1974 Miami Hurricanes baseball
District 3 Champions
ConferenceIndependent
1974 record51–11
Head coach
Home stadiumMark Light Field
Seasons
← 1973
1975 →
1974 NCAA Division I District 3 baseball independents standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
No. 10 South Carolina  ‍‍‍y       48 8   .857
No. 2 Miami (FL)  ‍‍‍y       51 11   .823
South Alabama  ‍‍‍       30 8   .789
No. 11 Georgia Southern  ‍‍‍y       47 14   .770
Stetson  ‍‍‍       30 13   .698
Florida State  ‍‍‍       37 25   .597
Marshall  ‍‍‍       21 15   .583
South Florida  ‍‍‍       21 16   .568
Georgia Tech  ‍‍‍       20 17   .541
Virginia Tech  ‍‍‍       15 15   .500
Mercer  ‍‍‍       15 19   .441
Western Carolina  ‍‍‍       11 14   .440
Georgetown  ‍‍‍       7 11   .389
Jacksonville  ‍‍‍       19 36   .345
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 30, 1974[1]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball

The 1974 Miami Hurricanes baseball team represented the University of Miami in the 1974 NCAA Division I baseball season. The Hurricanes played their home games at the original Mark Light Field. The team was coached by Ron Fraser in his 12th season at Miami.

The Hurricanes lost the College World Series, defeated by the USC Trojans in the championship game.

Roster

1974 Miami Hurricanes roster
 

Pitchers

  • Dean Booth
  • Jerry Brust
  • Stan Jakubowski - Sophomnore
 

Catchers

  • Ron Scott - Junior

Infielders

 

Outfielders

  • Manny Trujillo - Senior

Schedule and results

Legend
  Miami win
  Miami loss
  Miami tie
1974 Miami Hurricanes Baseball Game Log
Regular Season (44–8)
February (3–0)
Date Opponent Site/Stadium Score Overall Record
February 22 Jacksonville Mark Light FieldCoral Gables, Florida 3–2 1–0
February 23 Jacksonville Mark Light Field • Coral Gables, Florida 9–8 2–0
February 27 Biscayne Mark Light Field • Coral Gables, Florida 12–0 3–0
March (25–3)
Date Opponent Site/Stadium Score Overall Record
March 1 Florida Mark Light Field • Coral Gables, Florida 4–3 4–0
March 2 Florida Mark Light Field • Coral Gables, Florida 6–9 4–1
March 3 Florida Tech Mark Light Field • Coral Gables, Florida 3–0 5–1
March 3 Florida Tech Mark Light Field • Coral Gables, Florida 1–7 5–2
March 5 Saint Joseph's Mark Light Field • Coral Gables, Florida 9–2 6–2
March 6 Saint Joseph's Mark Light Field • Coral Gables, Florida 5–2 7–2
March 8 at Florida Southern Henley FieldLakeland, Florida 0–1 7–3
March 9 at Florida Southern Henley Field • Lakeland, Florida 3–2 8–3
March 11 Indiana Mark Light Field • Coral Gables, Florida 7–4 9–3
March 12 Indiana Mark Light Field • Coral Gables, Florida 4–2 10–3
March 12 Indiana Mark Light Field • Coral Gables, Florida 7–6 11–3
March 13 Memphis Mark Light Field • Coral Gables, Florida 9–3 12–3
March 14 Memphis Mark Light Field • Coral Gables, Florida 5–2 13–3
March 16 Florida State Mark Light Field • Coral Gables, Florida 3–2 14–3
March 17 Florida State Mark Light Field • Coral Gables, Florida 4–3 15–3
March 18 Seton Hall Mark Light Field • Coral Gables, Florida 4–3 16–3
March 19 Ohio State Mark Light Field • Coral Gables, Florida 16–1 17–3
March 20 Buffalo Mark Light Field • Coral Gables, Florida 5–2 18–3
March 20 Seton Hall Mark Light Field • Coral Gables, Florida 6–2 19–3
March 22 Buffalo Mark Light Field • Coral Gables, Florida 16–1 20–3
March 22 Ohio State Mark Light Field • Coral Gables, Florida 5–0 21–3
March 23 Michigan State Mark Light Field • Coral Gables, Florida 4–1 22–3
March 25 Montclair State Mark Light Field • Coral Gables, Florida 12–3 23–3
March 26 Southern Illinois Mark Light Field • Coral Gables, Florida 6–1 24–3
March 27 Michigan State Mark Light Field • Coral Gables, Florida 10–3 25–3
March 28 Montclair State Mark Light Field • Coral Gables, Florida 12–3 26–3
March 29 Southern Illinois Mark Light Field • Coral Gables, Florida 6–1 27–3
March 30 Michigan State Mark Light Field • Coral Gables, Florida 13–3 28–3
April (11–4)
Date Opponent Site/Stadium Score Overall Record
April 3 FIU Mark Light Field • Coral Gables, Florida 9–4 29–3
April 4 FIU Mark Light Field • Coral Gables, Florida 5–1 30–3
April 8 at Florida Perry FieldGainesville, Florida 4–0 31–3
April 9 at Florida Perry Field • Gainesville, Florida 6–5 32–3
April 12 Rollins Mark Light Field • Coral Gables, Florida 9–6 33–3
April 13 Rollins Mark Light Field • Coral Gables, Florida 4–8 33–4
April 18 at Florida State Seminole Field • Tallahassee, Florida 1–2 33–5
April 18 at Florida State Seminole Field • Tallahassee, Florida 4–7 33–6
April 20 at Florida State Seminole Field • Tallahassee, Florida 17–3 34–6
April 21 at Florida A&M Unknown • Tallahassee, Florida 4–2 35–6
April 21 at Florida A&M Unknown • Tallahassee, Florida 5–8 35–7
April 23 at FIU Unknown • Miami, Florida 6–2 36–7
April 24 Biscayne Mark Light Field • Coral Gables, Florida 13–5 37–7
April 26 Tampa Mark Light Field • Coral Gables, Florida 7–2 38–7
April 27 Tampa Mark Light Field • Coral Gables, Florida 11–1 39–7
May (5–1)
Date Opponent Site/Stadium Score Overall Record
May 1 Biscayne Mark Light Field • Coral Gables, Florida 19–1 40–7
May 3 South Florida Mark Light Field • Coral Gables, Florida 20–2 41–7
May 4 South Florida Mark Light Field • Coral Gables, Florida 9–7 42–7
May 7 at Biscayne Unknown • Miami, Florida 18–1 43–7
May 10 Stetson Mark Light Field • Coral Gables, Florida 7–9 43–8
May 11 Stetson Mark Light Field • Coral Gables, Florida 4–3 44–8
Postseason (7–3)
Date Opponent Site/Stadium Score Overall Record
May 23 vs Georgia Southern Dudy Noble FieldStarkville, Mississippi 2–1 45–8
May 24 vs Vanderbilt Dudy Noble Field • Starkville, Mississippi 7–1 46–8
May 25 vs South Carolina Dudy Noble Field • Starkville, Mississippi 5–0 47–8
May 26 vs South Carolina Dudy Noble Field • Starkville, Mississippi 1–3 47–9
May 27 vs South Carolina Dudy Noble Field • Starkville, Mississippi 2–1 48–9
Date Opponent Site/Stadium Score Overall Record
June 7 vs Harvard Johnny Rosenblatt StadiumOmaha, Nebraska 4–1 49–9
June 10 vs Oklahoma Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium • Omaha, Nebraska 5–1 50–9
June 12 vs USC Trojans Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium • Omaha, Nebraska 7–3 51–9
June 13 vs Southern Illinois Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium • Omaha, Nebraska 3–4 51–10
June 15 vs USC Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium • Omaha, Nebraska 3–7 51–11
Schedule Source:[2]

Awards and honors

Orlando González
Manny Trujillo
Ron Scott
Stan Jakubowski

Hurricanes in the 1974 MLB Draft

The following members of the Miami Hurricanes baseball program were drafted in the 1974 Major League Baseball Draft.[4]

Round Pick Player Position MLB Club
1 24 Mike Armstrong P Cincinnati Reds
2 26 Witt Beckman OF San Diego Padres
18 410 Orlando González 1B Cleveland Indians
35 664 Richard Reichle 3B Baltimore Orioles

References

  1. ^ "College Baseball Conference Standings -- 1974". Boyd's World. Retrieved January 16, 2021.
  2. ^ "2019 Miami Baseball Media Guide" (PDF) (Press release). University of Miami Athletics. Archived from the original (PDF) on April 12, 2019. Retrieved April 16, 2019.
  3. ^ a b c d "College World Series Record Book" (PDF). NCAA.org. Retrieved April 16, 2019.
  4. ^ "MLB Amateur Draft Picks from the University of Miami". Baseball-Reference. Retrieved April 17, 2019.