1974 Kansas City Royals season

1974 Kansas City Royals season

1974 Kansas City Royals
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Ewing Kauffman
Manager(s) Jack McKeon
Local television KBMA
Local radio KMBZ
(Buddy Blattner, Denny Matthews, Fred White)
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The 1974 Kansas City Royals season was a season in American baseball. It involved the Royals finishing fifth in the American League West with a record of 77 wins and 85 losses.

Offseason

Regular season

Notable transactions

Season standings

AL West W L GB Pct.
Oakland Athletics 90 72 -- .556
Texas Rangers 84 76 5 .525
Minnesota Twins 82 80 8 .506
Chicago White Sox 80 80 9 .500
Kansas City Royals 77 85 13 .475
California Angels 68 94 22 .420


Roster

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in
Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
3B Brett, GeorgeGeorge Brett 133 457 129 .282 2 47

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Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in
Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Schaal, PaulPaul Schaal 12 34 6 .176 1 4
Scheinblum, RichieRichie Scheinblum 36 83 15 .181 0 2

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts
Player G IP W L ERA SO
Busby, SteveSteve Busby 38 292.1 22 14 3.39 198
Dal Canton, BruceBruce Dal Canton 31 175.1 8 10 3.13 96
Briles, NelsonNelson Briles 17 103 5 7 4.02 41

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts
Player G IP W L ERA SO
Pattin, MartyMarty Pattin 25 117.1 3 7 3.99 50

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts
Player G W L SV ERA SO
Bird, DougDoug Bird 55 7 6 10 2.73 62
McDaniel, LindyLindy McDaniel 38 1 4 1 3.46 47

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Omaha Royals American Association Harry Malmberg
AA Jacksonville Suns Southern League Billy Gardner
A San Jose Bees California League Steve Boros
A Waterloo Royals Midwest League John Sullivan
Rookie GCL Royals Gulf Coast League Bill Scripture
Rookie GCL Royals Academy Gulf Coast League Billy Goodman

Notes

  1. ^ Dick Drago page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Lou Piniella page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Mark Souza page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Paul Schaal page at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Willie Wilson page at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ Scott Sanderson page at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ Doug Corbett page at Baseball Reference
  8. ^ a b Orlando Cepeda page at Baseball Reference
  9. ^ 1974 Kansas City Royals Statistics and Roster - Baseball-Reference.com

References