Contains T on 5/30/1948, vs CHN, 7 (Corbitt, Hatton, Litwhiler, Peterson, Schultz, Stallcup, Wyrostek)
  on 6 occasions, most recently on 6/14/1949, vs NY1, 7 (Baumholtz, Bloodworth, Erautt, Hatton, Litwhiler, Stallcup, Wyrostek)
Ends with T on 9/19/1937, vs BSN, 3 (Craft, Joost, Schott)
  on 37 occasions, most recently on 6/27/1961, at CHN, 3 (Gernert, Hunt, Post)
Starts with U on 5/30/1945, vs PHI, 1 (Unser)
  on 278 occasions, most recently on 9/24/1972, at HOU, 1 (Uhlaender)
Contains U on 4/15/1931, vs SLN, 6 (Cuccinello, Cullop, Durocher, Lucas, Roush, Sukeforth)
  on 14 occasions, most recently on 4/24/1948, vs PIT, 6 (Baumholtz, Hughes, Kluszewski, Mueller, Sauer, Stallcup)
Ends with U on 4/23/1942, at PIT, 1 (Abreu)
  on 101 occasions, most recently on 9/30/2007, vs CHN, 1 (Cantu)
Starts with V on 6/5/1942, vs BSN, 2 (Vander Meer, Vollmer)
  on 112 occasions, most recently on 9/28/2010, vs HOU, 2 (Volquez, Votto)
Contains V on 8/6/1937, vs BRO, 3 (Davis, Davis, Davis)
  on 28 occasions, most recently on 5/16/2009, at SDN, 3 (Taveras, Volquez, Votto)
Starts with W on 7/12/1941, at BRO, 4 (Walters, Waner, Werber, West)
  on 9 occasions, most recently on 5/6/1945, at PIT, 4 (Wahl, Walker, Walters, Williams)
Contains W on 9/1/1949, at BRO, 7 (Bloodworth, Howell, Kluszewski, Litwhiler, Lowrey, Wehmeier, Wyrostek)
  on 3 occasions, most recently on 9/11/1949, vs SLN, 7 (Bloodworth, Howell, Kluszewski, Litwhiler, Lowrey, Perkowski, Walker)
Ends with W on 5/1/1936, vs PHI, 1 (Thevenow)
  on 118 occasions, most recently on 10/3/1937, at PIT, 1 (Outlaw)
Contains X on 4/20/1929, vs PIT, 2 (Dixon, Rixey)
  on 3 occasions, most recently on 8/17/1929, at PHI, 2 (Dixon, Rixey)
Ends with X on 5/13/1945, at BRO, 1 (Fox)
  on 253 occasions, most recently on 9/29/2010, vs HOU, 1 (Nix)
Starts with Y on 5/10/1941, vs CHN, 1 (Young)
  on 649 occasions, most recently on 10/4/2001, at CHN, 1 (Young)
Contains Y on 5/28/1933, vs PIT, 5 (Bottomley, Hafey, Hemsley, Morrissey, Rixey)
  on 14 occasions, most recently on 6/29/2003, at CLE, 5 (Branyan, Casey, Griffey, Haynes, Taylor)
Ends with Y on 5/28/1933, vs PIT, 5 (Bottomley, Hafey, Hemsley, Morrissey, Rixey)
  on 5 occasions, most recently on 6/23/1934, vs PHI, 5 (Blakely, Bottomley, Comorosky, Frey, Hafey)
Starts with Z on 4/14/1925, vs SLN, 1 (Zitzmann)
  on 613 occasions, most recently on 6/12/1977, vs MON, 1 (Zachry)
Contains Z on 8/6/1925, vs NY1, 3 (Critz, Schultz, Zitzmann)
  on 45 occasions, most recently on 6/1/2009, at SLN, 3 (Gonzalez, Hernandez, Volquez)
Ends with Z on 6/9/2004, at OAK, 3 (Cruz, Jimenez, Lopez)
  on 20 occasions, most recently on 6/1/2009, at SLN, 3 (Gonzalez, Hernandez, Volquez)
Contains any double letter on 5/20/1942, at PHI, 8 (Goodman, Haas, Joost, Lamanno, Marshall, McCormick, McCormick, Starr)
  on 16 occasions, most recently on 7/27/2008, vs COL, 8 (Dunn, Fogg, Griffey, Keppinger, Patterson, Phillips, Ross, Votto)
Ends with any double letter on 5/24/1953, at SLN, 4 (Bell, Greengrass, Marshall, Nuxhall)
  on 16 occasions, most recently on 10/4/1987, at HOU, 4 (Bell, McGriff, O'Neill, Stillwell)
Starts with any vowel on 9/7/1950, vs PIT, 4 (Adams, Adcock, Erautt, Usher)
  on 14 occasions, most recently on 7/5/1990, at PHI, 4 (Armstrong, O'Neill, Oester, Oliver)
Contains nary an E on 8/31/1952, vs CHN, 9 (Abrams, Adams, Adcock, Borkowski, Hatton, Marshall, McMillan, Nuxhall, Rossi)
Ends with any vowel on 5/10/2000, vs SDN, 9 (Bichette, Boone, Casey, Castro, Griffey, Ochoa, Reese, Santiago, Villone)
Contains 3 letters on 9/12/1967, vs PIT, 2 (Lee, May)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 8/9/1968, vs CHN, 2 (Lee, May)
Contains 4 letters on 5/6/1919, vs CHN, 4 (Groh, Kopf, Rath, Rehg)
  on 63 occasions, most recently on 6/14/1986, at ATL, 4 (Bell, Diaz, Rose, Soto)
Contains 5 letters on 6/29/2001, vs CHN, 8 (Boone, Casey, LaRue, Ochoa, Reese, Reith, Selby, Young)
Contains 6 letters on 6/14/1984, at ATL, 7 (Cedeno, Esasky, Gulden, Milner, Oester, Parker, Walker)
  on 4 occasions, most recently on 10/1/2000, at SLN, 7 (Castro, Cromer, Hunter, Parris, Sexton, Stynes, Tucker)
Contains 7 letters on 7/12/1922, vs BRO, 5 (Daubert, Donohue, Fonseca, Kimmick, Pinelli)
  on 35 occasions, most recently on 10/2/1974, at ATL, 5 (Carroll, Crowley, Griffey, Kennedy, Plummer)
Contains 8 letters on 6/7/1932, at NY1, 6 (Crabtree, Durocher, Grantham, Hendrick, Lombardi, Roettger)
  on 29 occasions, most recently on 9/24/1932, at CHN, 6 (Crabtree, Durocher, Grantham, Hendrick, Lombardi, Roettger)
Contains 9 letters on 8/5/1934, at CHN, 4 (Bottomley, Comorosky, Derringer, Kampouris)
  on 11 occasions, most recently on 5/4/1937, at NY1, 4 (Derringer, Kampouris, Scarsella, Weintraub)
Contains 10 letters on 5/26/1975, vs MON, 4 (Armbrister, Billingham, Concepcion, Rettenmund)
Contains 11 letters on 7/18/1939, at BSN, 2 (Bongiovanni, Hershberger)
  on 11 occasions, most recently on 9/29/1939, at PIT, 2 (Bongiovanni, Hershberger)
Contains 13 letters on 4/18/1935, at PIT, 1 (Hollingsworth)
  on 293 occasions, most recently on 9/30/2006, at PIT, 1 (Hollandsworth)

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

The most distinct letters on 5/30/1962, at MLN, 24 (Cardenas, Drabowsky, Foiles, Keough, Pavletich, Post, Robinson, Rojas, Zimmer, all but QX)
The fewest distinct letters on 9/24/1997, at SLN, 13 (Boone, Boone, Burba, Greene, Nunnally, Reese, Sanders, Stynes, Taubensee, all but CFHIJKMPQVWXZ)
The most total letters on 5/3/1949, at BRO, 79 (Bloodworth, Hatton, Kluszewski, Litwhiler, Merriman, Mueller, Raffensberger, Stallcup, Wyrostek)
  on 3 occasions, most recently on 6/11/1949, at BRO, 79 (Baumholtz, Bloodworth, Hatton, Kluszewski, Merriman, Mueller, Raffensberger, Stallcup, Wyrostek)
The fewest total letters on 6/27/1920, vs SLN, 40 (Allen, Duncan, Groh, Kopf, Neale, Rath, Ring, Roush, See)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 7/2/1920, vs CHN, 40 (Duncan, Groh, Kopf, Neale, Rath, Ring, Roush, See, Wingo)
The most Scrabble® points on 8/15/1948, vs CHN, 160 (30 Kluszewski, 25 Baumholtz, 22 Raffensberger, 18 Wyrostek, 17 Zientara, 15 Litwhiler, 13 Williams, 12 Stallcup, 8 Adams)
The fewest Scrabble® points on 6/27/1920, vs SLN, 63 (13 Kopf, 9 Duncan, 8 Groh, 8 Roush, 7 Rath, 5 Allen, 5 Neale, 5 Ring, 3 See)

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