Letters in the San Francisco Giants Lineup

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When did the San Francisco Giants use a starting lineup with the most players whose surname...

Starts with A on 6/7/1960, vs CIN, 3 (Alou, Amalfitano, Antonelli)
  on 9 occasions, most recently on 5/30/2003, vs COL, 3 (Ainsworth, Alfonzo, Aurilia)
Contains A on 9/11/1963, at NYN, 9 (Alou, Alou, Bowman, Cepeda, Davenport, Haller, Mays, Pagan, Sanford)
  on 24 occasions, most recently on 6/26/1983, vs SDN, 9 (Clark, Davis, Evans, Hammaker, LeMaster, Leonard, O'Malley, Rabb, Wellman)
Ends with A on 4/6/2003, at MIL, 4 (Aurilia, Galarraga, Rivera, Torrealba)
  on 8 occasions, most recently on 4/25/2010, vs SLN, 4 (DeRosa, Ishikawa, Molina, Renteria)
Starts with B on 4/22/1921, vs PHI, 4 (Bancroft, Barnes, Brown, Burns)
  on 14 occasions, most recently on 7/19/1999, at TEX, 4 (Benard, Bonds, Brock, Burks)
Contains B on 7/15/1984, at PIT, 5 (Baker, Brenly, Rabb, Robinson, Youngblood)
  on 7 occasions, most recently on 9/2/1985, vs PHI, 5 (Blue, Brenly, Brown, Uribe, Youngblood)
Ends with B on 9/23/1933, vs BRO, 1 (Weintraub)
  on 264 occasions, most recently on 9/30/1984, at LAN, 1 (Rabb)
Starts with C on 4/28/1993, vs NYN, 4 (Carreon, Clark, Clayton, Colbert)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 5/5/1993, vs PHI, 4 (Carreon, Clark, Clayton, Colbert)
Contains C on 10/1/1921, at PHI, 6 (Bancroft, Causey, Connolly, Cunningham, Frisch, Schreiber)
  on 3 occasions, most recently on 5/24/1958, at MLN, 6 (Cepeda, Lockman, McCormick, O'Connell, Schmidt, Spencer)
Ends with C on 5/3/1919, vs PHI, 1 (Dubuc)
  on 5 occasions, most recently on 5/28/1919, vs PIT, 1 (Dubuc)
Starts with D on 9/24/1939, vs BSN, 3 (Danning, Demaree, Dickshot)
  on 20 occasions, most recently on 5/22/2001, at ARI, 3 (Davis, Davis, Dunston)
Contains D on 5/11/1959, vs PIT, 7 (Brandt, Cepeda, Davenport, Kirkland, Rodgers, Sanford, Schmidt)
  on 8 occasions, most recently on 9/7/1960, at MLN, 7 (Bressoud, Cepeda, Davenport, Kirkland, Rodgers, Sanford, Schmidt)
Ends with D on 7/5/1959, at SLN, 3 (Bressoud, Kirkland, Sanford)
  on 37 occasions, most recently on 9/30/1995, at COL, 3 (Benard, Mulholland, Reed)
Starts with E on 4/30/1977, vs PHI, 2 (Elliott, Evans)
  on 34 occasions, most recently on 4/6/2001, at LAN, 2 (Estalella, Estes)
Contains E on 9/28/1943, at CHN, 9 (East, Jurges, Kerr, Mead, Medwick, Reyes, Rucker, Stephenson, Witek)
  on 7 occasions, most recently on 9/12/1979, vs ATL, 9 (Andrews, Blue, Evans, Herndon, Ivie, LeMaster, Littlejohn, McCovey, Venable)
Ends with E on 9/30/1922, vs BSN, 4 (Blume, Higbee, MacPhee, Maguire)
Starts with F on 5/26/1926, vs BRO, 4 (Farrell, Fitzsimmons, Florence, Frisch)
  on 4 occasions, most recently on 6/22/1926, vs PHI, 4 (Farrell, Fitzsimmons, Florence, Frisch)
Contains F on 8/16/1919, vs CHN, 4 (Fletcher, Frisch, Kauff, Nehf)
  on 27 occasions, most recently on 9/24/2006, at MIL, 4 (Alfonzo, Feliz, Finley, Frandsen)
Ends with F on 8/8/1919, at CHN, 2 (Kauff, Nehf)
  on 22 occasions, most recently on 7/2/1920, vs BSN, 2 (Kauff, Nehf)
Starts with G on 10/3/1920, vs PHI, 3 (Gaston, Grimes, Grubbs)
  on 25 occasions, most recently on 8/25/1985, at PHI, 3 (Gladden, Gott, Green)
Contains G on 10/1/1922, vs BSN, 6 (Cunningham, Gaston, Higbee, King, Maguire, Rawlings)
Ends with G on 9/30/1939, at BSN, 3 (Danning, Wittig, Young)
  on 12 occasions, most recently on 8/16/1941, at PHI, 3 (Danning, Wittig, Young)
Starts with H on 5/18/1927, vs PIT, 4 (Hamby, Harper, Henry, Hornsby)
  on 26 occasions, most recently on 5/25/1978, vs HOU, 4 (Halicki, Harris, Herndon, Hill)
Contains H on 9/30/1967, vs PHI, 7 (Etheridge, Hart, Henderson, Henry, Hiatt, Johnson, Schroder)
Ends with H on 5/12/1922, at SLN, 3 (Frisch, Groh, Smith)
  on 112 occasions, most recently on 6/29/1929, vs PHI, 3 (Genewich, Leach, Roush)
Starts with I on 6/24/1947, at CHN, 1 (Iott)
  on 977 occasions, most recently on 8/14/2010, vs SDN, 1 (Ishikawa)
Contains I on 5/24/2009, at SEA, 9 (Burriss, Ishikawa, Lewis, Molina, Renteria, Uribe, Whiteside, Winn, Zito)
Ends with I on 6/15/1956, vs CIN, 2 (Antonelli, Sarni)
  on 67 occasions, most recently on 9/26/1977, at LAN, 2 (Foli, Halicki)
Starts with J on 5/26/1998, at CIN, 3 (Javier, Johnson, Jones)
  on 5 occasions, most recently on 7/20/1998, vs ARI, 3 (Javier, Johnson, Jones)
Contains J on 5/26/1998, at CIN, 3 (Javier, Johnson, Jones)
  on 5 occasions, most recently on 7/20/1998, vs ARI, 3 (Javier, Johnson, Jones)
Starts with K on 9/20/1919, at PIT, 3 (Kauff, Kelly, Kinsella)
Contains K on 5/24/1950, vs SLN, 5 (Dark, Kennedy, Lockman, Lohrke, Stanky)
  on 4 occasions, most recently on 5/30/1958, at SLN, 5 (Jablonski, King, Kirkland, Lockman, McCormick)
Ends with K on 4/12/1977, at SDN, 3 (Clark, Madlock, Sadek)
  on 50 occasions, most recently on 6/25/1979, vs ATL, 3 (Clark, Madlock, Sadek)
Starts with L on 7/3/1938, at BSN, 3 (Leiber, Leslie, Lohrman)
  on 96 occasions, most recently on 6/15/1995, at CHN, 3 (Lampkin, Leiter, Lewis)
Contains L on 9/26/1983, at ATL, 8 (Brenly, Calvert, Clark, LeMaster, Leonard, O'Malley, Venable, Youngblood)
  on 15 occasions, most recently on 10/1/1988, at LAN, 8 (Aldrete, Brenly, Clark, Maldonado, Mitchell, Reuschel, Riles, Williams)
Ends with L on 9/15/1922, vs CHN, 3 (Hill, Meusel, Stengel)
  on 44 occasions, most recently on 5/1/1997, at PIT, 3 (Berryhill, Hill, Powell)
Starts with M on 8/31/1938, at PIT, 5 (Mancuso, McCarthy, Melton, Moore, Myatt)
  on 18 occasions, most recently on 9/26/1975, at SDN, 5 (Matthews, Miller, Montanez, Montefusco, Murcer)
Contains M on 4/20/1952, at BRO, 8 (Lockman, Maglie, Mays, Mueller, Thompson, Thomson, Westrum, Williams)
  on 7 occasions, most recently on 9/12/1975, vs CIN, 8 (LeMaster, Matthews, Miller, Montanez, Montefusco, Murcer, Thomas, Thomasson)
Ends with M on 8/13/2004, at PHI, 3 (Durham, Grissom, Ransom)
  on 5 occasions, most recently on 6/22/2008, at KCA, 3 (Durham, Holm, Lincecum)
Starts with N on 4/30/1979, at PHI, 2 (Nastu, North)
  on 10 occasions, most recently on 6/27/1979, vs HOU, 2 (Nastu, North)
Contains N on 7/10/1921, vs CHN, 8 (Bancroft, Brown, Burns, Gonzalez, Rawlings, Ryan, Snyder, Youngs)
  on 48 occasions, most recently on 5/23/2009, at SEA, 8 (Cain, Frandsen, Guzman, Molina, Renteria, Rowand, Sandoval, Winn)
Ends with N on 5/2/1928, vs BRO, 6 (Benton, Cohen, Hogan, Jackson, Jahn, Mann)
  on 14 occasions, most recently on 7/25/1986, at PIT, 6 (Brown, Gladden, Mason, Melvin, Spilman, Thompson)
Starts with O on 5/22/1928, at BRO, 3 (O'Doul, O'Farrell, Ott)
  on 20 occasions, most recently on 9/30/1928, vs SLN, 3 (O'Doul, O'Farrell, Ott)
Contains O on 7/4/1927, at BRO, 8 (DeVormer, Fitzsimmons, Hornsby, Jackson, Lindstrom, Roush, Taylor, Thomas)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 6/7/1928, vs SLN, 8 (Benton, Cohen, Jackson, Lindstrom, O'Doul, O'Farrell, Ott, Roush)
Ends with O on 4/25/1943, at BSN, 3 (Mancuso, Mungo, Orengo)
  on 15 occasions, most recently on 7/10/2008, at NYN, 3 (Alfonzo, Castillo, Zito)
Starts with P on 6/5/1994, at SLN, 3 (Patterson, Phillips, Portugal)
  on 5 occasions, most recently on 6/18/1995, at SLN, 3 (Patterson, Phillips, Portugal)
Contains P on 5/25/1958, at PIT, 4 (Cepeda, Davenport, Speake, Spencer)
  on 52 occasions, most recently on 6/7/1995, vs NYN, 4 (Lampkin, Patterson, Phillips, Portugal)
Ends with P on 6/3/1919, vs PHI, 1 (Schupp)
  on 98 occasions, most recently on 9/28/1997, vs SDN, 1 (Rapp)
Starts with Q on 5/24/1986, vs MON, 1 (Quinones)
  on 22 occasions, most recently on 10/5/1986, at LAN, 1 (Quinones)
Contains Q on 8/4/1922, vs CHN, 1 (McQuillan)
  on 705 occasions, most recently on 9/28/2008, vs LAN, 1 (Vizquel)
Starts with R on 7/15/1922, at SLN, 3 (Rawlings, Robertson, Ryan)
  on 8 occasions, most recently on 9/4/2010, at LAN, 3 (Renteria, Ross, Rowand)
Contains R on 5/22/1927, vs PIT, 9 (DeVormer, Farrell, Grimes, Harper, Hornsby, Lindstrom, Reese, Roush, Terry)
Ends with R on 6/10/1946, at CIN, 5 (Blattner, Cooper, Kerr, Rucker, Schumacher)
  on 8 occasions, most recently on 9/17/1975, vs ATL, 5 (Barr, LeMaster, Miller, Murcer, Rader)
Starts with S on 5/11/2002, at MON, 5 (Sanders, Santiago, Schmidt, Shinjo, Snow)
  on 5 occasions, most recently on 7/13/2002, vs COL, 5 (Sanders, Santiago, Schmidt, Shinjo, Snow)
Contains S on 4/28/1957, at PHI, 9 (Burnside, Harris, Jablonski, Mays, Rhodes, Sauer, Schoendienst, Spencer, Westrum)
Ends with S on 7/1/1973, at ATL, 5 (Bonds, Carrithers, Fuentes, Matthews, Phillips)
  on 18 occasions, most recently on 8/24/1999, at CHN, 5 (Bonds, Burks, Estes, Hayes, Servais)
Starts with T on 9/25/1926, vs SLN, 3 (Terry, Thompson, Tyson)
  on 12 occasions, most recently on 7/27/2005, at CHN, 3 (Tomko, Torrealba, Tucker)
Contains T on 5/6/1950, at PIT, 7 (Gilbert, Hartung, Stanky, Thompson, Thomson, Weatherly, Westrum)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 8/7/1956, vs PHI, 7 (Antonelli, Brandt, Castleman, Schoendienst, Thompson, Westrum, White)
Ends with T on 4/10/1968, vs NYN, 4 (Davenport, Hart, Hiatt, Hunt)
  on 33 occasions, most recently on 9/22/1969, at SDN, 4 (Bryant, Hart, Hiatt, Hunt)
Starts with U on 5/24/1933, at CIN, 1 (Uhle)
  on 1154 occasions, most recently on 10/3/2010, vs SDN, 1 (Uribe)
Contains U on 7/4/2005, vs CIN, 6 (Alou, Cruz, Durham, Rueter, Tucker, Vizquel)
Ends with U on 5/30/1961, vs CIN, 2 (Alou, Alou)
  on 98 occasions, most recently on 7/26/1965, vs SLN, 2 (Alou, Alou)
Starts with V on 4/5/1997, vs NYN, 2 (VanLandingham, Vizcaino)
  on 53 occasions, most recently on 9/28/2008, vs LAN, 2 (Velez, Vizquel)
Contains V on 9/12/1979, vs ATL, 4 (Evans, Ivie, McCovey, Venable)
  on 10 occasions, most recently on 9/29/1983, at CIN, 4 (Calvert, Davis, Evans, Venable)
Starts with W on 6/18/1952, vs PIT, 3 (Westrum, Williams, Wilson)
  on 32 occasions, most recently on 9/24/1996, at LAN, 3 (Watson, Wilkins, Wilson)
Contains W on 7/21/2009, at ATL, 7 (Bowker, Downs, Ishikawa, Lewis, Sadowski, Whiteside, Winn)
Ends with W on 5/24/1964, vs PIT, 1 (Shaw)
  on 1250 occasions, most recently on 9/27/2008, vs LAN, 1 (Snow)
Contains X on 9/24/1942, vs PHI, 1 (Fox)
  on 525 occasions, most recently on 9/29/1989, at SDN, 1 (Nixon)
Ends with X on 9/24/1942, vs PHI, 1 (Fox)
  on 399 occasions, most recently on 5/4/1975, vs HOU, 1 (Maddox)
Starts with Y on 4/23/1919, at PHI, 1 (Youngs)
  on 1954 occasions, most recently on 9/27/2003, vs LAN, 1 (Young)
Contains Y on 9/24/1919, at BSN, 5 (Cooney, Doyle, Kelly, Snyder, Youngs)
  on 44 occasions, most recently on 5/18/1927, vs PIT, 5 (Hamby, Henry, Hornsby, Terry, Tyson)
Ends with Y on 9/13/1924, vs SLN, 4 (Bentley, Gowdy, Kelly, Terry)
  on 19 occasions, most recently on 5/19/2006, at OAK, 4 (Finley, Lowry, Matheny, Sweeney)
Starts with Z on 9/5/1945, at CHN, 2 (Zabala, Zimmerman)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 9/9/1945, at SLN, 2 (Zabala, Zimmerman)
Contains Z on 5/12/2004, vs PHI, 5 (Alfonzo, Cruz, Feliz, Perez, Pierzynski)
  on 10 occasions, most recently on 9/30/2007, at LAN, 5 (Feliz, Rodriguez, Schierholtz, Vizquel, Zito)
Ends with Z on 9/20/2007, vs CIN, 4 (Feliz, Rodriguez, Schierholtz, Velez)
Contains any double letter on 8/18/1938, vs BRO, 9 (Bartell, Cissell, Danning, Hubbell, McCarthy, Moore, Myatt, Ott, Seeds)
  on 3 occasions, most recently on 9/3/1938, at BRO, 9 (Cissell, Danning, McCarthy, Moore, Myatt, Ott, Ripple, Seeds, Wittig)
Ends with any double letter on 8/18/1938, vs BRO, 5 (Bartell, Cissell, Hubbell, Myatt, Ott)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 4/29/1942, at SLN, 5 (Bartell, Hubbell, Marshall, Moss, Ott)
Starts with any vowel on 5/25/1928, vs PHI, 4 (Aldridge, O'Doul, O'Farrell, Ott)
  on 33 occasions, most recently on 5/18/2003, vs NYN, 4 (Ainsworth, Alfonzo, Aurilia, Ellison)
Contains nary an E on 6/10/2003, at CHA, 10 (Alfonzo, Aurilia, Bonds, Cruz, Durham, Galarraga, Grissom, Santiago, Snow, Williams)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 6/20/2003, at OAK, 10 (Alfonzo, Aurilia, Bonds, Cruz, Durham, Galarraga, Grissom, Moss, Santiago, Santos)
Ends with any vowel on 7/22/1939, vs CHN, 7 (Bonura, Demaree, Hafey, Moore, O'Dea, Salvo, Scalzi)
Contains 3 letters on 9/24/1942, vs PHI, 2 (Fox, Ott)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 9/25/1942, vs PHI, 2 (Fox, Ott)
Contains 4 letters on 5/16/1965, vs HOU, 5 (Alou, Alou, Hart, Mays, Shaw)
  on 5 occasions, most recently on 9/25/2005, at COL, 5 (Alou, Cain, Haad, Snow, Winn)
Contains 5 letters on 7/3/1929, at BSN, 7 (Cohen, Henry, Hogan, Leach, Reese, Roush, Terry)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 7/4/1929, at BSN, 7 (Cohen, Hogan, Leach, Reese, Roush, Scott, Terry)
Contains 6 letters on 6/19/1924, at BSN, 6 (Barnes, Frisch, Meusel, Snyder, Wilson, Youngs)
  on 17 occasions, most recently on 5/5/1943, at BSN, 6 (Berres, Gordon, Jurges, Orengo, Rucker, Sayles)
Contains 7 letters on 7/2/1957, vs BRO, 7 (Barclay, Lockman, Mueller, Rodgers, Spencer, Thomson, Westrum)
Contains 8 letters on 7/17/1945, at CHN, 5 (Gardella, Hausmann, Lombardi, Treadway, Voiselle)
  on 27 occasions, most recently on 7/8/2009, vs FLO, 5 (Frandsen, Ishikawa, Renteria, Sadowski, Sandoval)
Contains 9 letters on 5/9/1994, vs COL, 4 (Benzinger, Hickerson, Manwaring, Patterson)
  on 5 occasions, most recently on 7/6/1994, vs NYN, 4 (Benzinger, Hickerson, Manwaring, Patterson)
Contains 10 letters on 9/29/1923, vs BRO, 2 (Cunningham, Huntzinger)
  on 118 occasions, most recently on 9/3/1986, at NYN, 2 (Mulholland, Youngblood)
Contains 11 letters on 5/28/1956, at PHI, 2 (Terwilliger, Worthington)
Contains 12 letters on 6/22/1956, vs MLN, 1 (Schoendienst)
  on 158 occasions, most recently on 10/3/1981, vs SDN, 1 (Hargesheimer)
Contains 13 letters on 5/26/1994, at SDN, 1 (VanLandingham)
  on 81 occasions, most recently on 7/27/1997, vs PIT, 1 (VanLandingham)

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

The most distinct letters on 6/22/1958, at PHI, 23 (Bressoud, Cepeda, Davenport, Gomez, Jablonski, Kirkland, Mays, Thomas, Wagner, all but FQX)
  on 51 occasions, most recently on 8/4/2010, at COL, 23 (Bumgarner, Burrell, Huff, Ishikawa, Posey, Renteria, Sanchez, Sandoval, Torres, all but JQX)
The fewest distinct letters on 9/27/1985, at LAN, 13 (Blue, Brenly, Brown, Deer, Gladden, Green, Leonard, Uribe, Woodard, all but CFHJKMPQSTVXZ)
The most total letters on 8/10/1994, at CHN, 75 (Benzinger, Bonds, Clayton, Lewis, Manwaring, Patterson, Strawberry, VanLandingham, Williams)
The fewest total letters on 6/3/1933, at PHI, 43 (Bell, Critz, Davis, Mancuso, Ott, Peel, Ryan, Terry, Vergez)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 9/25/2005, at COL, 43 (Alou, Bonds, Cain, Durham, Feliz, Haad, Snow, Vizquel, Winn)
The most Scrabble® points on 5/30/2004, vs COL, 147 (28 Pierzynski, 19 Alfonzo, 17 Feliz, 16 Hammonds, 16 Perez, 15 Cruz, 15 Schmidt, 12 Tucker, 9 Mohr)
The fewest Scrabble® points on 8/30/1964, at MLN, 65 (11 Cepeda, 9 Haller, 9 Mays, 8 Pagan, 7 Bolin, 7 Hart, 6 Lanier, 4 Alou, 4 Alou)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 6/22/1967, vs ATL, 65 (10 Brown, 9 Haller, 9 Siebern, 7 Bolin, 7 Cline, 7 Hart, 6 Groat, 6 Lanier, 4 Alou)

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