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1974 Boston Red Sox (MLB)

+ Defensive Lineups
Nickname:
W-L Record: 84-78 .519
Rank: 3rd in American League East
Run Differential: 696-661 + 35
Roster Continuity 63.95% 20/24
Manager(s): Darrell Johnson
General Manager: Dick O'Connell
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Ballpark: Fenway Park
Attendance: 1,556,411 5/24
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Eddie Ford (#20) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Don Bryant
First Base Coach: Eddie Popowski
Hitting Coach: Walt Hriniak
Pitching Coach: Lee Stange
Third Base Coach: Don Zimmer

#1 Draft Picks

Terry Hughes (#2), Jim Rice (#15), Bernie Carbo (#16)
American League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9171.562--
8973.5492.0
8478.5197.0
7785.47514.0
7686.46915.0
7290.44419.0
  • 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 9-8 @MIL
    21974-04-06L 4-5 @MIL
    31974-04-11L 6-7 BAL
    41974-04-12W 6-3 DET
    51974-04-13W 8-1 DET
    61974-04-14W 7-5 DET
    71974-04-15L 0-1 DET
    81974-04-16L 1-2 @NYA
    91974-04-17W 4-3 @NYA
    101974-04-18L 1-6 @NYA
    111974-04-19W 6-3 CLE
    121974-04-20W 5-4 CLE
    131974-04-21W 6-5 CLE
    141974-04-22W 4-1 KCA
    151974-04-23L 2-5 KCA
    161974-04-24L 1-3 @TEX
    171974-04-25L 0-4 @TEX
    181974-04-26L 2-4 @KCA
    191974-04-27L 3-10 @KCA
    201974-04-28W 5-4 @KCA
    211974-04-29L 2-7 CAL
    221974-04-30L 6-16 CAL
    #MayGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    231974-05-01L 2-4 CAL
    241974-05-04L 0-1 TEX
    251974-05-05L 3-5 TEX
    261974-05-05W 10-8 TEX
    271974-05-08W 4-0 NYA
    281974-05-09W 2-0 NYA
    291974-05-10L 5-6 @DET
    301974-05-11W 8-5 @DET
    311974-05-12W 4-3 @DET
    321974-05-13L 1-4 @CLE
    331974-05-14L 2-6 @CLE
    341974-05-15W 7-4 @CLE
    351974-05-17L 0-6 @BAL
    361974-05-18W 10-2 @BAL
    371974-05-19W 11-2 @BAL
    381974-05-19W 6-4 @BAL
    391974-05-21W 14-6 NYA
    401974-05-22W 6-3 NYA
    411974-05-24W 5-3 MIL
    421974-05-25L 2-9 MIL
    431974-05-26W 4-1 MIL
    441974-05-27W 3-2 MIN
    451974-05-28W 9-5 MIN
    461974-05-29L 4-5 MIN
    471974-05-31L 2-3 CHA
    #JuneGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    481974-06-01W 8-0 CHA
    491974-06-02W 9-7 CHA
    501974-06-03L 4-5 @MIN
    511974-06-04W 4-3 @MIN
    521974-06-05W 5-3 @MIN
    531974-06-07L 6-8 @CHA
    541974-06-08L 6-13 @CHA
    551974-06-09W 10-6 @CHA
    561974-06-10W 4-1 OAK
    571974-06-11W 10-9 OAK
    581974-06-12W 5-3 OAK
    591974-06-14L 3-4 @CAL
    601974-06-15W 5-3 @CAL
    611974-06-16W 7-4 @CAL
    621974-06-17L 2-3 @OAK
    631974-06-18W 6-1 @OAK
    641974-06-19W 2-1 @OAK
    651974-06-22L 0-11 CLE
    661974-06-22W 8-3 CLE
    671974-06-23W 8-0 CLE
    681974-06-24W 9-0 MIL
    691974-06-26L 1-7 MIL
    701974-06-27L 1-2 @CLE
    711974-06-28L 1-2 @CLE
    721974-06-29W 12-2 @CLE
    731974-06-30L 2-9 @CLE
    #JulyGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    741974-07-01W 6-4 @BAL
    751974-07-02W 9-6 @BAL
    761974-07-03L 2-9 BAL
    771974-07-03L 4-6 BAL
    781974-07-04L 6-10 BAL
    791974-07-06L 3-5 KCA
    801974-07-07L 9-11 KCA
    811974-07-07W 5-3 KCA
    821974-07-08L 0-5 KCA
    831974-07-09W 2-1 TEX
    841974-07-10W 3-1 TEX
    851974-07-11W 12-3 TEX
    861974-07-12L 0-7 CAL
    871974-07-13L 1-12 CAL
    881974-07-14W 3-0 CAL
    891974-07-15L 2-3 @KCA
    901974-07-16L 4-5 @KCA
    911974-07-17W 6-3 @KCA
    921974-07-18L 1-2 @TEX
    931974-07-19W 3-1 @TEX
    941974-07-20L 6-8 @TEX
    951974-07-21L 1-2 @TEX
    961974-07-25W 12-4 @DET
    971974-07-26L 0-1 @DET
    981974-07-27W 5-4 NYA
    991974-07-28W 8-3 NYA
    1001974-07-29W 2-1 NYA
    1011974-07-30L 5-7 DET
    1021974-07-31W 5-4 DET
    #AugustGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1031974-08-01W 11-3 BAL
    1041974-08-02W 7-5 BAL
    1051974-08-03L 2-6 @NYA
    1061974-08-04W 7-3 @NYA
    1071974-08-05L 0-8 @NYA
    1081974-08-06W 6-3 @MIL
    1091974-08-06W 6-0 @MIL
    1101974-08-07W 1-0 @MIL
    1111974-08-08L 3-5 @MIL
    1121974-08-09W 6-2 @OAK
    1131974-08-10L 3-5 @OAK
    1141974-08-11W 2-1 @OAK
    1151974-08-12L 2-4 @CAL
    1161974-08-13W 3-0 @CAL
    1171974-08-14L 0-5 @CAL
    1181974-08-16W 3-2 MIN
    1191974-08-17L 4-7 MIN
    1201974-08-18W 9-6 MIN
    1211974-08-19W 6-1 CHA
    1221974-08-20W 8-3 CHA
    1231974-08-21W 4-0 CHA
    1241974-08-23W 3-0 OAK
    1251974-08-24L 1-4 OAK
    1261974-08-25L 0-7 OAK
    1271974-08-27W 6-1 @CHA
    1281974-08-28L 0-3 @CHA
    1291974-08-29W 3-2 @CHA
    1301974-08-30L 2-3 @MIN
    1311974-08-31L 2-6 @MIN
    #SeptemberGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1321974-09-01L 6-9 @MIN
    1331974-09-02L 0-1 @BAL
    1341974-09-02L 0-1 @BAL
    1351974-09-04L 0-6 @BAL
    1361974-09-05L 3-4 MIL
    1371974-09-06L 0-2 MIL
    1381974-09-07W 4-3 MIL
    1391974-09-08W 8-6 MIL
    1401974-09-09L 3-6 NYA
    1411974-09-10L 1-2 NYA
    1421974-09-11L 1-3 @CLE
    1431974-09-12W 3-2 @CLE
    1441974-09-13W 8-5 @MIL
    1451974-09-14L 1-3 @MIL
    1461974-09-15L 5-9 @MIL
    1471974-09-17L 3-5 DET
    1481974-09-18W 8-5 DET
    1491974-09-19L 1-3 DET
    1501974-09-20L 1-2 BAL
    1511974-09-21W 6-5 BAL
    1521974-09-22L 2-7 BAL
    1531974-09-24W 4-0 @NYA
    1541974-09-24W 4-2 @NYA
    1551974-09-25L 0-1 @NYA
    1561974-09-26W 5-3 @DET
    1571974-09-27W 9-3 @DET
    1581974-09-28W 7-2 @DET
    1591974-09-29L 4-7 @DET
    1601974-09-30L 1-2 CLE
    #OctoberGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1611974-10-01W 7-4 CLE
    1621974-10-02L 6-8 CLE
    Total Starts by PositionCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    Win-Loss Record with lineups above:

    84-78
    Bob Montgomery 60
    Carlton Fisk 49
    Tim Blackwell 42
    Tim McCarver 6
    Bob Didier 5
    Carl Yastrzemski 82
    Cecil Cooper 63
    Danny Cater 17
    Doug Griffin 89
    Dick McAuliffe 45
    Rick Burleson 27
    John Kennedy 1
    Rico Petrocelli 115
    Dick McAuliffe 25
    Terry Hughes 20
    John Kennedy 2
    Mario Guerrero 81
    Rick Burleson 81
    Carl Yastrzemski 62
    Tommy Harper 58
    Bernie Carbo 31
    Fred Lynn 6
    Juan Beniquez 3
    Jim Rice 2
    Juan Beniquez 85
    Rick Miller 73
    Fred Lynn 4
    Dwight Evans 107
    Bernie Carbo 52
    Fred Lynn 2
    Rick Miller 1
    Tommy Harper 49
    Cecil Cooper 39
    Bernie Carbo 15
    Jim Rice 13
    Danny Cater 11
    Rico Petrocelli 9
    Dwight Evans 6
    Deron Johnson 5
    Bob Montgomery 4
    Carl Yastrzemski 4
    Carlton Fisk 2
    Dick McAuliffe 2
    Juan Beniquez 1
    Terry Hughes 1
    Tim McCarver 1


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