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1974 NEW YORK YANKEES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Queens,NY
Team Record:  89-73   .549
Result:   2nd in American League - East Division
Manager(s):  Bill Virdon
General Manager:   Gabe Paul, Tal Smith
Stadium:  Shea Stadium
Attendance:  1,273,075
Playoffs:  -

New York Yankees affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Gene Michael (36)
Youngest Player:  Larry Murray (21)
Longest Tenure:  Mel Stottlemyre (11)
Top Hitter:  Bobby Murcer (20)
Top Pitcher:  Pat Dobson (16)
Top Draft Pick:  Dennis Sherrill (#12)

Roster Continuity:  78.70%
American League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Baltimore9171.562--
NY Yankees8973.5492.0
Boston8478.5197.0
Cleveland7785.47514.0
Milwaukee7686.46915.0
Detroit7290.44419.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
2Sandy Alomar2BMLB5-9155BothRight10/19/194330Salinas,Puerto Rico1961UDFA MLB

47Fred BeenePMLB5-6160BothRight11/24/194231Angleton,Texas1964UDFA BAL
12Ron Blomberg1B-OFMLB6-1205LeftRight8/23/194825Atlanta,Georgia196711NYA
29Tom BuskeyPMLB6-3220RightRight2/20/194727Harrisburg,Pennsylvania1969UDFA NYA
10Chris Chambliss1BMLB6-1212LeftRight12/26/194825Dayton,Ohio197011CLE
20Horace Clarke2BMLB5-9178BothRight6/2/194034Frederiksted,Virgin Islands1958UDFA NYA
43Jim DeidelCMLB6-2195RightRight6/6/194925Denver,Colorado196715280NYA
46Rick DempseyCMLB6-0190RightRight9/13/194924Fayetteville,Tennessee196715296MIN
36Pat DobsonPMLB6-3190RightRight2/12/194232Depew,New York1960UDFA DET
26Fernando Gonzalez2B-3BMLB5-10170RightRight6/19/195024Arecibo,Puerto Rico1969UDFA PIT
39Larry GuraPMLB6-1185BothLeft11/26/194726Joliet,Illinois1969240CHN
43Jim Ray Hart3B-OFMLB5-11185RightRight10/30/194132Hookerton,North Carolina1960UDFA SFN
18Mike Hegan1B-OFMLB6-1190LeftLeft7/21/194231Cleveland,Ohio1962UDFA NYA
23Alex JohnsonOFMLB6-0205RightRight12/7/194231Helena,Arkansas1962UDFA PHI
38Steve KlinePMLB6-3205RightRight10/6/194726Wenatchee,Washington19667130NYA
28Sparky LylePMLB6-1195LeftLeft7/22/194429DuBois,Pennsylvania1964UDFA BAL
27Elliott MaddoxOF-3BMLB5-11181RightRight12/21/194726East Orange,New Jersey1968120DET
40Tippy MartinezPMLB5-10180LeftLeft5/31/195024La Junta,Colorado196935797WS2
22Jim MasonSSMLB6-2190LeftRight8/14/195023Mobile,Alabama1968228WS2
43Rudy MayPMLB6-3207LeftLeft7/18/194429Coffeyville,Kansas1963UDFA MIN
48Sam McDowellPMLB6-5218LeftLeft9/21/194231Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania1960UDFA CLE
33Doc MedichPMLB6-5227RightRight12/9/194825Aliquippa,Pennsylvania197030692NYA
17Gene MichaelSSMLB6-2183BothRight6/2/193836Kent,Ohio1959UDFA PIT
15Thurman MunsonCMLB5-11191RightRight6/7/194727Akron,Ohio196814NYA
1Bobby MurcerOFMLB5-11180LeftRight5/20/194628Oklahoma City,Oklahoma1964UDFA NYA
18,52Larry MurrayOFMLB5-11179BothRight4/1/195321Chicago,Illinois19715113NYA
9Graig Nettles3BMLB6-0185LeftRight8/20/194429San Diego,California1965474MIN
53Dave PaganPMLB6-2175RightRight9/15/194924Nipawin,Saskatchewan1978UDFA PIT
19Fritz PetersonPMLB6-0200BothLeft2/8/194232Chicago,Illinois1963UDFA NYA
14Lou PiniellaOFMLB6-2199RightRight8/28/194330Tampa,Florida1962UDFA CLE
40Rick SawyerPMLB6-2205RightRight4/7/194826Bakersfield,California1968345CLE
41Duke SimsCMLB6-2205LeftRight6/5/194133Salt Lake City,Utah1959UDFA CLE
11Fred StanleySS-2BMLB5-10167RightRight8/13/194726Farnhamville,Iowa19668143HOU
30Mel StottlemyrePMLB6-2190RightRight11/13/194132Hazelton,Missouri1961UDFA NYA
44Bill Sudakis3B-CMLB6-1190BothRight3/27/194628Joliet,Illinois1964UDFA LAN
19Dick TidrowPMLB6-4213RightRight5/14/194727San Francisco,California1967476CLE
38Cecil UpshawPMLB6-6205RightRight10/22/194231Spearsville,Louisiana1964UDFA MLB
24Otto VelezOFMLB6-0195RightRight11/29/195023Ponce,Puerto Rico1970UDFA NYA
41Mike WallacePMLB6-2204LeftLeft2/3/195123Gastonia,North Carolina1969476PHI
6Roy WhiteOFMLB5-10172BothRight12/27/194330Los Angeles,California1962UDFA NYA
51Terry WhitfieldOFMLB6-1197LeftRight1/12/195321Blythe,California1971119NYA
13Walt WilliamsOFMLB5-6185RightRight12/19/194330Brownwood,Texas1963UDFA HOU
29Dick WoodsonPMLB6-5207RightRight3/30/194529Oelwein,Iowa1965UDFA MIN
42Ken WrightPMLB6-2210RightRight9/4/194627Pensacola,Florida1964UDFA BOS
Team PersonnelPosition 
Whitey FordPitching Coach 
Elston HowardFirst Base Coach 
Dick HowserThird Base Coach 
Frank MesserBroadcaster 
Gabe PaulGeneral Manager 
Phil RizzutoBroadcaster 
Tal SmithGeneral Manager 
Bill VirdonManager 
Bill WhiteBroadcaster 
Mel WrightBullpen Coach 


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