Letters in the St. Louis Cardinals Lineup

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When did the St. Louis Cardinals use a starting lineup with the most players whose surname...

Starts with A on 5/16/1972, at PIT, 2 (Alou, Anderson)
  on 36 occasions, most recently on 5/9/1994, vs CHN, 2 (Alicea, Arocha)
Contains A on 7/7/1996, at PIT, 9 (Alicea, Clayton, Gaetti, Gant, Jordan, Lankford, Mabry, Morgan, Sheaffer)
  on 4 occasions, most recently on 8/4/1996, at NYN, 9 (Clayton, Gaetti, Gallego, Gant, Jordan, Lankford, Mabry, Morgan, Sheaffer)
Ends with A on 7/14/1988, vs SDN, 3 (Alicea, Laga, Pena)
  on 43 occasions, most recently on 7/2/2010, vs MIL, 3 (Garcia, Molina, Stavinoha)
Starts with B on 5/13/1926, vs NY1, 4 (Bell, Bell, Blades, Bottomley)
  on 7 occasions, most recently on 7/3/1926, at PIT, 4 (Bell, Bell, Blades, Bottomley)
Contains B on 4/24/1924, at CHN, 5 (Bell, Blades, Bottomley, Hornsby, Niebergall)
  on 10 occasions, most recently on 6/27/1926, vs CHN, 5 (Bell, Bell, Blades, Bottomley, Hornsby)
Ends with B on 5/16/1954, at PHI, 1 (Scheib)
  on 25 occasions, most recently on 9/27/1963, vs CIN, 1 (Kolb)
Starts with C on 8/21/1941, at PHI, 4 (Cooper, Cooper, Crabtree, Crespi)
  on 15 occasions, most recently on 8/1/1995, vs HOU, 4 (Caraballo, Coles, Cooper, Cromer)
Contains C on 6/3/1934, at PIT, 7 (Carleton, Collins, DeLancey, Durocher, Frisch, Medwick, Rothrock)
  on 10 occasions, most recently on 9/9/1935, vs PHI, 7 (Collins, Collins, DeLancey, Durocher, Frisch, Medwick, Rothrock)
Ends with C on 4/16/1936, vs CHN, 1 (Scoffic)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 4/22/1936, at CIN, 1 (Scoffic)
Starts with D on 4/18/1934, vs PIT, 4 (Davis, Davis, Dean, Durocher)
  on 4 occasions, most recently on 8/4/1935, vs PIT, 4 (Davis, Dean, DeLancey, Durocher)
Contains D on 5/20/1934, at NY1, 6 (Davis, Davis, Dean, Durocher, Medwick, Whitehead)
  on 29 occasions, most recently on 9/16/1937, vs PHI, 6 (Durocher, Gutteridge, Medwick, Ogrodowski, Padgett, Weiland)
Ends with D on 6/26/1999, at ARI, 4 (Bottenfield, Howard, Howard, Lankford)
Starts with E on 8/28/2005, at WAS, 3 (Eckstein, Edmonds, Eldred)
  on 101 occasions, most recently on 8/24/2007, vs ATL, 3 (Eckstein, Edmonds, Encarnacion)
Contains E on 9/6/1924, at PIT, 9 (Blades, Bottomley, Clemons, Hafey, Haines, Myers, Sherdel, Thevenow, Toporcer)
  on 8 occasions, most recently on 6/20/2006, at CHA, 9 (Bennett, Eckstein, Edmonds, Encarnacion, Miles, Mulder, Rodriguez, Rolen, Spiezio)
Ends with E on 5/4/1940, vs BSN, 5 (Gutteridge, Lake, McGee, Mize, Moore)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 9/24/1972, vs CHN, 5 (Jutze, Roque, Sizemore, Torre, Wise)
Starts with F on 6/1/1930, at CIN, 4 (Farrell, Fisher, Frankhouse, Frisch)
Contains F on 6/1/1930, at CIN, 5 (Farrell, Fisher, Frankhouse, Frisch, Hafey)
Ends with F on 9/11/1981, vs NYN, 1 (Roof)
  on 48 occasions, most recently on 8/7/1994, at PIT, 1 (McGriff)
Starts with G on 9/16/1936, at PHI, 3 (Garibaldi, Gelbert, Gutteridge)
  on 76 occasions, most recently on 8/31/1997, at KCA, 3 (Gaetti, Gant, Green)
Contains G on 8/9/1996, vs SFN, 6 (Gaetti, Gallego, Gant, McGee, Morgan, Pagnozzi)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 8/29/1996, vs FLO, 6 (Gaetti, Gallego, Gant, McGee, Pagnozzi, Young)
Ends with G on 9/26/1948, at CHN, 3 (Diering, Lang, Young)
Starts with H on 7/12/1928, vs NY1, 5 (Hafey, Haines, Harper, High, Holm)
  on 3 occasions, most recently on 7/22/1928, vs PHI, 5 (Hafey, Haines, Harper, High, Holm)
Contains H on 8/12/1928, vs CHN, 8 (Douthit, Frisch, Hafey, Harper, High, Rhem, Smith, Thevenow)
  on 3 occasions, most recently on 9/30/1928, at NY1, 8 (Douthit, Frankhouse, Frisch, Hafey, High, Holm, Smith, Thevenow)
Ends with H on 5/5/1929, at NY1, 4 (Frisch, High, Smith, Southworth)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 5/15/1929, at PHI, 4 (Frisch, High, Smith, Southworth)
Starts with I on 7/17/1977, at MON, 1 (Iorg)
  on 382 occasions, most recently on 9/28/2008, vs CIN, 1 (Izturis)
Contains I on 8/14/1953, at CIN, 9 (Bilko, Elliott, Jablonski, Mizell, Musial, Repulski, Rice, Schoendienst, Schofield)
  on 6 occasions, most recently on 8/22/1953, vs CIN, 9 (Bilko, Elliott, Jablonski, Miller, Musial, Repulski, Rice, Schoendienst, Schofield)
Ends with I on 6/10/1954, vs BRO, 4 (Jablonski, Raschi, Repulski, Sarni)
  on 16 occasions, most recently on 9/21/1954, at CHN, 4 (Jablonski, Raschi, Repulski, Sarni)
Starts with J on 9/29/1960, at LAN, 3 (Jackson, James, Javier)
  on 57 occasions, most recently on 8/14/1993, at MON, 3 (Jefferies, Jones, Jordan)
Contains J on 5/20/1951, vs NY1, 3 (Johnson, Jones, Rojek)
  on 94 occasions, most recently on 8/14/1993, at MON, 3 (Jefferies, Jones, Jordan)
Starts with K on 5/16/1943, at PHI, 3 (Klein, Krist, Kurowski)
  on 14 occasions, most recently on 5/17/1946, at BSN, 3 (Klein, Kluttz, Kurowski)
Contains K on 8/4/1946, at PHI, 5 (Dickson, Dusak, Kluttz, Kurowski, Walker)
  on 9 occasions, most recently on 7/14/1979, at HOU, 5 (Brock, Hendrick, Kennedy, Oberkfell, Vuckovich)
Ends with K on 5/30/1922, at CHN, 3 (Doak, Flack, Stock)
  on 56 occasions, most recently on 4/29/1966, at SFN, 3 (Brock, Buchek, Kernek)
Starts with L on 4/16/1987, vs MON, 4 (Laga, Lake, Landrum, Lindeman)
  on 10 occasions, most recently on 5/22/2010, vs ANA, 4 (LaRue, Lohse, Lopez, Ludwick)
Contains L on 4/22/1950, at CHN, 8 (Garagiola, Glaviano, Miller, Musial, Nelson, Slaughter, Staley, Walker)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 5/6/1951, at BRO, 8 (Bilko, Cole, Garagiola, Glaviano, Lowrey, Musial, Poholsky, Slaughter)
Ends with L on 9/26/1923, vs BRO, 3 (Bell, Niebergall, Sherdel)
  on 57 occasions, most recently on 6/13/1930, at BSN, 3 (Farrell, Peel, Sherdel)
Starts with M on 8/20/1938, vs CIN, 7 (Macon, Martin, Martin, Medwick, Mize, Moore, Myers)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 8/31/1938, vs PHI, 7 (Martin, Martin, McGee, Medwick, Mize, Moore, Myers)
Contains M on 8/20/1938, vs CIN, 8 (Bremer, Macon, Martin, Martin, Medwick, Mize, Moore, Myers)
  on 3 occasions, most recently on 4/29/1975, at PIT, 8 (Brinkman, Martinez, McBride, McGlothen, Melendez, Simmons, Sizemore, Smith)
Ends with M on 4/17/1925, at CIN, 2 (Holm, Rhem)
  on 75 occasions, most recently on 10/5/1980, vs NYN, 2 (Durham, Landrum)
Starts with N on 4/30/1949, at CHN, 2 (Nelson, Northey)
  on 50 occasions, most recently on 10/2/1960, at SFN, 2 (Nelson, Nieman)
Contains N on 10/3/1987, vs NYN, 8 (Driessen, Green, Johnson, Lindeman, O'Neal, Oquendo, Pena, Pendleton)
  on 25 occasions, most recently on 6/12/2009, at CLE, 8 (Ankiel, Duncan, Greene, Molina, Pineiro, Ryan, Stavinoha, Thurston)
Ends with N on 8/11/1937, vs CIN, 5 (Brown, Johnson, Martin, Martin, Owen)
  on 37 occasions, most recently on 8/24/2007, vs ATL, 5 (Duncan, Eckstein, Encarnacion, Rolen, Ryan)
Starts with O on 9/18/1995, at PIT, 3 (Oliva, Oquendo, Osborne)
Contains O on 8/12/1920, at PHI, 8 (Clemons, Fournier, Heathcote, Hornsby, Jacobs, Knode, Shotton, Stock)
  on 14 occasions, most recently on 7/6/2004, vs CIN, 8 (Anderson, Cedeno, Edmonds, Molina, Morris, Pujols, Rolen, Womack)
Ends with O on 5/8/2003, at CIN, 4 (Cairo, Delgado, Marrero, Palmeiro)
Starts with P on 6/25/1994, at CHN, 4 (Pagnozzi, Palacios, Pena, Perry)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 7/26/1994, vs NYN, 4 (Pagnozzi, Palacios, Pena, Perry)
Contains P on 8/28/1941, at NY1, 6 (Cooper, Crespi, Hopp, Padgett, Pollet, Triplett)
Ends with P on 8/8/1919, vs BSN, 1 (Schupp)
  on 662 occasions, most recently on 8/9/2001, at MON, 1 (Clapp)
Starts with Q on 5/1/1983, vs SFN, 1 (Quirk)
  on 16 occasions, most recently on 10/1/1983, vs CHN, 1 (Quirk)
Contains Q on 10/5/1986, at CHN, 2 (Manrique, Oquendo)
Starts with R on 7/13/1951, at NY1, 3 (Rice, Rice, Rojek)
  on 55 occasions, most recently on 5/17/2009, vs MIL, 3 (Rasmus, Robinson, Ryan)
Contains R on 5/9/1942, at CIN, 9 (Blattner, Brown, Cooper, Crespi, Gumbert, Kurowski, Moore, Sanders, Triplett)
  on 19 occasions, most recently on 9/11/1982, vs NYN, 9 (Andujar, Green, Hendrick, Hernandez, Herr, Iorg, Oberkfell, Porter, Ramsey)
Ends with R on 9/28/1940, vs CHN, 5 (Cooper, Gillenwater, Lanier, Slaughter, Walker)
  on 4 occasions, most recently on 7/23/1964, vs PIT, 5 (Boyer, Cuellar, Javier, McCarver, Skinner)
Starts with S on 5/8/1919, at PIT, 6 (Schultz, Sherdel, Shotton, Smith, Snyder, Stock)
Contains S on 5/9/1931, at PIT, 8 (Adams, Benes, Collins, Frisch, Johnson, Mancuso, Orsatti, Watkins)
  on 35 occasions, most recently on 6/26/1954, at BRO, 8 (Alston, Grammas, Jablonski, Musial, Repulski, Sarni, Schoendienst, Staley)
Ends with S on 9/14/1923, vs PHI, 6 (Blades, Clemons, Flowers, Haines, Hudgens, Myers)
Starts with T on 5/10/1970, at ATL, 3 (Taylor, Torre, Torrez)
  on 15 occasions, most recently on 7/6/1979, at ATL, 3 (Templeton, Thomas, Tyson)
Contains T on 8/30/1922, vs CHN, 7 (Ainsmith, Bottomley, North, Schultz, Smith, Stock, Toporcer)
  on 4 occasions, most recently on 9/20/1922, at BRO, 7 (Ainsmith, Bottomley, Knight, Schultz, Smith, Stock, Toporcer)
Ends with T on 6/8/1941, at NY1, 3 (Krist, Padgett, Triplett)
  on 14 occasions, most recently on 5/4/1956, vs BRO, 3 (Brandt, Schmidt, Schoendienst)
Starts with U on 4/14/1964, at LAN, 1 (Uecker)
  on 163 occasions, most recently on 4/12/1996, vs PHI, 1 (Urbani)
Contains U on 7/21/2005, vs MIL, 7 (Grudzielanek, Luna, Marquis, Nunez, Pujols, Rodriguez, Taguchi)
  on 7 occasions, most recently on 7/12/2009, at CHN, 7 (Duncan, LaRue, Ludwick, Pujols, Rasmus, Schumaker, Thurston)
Ends with U on 4/17/1923, at CIN, 1 (Freigau)
  on 444 occasions, most recently on 8/26/1972, vs SDN, 1 (Alou)
Starts with V on 6/29/1922, at PIT, 1 (Vick)
  on 1477 occasions, most recently on 9/25/2006, vs SDN, 1 (Vizcaino)
Contains V on 8/20/1966, at LAN, 4 (Javier, Maxvill, McCarver, Savage)
  on 20 occasions, most recently on 8/13/1969, at LAN, 4 (Davalillo, Javier, Maxvill, McCarver)
Starts with W on 9/2/1932, at CHN, 3 (Watkins, Wilson, Wilson)
  on 35 occasions, most recently on 9/27/2004, at HOU, 3 (Walker, Williams, Womack)
Contains W on 9/2/1932, at CHN, 5 (Flowers, Medwick, Watkins, Wilson, Wilson)
  on 7 occasions, most recently on 7/3/1999, vs ARI, 5 (Drew, Howard, Howard, McEwing, McGwire)
Ends with W on 5/31/1927, vs CIN, 2 (McGraw, Thevenow)
  on 4 occasions, most recently on 6/16/1927, vs NY1, 2 (McGraw, Thevenow)
Contains X on 6/27/1926, vs CHN, 1 (Alexander)
  on 1322 occasions, most recently on 8/6/1988, vs MON, 1 (Cox)
Ends with X on 8/20/1952, vs BSN, 1 (Haddix)
  on 258 occasions, most recently on 8/6/1988, vs MON, 1 (Cox)
Starts with Y on 7/31/1945, vs CIN, 1 (Young)
  on 170 occasions, most recently on 9/28/1997, vs CHN, 1 (Young)
Contains Y on 6/6/1923, vs PHI, 5 (Bottomley, Dyer, McCurdy, Myers, Toney)
  on 7 occasions, most recently on 4/12/1997, vs HOU, 5 (Clayton, Mabry, Stottlemyre, Sweeney, Young)
Ends with Y on 9/19/1924, at BSN, 5 (Bottomley, Cooney, Day, Hafey, Hornsby)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 5/10/1925, at NY1, 5 (Bottomley, Cooney, Day, Hafey, Hornsby)
Starts with Z on 5/3/1971, at PHI, 1 (Zachary)
  on 731 occasions, most recently on 6/15/1995, vs SDN, 1 (Zeile)
Contains Z on 9/12/1975, vs NYN, 5 (Cruz, Hernandez, Melendez, Reitz, Sizemore)
Ends with Z on 9/12/1975, vs NYN, 4 (Cruz, Hernandez, Melendez, Reitz)
  on 5 occasions, most recently on 7/4/1977, at PIT, 4 (Cruz, Hernandez, Reitz, Schultz)
Contains any double letter on 9/5/1958, vs LAN, 7 (Cunningham, Ennis, Flood, Freese, Green, Mizell, Moon)
Ends with any double letter on 5/13/1926, vs NY1, 3 (Bell, Bell, O'Farrell)
  on 293 occasions, most recently on 9/27/1988, at PIT, 3 (Hill, Lawless, McGee)
Starts with any vowel on 8/20/2007, at CHN, 4 (Ankiel, Eckstein, Edmonds, Encarnacion)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 8/21/2007, vs FLO, 4 (Ankiel, Eckstein, Edmonds, Encarnacion)
Contains nary an E on 7/11/2009, at CHN, 9 (Hoffpauir, Ludwick, Molina, Pujols, Rasmus, Ryan, Stavinoha, Thompson, Thurston)
Ends with any vowel on 7/14/1991, at ATL, 8 (Gilkey, Jose, Oquendo, Pagnozzi, Pena, Perry, Tewksbury, Zeile)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 8/6/1991, vs MON, 8 (Gilkey, Jose, Oquendo, Pagnozzi, Pena, Perry, Tewksbury, Zeile)
Contains 3 letters on 4/23/1919, at CIN, 1 (May)
  on 417 occasions, most recently on 9/29/2010, vs PIT, 1 (Jay)
Contains 4 letters on 9/27/1938, vs CIN, 4 (Dean, Epps, Mize, Owen)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 9/25/1981, vs PIT, 4 (Herr, Iorg, Kaat, Roof)
Contains 5 letters on 6/11/1958, vs CIN, 7 (Boyer, Ennis, Flood, Green, Jones, Kasko, Smith)
  on 7 occasions, most recently on 5/5/1973, at LAN, 7 (Bibby, Brock, Busse, Reitz, Stein, Torre, Tyson)
Contains 6 letters on 6/19/2009, at KCA, 7 (Ankiel, Duncan, Greene, Greene, Molina, Pujols, Rasmus)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 6/21/2009, at KCA, 7 (Ankiel, Duncan, Greene, Greene, Molina, Pujols, Rasmus)
Contains 7 letters on 6/29/1932, at CIN, 7 (Collins, Flowers, Gelbert, Lindsey, Mancuso, Orsatti, Watkins)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 7/5/1932, vs CIN, 7 (Collins, Flowers, Gelbert, Lindsey, Mancuso, Orsatti, Watkins)
Contains 8 letters on 9/8/1990, at CHN, 5 (Guerrero, Lankford, Olivares, Pagnozzi, Thompson)
  on 16 occasions, most recently on 8/21/2003, vs PIT, 5 (Martinez, Palmeiro, Renteria, Robinson, Williams)
Contains 9 letters on 6/20/1971, at CHN, 4 (Beauchamp, McNertney, Santorini, Schofield)
  on 55 occasions, most recently on 9/29/1980, at MON, 4 (Hernandez, Oberkfell, Templeton, Vuckovich)
Contains 10 letters on 5/8/1937, at NY1, 3 (Bordagaray, Gutteridge, Ogrodowski)
  on 12 occasions, most recently on 9/25/1937, vs CHN, 3 (Bordagaray, Gutteridge, Ogrodowski)
Contains 11 letters on 9/16/1920, at BSN, 1 (Griesenbeck)
  on 421 occasions, most recently on 8/30/2007, at HOU, 1 (Encarnacion)
Contains 12 letters on 4/17/1945, at CHN, 1 (Schoendienst)
  on 1717 occasions, most recently on 10/2/2005, vs CIN, 1 (Grudzielanek)

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

The most distinct letters on 9/3/1990, vs NYN, 24 (Coleman, Jose, Lankford, Oquendo, Pagnozzi, Pendleton, Smith, Tewksbury, Zeile, all but VX)
  on 5 occasions, most recently on 7/8/2001, at CLE, 24 (Edmonds, Hermanson, Lankford, Matheny, McGwire, Paquette, Pujols, Renteria, Robinson, Vina, all but XZ)
The fewest distinct letters on 6/26/1940, at NY1, 13 (Koy, Marion, Martin, Martin, Mize, Moore, Orengo, Owen, Warneke, all but BCDFHJLPQSUVX)
The most total letters on 7/3/1955, at CHN, 75 (Boyer, Burbrink, Elliott, Musial, Repulski, Schoendienst, Stephenson, Whisenant, Wooldridge)
The fewest total letters on 8/13/1940, at CHN, 44 (Brown, Koy, Marion, Martin, Mize, Moore, Orengo, Owen, Shoun)
  on 5 occasions, most recently on 9/11/1940, at NY1, 44 (Brown, Koy, Marion, Martin, Mize, Moore, Orengo, Owen, Shoun)
The most Scrabble® points on 8/8/1978, vs PHI, 155 (26 Vuckovich, 22 Hernandez, 20 Mumphrey, 18 Hendrick, 18 Oberkfell, 14 Reitz, 13 Brock, 13 Templeton, 11 Simmons)
  on 5 occasions, most recently on 6/7/1994, vs CIN, 155 (29 Pagnozzi, 22 Jefferies, 21 Tewksbury, 17 Oquendo, 16 Lankford, 14 Jordan, 14 Zeile, 12 Whiten, 10 Smith)
The fewest Scrabble® points on 9/24/1958, at LAN, 72 (13 Kasko, 10 Boyer, 10 Smith, 8 Burton, 8 Mabe, 8 Musial, 6 Green, 5 Noren, 4 Tate)

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