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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
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

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
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1974 New York Yankees season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    2Sandy Alomar2B5-9155B-R301964Not draftedMLB--
    47Fred BeeneP5-6160B-R311968Not draftedMLB--
    12Ron Blomberg1B-OF6-1205L-R251969NYA: 1967-1-1MLB--
    29Tom BuskeyP6-3220R-R271973Not draftedMLB--
    10Chris Chambliss1B6-1212L-R251971CLE: 1970-1-1MLB--
    20Horace Clarke2B5-9178B-R341965Not draftedMLB--
    43Jim DeidelC6-2195R-R251974NYA: 1967-15-281MLB--
    46Rick DempseyC6-0190R-R241969MIN: 1967-15-297MLB--
    36Pat DobsonP6-3190R-R321967Not draftedMLB--
    26Fernando Gonzalez2B-3B5-10170R-R241972Not draftedMLB--
    39Larry GuraP6-1185B-L261970CHN: 1969-2-40MLB--
    43Jim Ray Hart3B-OF5-11185R-R321963Not draftedMLB--
    18Mike Hegan1B-OF6-1190L-L311964Not draftedMLB--
    23Alex JohnsonOF6-0205R-R311964Not draftedMLB--
    38Steve KlineP6-3205R-R261970NYA: 1966-7-130MLB--
    28Sparky LyleP6-1195L-L291967Not draftedMLB--
    27Elliott MaddoxOF-3B5-11181R-R261970DET: 1968-1-20MLB--
    40Tippy MartinezP5-10180L-L241974WS2: 1969-35-799MLB--
    22Jim MasonSS6-2190L-R231971WS2: 1968-2-28MLB--
    43Rudy MayP6-3207L-L291965Not draftedMLB--
    48Sam McDowellP6-5218L-L311961Not draftedMLB--
    33Doc MedichP6-5227R-R251972NYA: 1970-30-700MLB--
    17Gene MichaelSS6-2183B-R361966Not draftedMLB--
    15Thurman MunsonC5-11191R-R271969NYA: 1968-1-4MLB--
    1Bobby MurcerOF5-11180L-R281965Not draftedMLB--
    18,52Larry MurrayOF5-11179B-R211974NYA: 1971-5-117MLB--
    9Graig Nettles3B6-0185L-R291967MIN: 1965-4-74MLB--
    53Dave PaganP6-2175R-R241973Not draftedMLB--
    19Fritz PetersonP6-0200B-L321966Not draftedMLB--
    14Lou PiniellaOF6-2199R-R301964Not draftedMLB--
    40Rick SawyerP6-2205R-R261974CLE: 1968-3-45MLB--
    41Duke SimsC6-2205L-R331964Not draftedMLB--
    11Fred StanleySS-2B5-10167R-R261969HOU: 1966-8-143MLB--
    30Mel StottlemyreP6-2190R-R321964Not draftedMLB--
    44Bill Sudakis3B-C6-1190B-R281968Not draftedMLB--
    19Dick TidrowP6-4213R-R271972CLE: 1967-4-76MLB--
    38Cecil UpshawP6-6205R-R311966Not draftedMLB--
    24Otto VelezOF6-0195R-R231973Not draftedMLB--
    41Mike WallaceP6-2204L-L231973PHI: 1969-4-78MLB--
    6Roy WhiteOF5-10172B-R301965Not draftedMLB--
    51Terry WhitfieldOF6-1197L-R211974NYA: 1971-1-19MLB--
    13Walt WilliamsOF5-6185R-R301964Not draftedMLB--
    29Dick WoodsonP6-5207R-R291969Not draftedMLB--
    42Ken WrightP6-2210R-R271970Not draftedMLB--

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