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MLB Debuts1974 Season
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Jim Otten made his MLB debut in 1974
Listing of all players who made their Major League debut during the 1974 season. The list is organized by hitters and pitchers and includes basic biographical information and statistics.

Batting Debuts -- Pitching Debuts

1974 Batting Debuts

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Player NamePosDateBoxAgeHt Wt B-T BornDate Place Draft InformationABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSO
Bill AlmonSS-3B1974-09-02box - pbp21.2856-3 190 R-R 1952-11-21 Providence,Rhode Island
1974- 1-   1-SDN
4---------1
Benny AyalaOF1974-08-27box - pbp23.2016-1 185 R-R 1951-02-07 Yauco,Puerto Rico
1971-   UDFA-NYN
321--11--11
John BalazOF1974-09-10box - pbp23.2906-3 180 R-R 1950-11-24 Toronto,Ontario
1970- 5- 108-CAL
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Alan BannisterOF-2B1974-07-13box - pbp22.3145-11 175 R-R 1951-09-03 Montebello,California
1973- 1-   1-PHI
3-1---1---1
Tim BlackwellC1974-07-03box - pbp21.3185-11 180 B-R 1952-08-19 San Diego,California
1970-13- 311-BOS
4-2--------
Bruce Bochte1B-OF1974-07-19box - pbp23.2496-3 200 L-L 1950-11-12 Pasadena,California
1972- 2-  34-CAL
11---------
Bruce BoisclairOF1974-09-11box - pbp21.2766-2 190 L-L 1952-12-09 Putnam,Connecticut
1970-20- 486-NYN
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Rick BurlesonSS1974-05-04box - pbp23.0055-10 165 R-R 1951-04-29 Lynwood,California
1970- 1-   5-BOS
2----------
Gary CarterC1974-09-16box - pbp20.1616-2 215 R-R 1954-04-08 Culver City,California
1972- 3-  53-MON
4----------
Al CowensOF1974-04-06box - pbp22.1646-2 200 R-R 1951-10-25 Los Angeles,California
1969-75-1028-KCA
2211--2----
Larry CoxC1974-05-24box - pbp26.2565-11 190 R-R 1947-09-11 Bluffton,Ohio
1966-   UDFA-PHI
4---------1
Warren CromartieOF-1B1974-09-06box - pbp20.3426-0 192 L-L 1953-09-29 Miami Beach,Florida
1973- 1-  10-OAK
3----------
Mike Cubbage3B1974-04-07box - pbp23.2606-0 180 L-R 1950-07-21 Charlottesville,Virginia
1971- 2-  25-WS2
1----------
Jim DeidelC1974-05-31box - pbp24.3596-2 195 R-R 1949-06-06 Denver,Colorado
1967-15- 281-NYA
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Ivan DeJesusSS1974-09-13box - pbp21.2475-11 175 R-R 1953-01-09 Santurce,Puerto Rico
1969-   UDFA-LAN
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Miguel DiloneOF1974-09-02box - pbp19.3056-0 160 B-R 1954-11-01 Santiago,Dom Rep
1972-   UDFA-PIT
-----------
John Doherty1B1974-06-01box - pbp22.2845-11 185 L-L 1951-08-22 Woburn,Massachusetts
1970- 1-   7-CAL
2--------1-
Ron Dunn2B-3B1974-09-03box - pbp24.2225-11 180 R-R 1950-01-24 Oklahoma City,Oklahoma
1968- 5-  94-BAL
3-2--------
Sergio FerrerSS-2B1974-04-05box - pbp23.0665-7 145 B-R 1951-01-29 Santurce,Puerto Rico
1970-   UDFA-LAN
522-1----1-
John FullerOF1974-05-09box - pbp24.1006-2 180 L-L 1950-01-29 Lynwood,California
1968-11- 235-ATL
1----------
Danny GodbyOF1974-08-10box - pbp27.2796-0 185 R-R 1946-11-04 Logan,West Virginia
1968-   UDFA-DET
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Luis GomezSS1974-04-28box - pbp22.2535-9 150 R-R 1951-08-19 Guadalajara,Mexico
1973- 7- 155-MIN
411---1---1
John HaleOF1974-09-08box - pbp21.0346-2 195 L-R 1953-08-05 Fresno,California
1971-14- 339-LAN
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Ike HamptonC1974-09-12box - pbp23.0216-1 185 B-R 1951-08-22 Camden,South Carolina
1970-   UDFA-NYN
1----------
Bob Hansen1B1974-05-10box - pbp25.3496-0 195 L-L 1948-05-26 Boston,Massachusetts
1969-21- 501-SE1
1----------
Mike Hargrove1B1974-04-07box - pbp24.1636-0 195 L-L 1949-10-26 Perryton,Texas
1972-25- 572-TEX
2-1--------
Keith Hernandez1B1974-08-30box - pbp20.3146-0 195 L-L 1953-10-20 San Francisco,California
1971-42- 785-SLN
2-1---1--21
Larry HerndonOF1974-09-04box - pbp20.3056-3 195 R-R 1953-11-03 Sunflower,Mississippi
1971- 3-  56-SLN
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Art Howe3B-2B1974-07-10box - pbp27.2076-2 190 R-R 1946-12-15 Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania
1971-   UDFA-PIT
1-1--------
Roy Howell3B1974-09-09box - pbp20.2656-1 190 L-R 1953-12-18 Lompoc,California
1972- 1-   4-TEX
3-2---1--1-
Lamar Johnson1B1974-05-18box - pbp23.2586-2 225 R-R 1950-09-02 Bessemer,Alabama
1968- 3-  54-CHA
3-1-------2
Bob JonesOF1974-10-01box - pbp24.3556-2 195 L-L 1949-10-11 Elkton,Maryland
1967-36- 665-WS2
3----------
Junior Kennedy2B1974-08-09box - pbp24.0006-0 185 R-R 1950-08-09 Fort Gibson,Oklahoma
1968- 1-  10-BAL
1---------1
Ray Knight3B-1B1974-09-10box - pbp21.2566-2 185 R-R 1952-12-28 Albany,Georgia
1970-10- 238-CIN
1---------1
Duane Kuiper2B1974-09-09box - pbp24.0826-0 175 L-R 1950-06-19 Racine,Wisconsin
1972- 1-  21-CLE
1----------
Ron LeFloreOF1974-08-01box - pbp26.0466-0 200 R-R 1948-06-16 Detroit,Michigan
1973-   UDFA-DET
4---------3
Sixto LezcanoOF1974-09-10box - pbp20.2865-11 175 R-R 1953-11-28 Arecibo,Puerto Rico
1970-   UDFA-MIL
5-3---1----
Jack LindSS-3B1974-09-10box - pbp28.0946-0 170 B-R 1946-06-08 Denver,Colorado
1967- 7- 124-HOU
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Fred LynnOF1974-09-05box - pbp22.2156-1 190 L-L 1952-02-03 Chicago,Illinois
1973- 2-  41-BOS
1----------
Ken Macha3B-1B1974-09-14box - pbp23.3506-2 217 R-R 1950-09-29 Monroeville,Pennsylvania
1972- 6- 143-PIT
1-1--------
Jerry MartinOF1974-09-07box - pbp25.1196-1 195 R-R 1949-05-11 Columbia,South Carolina
1971-   UDFA-PHI
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Mario MendozaSS1974-04-26box - pbp23.1215-11 187 R-R 1950-12-26 Chihuahua,Mexico
1970-   UDFA-PIT
-1---------
Dan Meyer1B-OF1974-09-14box - pbp22.0425-11 180 L-R 1952-08-03 Hamilton,Ohio
1972- 4-  92-DET
1----------
Larry Milbourne2B-SS1974-04-06box - pbp23.0516-0 165 B-R 1951-02-14 Port Norris,New Jersey
1969-   UDFA-BAL
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Jerry MumphreyOF1974-09-10box - pbp22.0016-2 185 B-R 1952-09-09 Tyler,Texas
1971- 4-  81-SLN
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Larry MurrayOF1974-09-07box - pbp21.1595-11 179 B-R 1953-04-01 Chicago,Illinois
1971- 5- 117-NYA
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Morris NettlesOF1974-04-26box - pbp22.0916-1 170 L-L 1952-01-26 Los Angeles,California
1970- 2-  33-CAL
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Tim NordbrookSS1974-09-13box - pbp25.0686-1 180 R-R 1949-07-07 Baltimore,Maryland
1970- 9- 222-BAL
1----------
Nyls NymanOF1974-09-06box - pbp20.1836-0 170 L-R 1954-03-07 Detroit,Michigan
1972-16- 372-CHA
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Ed OttC1974-06-10box - pbp22.3355-10 198 L-R 1951-07-11 Muncy,Pennsylvania
1970-23- 548-PIT
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Stan Papi3B-2B1974-04-11box - pbp23.0666-0 178 R-R 1951-02-04 Fresno,California
1969- 2-  26-HOU
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Larry Parrish3B-OF1974-09-06box - pbp20.3006-3 220 R-R 1953-11-10 Winter Haven,Florida
1972-   UDFA-MON
3-11-------
Brock Pemberton1B1974-09-10box - pbp20.3096-3 190 B-L 1953-11-05 Tulsa,Oklahoma
1972- 6- 133-NYN
1---------1
Gaylen Pitts3B-2B1974-05-12box - pbp27.3406-1 175 R-R 1946-06-06 Wichita,Kansas
1964-   UDFA-SLN
4-1---1---2
Rich Puig2B-3B1974-09-13box - pbp21.1815-10 165 L-R 1953-03-16 Tampa,Florida
1971- 1-  14-NYN
1---------1
Orlando RamirezSS1974-07-06box - pbp22.2015-10 175 R-R 1951-12-18 Cartagena,Colombia
1972-   UDFA-CAL
2--------1-
Glenn Redmon2B1974-09-08box - pbp26.2415-11 180 R-R 1948-01-11 Detroit,Michigan
1969-19- 435-CHA
4-22--1----
Mike ReinbachOF1974-04-07box - pbp24.2446-2 195 L-R 1949-08-06 San Diego,California
1970- 1-  17-BAL
2-----1---1
Jim RiceLF-OF1974-08-19box - pbp21.1646-2 205 R-R 1953-03-08 Anderson,South Carolina
1971- 1-  15-BOS
2-----1----
Leon RobertsOF1974-09-03box - pbp23.2246-3 200 R-R 1951-01-22 Vicksburg,Michigan
1972-10- 236-DET
5---------3
Tom Robson1B1974-09-14box - pbp28.2426-3 215 R-R 1946-01-15 Rochester,New York
1967-50- 859-NYN
11-------1-
Reggie Sanders1B1974-09-01box - pbp24.3576-2 205 R-R 1949-09-09 Birmingham,Alabama
1968- 2-  21-OAK
311--11--11
Pat Scanlon3B-2B1974-09-27box - pbp22.0046-0 180 L-R 1952-09-23 Minneapolis,Minnesota
1970- 5- 101-MON
311--------
John ScottOF1974-09-07box - pbp22.2276-2 165 R-R 1952-01-24 Jackson,Mississippi
1970- 1-   2-SDN
11---------
Bob Sheldon2B1974-04-10box - pbp23.1346-0 170 L-R 1950-11-27 Montebello,California
1972-22- 507-MIL
-1-------1-
Rob Sperring2B-SS1974-08-11box - pbp24.3056-1 185 R-R 1949-10-10 San Francisco,California
1971- 5- 114-CHN
3121-12---1
John StearnsC1974-09-22box - pbp23.0326-0 185 R-R 1951-08-21 Denver,Colorado
1973- 1-   2-PHI
2-1--------
Champ SummersOF1974-05-04box - pbp27.3236-2 205 L-R 1946-06-15 Bremerton,Washington
1971-   UDFA-OAK
1----------
Jim SundbergC1974-04-04box - pbp22.3226-0 195 R-R 1951-05-18 Galesburg,Illinois
1973- 1-   2-TEX
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Steve SwisherC1974-06-14box - pbp22.3106-2 205 R-R 1951-08-09 Parkersburg,West Virginia
1973- 1-  21-CHA
411--------
Jerry TurnerOF1974-09-02box - pbp20.2285-9 180 L-L 1954-01-17 Texarkana,Arkansas
1972-10- 217-SDN
4----------
Claudell WashingtonOF1974-07-05box - pbp19.3086-0 190 L-L 1954-08-31 Los Angeles,California
1972-   UDFA-OAK
1----------
Herb WashingtonH1974-04-04box - pbp22.1406-0 170 R-R 1951-11-16 Belzoni,Mississippi
1974-   UDFA-OAK
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Jerry WhiteOF1974-09-16box - pbp22.0245-11 165 B-R 1952-08-23 Shirley,Massachusetts
1970-14- 322-MON
2----------
Terry WhitfieldOF1974-09-29box - pbp21.2606-1 197 L-R 1953-01-12 Blythe,California
1971- 1-  19-NYA
1----------
John WockenfussC-1B1974-08-11box - pbp25.1656-0 190 R-R 1949-02-27 Welch,West Virginia
1967-42- 761-WS2
2--------1-
Robin YountSS-CF1974-04-05box - pbp18.2026-0 180 R-R 1955-09-16 Danville,Illinois
1973- 1-   3-MIL
1--------1-

1974 Pitching Debuts

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Player NamePosDateBoxAgeHt Wt B-T BornDate Place Draft InformationIPHRERHRBBSO
Larry AndersonP1974-09-25box - pbp21.2966-3 190 R-R 1952-12-03 Maywood,California
1971- 2-  27-MIL
0.1100001
Steve BarrP1974-10-01box - pbp23.0236-4 200 L-L 1951-09-08 St. Louis,Missouri
1969- 7- 157-BOS
9.0744063
Francisco BarriosP1974-08-18box - pbp21.0086-3 195 R-R 1953-08-10 Hermosillo,Mexico
1973-   UDFA-SFN
1.0100001
Mike BeardP1974-09-07box - pbp24.0786-1 185 L-L 1950-06-21 Little Rock,Arkansas
1971- 1-  18-ATL
0.2000001
Dennis BlairP1974-05-26box - pbp19.3556-5 182 R-R 1954-06-05 Middletown,Ohio
1972- 5- 101-MON
8.0411066
Tom CarrollP1974-07-07box - pbp21.2446-3 190 L-R 1952-11-05 Utica,New York
1970- 6- 138-CIN
7.0211166
Bill CastroP1974-08-20box - pbp20.2505-11 170 R-R 1953-12-13 Santiago,Dom Rep
1970-   UDFA-MIL
0.2311001
Pat DarcyP1974-09-12box - pbp24.1236-3 175 L-R 1950-05-12 Troy,Ohio
1969-   UDFA-HOU
7.2622136
Ramon De los SantosP1974-08-21box - pbp25.2146-1 175 L-L 1949-01-19 Santo Domingo,Dom Rep
1972-   UDFA-HOU
2.2220031
Larry DemeryP1974-06-02box - pbp20.3636-0 170 R-R 1953-06-04 Bakersfield,California
1972- 7- 107-PIT
1.2100004
Don DemolaP1974-04-13box - pbp21.2826-2 185 R-R 1952-07-05 Glen Cove,New York
1970- 7- 160-NYA
0.1000000
John DennyP1974-09-12box - pbp21.3086-3 190 R-R 1952-11-08 Prescott,Arizona
1970-29- 679-SLN
0.0110000
Jamie EasterlyP1974-04-06box - pbp21.0485-9 180 L-L 1953-02-17 Houston,Texas
1971- 2-  34-ATL
1.0000000
Rawly EastwickP1974-09-12box - pbp23.3236-3 180 R-R 1950-10-24 Camden,New Jersey
1969- 3-  62-CIN
2.0311011
Bruce EllingsenP1974-07-04box - pbp25.0696-0 180 L-L 1949-04-26 Pocatello,Idaho
1967-63- 944-LAN
2.0560112
Terry EnyartP1974-06-17box - pbp23.2506-2 190 R-L 1950-10-10 Ironton,Ohio
1969- 1-   7-PHI
1.0341021
Nino EspinosaP1974-09-13box - pbp21.0296-1 192 R-R 1953-08-15 Villa Altagralia,Dom Rep
1970-   UDFA-NYN
8.0833102
Ed FigueroaP1974-04-09box - pbp25.1776-1 190 R-R 1948-10-14 Ciales,Puerto Rico
1966-   UDFA-NYN
2.0100000
Bob ForschP1974-07-07box - pbp24.1756-4 200 R-R 1950-01-13 Sacramento,California
1968-26- 594-SLN
6.2422152
Dave FreislebenP1974-04-26box - pbp22.1785-11 200 R-R 1951-10-31 Coraopolis,Pennsylvania
1971- 5- 100-SDN
9.0422132
Rusty GerhardtP1974-07-27box - pbp23.3485-9 175 B-L 1950-08-13 Baltimore,Maryland
1972-12- 265-SDN
1.0311000
Ed HalickiP1974-07-08box - pbp23.2776-7 220 R-R 1950-10-04 Newark,New Jersey
1972-24- 564-SFN
3.1522022
Larry HardyP1974-04-28box - pbp26.1095-10 180 R-R 1948-01-10 Goose Creek,Texas
1970-23- 536-SDN
2.0100022
Joe HendersonP1974-06-07box - pbp27.3386-2 195 L-R 1946-07-04 Lake Cormorant,Mississippi
1965- 5-  87-CAL
4.0554131
Jesus HernaizP1974-06-14box - pbp29.1576-2 175 R-R 1945-01-08 Santurce,Puerto Rico
1967-   UDFA-CHN
1.0100000
Leon HootenP1974-04-13box - pbp26.0095-11 180 R-R 1948-04-04 Downey,California
1971-   UDFA-OAK
1.0100000
Rex HudsonP1974-07-27box - pbp20.3505-11 165 B-R 1953-08-11 Tulsa,Oklahoma
1971- 5- 118-LAN
2.0655200
Jim HughesP1974-09-14box - pbp23.0746-3 190 R-R 1951-07-02 Los Angeles,California
1969-33- 762-MIN
1.1564111
Herb HutsonP1974-04-10box - pbp24.2676-2 205 R-R 1949-07-17 Savannah,Georgia
1970-12- 295-BAL
1.2100010
Juan JimenezP1974-09-09box - pbp25.1856-1 165 R-R 1949-03-08 La Vega,Dom Rep
1969-   UDFA-HOU
1.0211000
Dave JohnsonP1974-07-02box - pbp25.2716-1 183 R-R 1948-10-04 Abilene,Texas
1967- 5-  99-BAL
2.2122031
Mike JohnsonP1974-07-25box - pbp23.1456-1 185 R-R 1951-03-02 Slayton,Minnesota
1968-   UDFA-CIN
0.2111020
Tom JohnsonP1974-09-10box - pbp23.1616-1 185 R-R 1951-04-02 St. Paul,Minnesota
1970-   UDFA-MIN
2.0210001
Jim KernP1974-09-06box - pbp25.1756-5 205 R-R 1949-03-15 Gladwin,Michigan
1967-   UDFA-CLE
9.0511054
Don KirkwoodP1974-09-13box - pbp24.3546-3 188 R-R 1949-09-24 Pontiac,Michigan
1972-   UDFA-CAL
2.1644022
Jack KucekP1974-08-08box - pbp21.0616-2 200 R-R 1953-06-08 Warren,Ohio
1974- 2-  32-CHA
0.1000010
Gary LavelleP1974-09-10box - pbp25.2506-1 200 B-L 1949-01-03 Scranton,Pennsylvania
1967-20- 397-SFN
0.0000010
Dennis LeonardP1974-09-04box - pbp23.1196-1 190 R-R 1951-05-08 Brooklyn,New York
1972- 2-  42-KCA
2.0100000
Aurelio LopezP1974-09-01box - pbp25.3456-0 220 R-R 1948-09-21 Tecamachalco,Mexico
1974-   UDFA-KCA
2.2422020
Tippy MartinezP1974-08-09box - pbp24.0705-10 180 L-L 1950-05-31 La Junta,Colorado
1969-35- 799-WS2
1.1000000
Will McEnaneyP1974-07-03box - pbp22.1406-0 180 L-L 1952-02-14 Springfield,Ohio
1970- 8- 188-CIN
2.0100000
Joe McIntoshP1974-04-05box - pbp22.2456-2 185 B-R 1951-08-04 Billings,Montana
1973-13- 292-SDN
2.0310000
Butch MetzgerP1974-09-08box - pbp22.1086-1 185 R-R 1952-05-23 Lafayette,Indiana
1970- 2-  41-SFN
2.0200020
Roger MillerP1974-09-08box - pbp20.0386-3 200 R-R 1954-08-01 Connellsville,Pennsylvania
1972-15- 342-MIL
1.1122100
Jim MinshallP1974-09-14box - pbp27.0726-6 215 R-R 1947-07-04 Covington,Kentucky
1966- 2-  35-PIT
0.2000021
John MontefuscoP1974-09-03box - pbp24.1016-1 180 R-R 1950-05-25 Long Branch,New Jersey
1972-   UDFA-SFN
9.0611057
Bill MoranP1974-04-12box - pbp23.1986-4 210 R-R 1950-09-26 Portsmouth,Virginia
1971- 9- 213-BOS
3.2220021
Dale MurrayP1974-07-07box - pbp24.1556-4 205 R-R 1950-02-02 Cuero,Texas
1970-18- 418-MON
3.0411021
Pat OsburnP1974-04-13box - pbp24.3446-4 195 L-L 1949-05-04 Murray,Kentucky
1970- 1-   9-CIN
2.0433110
Jim OttenP1974-07-31box - pbp23.0306-2 195 R-R 1951-07-01 Lewistown,Montana
1973- 2-  45-CHA
1.0210000
Luis QuintanaP1974-07-09box - pbp22.1976-2 175 L-L 1951-12-25 Vega Baja,Puerto Rico
1972-   UDFA-SFN
0.1000000
Rick RhodenP1974-07-05box - pbp21.0506-4 203 R-R 1953-05-16 Boynton Beach,Florida
1971- 1-  20-LAN
0.2100010
Vern RuhleP1974-09-09box - pbp23.2276-1 187 R-R 1951-01-25 Coleman,Michigan
1972-17- 404-DET
5.1200021
Jim SadowskiP1974-04-27box - pbp22.2646-3 195 R-R 1951-08-07 Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania
1970-   UDFA-PIT
3.1322020
Rick SawyerP1974-04-28box - pbp26.0216-2 205 R-R 1948-04-07 Bakersfield,California
1968- 3-  45-CLE
1.2233011
Paul SiebertP1974-09-07box - pbp21.0946-2 205 L-L 1953-06-05 Minneapolis,Minnesota
1971- 3-  60-HOU
7.0421023
Dan SpillnerP1974-05-21box - pbp22.1766-1 190 R-R 1951-11-27 Casper,Wyoming
1970- 2-  25-SDN
0.2444110
Randy SterlingP1974-09-16box - pbp23.1486-2 195 B-R 1951-04-21 Key West,Florida
1969- 1-   4-NYN
5.2222032
Kent TekulveP1974-05-20box - pbp27.0766-4 180 R-R 1947-03-05 Cincinnati,Ohio
1969-   UDFA-PIT
1.0100000
Jeff TerpkoP1974-09-21box - pbp23.3406-0 180 R-R 1950-10-16 Sayre,Pennsylvania
1968- 5-  92-WS2
1.0100001
Stan ThomasP1974-07-05box - pbp24.3596-2 185 R-R 1949-07-11 Rumford,Maine
1971-27- 618-WS2
1.2633011
Erskine ThomasonP1974-09-18box - pbp26.0366-1 190 R-R 1948-08-13 Laurens,South Carolina
1970-22- 516-PHI
1.0000001
Jim ToddP1974-04-29box - pbp26.2216-2 190 L-R 1947-09-21 Lancaster,Pennsylvania
1971-19- 451-HOU
2.0211021
Bill TraversP1974-05-19box - pbp21.2046-6 200 L-L 1952-10-27 Norwood,Massachusetts
1970- 6- 127-MIL
2.0111022
Tom UnderwoodP1974-08-19box - pbp20.2405-11 170 R-L 1953-12-22 Kokomo,Indiana
1972- 2-  27-PHI
0.1466121
Oscar ZamoraP1974-06-18box - pbp29.2685-10 178 R-R 1944-09-23 Camaguey,Cuba
1965-   UDFA-CLE
1.0000001