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1974 Kansas City RoyalsSeason Roster
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Kurt Bevacqua played for the 1974 Kansas City Royals
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameRoyals
LocationKansas City,Missouri
Record77-85 (5th in American League West)League Rank9thMLB Rank17th
ManagerJack McKeonGeneral ManagerCedric Tallis
CoachesGalen Cisco (Pitching Coach), Harry Dunlop (Third Base Coach), Charlie Lau (Hitting Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickWillie Wilson (#18)
Attendance1,173,292 (Rank: 10th)
Years Available1969-2018

Team History -- 1974 Statistics -- 1974 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 
The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1974 Kansas City Royals.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1974 baseball season.

1974 Kansas City Royals Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
2Kurt Bevacqua1B-3B6-1 185 R-R 1947-01-23 27Miami Beach,Florida MLB1967-19851971-1985North Miami (North Miami,FL)Miami-Dade Col
1967- 6- 102-ATL
 
29Doug BirdP6-4 180 R-R 1950-03-05 24Corona,California MLB1969-19831973-1983Pomona (Pomona,CA)Mount San Antonio Col
1969- 8- 152-SE1
 
25George Brett3B6-0 205 L-R 1953-05-15 21Glen Dale,West Virginia MLB1971-19931973-1993El Segundo (El Segundo,CA)El Camino Col
1971- 2-  29-KCA
 
19Nelson BrilesP5-11 200 R-R 1943-08-05 30Dorris,California MLB1964-19781965-1978Chico (Chico,CA)Santa Clara U., Chico St
1963-   UDFA-SLN
 
40Steve BusbyP6-2 205 R-R 1949-09-29 24Burbank,California MLB1971-19801972-1980Fullerton (Fullerton,CA)USC
1971- 2-  39-KCA
 
30Orlando CepedaDH6-2 210 R-R 1937-09-17 36Ponce,Puerto Rico MLB1955-19741958-1974      
18Al CowensOF6-2 200 R-R 1951-10-25 22Los Angeles,California MLB1969-19861974-1986Centennial (Compton,CA)
1969-75-1028-KCA
 
43Bruce DalcantonP6-2 205 R-R 1942-06-15 32California,Pennsylvania MLB1966-19781967-1977  
1966-   UDFA-PIT
 
39Al FitzmorrisP6-2 190 B-R 1946-03-21 28Buffalo,New York MLB1965-19791969-1978Madison (San Diego,CA)
1965-   UDFA-CHA
 
15Bobby Floyd2B6-0 181 R-R 1943-10-20 30Hawthorne,California MLB1964-19811968-1974El Segundo (El Segundo,CA)UCLA
1964-   UDFA-BAL
 
32Gene GarberP5-10 175 R-R 1947-11-13 26Lancaster,Pennsylvania MLB1965-19881969-1988Elizabethtown Area (Elizabethtown,PA)Elizabethtown Col
1965-20- 382-PIT
 
13Fernando Gonzalez3B5-10 170 R-R 1950-06-19 24Arecibo,Puerto Rico MLB1969-19841972-1979  
1968-   UDFA-SE1
 
16Fran HealyC6-5 220 R-R 1946-09-06 27Holyoke,Massachusetts MLB1965-19781969-1978Holyoke (Holyoke,MA)American International Col
1964-   UDFA-CLE
 
27Joe HoernerP6-1 200 R-L 1936-11-12 37Dubuque,Iowa MLB1957-19771963-1977Dubuque (Dubuque,IA)
1957-   UDFA-CHA
 
22Dennis LeonardP6-1 190 R-R 1951-05-08 23Brooklyn,New York MLB1972-19861974-1986Oceanside (Oceanside,NY)Iona Col
1972- 2-  42-KCA
 
38Aurelio LopezP6-0 220 R-R 1948-09-21 25Tecamachalco,Mexico MLB1967-19871974-1987  
1974-   UDFA-KCA
 
21Buck MartinezC5-11 200 R-R 1948-11-07 25Redding,California MLB1967-19861969-1986Elk Grove (Elk Grove,CA)Sacramento City Col    
7John Mayberry1B6-3 220 L-L 1949-02-18 25Detroit,Michigan MLB1967-19821968-1982Northwestern (Detroit,MI)
1967- 1-   6-HOU
 
41Lindy McDanielP6-3 195 R-R 1935-12-13 38Hollis,Oklahoma MLB1955-19751955-1975Arnett (Arnett,OK)Oklahoma    
11Hal McRaeDH-OF5-11 185 R-R 1945-07-10 28Avon Park,Florida MLB1965-19871968-1987Avon Park (Avon Park,FL)Florida A&M U.
1965- 6- 117-CIN
 
23Steve MingoriP5-10 170 L-L 1944-02-29 30Kansas City,Missouri MLB1965-19791970-1979Rockhurst (Kansas City,MO)Pittsburg St
1965-   UDFA-CIN
 
26Amos OtisOF5-11 166 R-R 1947-04-26 27Mobile,Alabama MLB1965-19841967-1984Williamson (Mobile,AL)
1965- 5-  95-BOS
 
17Dennis PaepkeC6-0 202 R-R 1945-04-17 29Long Beach,California MLB1969-19741969-1974Los Alamitos (Los Alamitos,CA)Orange Coast Col, Fullerton Col
1964-   UDFA-ANA
 
37Freddie PatekSS5-5 148 R-R 1944-10-09 29Seguin,Texas MLB1966-19811968-1981Seguin (Seguin,TX)
1965-22- 421-PIT
 
33Marty PattinP5-11 180 R-R 1943-04-06 31Charleston,Illinois MLB1965-19801968-1980   Eastern Illinois U.
1965- 7- 127-CAL
 
28Vada PinsonOF5-11 181 L-L 1938-08-11 35Memphis,Tennessee MLB1956-19751958-1975McClymonds (Oakland,CA)    
48Rick ReichardtOF6-3 215 R-R 1943-03-16 31Madison,Wisconsin MLB1964-19741964-1974Stevens Point (Stevens Point,WI)Wisconsin
1964-   UDFA-ANA
 
1Cookie Rojas2B5-10 170 R-R 1939-03-06 35Havana,Cuba MLB1956-19771962-1977  
1956-   UDFA-CIN
 
10Paul Schaal3B5-11 180 R-R 1943-03-03 31Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1962-19741964-1974Compton (Compton,CA)
1962-   UDFA-ANA
 
5Richie ScheinblumDH6-1 180 B-R 1942-11-05 31New York,New York MLB1964-19741965-1974Englewood (Englewood,NJ)C.W. Post Campus/Long Island U.
1964-   UDFA-CLE
 
8Tony Solaita1B6-0 215 L-L 1947-01-15 27Nuuuli,Samoa MLB1968-19791968-1979Jefferson (Daly City,CA)
1965-   UDFA-NYA
 
34Paul SplittorffP6-3 210 L-L 1946-10-08 27Evansville,Indiana MLB1968-19841970-1984Arlington (Arlington Heights,IL)Morningside Col
1968-25- 575-KCA
 
20Frank White2B-SS5-11 175 R-R 1950-09-04 23Greenville,Mississippi MLB1971-19901973-1990Lincoln Academy (Kansas City,MO)South Carolina Area Trade School
1970-   UDFA-KCA
 
6Jim WohlfordOF5-11 175 R-R 1951-02-28 23Visalia,California MLB1970-19871972-1986Mount Whitney (Visalia,CA)Col. the Sequoias
1970- 3-  61-KCA
 
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