1974 Kansas City Royals season

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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[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Notable transactions[edit]

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


Roster[edit]

1974 Kansas City Royals
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

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
3B Brett, GeorgeGeorge Brett 133 457 129 .282 2 47

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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
Schaal, PaulPaul Schaal 12 34 6 .176 1 4
Scheinblum, RichieRichie Scheinblum 36 83 15 .181 0 2

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
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[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
Pattin, MartyMarty Pattin 25 117.1 3 7 3.99 50

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
Bird, DougDoug Bird 55 7 6 10 2.73 62
McDaniel, LindyLindy McDaniel 38 1 4 1 3.46 47

Farm system[edit]

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[edit]

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