Lots of Alliterative Last Name Lineup Loading

We’ve done lineups in fielding position order.  We’ve done alphabetical lineups.  Now, how about lineups with last names that all begin with the same letter?

Well, there has never been a batting order with all nine guys starting with the same letter.  But there HAVE been two games with seven similarly-surnamed fellows.  Both games featured the same team, in the same season, as follows:

On August 20, 1938, St. Louis Cardinals manager Frankie Frisch offered up this fine collection to go up against the Cincinnati Reds in the first game of a double-header:
Terry Moore CF
Stu Martin 2B
Pepper Martin RF
Joe Medwick LF
Johnny Mize 1B
Don Gutteridge 3B
Lynn Myers SS
Herb Bremer C
Max Macon P

11 days later, in the nightcap of another double-header, Frisch again had seven M-monikered players in his lineup, with Bill McGee toeing the rubber rather than Max Macon.

And that’s the best any team has done . . .

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