Letters in the Texas Rangers Lineup

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When did the Texas Rangers use a starting lineup with the most players whose surname...

Starts with A on 8/2/1968, at CHA, 3 (Allen, Allen, Alyea)
  on 3 occasions, most recently on 4/9/2005, at SEA, 3 (Allen, Alomar, Astacio)
Contains A on 9/2/1989, vs KCA, 10 (Baines, Coolbaugh, Daugherty, Franco, Gonzalez, Leach, Manrique, Petralli, Ryan, Sierra)
Ends with A on 9/17/2006, vs ANA, 4 (DeRosa, Ojeda, Padilla, Teixeira)
  on 4 occasions, most recently on 5/5/2007, vs TOR, 4 (Kata, Padilla, Sosa, Teixeira)
Starts with B on 9/27/1963, at CHA, 4 (Blasingame, Bouldin, Brinkman, Brown)
  on 22 occasions, most recently on 8/27/2008, at KCA, 4 (Blalock, Boggs, Bradley, Byrd)
Contains B on 4/23/1976, at DET, 5 (Beniquez, Burroughs, Cubbage, Sundberg, Umbarger)
  on 35 occasions, most recently on 4/21/2008, at BOS, 5 (Blalock, Botts, Bradley, Broussard, Gabbard)
Ends with B on 4/13/1980, vs NYA, 2 (Grubb, Staub)
  on 44 occasions, most recently on 10/3/1980, vs SEA, 2 (Grubb, Staub)
Starts with C on 9/11/1967, vs MIN, 4 (Casanova, Coggins, Coleman, Cullen)
  on 14 occasions, most recently on 4/21/2000, vs MIN, 4 (Catalanotto, Clark, Clayton, Curtis)
Contains C on 6/29/1986, at SEA, 7 (Buechele, Correa, Fletcher, Incaviglia, McDowell, Mercado, Paciorek)
Starts with D on 9/22/1983, vs SEA, 3 (Darwin, Dent, Dunbar)
  on 12 occasions, most recently on 9/18/2005, vs SEA, 3 (Dellucci, DeRosa, Dickey)
Contains D on 9/10/2008, at SEA, 6 (Byrd, Davis, Duran, Laird, Millwood, Teagarden)
  on 6 occasions, most recently on 9/28/2008, at ANA, 6 (Bradley, Byrd, Davis, Duran, Laird, Millwood)
Ends with D on 8/5/1972, at CHA, 4 (Ford, Hand, Howard, Ragland)
  on 5 occasions, most recently on 4/4/2008, at ANA, 4 (Broussard, Byrd, Gabbard, Laird)
Starts with E on 7/13/1977, vs BAL, 2 (Ellis, Ellis)
  on 11 occasions, most recently on 6/9/1979, at BAL, 2 (Ellis, Ellis)
Contains E on 9/3/1988, at TOR, 10 (Buechele, Espy, Kunkel, McDowell, O'Brien, Petralli, Russell, Sierra, Stanley, Wilkerson)
  on 13 occasions, most recently on 8/7/2001, vs DET, 10 (Haselman, Kapler, Monroe, Myette, Palmeiro, Porter, Rodriguez, Rodriguez, Sheldon, Velarde)
Ends with E on 5/16/1966, at MIN, 4 (Blasingame, Chance, Saverine, Valentine)
  on 39 occasions, most recently on 6/2/1999, vs KCA, 4 (McLemore, Sele, Shave, Zeile)
Starts with F on 4/11/1971, vs NYA, 3 (Flood, Foy, French)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 4/17/1971, at CLE, 3 (Flood, Foy, French)
Contains F on 4/11/1971, vs NYA, 3 (Flood, Foy, French)
  on 13 occasions, most recently on 7/3/2007, vs ANA, 3 (Lofton, Metcalf, Relaford)
Ends with F on 5/19/2007, at HOU, 1 (Metcalf)
  on 63 occasions, most recently on 9/24/2008, vs OAK, 1 (Metcalf)
Starts with G on 6/13/1995, at MIL, 4 (Gil, Gonzalez, Greer, Gross)
  on 50 occasions, most recently on 6/5/1999, at ARI, 4 (Glynn, Gonzalez, Goodwin, Greer)
Contains G on 6/1/2001, vs MIN, 7 (Brumbaugh, Galarraga, Glynn, Greer, Rodriguez, Rodriguez, Young)
Ends with G on 5/10/1961, at DET, 3 (King, Long, Woodling)
  on 37 occasions, most recently on 9/25/2004, vs SEA, 3 (Young, Young, Young)
Starts with H on 4/23/1977, vs MIN, 5 (Hargrove, Harrah, Henderson, Horton, Howell)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 4/24/1977, vs MIN, 5 (Hargrove, Harrah, Henderson, Horton, Howell)
Contains H on 7/15/1962, at LAA, 7 (Bright, Hamilton, Hamlin, Hicks, Hinton, Johnson, Schmidt)
  on 5 occasions, most recently on 9/6/1982, vs MIN, 7 (Hostetler, Johnson, Johnson, Parrish, Richardt, Smithson, Wright)
Ends with H on 4/13/1985, vs MIL, 3 (Harrah, Hough, Parrish)
  on 27 occasions, most recently on 9/3/1986, at BOS, 3 (Harrah, Hough, Parrish)
Starts with I on 4/8/1986, vs TOR, 1 (Incaviglia)
  on 658 occasions, most recently on 4/13/2002, vs SEA, 1 (Irabu)
Contains I on 7/14/1962, at MIN, 9 (Bright, Brinkman, Cottier, Daniels, Hamlin, Hinton, King, Schmidt, Zipfel)
Ends with I on 4/26/1966, vs CHA, 2 (Camilli, Segui)
  on 41 occasions, most recently on 7/7/2004, at CLE, 2 (Conti, Dellucci)
Starts with J on 4/6/1974, vs OAK, 2 (Jenkins, Johnson)
  on 62 occasions, most recently on 7/28/1985, vs NYA, 2 (Johnson, Jones)
Contains J on 10/1/2006, at SEA, 3 (Barajas, Ojeda, Tejeda)
Starts with K on 9/10/1964, vs BAL, 4 (Kennedy, King, Kirkland, Kreutzer)
Contains K on 5/27/1964, at BOS, 6 (Brinkman, Kennedy, King, Koch, Lock, Skowron)
Ends with K on 4/6/2003, vs SEA, 3 (Blalock, Clark, Park)
Starts with L on 4/26/2007, at CLE, 3 (Laird, Loe, Lofton)
  on 10 occasions, most recently on 7/24/2007, vs SEA, 3 (Laird, Loe, Lofton)
Contains L on 6/12/1995, at MIL, 9 (Beltre, Clark, Gil, Gonzalez, McLemore, Pagliarulo, Pavlik, Tettleton, Valle)
  on 17 occasions, most recently on 9/19/2000, at MIN, 9 (Alicea, Catalanotto, Clayton, Glynn, Kapler, Lamb, Ledee, Palmeiro, Valdes)
Ends with L on 9/3/1961, vs CHA, 3 (O'Connell, Veal, Zipfel)
  on 14 occasions, most recently on 9/24/1988, vs SEA, 3 (Kunkel, McDowell, Russell)
Starts with M on 5/2/1965, at CLE, 3 (McCabe, McCormick, McMullen)
  on 86 occasions, most recently on 9/28/2010, vs SEA, 3 (Molina, Moreland, Murphy)
Contains M on 8/8/1964, at LAA, 6 (Blasingame, Brinkman, Brumley, Cunningham, Narum, Zimmer)
  on 21 occasions, most recently on 4/17/1966, at DET, 6 (Brinkman, Camilli, Cunningham, Hamlin, McCormick, McMullen)
Ends with M on 7/24/1964, at BAL, 2 (Cunningham, Narum)
  on 34 occasions, most recently on 9/25/1979, vs OAK, 2 (Putnam, Soderholm)
Starts with N on 7/9/1965, vs BOS, 2 (Narum, Nen)
  on 36 occasions, most recently on 4/18/2006, at SEA, 2 (Nevin, Nix)
Contains N on 5/9/1966, at CAL, 9 (Blasingame, Brinkman, Casanova, Cheney, King, Kirkland, McMullen, Nen, Valentine)
  on 9 occasions, most recently on 9/29/2010, vs SEA, 9 (Blanco, Borbon, Cantu, Francoeur, Harden, Kinsler, Molina, Treanor, Young)
Ends with N on 5/20/1967, vs BAL, 7 (Allen, Brinkman, Coleman, Cullen, Harrelson, McMullen, Peterson)
  on 8 occasions, most recently on 7/24/1968, vs DET, 7 (Allen, Allen, Epstein, Hannan, Hansen, McMullen, Peterson)
Starts with O on 9/27/1961, at LAA, 2 (O'Connell, Osteen)
  on 63 occasions, most recently on 9/28/1996, vs CAL, 2 (Oliver, Ortiz)
Contains O on 7/4/1995, at CLE, 9 (Burrows, Fox, Gonzalez, McLemore, Nixon, Ortiz, Rodriguez, Tettleton, Voigt)
Ends with O on 4/11/1993, vs BOS, 4 (Canseco, Dascenzo, Franco, Palmeiro)
  on 11 occasions, most recently on 6/18/1993, at SEA, 4 (Canseco, Dascenzo, Franco, Palmeiro)
Starts with P on 6/7/1993, vs MIN, 5 (Palmeiro, Palmer, Pavlik, Peltier, Petralli)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 7/23/1993, vs TOR, 5 (Palmeiro, Palmer, Pavlik, Peltier, Petralli)
Contains P on 6/7/1993, vs MIN, 6 (Palmeiro, Palmer, Pavlik, Peltier, Petralli, Ripken)
Ends with P on 4/8/1988, vs BOS, 1 (Kemp)
  on 8 occasions, most recently on 5/8/1988, vs NYA, 1 (Kemp)
Starts with Q on 4/19/1963, vs NYA, 1 (Quirk)
  on 5 occasions, most recently on 9/30/2007, at SEA, 1 (Quiroz)
Contains Q on 9/17/2007, at MIN, 3 (Quiroz, Vazquez, Volquez)
Starts with R on 4/13/1993, vs BAL, 4 (Redus, Ripken, Rodriguez, Rogers)
  on 15 occasions, most recently on 9/25/2002, vs ANA, 4 (Rivera, Rodriguez, Rodriguez, Rogers)
Contains R on 5/29/1974, vs CLE, 9 (Brown, Burroughs, Cardenas, Fregosi, Grieve, Harrah, Randle, Sundberg, Tovar)
  on 29 occasions, most recently on 9/19/2010, at SEA, 9 (Andrus, Borbon, Cruz, Guerrero, Hunter, Kinsler, Moreland, Murphy, Treanor)
Ends with R on 8/21/1963, at KC1, 4 (Cottier, Moeller, Retzer, Zimmer)
  on 24 occasions, most recently on 8/31/1996, vs CLE, 4 (Elster, Greer, Oliver, Palmer)
Starts with S on 7/5/1973, vs CHA, 4 (Siebert, Spencer, Suarez, Sudakis)
  on 15 occasions, most recently on 7/5/1989, at CAL, 4 (Sierra, Sosa, Stanley, Sundberg)
Contains S on 5/20/1973, at CAL, 9 (Burroughs, Epstein, Harris, Johnson, Mason, Nelson, Stanhouse, Suarez, Sudakis)
  on 6 occasions, most recently on 6/20/1980, vs TOR, 9 (Ashford, Harrelson, Jenkins, Norris, Rivers, Staub, Sundberg, Wills, Zisk)
Ends with S on 7/9/1978, vs DET, 5 (Bonds, Campaneris, Ellis, Jenkins, Wills)
  on 17 occasions, most recently on 6/9/2009, vs TOR, 5 (Andrus, Boggs, Davis, Jones, Mathis)
Starts with T on 7/17/2003, at TBA, 3 (Teixeira, Thames, Thomson)
  on 5 occasions, most recently on 9/3/2003, vs KCA, 3 (Teixeira, Thames, Thomson)
Contains T on 8/8/1982, at NYA, 6 (Hostetler, Richardt, Schmidt, Stein, Tolleson, Wright)
  on 20 occasions, most recently on 7/20/2007, vs CLE, 6 (Catalanotto, Hairston, Lofton, McCarthy, Metcalf, Teixeira)
Ends with T on 8/11/1982, at MIL, 4 (Dent, Honeycutt, Richardt, Wright)
  on 9 occasions, most recently on 4/12/1983, at CLE, 4 (Dent, Honeycutt, Richardt, Wright)
Starts with U on 4/10/1968, vs MIN, 1 (Unser)
  on 560 occasions, most recently on 6/30/1978, at CAL, 1 (Umbarger)
Contains U on 7/31/2010, at ANA, 7 (Andrus, Cantu, Cruz, Guerrero, Guzman, Murphy, Young)
  on 9 occasions, most recently on 9/24/2010, at OAK, 7 (Andrus, Cantu, Cruz, Francoeur, Guerrero, Hunter, Young)
Ends with U on 4/6/2002, vs ANA, 1 (Irabu)
  on 29 occasions, most recently on 10/3/2010, vs ANA, 1 (Cantu)
Starts with V on 6/4/1995, vs MIN, 2 (Valle, Voigt)
  on 7 occasions, most recently on 9/17/2007, at MIN, 2 (Vazquez, Volquez)
Contains V on 7/17/1974, at NYA, 4 (Grieve, Hargrove, Lovitto, Tovar)
  on 7 occasions, most recently on 9/11/1977, at SEA, 4 (Bevacqua, Devine, Grieve, Hargrove)
Starts with W on 7/22/1985, vs CLE, 5 (Walker, Ward, Welsh, Wilkerson, Wright)
Contains W on 7/22/1985, vs CLE, 6 (McDowell, Walker, Ward, Welsh, Wilkerson, Wright)
Ends with W on 4/17/1971, at CLE, 1 (McCraw)
  on 41 occasions, most recently on 9/26/1971, at BOS, 1 (McCraw)
Contains X on 9/30/2004, vs ANA, 3 (Fox, Nix, Teixeira)
  on 3 occasions, most recently on 10/3/2004, at SEA, 3 (Fox, Nix, Teixeira)
Ends with X on 4/7/1971, at BAL, 2 (Cox, Maddox)
  on 9 occasions, most recently on 10/3/2004, at SEA, 2 (Fox, Nix)
Starts with Y on 9/4/2004, at BOS, 3 (Young, Young, Young)
  on 4 occasions, most recently on 9/25/2004, vs SEA, 3 (Young, Young, Young)
Contains Y on 6/29/2008, vs PHI, 5 (Bradley, Byrd, Hurley, Murphy, Young)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 7/27/2008, at OAK, 5 (Bradley, Byrd, Hurley, Murphy, Young)
Ends with Y on 5/9/1961, at DET, 3 (Daley, Mahoney, Tasby)
  on 28 occasions, most recently on 7/27/2008, at OAK, 3 (Bradley, Hurley, Murphy)
Starts with Z on 4/12/1999, vs ANA, 2 (Zaun, Zeile)
  on 18 occasions, most recently on 10/3/1999, at ANA, 2 (Zaun, Zeile)
Contains Z on 8/9/1991, vs MIL, 5 (Diaz, Gonzalez, Guzman, Hernandez, Rodriguez)
  on 3 occasions, most recently on 9/27/1991, at OAK, 5 (Diaz, Gonzalez, Guzman, Hernandez, Rodriguez)
Ends with Z on 8/9/1991, vs MIL, 4 (Diaz, Gonzalez, Hernandez, Rodriguez)
  on 25 occasions, most recently on 7/12/2003, vs KCA, 4 (Diaz, Gonzalez, Rodriguez, Valdez)
Contains any double letter on 8/11/1973, vs CLE, 7 (Bibby, Biittner, Billings, Burroughs, Harrah, Harris, Maddox)
  on 4 occasions, most recently on 7/14/1985, at NYA, 7 (Bannister, Bell, Brummer, Harrah, Hooton, McDowell, Tolleson)
Ends with any double letter on 5/23/1982, at KCA, 5 (Bass, Bell, Flynn, Grubb, Honeycutt)
Starts with any vowel on 8/3/1968, at CHA, 5 (Allen, Allen, Epstein, Ortega, Unser)
Contains nary an E on 9/6/2008, vs BOS, 10 (Blalock, Boggs, Catalanotto, Cruz, Davis, Duran, Hamilton, Harrison, Laird, Young)
Ends with any vowel on 5/1/1989, vs CLE, 8 (Buechele, Espy, Franco, Incaviglia, Palmeiro, Petralli, Sierra, Stone)
  on 11 occasions, most recently on 9/29/1990, vs OAK, 8 (Buechele, Daugherty, Franco, Incaviglia, McMurtry, Palmeiro, Petralli, Sierra)
Contains 3 letters on 4/7/1971, at BAL, 2 (Cox, Foy)
  on 19 occasions, most recently on 4/10/2006, at ANA, 2 (Loe, Nix)
Contains 4 letters on 5/29/2007, at OAK, 6 (Byrd, Cruz, Diaz, Kata, Sosa, Wood)
Contains 5 letters on 4/7/2004, at OAK, 7 (Laird, Lewis, Mench, Nivar, Perry, Young, Young)
  on 3 occasions, most recently on 4/17/2004, at SEA, 7 (Laird, Lewis, Mench, Nivar, Perry, Young, Young)
Contains 6 letters on 8/18/1975, at CLE, 8 (Grieve, Hargan, Harrah, Howell, Moates, Nelson, Randle, Robson)
Contains 7 letters on 4/24/1962, at BOS, 5 (Cottier, Johnson, McClain, Schaive, Schmidt)
  on 28 occasions, most recently on 7/7/2008, vs ANA, 5 (Bradley, Kinsler, Mendoza, Ramirez, Vazquez)
Contains 8 letters on 8/2/1966, at KC1, 6 (Brinkman, Casanova, Kirkland, Kreutzer, McMullen, Saverine)
  on 4 occasions, most recently on 9/9/1989, vs BAL, 6 (Buechele, Gonzalez, Jeffcoat, Manrique, Palmeiro, Petralli)
Contains 9 letters on 9/12/1995, at TOR, 4 (Maldonado, Rodriguez, Tettleton, Tewksbury)
  on 8 occasions, most recently on 6/6/2001, at SEA, 4 (Brumbaugh, Galarraga, Rodriguez, Rodriguez)
Contains 10 letters on 7/18/1964, at BOS, 2 (Blasingame, Cunningham)
  on 183 occasions, most recently on 9/15/1978, vs OAK, 2 (Campaneris, Lowenstein)
Contains 11 letters on 9/25/2001, vs SEA, 2 (Catalanotto, Duchscherer)
Contains 13 letters on 8/1/2002, vs BOS, 1 (Hollandsworth)
  on 33 occasions, most recently on 9/26/2002, vs ANA, 1 (Hollandsworth)
Contains 14 letters on 8/1/2007, at CLE, 1 (Saltalamacchia)
  on 185 occasions, most recently on 4/5/2010, vs TOR, 1 (Saltalamacchia)

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The most distinct letters on 7/6/1977, vs OAK, 25 (Alexander, Beniquez, Campaneris, Fahey, Hargrove, Harrah, Kirkpatrick, May, Washington, Wills, all but J)
The fewest distinct letters on 7/21/1967, at BAL, 14 (Allen, Camilli, Coleman, Cullen, McMullen, Nen, Peterson, Saverine, Valentine, all but BDFGHJKQWXYZ)
The most total letters on 4/26/2008, vs MIN, 80 (Bradley, Broussard, Catalanotto, Hamilton, Kinsler, Murphy, Ponson, Saltalamacchia, Vazquez, Young)
  on 2 occasions, most recently on 4/29/2008, vs KCA, 80 (Bradley, Catalanotto, Hamilton, Jennings, Kinsler, Murphy, Saltalamacchia, Shelton, Vazquez, Young)
The fewest total letters on 5/23/1961, at KC1, 48 (Daley, Hinton, Hobaugh, King, Klaus, Long, O'Connell, Tasby, Veal)
  on 5 occasions, most recently on 5/12/1971, at CHA, 48 (Casanova, Cox, Cullen, Foy, Howard, McCraw, Mincher, Unser, Wert)
The most Scrabble® points on 9/30/2007, at SEA, 176 (37 Vazquez, 24 Quiroz, 23 Saltalamacchia, 18 Guzman, 16 Murphy, 15 Cruz, 14 Metcalf, 11 Kinsler, 11 Murray, 7 Botts)
The fewest Scrabble® points on 8/17/1967, vs CLE, 75 (13 Casanova, 13 Howard, 11 Saverine, 10 Peterson, 8 Cullen, 7 Ortega, 5 Allen, 5 Allen, 3 Nen)

Unique occurrences in bold.
Includes all games played 1961-2010.
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