Letters in the San Diego Padres Lineup

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When did the San Diego Padres use a starting lineup with the most players whose surname...

Starts with A on 9/30/1989, vs SFN, 3 (Abner, Alomar, Alomar)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 10/1/1989, vs SFN, 3 (Abner, Alomar, Alomar)
Contains A on 6/25/2009, at SEA, 9 (Blanco, Blanks, Cabrera, Gonzalez, Gonzalez, Hairston, Headley, Kouzmanoff, LeBlanc)
  on 7 occasions, most recently on 7/25/2010, at PIT, 9 (Cabrera, Denorfia, Gonzalez, Hairston, Hairston, Headley, LeBlanc, Torrealba, Venable)
Ends with A on 5/20/2010, at LAN, 4 (Cabrera, Correia, Denorfia, Torrealba)
  on 7 occasions, most recently on 8/21/2010, at MIL, 4 (Correia, Denorfia, Tejada, Torrealba)
Starts with B on 8/30/1983, at PHI, 4 (Bevacqua, Bochy, Bonilla, Brown)
  on 14 occasions, most recently on 7/20/2007, vs PHI, 4 (Barrett, Blum, Bradley, Branyan)
Contains B on 10/1/1970, vs LAN, 7 (Barton, Brown, Campbell, Colbert, Kirby, Robinson, Robles)
Ends with B on 9/10/1972, vs ATL, 1 (Grubb)
  on 453 occasions, most recently on 10/3/1976, at LAN, 1 (Grubb)
Starts with C on 4/10/1970, at LAN, 4 (Campbell, Cannizzaro, Colbert, Corkins)
  on 26 occasions, most recently on 8/2/1995, vs SFN, 4 (Caminiti, Cedeno, Cianfrocco, Clark)
Contains C on 10/1/1977, at SFN, 6 (Champion, Hendrick, Owchinko, Richards, Scanlon, Tenace)
Ends with C on 8/15/1980, vs HOU, 1 (Stimac)
  on 49 occasions, most recently on 8/30/2010, at ARI, 1 (LeBlanc)
Starts with D on 4/19/1969, at SFN, 3 (DaVanon, Davis, Dean)
  on 4 occasions, most recently on 10/1/2000, vs LAN, 3 (Darr, Davis, DeHaan)
Contains D on 5/26/1976, vs LAN, 7 (Davis, Hernandez, Kendall, Rader, Rettenmund, Reynolds, Winfield)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 8/22/2010, at MIL, 7 (Denorfia, Durango, Garland, Headley, Hundley, Ludwick, Tejada)
Ends with D on 7/1/1977, vs CIN, 3 (Ashford, Sutherland, Winfield)
  on 10 occasions, most recently on 9/16/1995, vs CHN, 3 (McDavid, Newfield, Reed)
Starts with E on 4/26/1981, at LAN, 3 (Edwards, Eichelberger, Evans)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 10/3/1981, at SFN, 3 (Edwards, Eichelberger, Evans)
Contains E on 6/5/1976, at PIT, 9 (Fuentes, Hernandez, Jones, Kendall, McCovey, Melendez, Rader, Turner, Winfield)
  on 4 occasions, most recently on 4/29/2006, vs LAN, 9 (Barfield, Bellhorn, Cameron, Giles, Gonzalez, Greene, Hensley, Mirabelli, Roberts)
Ends with E on 5/29/1977, vs HOU, 3 (Ivie, Tenace, Valentine)
  on 39 occasions, most recently on 4/20/1980, at SFN, 3 (Dade, Tenace, Wise)
Starts with F on 4/13/1975, vs CIN, 2 (Freisleben, Fuentes)
  on 317 occasions, most recently on 9/27/1997, at SFN, 2 (Finley, Flaherty)
Contains F on 4/20/1992, vs ATL, 5 (Fernandez, Lefferts, McGriff, Sheffield, Teufel)
  on 8 occasions, most recently on 8/15/1992, at CIN, 5 (Fernandez, Lefferts, McGriff, Sheffield, Teufel)
Ends with F on 4/3/2008, vs HOU, 2 (Kouzmanoff, Wolf)
  on 19 occasions, most recently on 7/19/2008, at SLN, 2 (Kouzmanoff, Wolf)
Starts with G on 5/8/2007, at ATL, 5 (Germano, Giles, Giles, Gonzalez, Greene)
  on 35 occasions, most recently on 6/13/2009, at ANA, 5 (Geer, Giles, Gonzalez, Gonzalez, Gwynn)
Contains G on 9/9/2007, at COL, 7 (Ensberg, Giles, Giles, Gonzalez, Greene, Sledge, Young)
Ends with G on 4/7/2006, vs COL, 2 (Young, Young)
  on 8 occasions, most recently on 9/9/2007, at COL, 2 (Ensberg, Young)
Starts with H on 4/10/2009, vs SFN, 4 (Hairston, Headley, Hill, Hundley)
  on 34 occasions, most recently on 8/14/2010, at SFN, 4 (Hairston, Hairston, Headley, Hundley)
Contains H on 5/2/1978, at PIT, 6 (Champion, Hendrick, Owchinko, Richards, Smith, Thomas)
  on 7 occasions, most recently on 7/11/2010, at COL, 6 (Cunningham, Hairston, Hairston, Headley, Hundley, Richard)
Ends with H on 8/26/1978, vs NYN, 2 (Lolich, Smith)
  on 131 occasions, most recently on 9/27/1981, vs SFN, 2 (Smith, Welsh)
Starts with I on 9/5/1971, vs ATL, 1 (Ivie)
  on 408 occasions, most recently on 8/29/2008, vs COL, 1 (Iguchi)
Contains I on 6/7/1977, at SLN, 8 (Champion, D'Acquisto, Davis, Hendrick, Ivie, Richards, Valentine, Winfield)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 6/15/1977, vs CHN, 8 (Champion, Davis, Hendrick, Ivie, Owchinko, Richards, Valentine, Winfield)
Ends with I on 4/18/1969, at SFN, 1 (Santorini)
  on 757 occasions, most recently on 6/20/2010, vs BAL, 1 (Zawadzki)
Starts with J on 6/25/2001, at COL, 3 (Jackson, Jarvis, Jimenez)
  on 32 occasions, most recently on 10/5/2001, vs COL, 3 (Jackson, Jarvis, Jimenez)
Contains J on 6/25/2001, at COL, 3 (Jackson, Jarvis, Jimenez)
  on 32 occasions, most recently on 10/5/2001, vs COL, 3 (Jackson, Jarvis, Jimenez)
Starts with K on 10/2/1969, at SFN, 3 (Kelly, Kendall, Kirby)
  on 37 occasions, most recently on 9/28/2002, at LAN, 3 (Kingsale, Klesko, Kotsay)
Contains K on 4/21/2002, at LAN, 5 (Klesko, Kotsay, Lampkin, Lankford, Tomko)
  on 22 occasions, most recently on 9/28/2002, at LAN, 5 (Kingsale, Klesko, Kotsay, Lampkin, Tankersley)
Ends with K on 9/2/1969, vs PHI, 2 (Hriniak, Sisk)
  on 99 occasions, most recently on 6/14/2008, at CLE, 2 (Baek, Clark)
Starts with L on 5/14/1982, at MON, 3 (Lefebvre, Lezcano, Lollar)
  on 31 occasions, most recently on 8/14/2004, at CIN, 3 (Lawrence, Long, Loretta)
Contains L on 6/26/1971, at LAN, 7 (Arlin, Campbell, Colbert, Kendall, Lee, Murrell, Stahl)
  on 20 occasions, most recently on 9/25/2010, vs CIN, 7 (Garland, Gonzalez, Headley, Hundley, Ludwick, Salazar, Venable)
Ends with L on 6/26/1971, at LAN, 4 (Campbell, Kendall, Murrell, Stahl)
Starts with M on 6/1/1973, vs NYN, 3 (Morales, Morales, Murrell)
  on 54 occasions, most recently on 6/13/1999, at HOU, 3 (Magadan, Murray, Myers)
Contains M on 7/2/1988, vs SLN, 6 (Alomar, Mack, Martinez, Moreland, Rasmussen, Templeton)
Ends with M on 9/16/1969, vs HOU, 1 (Slocum)
  on 330 occasions, most recently on 9/30/2010, vs CHN, 1 (Cunningham)
Starts with N on 9/26/1995, at SFN, 2 (Newfield, Nieves)
  on 110 occasions, most recently on 7/26/2005, vs SLN, 2 (Nady, Nevin)
Contains N on 8/11/1983, at HOU, 9 (Bonilla, Brown, Flannery, Gwynn, Jones, Kennedy, Templeton, Thurmond, Wiggins)
  on 4 occasions, most recently on 6/5/2000, at OAK, 9 (Boone, Eaton, Gwynn, Hernandez, Jackson, Magadan, Martin, Nevin, Owens)
Ends with N on 6/5/2000, at OAK, 6 (Eaton, Gwynn, Jackson, Magadan, Martin, Nevin)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 6/6/2000, at OAK, 6 (DeHaan, Gwynn, Jackson, Magadan, Martin, Nevin)
Starts with O on 9/25/1976, at ATL, 1 (Owchinko)
  on 440 occasions, most recently on 9/29/2005, vs SFN, 1 (Olivo)
Contains O on 6/29/1973, at CIN, 9 (Anderson, Colbert, Corrales, Gaston, Locklear, Morales, Morales, Roberts, Troedson)
Ends with O on 4/28/1969, vs LAN, 3 (Cannizzaro, Niekro, Spiezio)
  on 24 occasions, most recently on 8/28/2005, vs COL, 3 (Astacio, Klesko, Olivo)
Starts with P on 4/9/1969, vs HOU, 2 (Pena, Podres)
  on 123 occasions, most recently on 9/23/2006, vs PIT, 2 (Peavy, Piazza)
Contains P on 6/13/1969, vs PHI, 4 (Pena, Podres, Sipin, Spiezio)
  on 9 occasions, most recently on 9/22/1990, vs CIN, 4 (Pagliarulo, Parent, Stephenson, Templeton)
Starts with Q on 9/9/2003, vs SFN, 1 (Quintero)
  on 26 occasions, most recently on 8/26/2004, at NYN, 1 (Quintero)
Contains Q on 7/11/1979, at PHI, 2 (Bevacqua, D'Acquisto)
  on 10 occasions, most recently on 6/30/2004, at ARI, 2 (Quintero, Vazquez)
Starts with R on 6/5/1978, at MON, 4 (Rasmussen, Reynolds, Richards, Roberts)
Contains R on 6/29/1973, at CIN, 8 (Anderson, Colbert, Corrales, Locklear, Morales, Morales, Roberts, Troedson)
  on 9 occasions, most recently on 9/26/1990, at SFN, 8 (Carter, Clark, Clark, Cora, Pagliarulo, Parent, Rasmussen, Roberts)
Ends with R on 9/17/1975, at LAN, 3 (Locklear, Spillner, Turner)
  on 77 occasions, most recently on 6/19/1993, at COL, 3 (Gardner, Plantier, Taylor)
Starts with S on 6/23/1992, vs LAN, 5 (Seminara, Sheffield, Shipley, Stephenson, Stillwell)
Contains S on 4/18/1981, vs LAN, 8 (Bass, Edwards, Jones, Richards, Salazar, Smith, Swisher, Wise)
  on 5 occasions, most recently on 9/21/1981, vs CIN, 8 (Edwards, Evans, Gwosdz, Jones, Richards, Salazar, Smith, Welsh)
Ends with S on 6/23/1999, at LAN, 6 (Arias, Myers, Owens, Sanders, Veras, Williams)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 6/28/1999, vs COL, 6 (Arias, Myers, Owens, Sanders, Veras, Williams)
Starts with T on 5/16/1974, vs ATL, 3 (Thomas, Tolan, Troedson)
  on 13 occasions, most recently on 9/8/1978, at CIN, 3 (Tenace, Thomas, Turner)
Contains T on 8/1/1972, at ATL, 8 (Acosta, Colbert, Gaston, Jeter, Roberts, Stahl, Stanley, Thomas)
Ends with T on 9/18/1974, vs CIN, 3 (Beckert, Colbert, Elliott)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 9/25/1974, vs SFN, 3 (Colbert, Elliott, Scott)
Contains U on 8/5/2008, at NYN, 6 (Gerut, Hundley, Iguchi, Kouzmanoff, Rodriguez, Young)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 8/9/2008, at COL, 6 (Gerut, Hundley, Iguchi, Kouzmanoff, Maddux, Rodriguez)
Ends with U on 4/7/1974, at LAN, 1 (Alou)
  on 14 occasions, most recently on 5/2/2005, vs COL, 1 (Hyzdu)
Starts with V on 4/3/1997, vs NYN, 3 (Valenzuela, Vaughn, Veras)
  on 14 occasions, most recently on 9/7/1998, vs SFN, 3 (Vander Wal, Vaughn, Veras)
Contains V on 7/17/1999, at SEA, 5 (Davis, Giovanola, Rivera, Vander Wal, Veras)
  on 5 occasions, most recently on 9/11/1999, vs MON, 5 (Davis, Nevin, Rivera, Vander Wal, Veras)
Starts with W on 9/7/1970, vs HOU, 2 (Webster, Williams)
  on 196 occasions, most recently on 9/20/2006, vs ARI, 2 (Walker, Wells)
Contains W on 9/17/1983, at ATL, 5 (Brown, Gwosdz, Gwynn, Hawkins, Wiggins)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 9/26/1983, at HOU, 5 (Brown, Gwynn, Hinshaw, Show, Wiggins)
Ends with W on 9/19/1982, at SFN, 2 (Hinshaw, Show)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 9/26/1983, at HOU, 2 (Hinshaw, Show)
Contains X on 7/20/1974, vs NYN, 1 (Laxton)
  on 76 occasions, most recently on 8/15/2008, vs PHI, 1 (Maddux)
Ends with X on 6/8/1991, at PIT, 1 (Maddux)
  on 62 occasions, most recently on 8/15/2008, vs PHI, 1 (Maddux)
Starts with Y on 4/7/2006, vs COL, 2 (Young, Young)
  on 6 occasions, most recently on 7/29/2006, at COL, 2 (Young, Young)
Contains Y on 4/14/1985, at ATL, 7 (Bumbry, Flannery, Garvey, Gwynn, Hoyt, Kennedy, McReynolds)
  on 18 occasions, most recently on 9/13/1986, vs HOU, 7 (Flannery, Garvey, Gwynn, Hoyt, Kennedy, McReynolds, Royster)
Ends with Y on 6/18/1985, at LAN, 5 (Bumbry, Dravecky, Flannery, Garvey, Kennedy)
Starts with Z on 5/2/2010, vs MIL, 1 (Zawadzki)
  on 9 occasions, most recently on 6/20/2010, vs BAL, 1 (Zawadzki)
Contains Z on 7/7/2002, at COL, 5 (Cruz, Gonzalez, Jimenez, Perez, Vazquez)
Ends with Z on 7/7/2002, at COL, 5 (Cruz, Gonzalez, Jimenez, Perez, Vazquez)
Contains any double letter on 5/29/1993, at SLN, 7 (Bell, Gwynn, Harris, Higgins, McGriff, Sheffield, Stillwell)
  on 7 occasions, most recently on 7/8/1993, at MON, 7 (Bell, Cianfrocco, Gutierrez, Gwynn, Harris, Higgins, McGriff)
Ends with any double letter on 9/22/1972, at ATL, 5 (Caldwell, Elliott, Grubb, Kendall, Lee)
  on 6 occasions, most recently on 6/7/1973, at SLN, 5 (Caldwell, Grubb, Kendall, Lee, Murrell)
Starts with any vowel on 7/2/1977, vs CIN, 4 (Almon, Ashford, Ivie, Owchinko)
  on 10 occasions, most recently on 9/25/1977, vs SFN, 4 (Almon, Ashford, Ivie, Owchinko)
Contains nary an E on 4/17/1969, at SFN, 7 (Arcia, Brown, Cannizzaro, DaVanon, Davis, Gaston, Kirby)
  on 53 occasions, most recently on 5/2/2010, vs MIL, 7 (Blanks, Garland, Gwynn, Hairston, Hairston, Salazar, Zawadzki)
Ends with any vowel on 6/17/1969, at LAN, 7 (Arcia, Ferrara, Kelly, Niekro, Pena, Ruberto, Spiezio)
  on 15 occasions, most recently on 9/8/2010, vs LAN, 7 (Cabrera, Durango, Headley, Luebke, Tejada, Torrealba, Venable)
Contains 3 letters on 6/12/1971, at PHI, 1 (Lee)
  on 266 occasions, most recently on 6/29/2005, at LAN, 1 (May)
Contains 4 letters on 4/30/1969, at ATL, 4 (Dean, Krug, Pena, Ross)
  on 6 occasions, most recently on 6/29/1988, at CIN, 4 (Kruk, Mack, Show, Thon)
Contains 5 letters on 5/14/1999, at CIN, 7 (Arias, Ashby, Gomez, Gwynn, Nevin, Owens, Veras)
  on 4 occasions, most recently on 8/31/1999, vs CHN, 7 (Ashby, Davis, Gomez, Gwynn, Nevin, Owens, Veras)
Contains 6 letters on 6/7/1998, at TEX, 6 (Finley, Joyner, Rivera, Romero, Sheets, Vaughn)
Contains 7 letters on 9/30/1982, vs CIN, 8 (Bonilla, Hawkins, Hinshaw, Kennedy, Pittman, Salazar, Tingley, Wiggins)
Contains 8 letters on 5/20/1979, at HOU, 6 (Bevacqua, Gonzalez, Hargrove, Reynolds, Richards, Winfield)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 6/4/1980, vs HOU, 6 (Bevacqua, Flannery, Montanez, Mumphrey, Richards, Winfield)
Contains 9 letters on 6/16/1992, at HOU, 4 (Fernandez, Rodriguez, Sheffield, Stillwell)
Contains 10 letters on 8/12/1990, at HOU, 3 (Lilliquist, Pagliarulo, Stephenson)
  on 3 occasions, most recently on 9/30/1990, at CIN, 3 (Lilliquist, Pagliarulo, Stephenson)
Contains 11 letters on 4/16/1976, at HOU, 1 (Wehrmeister)
  on 140 occasions, most recently on 6/3/2002, vs SFN, 1 (Middlebrook)
Contains 12 letters on 9/15/1979, vs ATL, 1 (Eichelberger)
  on 64 occasions, most recently on 9/25/1982, at ATL, 1 (Eichelberger)

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The most distinct letters on 4/30/2002, vs CHN, 25 (Burroughs, Jimenez, Klesko, Kotsay, Lampkin, Lankford, Lawrence, Nevin, Vazquez, all but X)
The fewest distinct letters on 6/16/1972, at PIT, 13 (Colbert, Corrales, Lee, Morales, Norman, Roberts, Stahl, Stanley, Thomas, all but DFGIJKPQUVWXZ)
The most total letters on 9/1/1982, vs PIT, 75 (Eichelberger, Flannery, Jones, Kennedy, Lancellotti, Lefebvre, Richards, Salazar, Templeton)
  on 3 occasions, most recently on 6/23/2010, at TBA, 75 (Correia, Cunningham, Eckstein, Gonzalez, Gwynn, Hairston, Hairston, Headley, Hundley, Venable)
The fewest total letters on 6/29/2005, at LAN, 44 (Blum, Fick, Giles, Greene, Jackson, Klesko, May, Nady, Ojeda)
The most Scrabble® points on 6/11/2002, at BAL, 184 (37 Vazquez, 27 Gonzalez, 25 Jimenez, 20 Pickford, 16 Lankford, 15 Cruz, 14 Klesko, 13 Kotsay, 12 Trammell, 5 Gant)
The fewest Scrabble® points on 9/18/2005, vs WAS, 69 (9 Astacio, 9 Roberts, 9 Young, 8 Nady, 8 Olivo, 7 Greene, 7 Loretta, 6 Giles, 6 Randa)

Unique occurrences in bold.
Includes all games played 1969-2010.
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