1974 Cincinnati Reds season

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1974 Cincinnati Reds
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Louis Nippert
General manager(s) Bob Howsam
Manager(s) Sparky Anderson
Local television WLWT
(Charlie Jones, Woody Woodward)
Local radio WLW
(Marty Brennaman, Joe Nuxhall)
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The 1974 Cincinnati Reds season was a season in American baseball. It consisted of the Reds finishing in second place in the National League West with a record of 98-64, four games behind the NL West and pennant-winning Los Angeles Dodgers. The Reds were managed by Sparky Anderson, and played their home games at Riverfront Stadium.

Offseason[edit]

The Reds play at Riverfront Stadium, 1974

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

NL West W L GB Pct.
Los Angeles Dodgers 102 60 -- .630
Cincinnati Reds 98 64 4 .605
Atlanta Braves 88 74 14 .543
Houston Astros 81 81 21 .500
San Francisco Giants 72 90 30 .444
San Diego Padres 60 102 42 .370

Roster[edit]

1974 Cincinnati Reds
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

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
1B Pérez, TonyTony Pérez 158 596 158 .265 28 101
CF Gerónimo, CésarCésar Gerónimo 150 474 133 .281 7 54
RF Griffey, KenKen Griffey 88 227 57 .251 2 19

Other batters[edit]

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
Rettenmund, MervMerv Rettenmund 80 208 45 .216 6 28
Kennedy, JuniorJunior Kennedy 22 19 3 .158 0 0
Freed, RogerRoger Freed 6 6 2 .333 1 3

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Billingham, JackJack Billingham 36 212.1 19 11 3.94 103
Nelson, RogerRoger Nelson 14 85.1 4 4 3.38 42

Other pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Borbón, PedroPedro Borbón 73 10 7 14 3.24 53
Carroll, ClayClay Carroll 57 12 5 6 2.15 46
Baney, DickDick Baney 22 1 0 1 5.49 12
McQueen, MikeMike McQueen 10 0 0 0 5.40 5

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Indianapolis Indians American Association Vern Rapp
AA Trois-Rivières Aigles Eastern League Jim Snyder
A Tampa Tarpons Florida State League Russ Nixon
Short-Season A Seattle Rainiers Northwest League Greg Riddoch
Rookie Billings Mustangs Pioneer League Jim Hoff

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Mario Soto page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Merv Rettenmund page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Roger Freed page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Dan Dumoulin page at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007

References[edit]