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1974 New York Yankees (MLB)

+ American League
Nickname:
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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25
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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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4300234301229.243.282.343625.100.158.2581.8766.7137427
2Sandy Alomar2B302793575
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8
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01
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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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07
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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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1
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01
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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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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


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