Letters in the Cleveland Indians Lineup

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When did the Cleveland Indians use a starting lineup with the most players whose surname...

Starts with A on 9/22/1963, vs LAA, 4 (Adcock, Agee, Alvis, Azcue)
  on 3 occasions, most recently on 9/28/1963, at KC1, 4 (Adcock, Agee, Alvis, Azcue)
Contains A on 7/17/1988, at SEA, 10 (Bando, Candiotti, Carter, Castillo, Franco, Francona, Hall, Jacoby, Upshaw, Washington)
  on 5 occasions, most recently on 9/5/2009, vs MIN, 10 (Brantley, Cabrera, Carroll, Hafner, LaPorta, Marte, Masterson, Peralta, Toregas, Valbuena)
Ends with A on 5/14/2009, at TBA, 6 (Cabrera, Carmona, DeRosa, LaPorta, Peralta, Valbuena)
Starts with B on 5/27/2003, at DET, 6 (Bard, Bere, Blake, Bradley, Broussard, Burks)
Contains B on 8/5/1973, vs MIL, 6 (Ashby, Bell, Bosman, Brohamer, Chambliss, Gamble)
  on 29 occasions, most recently on 7/30/2005, at SEA, 6 (Belliard, Blake, Boone, Broussard, Dubois, Sabathia)
Ends with B on 5/11/1938, at NYA, 1 (Webb)
  on 252 occasions, most recently on 8/31/1978, vs MIL, 1 (Grubb)
Starts with C on 9/20/2009, at OAK, 5 (Cabrera, Carmona, Carroll, Choo, Crowe)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 9/27/2010, vs DET, 5 (Cabrera, Carlin, Carrasco, Choo, Crowe)
Contains C on 4/27/1973, at CAL, 6 (Cardenas, Chambliss, Duncan, Hendrick, Lolich, Wilcox)
  on 17 occasions, most recently on 9/27/2008, at CHA, 6 (Cabrera, Carroll, Choo, Dellucci, Francisco, Jackson)
Starts with D on 6/8/1980, at CHA, 4 (Denny, Diaz, Dilone, Dybzinski)
  on 4 occasions, most recently on 9/29/1981, vs NYA, 4 (Denny, Diaz, Dilone, Dybzinski)
Contains D on 7/24/2002, vs NYA, 7 (Bradley, Broussard, Diaz, Drese, Magruder, McDonald, Snyder)
Ends with D on 5/4/2005, at MIN, 4 (Bard, Belliard, Broussard, Millwood)
Starts with E on 5/14/1922, at WS1, 2 (Edwards, Evans)
  on 56 occasions, most recently on 8/27/1983, at SEA, 2 (Eichelberger, Essian)
Contains E on 9/1/1991, at CHA, 10 (Baerga, Belle, Browne, Fermin, Gonzalez, James, Martinez, Skinner, Swindell, Whiten)
  on 17 occasions, most recently on 6/6/2006, vs OAK, 10 (Belliard, Blake, Boone, Hafner, Martinez, Michaels, Peralta, Perez, Sizemore, Westbrook)
Ends with E on 9/6/1991, vs TOR, 5 (Aldrete, Belle, Cole, Taubensee, Thome)
  on 5 occasions, most recently on 9/7/2006, at CHA, 5 (Blake, Boone, Lee, Marte, Sizemore)
Starts with F on 4/22/1970, vs DET, 4 (Ford, Fosse, Foster, Fuller)
  on 6 occasions, most recently on 9/5/1971, at BOS, 4 (Farmer, Ford, Fosse, Foster)
Contains F on 9/25/2007, at SEA, 5 (Barfield, Francisco, Hafner, Laffey, Lofton)
Ends with F on 10/1/1938, vs DET, 1 (Helf)
  on 121 occasions, most recently on 8/8/2010, vs MIN, 1 (Huff)
Starts with G on 8/3/2008, at MIN, 4 (Garko, Ginter, Gonzalez, Gutierrez)
Contains G on 5/24/1922, at BOS, 5 (Bagby, Gardner, Graney, Guisto, Wambsganss)
  on 4 occasions, most recently on 8/27/1942, at BOS, 5 (Bagby, Denning, Fleming, Grimes, Hegan)
Ends with G on 4/15/1942, at DET, 2 (Denning, Fleming)
  on 86 occasions, most recently on 9/8/1982, vs BOS, 2 (Manning, Rhomberg)
Starts with H on 9/25/1982, at DET, 5 (Hargrove, Harrah, Hassey, Hayes, Heaton)
Contains H on 9/21/1983, vs MIL, 8 (Fischlin, Hargrove, Harrah, Hassey, Heaton, Thomas, Thornton, Vukovich)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 9/28/1983, at MIL, 8 (Behenna, Fischlin, Hargrove, Harrah, Hassey, Thomas, Thornton, Vukovich)
Ends with H on 5/8/1940, at NYA, 2 (Heath, Smith)
  on 182 occasions, most recently on 7/2/2006, at CIN, 2 (Hollandsworth, Shoppach)
Starts with I on 10/1/1938, vs DET, 1 (Irwin)
  on 56 occasions, most recently on 10/1/2006, vs TBA, 1 (Inglett)
Contains I on 8/28/1955, vs WS1, 8 (Avila, Fain, Foiles, Garcia, Kiner, Smith, Strickland, Woodling)
  on 10 occasions, most recently on 9/7/1957, at DET, 8 (Avila, Colavito, Garcia, Maris, Nixon, Strickland, Williams, Woodling)
Ends with I on 4/17/1945, vs CHA, 2 (Cihocki, Ruszkowski)
  on 22 occasions, most recently on 8/24/1957, vs NYA, 2 (Altobelli, Mossi)
Starts with J on 6/2/1990, vs BOS, 4 (Jacoby, James, James, Jefferson)
  on 3 occasions, most recently on 6/13/1990, at DET, 4 (Jacoby, James, James, Jefferson)
Contains J on 6/2/1990, vs BOS, 4 (Jacoby, James, James, Jefferson)
  on 3 occasions, most recently on 6/13/1990, at DET, 4 (Jacoby, James, James, Jefferson)
Starts with K on 7/31/1962, vs LAA, 3 (Kindall, Kirkland, Kubiszyn)
  on 16 occasions, most recently on 8/25/1963, vs BOS, 3 (Kindall, Kirkland, Kralick)
Contains K on 4/17/1934, vs SLA, 5 (Kamm, Knickerbocker, Pytlak, Trosky, Vosmik)
  on 49 occasions, most recently on 7/23/1977, at BOS, 5 (Blanks, Eckersley, Kendall, Kuiper, Spikes)
Ends with K on 6/2/1940, at PHA, 3 (Mack, Naymick, Pytlak)
Starts with L on 6/3/1926, vs DET, 3 (Lee, Levsen, Lutzke)
  on 30 occasions, most recently on 9/18/2004, vs KCA, 3 (Lawton, Lee, Ludwick)
Contains L on 7/30/1937, at WS1, 8 (Averill, Hale, Lary, Pytlak, Solters, Sullivan, Weatherly, Whitehill)
  on 35 occasions, most recently on 9/15/2004, vs DET, 8 (Belliard, Blake, Elarton, Lawton, Ludwick, McDonald, Merloni, Phelps)
Ends with L on 9/8/1928, vs CHA, 5 (Caldwell, Harvel, Sewell, Sewell, Underhill)
Starts with M on 8/9/1930, at WS1, 4 (Miller, Montague, Morgan, Myatt)
  on 5 occasions, most recently on 6/14/1958, at WS1, 4 (Maris, McLish, Minoso, Moran)
Contains M on 4/13/1997, vs ANA, 7 (Alomar, Grissom, McDowell, Mitchell, Ramirez, Thome, Williams)
Ends with M on 5/18/1931, vs PHA, 1 (Kamm)
  on 806 occasions, most recently on 9/29/2006, vs TBA, 1 (Slocum)
Starts with N on 8/30/1954, at BOS, 2 (Naragon, Narleski)
  on 31 occasions, most recently on 7/31/1987, at TOR, 2 (Niekro, Noboa)
Contains N on 10/3/1981, vs BOS, 9 (Bando, Bannister, Brennan, Charboneau, Dilone, Dybzinski, Fischlin, Manning, Thornton)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 10/3/2010, at CHA, 9 (Brantley, Brown, Carlin, Duncan, Germano, Hafner, Nix, Sutton, Valbuena)
Ends with N on 7/29/1969, vs CHA, 7 (Hargan, Harrelson, Hinton, Horton, Leon, Nelson, Peterson)
Starts with O on 4/15/1980, at TEX, 2 (Orta, Owchinko)
  on 14 occasions, most recently on 9/15/1993, at TEX, 2 (Ojeda, Ortiz)
Contains O on 8/29/1958, at KC1, 9 (Colavito, Doby, Jackson, Minoso, Moran, Porter, Power, Vernon, Woodeshick)
Ends with O on 9/1/1984, vs BOS, 4 (Bando, Castillo, Franco, Moronko)
  on 38 occasions, most recently on 7/11/2009, at DET, 4 (Choo, Francisco, Garko, Pavano)
Starts with P on 4/20/1960, vs DET, 4 (Perry, Phillips, Piersall, Power)
  on 36 occasions, most recently on 9/2/1961, at BAL, 4 (Perry, Phillips, Piersall, Power)
Contains P on 8/1/1960, at WS1, 6 (Aspromonte, Perry, Phillips, Piersall, Power, Temple)
Ends with P on 6/26/1927, vs SLA, 2 (Cullop, Hodapp)
  on 6 occasions, most recently on 7/16/1927, vs BOS, 2 (Cullop, Hodapp)
Contains Q on 4/17/1956, at CHA, 1 (Carrasquel)
  on 1801 occasions, most recently on 8/11/2006, vs KCA, 1 (Vazquez)
Starts with R on 4/22/1945, at DET, 4 (Reynolds, Rocco, Rothel, Ruszkowski)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 5/2/1945, at SLA, 4 (Reynolds, Rocco, Ross, Ruszkowski)
Contains R on 7/4/2005, vs DET, 10 (Bard, Belliard, Broussard, Crisp, Elarton, Gerut, Hafner, Hernandez, Peralta, Sizemore)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 9/15/2009, at MIN, 10 (Brantley, Cabrera, Carmona, Carroll, Crowe, Hafner, LaPorta, Marson, Marte, Peralta)
Ends with R on 6/17/1936, vs NYA, 5 (Becker, Berger, Galatzer, Harder, Knickerbocker)
  on 6 occasions, most recently on 8/5/1986, at DET, 5 (Butcher, Butler, Carter, Snyder, Tabler)
Starts with S on 6/29/1924, vs DET, 6 (Sewell, Sewell, Smith, Speaker, Stephenson, Summa)
  on 43 occasions, most recently on 9/20/1926, vs BOS, 6 (Sewell, Sewell, Smith, Speaker, Spurgeon, Summa)
Contains S on 4/18/1925, at DET, 9 (Burns, Fewster, Jamieson, Sewell, Sewell, Smith, Speaker, Spurgeon, Stephenson)
Ends with S on 7/7/1973, vs CAL, 6 (Cardenas, Chambliss, Ellis, Spikes, Torres, Williams)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 7/8/1973, vs CAL, 6 (Cardenas, Chambliss, Ellis, Spikes, Torres, Williams)
Starts with T on 6/16/1983, vs NYA, 4 (Tabler, Thomas, Thornton, Trillo)
  on 23 occasions, most recently on 8/8/1983, at BAL, 4 (Tabler, Thomas, Thornton, Trillo)
Contains T on 4/29/1985, at KCA, 7 (Benton, Butler, Carter, Castillo, Heaton, Tabler, Thornton)
  on 5 occasions, most recently on 7/1/1992, vs CHA, 7 (Armstrong, Lofton, Martinez, Ortiz, Sorrento, Thome, Whiten)
Ends with T on 10/2/1927, at DET, 3 (Grant, Myatt, Ussat)
  on 6 occasions, most recently on 6/2/1944, vs NYA, 3 (Calvert, Grant, Hockett)
Starts with U on 9/30/1927, at SLA, 2 (Underhill, Ussat)
Contains U on 7/2/1925, vs DET, 6 (Buckeye, Burns, Klugmann, McNulty, Spurgeon, Summa)
  on 10 occasions, most recently on 7/28/1927, at BOS, 6 (Autry, Buckeye, Burns, Cullop, Lutzke, Summa)
Ends with U on 8/7/1939, vs SLA, 1 (Boudreau)
  on 1690 occasions, most recently on 6/1/1982, vs MIN, 1 (Charboneau)
Starts with V on 5/18/1978, vs NYA, 2 (Vail, Veryzer)
  on 52 occasions, most recently on 9/29/1996, at KCA, 2 (Vizcaino, Vizquel)
Contains V on 7/22/1958, vs WS1, 4 (Averill, Avila, Colavito, Vernon)
  on 13 occasions, most recently on 9/27/1966, at MIN, 4 (Alvis, Davalillo, Davis, Vidal)
Starts with W on 7/1/1957, vs KC1, 4 (Wertz, Williams, Woodling, Wynn)
  on 7 occasions, most recently on 9/15/1957, at BAL, 4 (Wertz, Williams, Woodling, Wynn)
Contains W on 9/14/1922, vs WS1, 5 (Edwards, Sewell, Sewell, Wambsganss, Wood)
  on 14 occasions, most recently on 8/31/1966, vs BAL, 5 (Brown, Howser, McDowell, Wagner, Whitfield)
Ends with W on 4/18/1972, at BOS, 2 (McCraw, Tidrow)
  on 24 occasions, most recently on 10/3/1972, vs BAL, 2 (McCraw, Tidrow)
Contains X on 6/24/1978, vs TOR, 3 (Alexander, Cox, Paxton)
  on 22 occasions, most recently on 9/18/1979, vs NYA, 3 (Alexander, Cox, Paxton)
Ends with X on 4/17/1972, at BOS, 1 (Wilcox)
  on 234 occasions, most recently on 10/3/2010, at CHA, 1 (Nix)
Starts with Y on 9/11/1924, at SLA, 2 (Yoter, Yowell)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 5/26/1989, vs BAL, 2 (Yett, Young)
Contains Y on 5/26/1975, at CAL, 5 (Ashby, Berry, Carty, Crosby, Duffy)
  on 4 occasions, most recently on 5/26/1989, vs BAL, 5 (Aguayo, Jacoby, Snyder, Yett, Young)
Ends with Y on 5/26/1975, at CAL, 5 (Ashby, Berry, Carty, Crosby, Duffy)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 5/31/1975, at OAK, 5 (Ashby, Berry, Crosby, Duffy, Eckersley)
Starts with Z on 5/24/1929, vs SLA, 1 (Zinn)
  on 85 occasions, most recently on 9/30/1989, at CHA, 1 (Zuvella)
Contains Z on 8/20/1996, vs TEX, 5 (Burnitz, Lopez, Ramirez, Vizcaino, Vizquel)
  on 4 occasions, most recently on 7/30/1999, vs CHA, 5 (Cruz, Diaz, Ramirez, Ramirez, Vizquel)
Ends with Z on 7/30/1999, vs CHA, 4 (Cruz, Diaz, Ramirez, Ramirez)
Contains any double letter on 8/30/1922, vs SLA, 7 (Boone, Connolly, McInnis, O'Neill, Sewell, Wambsganss, Wood)
  on 39 occasions, most recently on 4/28/1977, vs TOR, 7 (Bell, Duffy, Fitzmorris, Grubb, Kendall, Manning, Norris)
Ends with any double letter on 10/1/1925, at CHA, 6 (Hodapp, Lee, Myatt, Sewell, Sewell, Yowell)
  on 46 occasions, most recently on 8/20/1933, vs BOS, 6 (Averill, Boss, Cissell, Ferrell, Kamm, Myatt)
Starts with any vowel on 5/26/1989, vs BAL, 5 (Aguayo, Allanson, O'Brien, Yett, Young)
Contains nary an E on 8/3/1962, vs KC1, 9 (Donovan, Francona, Kindall, Kirkland, Kubiszyn, Luplow, Phillips, Romano, Tasby)
  on 7 occasions, most recently on 8/27/2002, vs DET, 9 (Bard, Burks, Crisp, Fryman, Garcia, LaRocca, Lawton, McDonald, Phillips)
Ends with any vowel on 7/23/2008, at ANA, 10 (Cabrera, Choo, Dellucci, Fasano, Francisco, Garko, Laffey, Marte, Peralta, Sizemore)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 8/11/2008, vs BAL, 10 (Cabrera, Carmona, Choo, Dellucci, Fasano, Francisco, Garko, Marte, Peralta, Sizemore)
Contains 3 letters on 6/7/1974, at KCA, 2 (Lee, Lis)
  on 9 occasions, most recently on 8/22/1974, vs KCA, 2 (Lee, Lis)
Contains 4 letters on 8/21/1934, at PHA, 4 (Berg, Hale, Kamm, Rice)
  on 18 occasions, most recently on 9/28/1978, at BAL, 4 (Bell, Cage, Diaz, Hood)
Contains 5 letters on 5/26/1955, vs CHA, 8 (Avila, Dente, Hegan, Kiner, Lemon, Rosen, Smith, Wertz)
Contains 6 letters on 5/27/1987, at BOS, 8 (Butler, Carter, Franco, Frobel, Jacoby, Niekro, Snyder, Tabler)
  on 6 occasions, most recently on 6/28/1989, vs CAL, 8 (Aguayo, Bailes, Browne, Carter, Fermin, Jacoby, O'Brien, Snyder)
Contains 7 letters on 9/21/1997, at KCA, 7 (Borders, Branson, Grissom, Justice, Ramirez, Roberts, Vizquel)
Contains 8 letters on 10/1/1983, at BOS, 7 (Fischlin, Hargrove, Perconte, Rhomberg, Sorensen, Thornton, Vukovich)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 10/2/1983, at BOS, 7 (Anderson, Fischlin, Hargrove, Perconte, Rhomberg, Thornton, Vukovich)
Contains 9 letters on 5/28/1969, at CAL, 4 (Ellsworth, Harrelson, Klimchock, Versalles)
  on 6 occasions, most recently on 10/2/1982, vs DET, 4 (Bannister, Dybzinski, Milbourne, Nahorodny)
Contains 10 letters on 10/1/1921, at CHA, 2 (Stephenson, Wambsganss)
  on 164 occasions, most recently on 7/31/1977, vs MIN, 2 (Fitzmorris, Lowenstein)
Contains 11 letters on 4/19/1945, vs CHA, 1 (Weingartner)
  on 17 occasions, most recently on 5/16/1992, vs MIN, 1 (Worthington)
Contains 12 letters on 9/2/1957, vs KC1, 1 (Valentinetti)
  on 44 occasions, most recently on 6/6/2010, at CHA, 1 (Grudzielanek)
Contains 13 letters on 4/12/1933, at DET, 1 (Knickerbocker)
  on 538 occasions, most recently on 8/3/2006, at BOS, 1 (Hollandsworth)

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

The most distinct letters on 7/29/1979, at CHA, 24 (Alexander, Bonds, Cox, Hargrove, Johnson, Kuiper, Manning, Thornton, Veryzer, Wise, all but FQ)
  on 25 occasions, most recently on 9/14/2004, vs DET, 24 (Belliard, Blake, Broussard, Crisp, Denney, Gerut, Hafner, Lawton, Martinez, Vizquel, all but JX)
The fewest distinct letters on 6/21/1945, at DET, 13 (Bagby, Boudreau, Hayes, Hoag, Meyer, O'Dea, Rocco, Ross, Seerey, all but FIJKLNPQTVWXZ)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 5/21/1971, vs NYA, 13 (Ford, Fosse, Foster, Hand, Harrelson, Hinton, Leon, Nettles, Stanley, all but BCGJKMPQUVWXZ)
The most total letters on 6/21/2006, vs CHN, 83 (Belliard, Broussard, Gutierrez, Hafner, Hollandsworth, Martinez, Peralta, Sabathia, Sizemore, Vazquez)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 7/17/2006, at ANA, 83 (Belliard, Broussard, Hafner, Hollandsworth, Martinez, Michaels, Peralta, Sizemore, Vazquez, Westbrook)
The fewest total letters on 8/10/1954, at DET, 42 (Avila, Dente, Doby, Hegan, Pope, Rosen, Smith, Wertz, Wynn)
  on 3 occasions, most recently on 8/31/1954, at NYA, 42 (Avila, Dente, Doby, Hegan, Pope, Rosen, Smith, Wertz, Wynn)
The most Scrabble® points on 7/17/2006, at ANA, 175 (37 Vazquez, 23 Hollandsworth, 19 Martinez, 19 Sizemore, 18 Westbrook, 15 Michaels, 12 Broussard, 12 Hafner, 11 Belliard, 9 Peralta)
The fewest Scrabble® points on 6/13/1952, vs NYA, 71 (11 Simpson, 10 Doby, 9 Garcia, 9 Hegan, 8 Avila, 7 Boone, 6 Easter, 6 Reiser, 5 Rosen)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 5/15/1955, at BAL, 71 (10 Doby, 10 Smith, 9 Kiner, 8 Avila, 8 Naragon, 8 Pope, 7 Lemon, 6 Dente, 5 Rosen)

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