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1974 Kansas City Royals (MLB)

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W-L Record: 77-85 .475
Rank: 5th in American League West
Run Differential: 667-662 + 5
Roster Continuity 67.65% 18/24
Manager(s): Jack McKeon
General Manager: Cedric Tallis (1974-06-12), Joe Burke
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Ballpark: Royals Stadium
Attendance: 1,173,292 10/24
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Willie Wilson (#18) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Hitting Coach: Charlie Lau
Pitching Coach: Galen Cisco
Third Base Coach: Harry Dunlop

#1 Draft Picks

John Mayberry (#6)
American League West 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 Kansas City Royals season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    2Kurt Bevacqua3B-2B6-1185R-R271971ATL: 1967-6-102MLB--
    29Doug BirdP6-4180R-R241973SE1: 1969-8-152MLB--
    25George Brett3B-1B6-0205L-R211973KCA: 1971-2-29MLB--
    19Nelson BrilesP5-11200R-R301965Not draftedMLB--
    40Steve BusbyP6-2205R-R241972KCA: 1971-2-39MLB--
    30Orlando Cepeda1B6-2210R-R361958Not draftedMLB--
    18Al CowensOF6-2200R-R221974KCA: 1969-75-1028MLB--
    43Bruce DalcantonP6-2205R-R321967Not draftedMLB--
    39Al FitzmorrisP6-2190B-R281969Not draftedMLB--
    15Bobby FloydSS-2B6-0181R-R301968Not draftedMLB--
    32Gene GarberP5-10175R-R261969PIT: 1965-20-382MLB--
    13Fernando Gonzalez2B-3B5-10170R-R241972Not draftedMLB--
    16Fran HealyC6-5220R-R271969Not draftedMLB--
    27Joe HoernerP6-1200R-L371963Not draftedMLB--
    22Dennis LeonardP6-1190R-R231974KCA: 1972-2-42MLB--
    38Aurelio LopezP6-0220R-R251974Not draftedMLB--
    21Buck MartinezC5-11200R-R251969Not draftedMLB--
    7John Mayberry1B6-3220L-L251968HOU: 1967-1-6MLB--
    41Lindy McDanielP6-3195R-R381955Not draftedMLB--
    11Hal McRaeOF5-11185R-R281968CIN: 1965-6-117MLB--
    23Steve MingoriP5-10170L-L301970Not draftedMLB--
    26Amos OtisOF5-11166R-R271967BOS: 1965-5-95MLB--
    17Dennis PaepkeC-OF6-0202R-R291969Not draftedMLB--
    37Freddie PatekSS5-5148R-R291968PIT: 1965-22-421MLB--
    33Marty PattinP5-11180R-R311968CAL: 1965-7-127MLB--
    28Vada PinsonOF5-11181L-L351958Not draftedMLB--
    48Rick ReichardtOF6-3215R-R311964Not draftedMLB--
    1Cookie Rojas2B5-10170R-R351962Not draftedMLB--
    10Paul Schaal3B5-11180R-R311964Not draftedMLB--
    5Richie ScheinblumOF6-1180B-R311965Not draftedMLB--
    8Tony Solaita1B6-0215L-L271968Not draftedMLB--
    34Paul SplittorffP6-3210L-L271970KCA: 1968-25-575MLB--
    20Frank White2B5-11175R-R231973Not draftedMLB--
    6Jim WohlfordOF5-11175R-R231972KCA: 1970-3-61MLB--

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