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1974 Kansas City Royals
Major league affiliations
1974 information
Owner(s) Ewing Kauffman
Manager(s) Jack McKeon
Local television KBMA
Local radio KMBZ
(Buddy Blattner, Denny Matthews)

The 1974 Kansas City Royals season was a season in American baseball. It involved the Royals finishing 5th in the American League West with a record of 77 wins and 85 losses.



Regular season


Notable transactions

Season standings

AL West W L GB Pct.
Oakland Athletics 90 72 -- .556
Texas Rangers 84 76 5 .525
Minnesota Twins 82 80 8 .506
Chicago White Sox 80 80 9 .500
Kansas City Royals 77 85 13 .475
California Angels 68 94 22 .420


1974 Kansas City Royals roster
Pitchers Catchers



Other batters



Player stats


Starters by position

Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
3B Brett, GeorgeGeorge Brett 133 457 129 .282 2 47


Other batters

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI


Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Briles, NelsonNelson Briles 17 103 5 7 4.02 41

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Pattin, MartyMarty Pattin 25 117.1 3 7 3.99 50

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Bird, DougDoug Bird 55 7 6 10 2.73 62
McDaniel, LindyLindy McDaniel 38 1 4 1 3.46 47

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Omaha Royals American Association Harry Malmberg
AA Jacksonville Suns Southern League Billy Gardner
A San Jose Bees California League Steve Boros
A Waterloo Royals Midwest League John Sullivan
Rookie GCL Royals Gulf Coast League Bill Scripture
Rookie GCL Royals Academy Gulf Coast League Billy Goodman



  • Johnson, Lloyd; Wolff, Miles, eds (1997). The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball (2nd ed.). Durham, N.C.: Baseball America. ISBN 978-0963718983.  

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