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1974 New York Yankees (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
W-L Record: 89-73 .549
Rank: 2nd in American League East
Run Differential: 671-623 + 48
Roster Continuity 78.70% 8/24
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: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Dennis Sherrill (#12) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information
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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
  • Batting and Pitching Feats may not always be a positive accomplishment. Outlying negative performances may also be highlighted.
  • Batting Feats and Milestones
    Roy WhiteNYACLEW 5-3 vs CLE110000001400100011174 walks
    Roy WhiteNYADETL 1-4 @DET211001110002000011192 hit by pitches
    Mike HeganNYACLEW 9-5 @CLE31100110100200006592 hit by pitches
    Graig NettlesNYACLEW 9-5 @CLE52200240002000007542 home runs
    Graig NettlesNYACLEL 6-9 @CLE52300230000000007552 home runs
    Rick SawyerNYATEXL 5-8 vs TEX000000000000000011st career game
    Rick DempseyNYAMILL 1-5 vs MIL3120011000000000531st career home run, 1st career RBI
    Rick DempseyNYABALW 7-5 vs BAL4110000100000000621st career stolen base
    Jim DeidelNYAMINL 2-5 @MIN000000000000000011st career game
    Thurman MunsonNYADETL 1-4 vs DET40400000000000006254 hits
    Elliott MaddoxNYADETL 6-8 @DET52410000000000004924 hits
    Elliott MaddoxNYATEXW 14-2 @TEX61400010001000004944 hits
    Thurman MunsonNYATEXW 14-2 @TEX53400130010000006354 hits
    Ron BlombergNYATEXW 12-5 @TEX51420000000000003314 hits
    Jim MasonNYATEXW 12-5 @TEX53440010000000002224 Doubles, 4 hits
    Roy WhiteNYATEXW 12-5 @TEX624100100000000111794 hits
    Bobby MurcerNYAKCAW 9-4 @KCA52200240001000008852 home runs, 500th career RBI
    Elliott MaddoxNYAKCAW 2-1 @KCA4111000000000000500500th career game
    Roy WhiteNYAOAKW 12-6 vs OAK514000100000000011834 hits
    Tippy MartinezNYACALL 1-7 @CAL000000000000000011st career game
    Bobby MurcerNYACHAW 9-4 vs CHA42410011010000009194 hits
    Jim MasonNYAMINW 4-1 vs MIN40200001001000002611st career stolen base
    Chris ChamblissNYACALW 10-4 vs CAL52330010000000004823 Doubles
    Roy WhiteNYACALW 10-4 vs CAL524011400000000012124 hits
    Thurman MunsonNYACHAW 8-5 @CHA32200020000000206842 sacrifice flies
    Gene MichaelNYACHAW 18-6 @CHA62400000000000009014 hits
    Thurman MunsonNYACHAW 18-6 @CHA52410150010010006855 RBIs, 4 hits
    Roy WhiteNYACHAW 18-6 @CHA735000200000000012195 hits, 500th career RBI
    Larry MurrayNYADETW 1-0 vs DET000000000000000011st career game
    Lou PiniellaNYADETW 10-2 @DET41410030000000108384 hits
    Chris ChamblissNYABALL 0-4 vs BAL3010000000000000500500th career game
    Bobby MurcerNYABALL 0-4 vs BAL40200000000000019461000th career hit
    Roy WhiteNYACLEW 14-7 vs CLE543001510000000012414 runs scored, 5 RBIs
    Ron BlombergNYACLEW 9-3 @CLE53300240001000003632 home runs
    Roy WhiteNYACLEW 9-7 @CLE544101210000000012474 runs scored, 4 hits
    Graig NettlesNYACLEW 10-0 @CLE53200220000000018992 home runs
    Terry WhitfieldNYACLEW 10-0 @CLE100000000000000011st career game
    Terry WhitfieldNYAMILW 2-1 @MIL401000000010000021st career hit
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    Sam McDowellNYACLEL 6-9 @CLEL 0.22440000006000--400138-128400th career game
    Rick SawyerNYATEXL 5-8 vs TEX 1.22330111008000--10-01st career game
    Doc MedichNYACALW 7-5 vs CAL 6.1855111000028000--4921-1310 Strikeouts
    Sparky LyleNYADETL 2-3 vs DET 0.11000010002000--40041-31400th career game
    Dave PaganNYAKCAW 8-2 @KCAW 962205710038000--151-11st career win
    Pat DobsonNYAOAKW 3-0 vs OAKWSHO920002700031000--29480-87Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
    Doc MedichNYATEXW 2-0 vs TEXWSHO950001800132000--5625-16Complete game/Shutout
    Doc MedichNYAKCAW 6-2 vs KCAWCG922202310031000--5726-162-hitter
    Doc MedichNYAMILW 1-0 vs MILWSHO950004600137000--5827-16Complete game/Shutout
    Rudy MayNYABOSW 8-0 vs BOSWSHO920003700131000--23654-77Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
    Tippy MartinezNYACALL 1-7 @CAL 1.10000001004000--10-01st career game
    Doc MedichNYACHAW 2-1 vs CHAWCG731102500026000--6328-203-hitter
    Doc MedichNYAMILW 3-0 vs MILWSHO950000800032000--6731-21Complete game/Shutout
    Larry GuraNYADETW 1-0 vs DETWSHO950001200034000--575-7Complete game/Shutout
    Dick TidrowNYABALW 3-0 @BALSv 1.11000000005000--11339-431st career save
    Larry GuraNYACLEW 3-0 vs CLEWSHO960001100034000--608-7Complete game/Shutout
    Doc MedichNYABOSW 1-0 vs BOSWSHO1070007610043000--7233-23Complete game/Shutout
    Rudy MayNYACLEW 10-0 @CLEW 9400021300031000--24759-8013 Strikeouts

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