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1974 St. Louis Cardinals (MLB)

+ Defensive Lineups
Nickname:
W-L Record: 86-75 .534
Rank: 2nd in National League East
Run Differential: 677-643 + 34
Roster Continuity 63.25% 21/24
Manager(s): Red Schoendienst
General Manager: Bing Devine
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Ballpark: Busch Stadium II
Attendance: 1,838,413 3/24
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Garry Templeton (#13) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Johnny Lewis
Assistant Coach: Dave Ricketts
Bullpen Coach: Vern Benson
First Base Coach: George Kissell
Pitching Coach: Barney Schultz

#1 Draft Picks

Mike Garman (#3), Ted Simmons (#10), Jack Heidemann (#11)
National League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
8874.543--
8675.5341.5
8082.4948.0
7982.4918.5
7191.43817.0
6696.40722.0
  • These are starting defensive lineups by date for the 1974 season.
  • The # next to each player indicates the # of times at that position for this team/season. Bold indicates a player's first start at that position.
  • Total starts by position are at the bottom of this page.
  • Filter on a selection of players to see a team's win-loss record for that combinaton.
  • #AprilGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    11974-04-05W 6-5 PIT
    21974-04-06W 8-0 PIT
    31974-04-10L 2-3 @NYN
    41974-04-11W 8-7 @NYN
    51974-04-11W 4-3 @NYN
    61974-04-12W 7-6 @PIT
    71974-04-13W 6-4 @PIT
    81974-04-14L 4-8 @PIT
    91974-04-14W 6-5 @PIT
    101974-04-15L 2-3 @PHI
    111974-04-16L 3-10 @PHI
    121974-04-17L 5-12 @PHI
    131974-04-18W 6-2 @PHI
    141974-04-19L 4-5 MON
    151974-04-20W 10-4 MON
    161974-04-21L 5-9 MON
    171974-04-23W 8-2 HOU
    181974-04-24L 4-9 HOU
    191974-04-26L 3-4 CIN
    201974-04-27W 4-3 CIN
    211974-04-28W 9-2 CIN
    221974-04-30W 7-2 ATL
    #MayGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    231974-05-01L 5-6 ATL
    241974-05-03L 1-4 @HOU
    251974-05-04L 2-3 @HOU
    261974-05-05W 3-1 @HOU
    271974-05-07W 1-0 @CIN
    281974-05-08W 2-0 @CIN
    291974-05-10L 4-5 @MON
    301974-05-11L 1-3 @MON
    311974-05-13L 3-5 NYN
    321974-05-15W 10-1 NYN
    331974-05-16L 4-6 NYN
    341974-05-17W 9-8 CHN
    351974-05-18W 11-2 CHN
    361974-05-19W 6-5 CHN
    371974-05-20L 1-2 PHI
    381974-05-21L 2-4 PHI
    391974-05-22L 1-7 PHI
    401974-05-24W 1-0 @CHN
    411974-05-25L 4-5 @CHN
    421974-05-26W 7-1 @CHN
    431974-05-27W 7-2 LAN
    441974-05-28L 5-11 LAN
    451974-05-29L 2-5 LAN
    461974-05-31W 5-0 SDN
    #JuneGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    471974-06-01W 3-0 SDN
    481974-06-02W 9-6 SDN
    491974-06-04L 3-5 @SFN
    501974-06-05W 4-1 @SFN
    511974-06-06L 5-9 @SFN
    521974-06-07L 0-1 @SDN
    531974-06-08L 3-4 @SDN
    541974-06-09L 5-6 @SDN
    551974-06-10W 4-2 @LAN
    561974-06-11W 1-0 @LAN
    571974-06-12W 6-3 @LAN
    581974-06-14L 1-6 @ATL
    591974-06-15L 1-7 @ATL
    601974-06-16W 6-3 @ATL
    611974-06-17L 0-3 SFN
    621974-06-18W 3-0 SFN
    631974-06-19L 4-5 SFN
    641974-06-21W 5-1 MON
    651974-06-22W 4-3 MON
    661974-06-23L 2-4 MON
    671974-06-24W 3-1 PIT
    681974-06-24W 4-0 PIT
    691974-06-25W 8-7 PIT
    701974-06-26L 2-7 PIT
    711974-06-27W 6-1 @NYN
    721974-06-29L 0-4 @NYN
    731974-06-30W 5-2 @NYN
    741974-06-30W 5-3 @NYN
    #JulyGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    751974-07-02L 3-4 CHN
    761974-07-03W 5-0 CHN
    771974-07-04L 2-3 CHN
    781974-07-05W 3-2 @CIN
    791974-07-06W 3-1 @CIN
    801974-07-07L 1-2 @CIN
    811974-07-07L 2-11 @CIN
    821974-07-08L 1-4 @HOU
    831974-07-09L 2-5 @HOU
    841974-07-10L 2-3 @HOU
    851974-07-12L 3-7 ATL
    861974-07-12W 10-0 ATL
    871974-07-13L 1-8 ATL
    881974-07-14L 0-7 ATL
    891974-07-15L 0-3 CIN
    901974-07-16L 7-12 CIN
    911974-07-17L 4-6 CIN
    921974-07-18L 2-8 HOU
    931974-07-19L 1-5 HOU
    941974-07-20W 6-5 HOU
    951974-07-21W 9-1 HOU
    961974-07-25W 4-3 NYN
    971974-07-25W 4-1 NYN
    981974-07-26L 0-3 NYN
    991974-07-27W 3-2 @CHN
    1001974-07-28W 5-4 @CHN
    1011974-07-29W 11-4 @CHN
    1021974-07-30W 4-3 @PHI
    1031974-07-31W 9-8 @PHI
    #AugustGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1041974-08-01W 5-2 @PIT
    1051974-08-02L 2-3 @PIT
    1061974-08-03W 4-3 PHI
    1071974-08-04L 1-6 PHI
    1081974-08-04W 11-0 PHI
    1091974-08-05W 3-2 PHI
    1101974-08-06W 5-4 @MON
    1111974-08-06W 9-4 @MON
    1121974-08-07L 5-7 @MON
    1131974-08-08L 2-3 @MON
    1141974-08-09W 5-3 LAN
    1151974-08-10L 2-6 LAN
    1161974-08-11L 1-3 LAN
    1171974-08-12W 6-5 SDN
    1181974-08-13L 1-2 SDN
    1191974-08-14W 5-1 SDN
    1201974-08-16W 2-1 SFN
    1211974-08-17W 5-3 SFN
    1221974-08-18W 4-1 SFN
    1231974-08-19L 6-11 @ATL
    1241974-08-20L 6-8 @ATL
    1251974-08-21L 4-5 @ATL
    1261974-08-23W 2-1 @LAN
    1271974-08-24L 0-3 @LAN
    1281974-08-25L 3-9 @LAN
    1291974-08-27L 1-3 @SDN
    1301974-08-28W 5-1 @SDN
    1311974-08-29W 3-1 @SDN
    1321974-08-30L 2-8 @SFN
    1331974-08-31L 2-3 @SFN
    #SeptemberGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1341974-09-01W 8-1 @SFN
    1351974-09-03W 5-1 MON
    1361974-09-03W 8-4 MON
    1371974-09-04W 5-4 MON
    1381974-09-06W 3-0 NYN
    1391974-09-07W 2-1 NYN
    1401974-09-08L 3-5 NYN
    1411974-09-09L 0-2 PHI
    1421974-09-10L 2-8 PHI
    1431974-09-11W 4-3 @NYN
    1441974-09-12W 12-5 @NYN
    1451974-09-13W 7-3 @PHI
    1461974-09-14W 9-2 @PHI
    1471974-09-15W 3-1 @PHI
    1481974-09-17W 2-1 @PIT
    1491974-09-18L 1-4 @PIT
    1501974-09-19L 6-8 @PIT
    1511974-09-20W 5-2 CHN
    1521974-09-21L 4-19 CHN
    1531974-09-22W 6-5 CHN
    1541974-09-23L 0-1 PIT
    1551974-09-24L 3-7 PIT
    1561974-09-25W 13-12 PIT
    1571974-09-27W 10-4 @CHN
    1581974-09-28L 3-8 @CHN
    1591974-09-29W 7-3 @CHN
    1601974-09-30W 5-1 @MON
    #OctoberGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1611974-10-01L 2-3 @MON
    Total Starts by PositionCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    Win-Loss Record with lineups above:

    86-75
    Ted Simmons 139
    Tim McCarver 16
    Marc Hill 6
    Joe Torre 130
    Ted Simmons 11
    Keith Hernandez 8
    Jim Hickman 6
    Tim McCarver 4
    Jose Cruz 1
    Reggie Smith 1
    Ted Sizemore 126
    Tom Heintzelman 17
    Mike Tyson 8
    Jerry DaVanon 4
    Ron Hunt 4
    Bob Heise 2
    Ken Reitz 148
    Joe Torre 11
    Tom Heintzelman 2
    Mike Tyson 134
    Luis Alvarado 13
    Jack Heidemann 11
    Jerry DaVanon 3
    Lou Brock 150
    Jose Cruz 5
    Luis Melendez 4
    Jim Dwyer 1
    Danny Godby 1
    Bake McBride 138
    Luis Melendez 19
    Jose Cruz 4
    Reggie Smith 132
    Jose Cruz 16
    Jim Dwyer 9
    Luis Melendez 3
    Danny Godby 1


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