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1974 New York Yankees (MLB)

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W-L Record: 89-73 .549
Rank: 2nd in American League East
Run Differential: 671-623 + 48
Manager(s): Bill Virdon
General Manager: Lee MacPhail (1974-01-01), Tal Smith, Gabe Paul
Location: Bronx, New York
Ballpark: Shea Stadium
Attendance: 1,273,075 6/24
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Dennis Sherrill (#12) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Mel Wright
First Base Coach: Elston Howard
Pitching Coach: Whitey Ford
Third Base Coach: Dick Howser

#1 Draft Picks

Ron Blomberg (#1), Thurman Munson (#4), Terry Whitfield (#19)
American League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9171.562--
8973.5492.0
8478.5197.0
7785.47514.0
7686.46915.0
7290.44419.0
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
1Bobby MurcerOF2860669166
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4
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10
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88145575921021211.274.332.378710.104.213.2841.0460.6229679
9Graig Nettles3B2956674139
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21
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1
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22
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7510597538199.246.316.403719.157.263.2451.2725.7228638
14Lou PiniellaOF3051871158
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26
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09
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701832582741118.305.341.407748.102.151.3231.8157.6211567
15Thurman MunsonC2751764135
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19
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2
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13
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602044661121814.261.316.381697.120.209.2741.5039.8197571
6Roy WhiteOF-DH3047368130
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19
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8
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7
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43156674445837.275.367.393760.118.279.2890.6667.6186555
27Elliott MaddoxOF2646675141
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26
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2
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3
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45656948448311.303.395.386781.084.234.3300.70155.3180550
22Jim MasonSS2344041110
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18
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6
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5
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3712358701756.250.302.352654.102.180.2972.4988.0155487
10Chris Chambliss1B254003897
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6
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4300234301229.243.282.343625.100.158.2581.8766.7137427
2Sandy Alomar2B302793575
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8
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2764142500426.269.302.308610.039.097.2901.79279.086299
12Ron BlombergDH252643982
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11
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2
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4821293322065.311.375.481856.170.284.3171.1426.4127301
44Bill SudakisDH-1B282592660
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3900254811262.232.296.344640.112.208.2521.9237.089293
17Gene Michael2B-SS361771946
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9
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001300142400116.260.313.311624.051.130.2991.71--55193
26Fernando Gonzalez2B241211126
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7007700203.215.258.298556.083.140.2211.00121.036130
46Rick DempseyC241091226
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02
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12108700115.239.288.321609.083.165.2380.8854.535119
24Otto Velez1B2367914
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1000152401021.209.345.343688.134.358.2791.6033.52384
18Mike Hegan1B3153312
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02
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9115920202.226.317.377694.151.245.2381.8026.52062
13Walt WilliamsOF305356
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00031011000113.113.127.113240.000.038.13610.00--656
20Horace Clarke2B3447311
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001104500201.234.294.255549.021.128.2621.25--1253
11Fred StanleySS-2B263827
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0003123200102.184.244.184428.000.053.1940.67--742
23Alex JohnsonDH312836
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2000300000.214.214.357571.143.143.208--28.01028
43Jim Ray HartDH321911
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0000003700000.053.182.053235.000.158.0832.33--122
41Duke SimsDH331512
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002001500000.133.188.200388.067.133.2005.00--316
51Terry WhitfieldOF21501
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0000000100000.200.200.200400.000.000.250----15
43Jim DeidelC252000000000000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
28Sparky LyleP291000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
18,52Larry MurrayOF211100000010000000.000.000.0000.000-1.000.000----01
30Mel StottlemyreP320100000000000000-----------00
Batting Totals18255524671145122030101637533551569021524972122.263.322.368690.106.202.2811.3454.720346160
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
36Pat Dobson3219153.073939122002812821119623751576141.279.030.742.405.032.09
33Doc Medich2519153.6038381740027927512211224911545181.318.840.772.934.951.69
19Dick Tidrow271193.8633255041190205998214531004041.359.660.662.504.711.89
43Rudy May29842.2917158210114753629548902141.085.920.393.797.111.88
28Sparky Lyle29931.66660005915114933021643897011.197.340.473.397.032.07
30Mel Stottlemyre32673.58161560101131195445737403041.389.480.562.953.191.08
38Cecil Upshaw31153.003600017659532520124270031.287.950.153.604.051.13
39Larry Gura26512.4188420056541715212170001.188.680.321.932.731.42
41Mike Wallace23602.42231008052421814335345001.487.270.526.065.880.97
53Dave Pagan24135.14166102049492928128393001.579.000.185.147.161.39
48Sam McDowell31164.69137003048422725641333001.737.881.137.696.190.80
29Dick Woodson29125.7983002028341918612121001.6410.931.933.863.861.00
38Steve Kline26223.46440000262612103561011.199.001.041.732.081.20
40Tippy Martinez24004.15100004012147609104211.779.690.006.236.921.11
47Fred Beene31002.706000311094312100011.108.100.901.809.005.00
19Fritz Peterson32004.50310020713441251001.8814.631.132.255.632.50
29Tom Buskey27016.00400021510441330012.1715.001.504.504.501.00
42Ken Wright27003.0030001055220721202.007.500.0010.503.000.29
40Rick Sawyer260013.5010000012330111001.509.000.004.504.501.00
Pitching Totals89733.3234416253101092414551402623537104528829477321.338.670.643.275.131.57
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Thurman MunsonC137743752210.9740.00
Rick DempseyC311522240.9780.00
Jim DeidelC271001.0000.00
Duke SimsC160001.0000.00
Bill SudakisC120001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Chris Chambliss1B10687378893.9920.00
Bill Sudakis1B3327723331.9900.00
Otto Velez1B21136528.9860.00
Mike Hegan1B171378091.0000.00
Lou Piniella1B150001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Sandy Alomar2B76184192945.9770.00
Gene Michael2B4586106629.9700.00
Fernando Gonzalez2B428682322.9820.00
Horace Clarke2B202727051.0000.00
Fred Stanley2B1523320101.0000.00
Elliott Maddox2B221001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Graig Nettles3B1541473772129.9610.00
Fernando Gonzalez3B741611.9520.00
Bill Sudakis3B31310.8000.00
Gene Michael3B211001.0000.00
Otto Velez3B233001.0000.00
Elliott Maddox3B10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jim MasonSS1522414302587.9640.00
Gene MichaelSS393563311.9700.00
Fred StanleySS1992714.9730.00
Fernando GonzalezSS34010.8000.00
Graig NettlesSS10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bobby MurcerOF1562972172.9780.00
Elliott MaddoxOF1353341854.9860.00
Lou PiniellaOF1302651630.9890.00
Roy WhiteOF67141211.9930.00
Walt WilliamsOF2420110.9550.00
Ron BlombergOF19322001.0000.00
Larry MurrayOF30000.0000.00
Otto VelezOF31010.5000.00
Rick DempseyOF20000.0000.00
Alex JohnsonOF10000.0000.00
Terry WhitfieldOF10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Sparky LyleP6611431112.9331.11
Pat DobsonP39281223234.9471.73
Doc MedichP38279183533.9461.71
Cecil UpshawP365961221.9002.74
Dick TidrowP3319082232.9091.42
Mike WallaceP23524310.8751.21
Rudy MayP1711448001.0000.95
Dave PaganP164935001.0001.47
Mel StottlemyreP16113714001.0001.67
Sam McDowellP13481210.7500.56
Tippy MartinezP101211001.0001.48
Larry GuraP85648001.0001.93
Dick WoodsonP82811001.0000.64
Fred BeeneP61013001.0003.60
Tom BuskeyP450000.0000.00
Steve KlineP42604001.0001.38
Fritz PetersonP3701001.0001.25
Ken WrightP3521001.0005.19
Rick SawyerP1102001.00015.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ron BlombergDH58.0000.00
Roy WhiteDH53.0000.00
Bill SudakisDH39.0000.00
Lou PiniellaDH6.0000.00
Jim Ray HartDH4.0000.00
Alex JohnsonDH4.0000.00
Thurman MunsonDH4.0000.00
Duke SimsDH3.0000.00
Walt WilliamsDH3.0000.00
Horace ClarkeDH1.0000.00
Rick DempseyDH1.0000.00


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