1974 Chicago White Sox season

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1974 Chicago White Sox
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Arthur Allyn, Jr. and John Allyn
Manager(s) Chuck Tanner
Local television WSNS-TV
(Harry Caray, Bob Waller)
Local radio WMAQ (AM)
(Harry Caray, Bill Mercer)
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The 1974 Chicago White Sox season was the team's 74th season in the major leagues, and its 75th season overall. They finished with a record 80-80, good enough for fourth place in the American League West, 9 games behind the first-place Oakland Athletics.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Opening Day lineup[edit]

  1. Pat Kelly, RF
  2. Ken Henderson, CF
  3. Dick Allen, 1B
  4. Bill Melton, 3B
  5. Carlos May, LF
  6. Ron Santo, DH
  7. Jorge Orta, 2B
  8. Ed Herrmann, C
  9. Bucky Dent, SS

Season standings[edit]

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


Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1974 Chicago White Sox
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; R = Runs scored; H = Hits; 2B = Doubles; 3B = Triples; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in; BB = Base on balls; SO = Strikeouts; AVG = Batting average; SB = Stolen bases

Player G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG SB
Cy Acosta, PH 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 0
Dick Allen, 1B 128 462 84 139 23 1 32 88 57 89 .301 7
Luis Alvarado, 2B,SS 8 10 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .100 0
Buddy Bradford, RF,LF 39 96 16 32 2 0 5 10 13 11 .333 1
Chuck Brinkman, C 8 14 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 .143 0
Bucky Dent, SS 154 496 55 136 15 3 5 45 28 48 .274 3
Brian Downing, C,RF,DH,LF 108 293 41 66 12 1 10 39 51 72 .225 0
Jerry Hairston, LF,DH 45 109 8 25 7 0 0 8 13 18 .229 0
Joe Henderson, PH 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
Ken Henderson, CF 162 602 76 176 35 5 20 95 66 112 .292 12
Ed Herrmann, C 107 367 32 95 13 1 10 39 16 49 .259 1
Lamar Johnson, 1B,DH 10 29 1 10 0 0 0 2 0 3 .345 0
Jim Kaat, PH 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
Pat Kelly, DH,RF 122 424 60 119 16 3 4 21 46 58 .281 18
Eddie Leon, SS,2B 31 46 1 5 1 0 0 3 2 12 .109 0
Carlos May, LF,DH 149 551 66 137 19 2 8 58 46 76 .249 8
Bill Melton, 3B,DH 136 495 63 120 17 0 21 63 59 60 .242 3
Tony Muser, 1B,DH 103 206 16 60 5 1 1 18 6 22 .291 1
Nyls Nyman, LF 5 14 5 9 2 1 0 4 0 1 .643 1
Jorge Orta, 2B,DH 139 525 73 166 31 2 10 67 40 88 .316 9
Lee Richard, 3B,SS,DH,2B 32 67 5 11 1 0 0 1 5 8 .164 0
Ron Santo, DH,2B,3B,1B 117 375 29 83 12 1 5 41 37 72 .221 0
Bill Sharp, RF,LF,CF 100 320 45 81 13 2 4 24 25 37 .253 0
Bill Stein, 3B,DH 13 43 5 12 1 0 0 5 7 8 .279 0
Ken Tatum, PH 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
Pete Varney, C 9 28 1 7 0 0 0 2 1 8 .250 0
Hugh Yancy, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
Team totals
163 5577 684 1492 225 23 135 633 519 858 .268 64

Pitching[edit]

Note: W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; G = Games pitched; GS = Games started; SV = Saves; IP = Innings pitched; H = Hits allowed; R = Runs allowed; ER = Earned runs allowed; HR = Home runs allowed; BB = Walks allowed; K = Strikeouts

Player W L ERA G GS SV IP H R ER HR BB K
Cy Acosta 0 3 3.74 27 0 3 45.2 43 22 19 3 20 19
Lloyd Allen 0 1 10.29 6 2 0 7.0 7 9 8 0 13 3
Stan Bahnsen 12 15 4.70 38 35 0 216.1 230 128 113 17 116 102
Francisco Barrios 0 0 27.00 2 0 0 2.0 7 6 6 0 2 2
Terry Forster 7 8 3.62 59 1 24 134.1 120 57 54 6 51 105
Goose Gossage 4 6 4.13 39 3 1 89.1 92 45 41 4 54 64
Wayne Granger 0 0 8.12 5 0 0 7.2 16 8 7 1 3 4
Joe Henderson 1 0 8.40 5 3 0 15.0 21 15 14 2 11 12
Bart Johnson 10 4 2.74 18 18 0 121.2 105 42 37 6 34 76
Jim Kaat 21 13 2.92 42 39 0 277.1 263 106 90 18 66 142
Jack Kucek 1 4 5.26 9 7 0 37.2 48 25 22 3 21 25
Bill Moran 1 3 4.66 15 5 0 46.1 57 27 24 5 25 17
Jim Otten 0 1 5.51 5 1 0 16.1 22 11 10 0 14 11
Stan Perzanowski 0 0 19.29 2 1 0 2.1 8 7 5 1 2 2
Skip Pitlock 3 3 4.43 40 5 1 105.2 103 58 52 7 59 68
Ken Tatum 0 0 4.79 10 1 0 20.2 23 12 11 3 9 5
Wilbur Wood 20 19 3.60 42 42 0 320.1 305 143 128 27 88 169
Team totals
80 80 3.94 163 163 29 1465.2 1470 721 641 103 588 826

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Iowa Oaks American Association Joe Sparks
AA Knoxville Knox Sox Southern League Jim Napier
A Appleton Foxes Midwest League Gordon Lund
Rookie GCL White Sox Gulf Coast League Joe Jones

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Knoxville

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