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1974 St. Louis CardinalsSeason Roster
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Orlando Pena played for the 1974 St. Louis Cardinals
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameCardinals
LocationSt. Louis,Missouri
Record86-75 (2nd in National League East)League Rank5thMLB Rank8th
BallparkBusch Stadium II
ManagerRed SchoendienstGeneral ManagerBing Devine
CoachesVern Benson (Bullpen Coach), George Kissell (First Base Coach), Johnny Lewis (Assistant Coach), Dave Ricketts (Assistant Coach), Barney Schultz (Pitching Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickGarry Templeton (#13)
Attendance1,838,413 (Rank: 3rd)
Years Available1892-2018

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 St. Louis Cardinals.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1974 baseball season.

1974 St. Louis Cardinals 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)
1Luis AlvaradoSS5-9 162 R-R 1949-01-15 25Lajas,Puerto Rico MLB1967-19771968-1977  
1967-   UDFA-BOS
 
40Ray BareP6-2 195 R-R 1949-04-15 25Miami,Florida MLB1969-19781972-1977Southwest Miami (Miami,FL)Miami-Dade Col
1969- 3-  49-SLN
 
12Dick BillingsC6-1 195 R-R 1942-12-04 31Detroit,Michigan MLB1965-19751968-1975   Michigan St
1965-25- 476-WS2
 
20Lou BrockOF5-11 170 L-L 1939-06-18 35El Dorado,Arkansas MLB1961-19791961-1979Union (Mer Rouge,LA)So.U.
1960-   UDFA-CHN
 
38Jose CruzOF6-0 175 L-L 1947-08-08 26Arroyo,Puerto Rico MLB1967-19881970-1988  
1966-   UDFA-SLN
 
22John CurtisP6-2 185 L-L 1948-03-09 26Newton,Massachusetts MLB1968-19841970-1984Smithtown East (St. James,NY)Clemson U.
1968- 1-  10-BOS
 
29Jerry DavanonSS-3B5-11 175 R-R 1945-08-21 28Oceanside,California MLB1969-19771969-1977Hoover (San Diego,CA)Westmont Col
1966- 1-  17-SLN
 
36John DennyP6-3 190 R-R 1952-11-08 21Prescott,Arizona MLB1970-19861974-1986Prescott (Prescott,AZ)
1970-29- 679-SLN
 
25Jim DwyerOF5-10 175 L-L 1950-01-03 24Evergreen Park,Illinois MLB1971-19901973-1990St. Laurence (Burbank,IL)So.Illinois U.
1971- 1-   1-PIT
 
28Rich FolkersP6-2 180 L-L 1946-10-17 27Waterloo,Iowa MLB1967-19771970-1977Waterloo East (Waterloo,IA)Parsons Col
1967- 3-  44-CHA
 
31Bob ForschP6-4 200 R-R 1950-01-13 24Sacramento,California MLB1970-19891974-1989Hiram W. Johnson (Sacramento,CA)Sacramento City Col
1968-26- 594-SLN
 
27Alan FosterP6-0 180 R-R 1946-12-08 27Pasadena,California MLB1965-19761967-1976Los Altos (Hacienda Heights,CA)
1965- 2-  28-LAN
 
43Mike GarmanP6-3 215 R-R 1949-09-16 24Caldwell,Idaho MLB1967-19791969-1978Caldwell (Caldwell,ID)
1967- 1-   3-BOS
 
45Bob GibsonP6-1 195 R-R 1935-11-09 38Omaha,Nebraska MLB1959-19751959-1975Tech (Omaha,NE)Creighton U.
1957-   UDFA-SLN
 
24Danny GodbyOF6-0 185 R-R 1946-11-04 27Logan,West Virginia MLB1974-19771974-1974Chapmanville Regional (Chapmanville,WV)Bowling Green St
1968-   UDFA-DET
 
11Jack HeidemannSS6-0 178 R-R 1949-07-11 24Brenham,Texas MLB1967-19791969-1977Brenham (Brenham,TX)
1967- 1-  11-CLE
 
5Tom Heintzelman2B6-1 180 R-R 1946-11-03 27St. Charles,Missouri MLB1973-19791973-1978Duchesne (St. Charles,MO)Parsons Col
1968- 7- 151-SLN
 
29Bob Heise2B6-0 175 R-R 1947-05-12 27San Antonio,Texas MLB1966-19771967-1977Vacaville (Vacaville,CA)
1966-   UDFA-NYN
 
18Keith Hernandez1B6-0 195 L-L 1953-10-20 20San Francisco,California MLB1972-19901974-1990Capuchino (San Bruno,CA)Col. San Mateo
1971-42- 785-SLN
 
46Larry HerndonOF6-3 195 R-R 1953-11-03 20Sunflower,Mississippi MLB1971-19881974-1988Douglass (Memphis,TN)Tennessee St, Skyline Col
1971- 3-  56-SLN
 
24Jim Hickman1B6-4 205 R-R 1937-05-10 37Henning,Tennessee MLB1956-19741962-1974Ripley (Ripley,TN)
1956-   UDFA-SLN
 
16Marc HillC6-3 210 R-R 1952-02-18 22Elsberry,Missouri MLB1970-19861973-1986Elsberry (Elsberry,MO)
1970-10- 234-SLN
 
39Al HraboskyP5-11 185 R-L 1949-07-21 24Oakland,California MLB1969-19831970-1982Savanna (Anaheim,CA)Fullerton Col
1969- 1-  19-SLN
 
32Ron Hunt2B6-0 186 R-R 1941-02-23 33St. Louis,Missouri MLB1959-19741963-1974Ritenour (St. Louis,MO)
1959-   UDFA-MLB
 
15Barry LerschP6-0 180 B-R 1944-09-07 29Denver,Colorado MLB1965-19741969-1974   Colorado Mesa U.
1964-   UDFA-PHI
 
21Bake McBrideOF6-2 190 L-R 1949-02-03 25Fulton,Missouri MLB1970-19841973-1983Fulton (Fulton,MO)Westminster Col
1970-37- 811-SLN
 
15Tim McCarverC6-1 195 L-R 1941-10-16 32Memphis,Tennessee MLB1959-19801959-1980Keokuk (Keokuk,IA)
1959-   UDFA-SLN
 
47Lynn McGlothenP6-2 195 L-R 1950-03-27 24Monroe,Louisiana MLB1968-19821972-1982Grambling Lab (Grambling,LA)
1968- 3-  60-BOS
 
26Luis MelendezOF6-0 165 R-R 1949-08-11 24Aibonito,Puerto Rico MLB1968-19781970-1977  
1968-   UDFA-SLN
 
29Jerry MumphreyOF6-2 185 B-R 1952-09-09 21Tyler,Texas MLB1971-19881974-1988Chapel Hill (Tyler,TX)
1971- 4-  81-SLN
 
34Claude OsteenP5-11 173 L-L 1939-08-09 34Caney Spring,Tennessee MLB1957-19751957-1975Reading (Cincinnati,OH)    
29Stan PapiSS6-0 178 R-R 1951-02-04 23Fresno,California MLB1969-19811974-1981Bullard (Fresno,CA)
1969- 2-  26-HOU
 
36Orlando PenaP5-11 154 R-R 1933-11-17 40Victoria De Las Tunas,Cuba MLB1958-19751958-1975  
1956-   UDFA-CIN
 
44Ken Reitz3B6-0 185 R-R 1951-06-24 23San Francisco,California MLB1969-19871972-1982Jefferson (Daly City,CA)
1969-31- 732-SLN
 
34Pete RichertP6-0 184 L-L 1939-10-29 34Floral Park,New York MLB1958-19891962-1974Sewanhaka (Elmont,NY)
1958-   UDFA-LAN
 
19Richie ScheinblumOF6-1 180 B-R 1942-11-05 31New York,New York MLB1964-19741965-1974Englewood (Englewood,NJ)C.W. Post Campus/Long Island U.
1964-   UDFA-CLE
 
42Sonny SiebertP6-3 198 R-R 1937-01-14 37St. Marys,Missouri MLB1958-19751964-1975Bayless (Bayless,MO)Missouri
1958-   UDFA-CLE
 
23Ted SimmonsC6-0 200 B-R 1949-08-09 24Highland Park,Michigan MLB1967-19881968-1988Southfield-Lathrup (Southfield,MI)
1967- 1-  10-SLN
 
41Ted Sizemore2B5-10 165 R-R 1945-04-15 29Gadsden,Alabama MLB1966-19801969-1980Pershing (Detroit,MI)Michigan
1966-15- 299-LAN
 
7Reggie SmithOF6-0 195 B-R 1945-04-02 29Shreveport,Louisiana MLB1963-19821966-1982Centennial (Compton,CA)
1963-   UDFA-MIN
 
46Mike ThompsonP6-3 190 R-R 1949-09-06 24Denver,Colorado MLB1967-19751971-1975Ponca City (Ponca City,OK)
1967- 3-  45-WS2
 
9Joe Torre1B6-1 210 R-R 1940-07-18 33Brooklyn,New York MLB1960-19771960-1977St. Francis Prep (Flushing,NY)
1959-   UDFA-MLB
 
10Mike TysonSS5-9 170 R-R 1950-01-13 24Rocky Mount,North Carolina MLB1970-19811972-1981Northern Nash (Rocky Mount,NC)Indian River St
1970- 3-  60-SLN
 
43 Players