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1974 Chicago White SoxSeason Roster
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Bill Melton played for the 1974 Chicago White Sox
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameWhite Sox
LocationChicago,Illinois
Record80-80 (4th in American League West)League Rank7thMLB Rank12th
BallparkComiskey Park
ManagerChuck TannerGeneral Manager
CoachesJoe Lonnett (Third Base Coach), Jim Mahoney (Assistant Coach), Alex Monchak (First Base Coach), Glen Rosenbaum (Assistant Coach), Johnny Sain (Pitching Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickLarry Monroe (#8)
Attendance1,149,596 (Rank: 11th)
Years Available1901-2019

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 Chicago White Sox.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1974 baseball season.

1974 Chicago White Sox 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)
41Cy AcostaP5-10 165 R-R 1946-11-22 27Sabino,Mexico MLB1966-19751972-1975  
1971-   UDFA-CHA
 
15Dick Allen1B5-11 190 R-R 1942-03-08 32Wampum,Pennsylvania MLB1960-19771963-1977Wampum (Wampum,PA)
1960-   UDFA-PHI
 
40Lloyd AllenP6-1 185 R-R 1950-05-08 24Merced,California MLB1968-19791969-1975Selma (Selma,CA)Fresno City Col
1968- 1-  12-CAL
 
1Luis AlvaradoSS5-9 162 R-R 1949-01-15 25Lajas,Puerto Rico MLB1967-19771968-1977  
1967-   UDFA-BOS
 
45Stan BahnsenP6-2 203 R-R 1944-12-15 29Council Bluffs,Iowa MLB1965-19831966-1982Abraham Lincoln (Council Bluffs,IA)Nebraska
1965- 4-  68-NYA
 
47Francisco BarriosP6-3 195 R-R 1953-08-10 20Hermosillo,Mexico MLB1971-19811974-1981  
1973-   UDFA-SFN
 
22Buddy BradfordOF5-11 191 R-R 1944-07-25 29Mobile,Alabama MLB1962-19761966-1976San Fernando (San Fernando,CA)Los Angeles Pierce Col
1962-   UDFA-CHA
 
11Chuck BrinkmanC6-1 185 R-R 1944-09-16 29Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1966-19741969-1974Western Hills (Cincinnati,OH)Ohio St
1966-16- 318-CHA
 
30Bucky DentSS5-11 181 R-R 1951-11-25 22Savannah,Georgia MLB1970-19841973-1984Hialeah (Hialeah,FL)Miami-Dade Col
1970- 1-   6-SLN
 
16Brian DowningC-OF5-10 194 R-R 1950-10-09 23Los Angeles,California MLB1970-19921973-1992Magnolia (Anaheim,CA)Cypress Col
1969-   UDFA-CHA
 
51Terry ForsterP6-3 210 L-L 1952-01-14 22Sioux Falls,South Dakota MLB1970-19871971-1986Santana (Santee,CA)
1970- 2-  30-CHA
 
54Rich GossageP6-3 217 R-R 1951-07-05 22Colorado Springs,Colorado MLB1970-19941972-1994Roy J. Wasson (Colorado Springs,CO)Colorado St-Pueblo
1970- 9- 204-CHA
 
47Wayne GrangerP6-2 165 R-R 1944-03-15 30Springfield,Massachusetts MLB1965-19791968-1976Huntington (Huntington,MA)Springfield Col
1965-   UDFA-SLN
 
2Jerry HairstonOF5-10 190 B-R 1952-02-16 22Birmingham,Alabama MLB1970-19891973-1989Gardendale (Gardendale,AL)Lawson St CC
1970- 3-  54-CHA
 
40Joe HendersonP6-2 195 L-R 1946-07-04 27Lake Cormorant,Mississippi MLB1974-19771974-1977Edison (Fresno,CA)
1965- 5-  87-CAL
 
24Ken HendersonOF6-2 180 B-R 1946-06-15 28Carroll,Iowa MLB1964-19801965-1980Clairemont (San Diego,CA)
1967-42- 760-NYN
 
12Ed HerrmannC6-1 210 L-R 1946-08-27 27San Diego,California MLB1964-19781967-1978Crawford (San Diego,CA)
1964-   UDFA-MLB
 
21Bart JohnsonP6-5 215 R-R 1950-01-03 24Torrance,California MLB1968-19791969-1977Torrance (Torrance,CA)
1968- 1-   2-CHA
 
48Lamar Johnson1B6-2 225 R-R 1950-09-02 23Bessemer,Alabama MLB1968-19821974-1982Wenonah (Birmingham,AL)Lawson St CC
1968- 3-  54-CHA
 
36Jim KaatP6-4 217 L-L 1938-11-07 35Zeeland,Michigan MLB1957-19831959-1983Zeeland (Zeeland,MI)Hope Col
1957-   UDFA-WS1
 
18Pat KellyDH-OF6-1 185 L-L 1944-07-30 29Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1963-19811967-1981Gratz (Philadelphia,PA)
1962-   UDFA-MIN
 
55Jack KucekP6-2 200 R-R 1953-06-08 21Warren,Ohio MLB1972-19811974-1980Newton Falls (Newton Falls,OH)Miami U.
1974- 2-  32-CHA
 
3Eddie LeonSS6-0 175 R-R 1946-08-11 27Tucson,Arizona MLB1967-19741968-1974Tucson (Tucson,AZ)Arizona
1967- 2-  35-CLE
 
17Carlos MayOF6-0 215 L-R 1948-05-17 26Birmingham,Alabama MLB1966-19771968-1977A.H. Parker (Birmingham,AL)
1966- 1-  18-CHA
 
14Bill Melton3B6-2 200 R-R 1945-07-07 28Gulfport,Mississippi MLB1964-19771968-1977Duarte (Duarte,CA)
1964-   UDFA-CHA
 
34Bill MoranP6-4 210 R-R 1950-09-26 23Portsmouth,Virginia MLB1970-19791974-1974Woodrow Wilson (Portsmouth,VA)Louisburg Col
1971- 9- 213-BOS
 
25Tony Muser1B6-2 190 L-L 1947-08-01 26Los Angeles,California MLB1967-19791969-1978Lakewood (Lakewood,CA)San Diego Mesa Col
1966- 3-  52-SFN
 
20Nyls NymanOF6-0 170 L-R 1954-03-07 20Detroit,Michigan MLB1974-19791974-1977Cordova (Rancho Cordova,CA)
1972-16- 372-CHA
 
6Jorge Orta2B5-10 170 L-R 1950-11-26 23Mazatlan,Mexico MLB1968-19871972-1987  
1971-   UDFA-CHA
 
38Jim OttenP6-2 195 R-R 1951-07-01 22Lewistown,Montana MLB1973-19811974-1981   Arizona St, Mesa CC
1973- 2-  45-CHA
 
46Stan PerzanowskiP6-2 170 B-R 1950-08-25 23East Chicago,Indiana MLB1971-19791971-1978Oliver P. Morton (Hammond,IN)
1968-16- 362-CHA
 
26Skip PitlockP6-2 180 L-L 1947-11-06 26Hillside,Illinois MLB1970-19751970-1975Immaculate Conception (Elmhurst,IL)So.Illinois U.
1969-11- 258-SFN
 
9Lee Richard3B5-11 165 R-R 1948-09-18 25Lafayette,Louisiana MLB1970-19781971-1976   So.U.
1970- 1-   6-CHA
 
10Ron SantoDH-2B6-0 190 R-R 1940-02-25 34Seattle,Washington MLB1959-19741960-1974Franklin (Seattle,WA)
1959-   UDFA-CHN
 
5Bill SharpOF5-10 178 L-L 1950-01-18 24Lima,Ohio MLB1973-19761973-1976Lima Central Catholic (Lima,OH)Ohio St
1971- 2-  25-CHA
 
1Bill Stein3B5-10 170 R-R 1947-01-21 27Battle Creek,Michigan MLB1969-19851972-1985Cocoa (Cocoa,FL)So.Illinois U.
1969- 4-  92-SLN
 
19Ken TatumP6-2 205 R-R 1944-04-25 30Alexandria,Louisiana MLB1966-19741969-1974   Mississippi St
1966- 6-  82-DET
 
8Pete VarneyC6-3 235 R-R 1949-04-10 25Roxbury,Massachusetts MLB1973-19771973-1976North Quincy (Quincy,MA)Harvard U.
1971- 1-   1-CHA
 
28Wilbur WoodP6-0 180 R-L 1941-10-22 32Cambridge,Massachusetts MLB1960-19781961-1978Belmont (Belmont,MA)
1960-   UDFA-BOS
 
20Hugh YancyDH5-11 170 R-R 1949-10-16 24Sarasota,Florida MLB1972-19791972-1976Sarasota (Sarasota,FL)
1968- 2-  34-CHA
 
40 Players