1974 Milwaukee Brewers
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Bud Selig
General manager(s)Jim Wilson
Manager(s)Del Crandall
Local televisionWTMJ-TV
(Ed Doucette,Tom Collins)
Local radio620 WTMJ
(Merle Harmon, Bob Uecker)
StatsESPN.com
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The 1974 Milwaukee Brewers season involved the Brewers' finishing fifth in the American League East with a record of 76 wins and 86 losses.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

AL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Baltimore Orioles 91 71 0.562 46–35 45–36
New York Yankees 89 73 0.549 2 47–34 42–39
Boston Red Sox 84 78 0.519 7 46–35 38–43
Cleveland Indians 77 85 0.475 14 40–41 37–44
Milwaukee Brewers 76 86 0.469 15 40–41 36–45
Detroit Tigers 72 90 0.444 19 36–45 36–45

Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12]
Team BAL BOS CAL CWS CLE DET KC MIL MIN NYY OAK TEX
Baltimore 10–8 7–5 5–7 12–6 14–4 8–4 8–10 6–6 11–7 6–6 4–8
Boston 8–10 4–8 8–4 9–9 11–7 4–8 10–8 6–6 11–7 8–4 5–7
California 5–7 8–4 10–8–1 3–9 5–7 8–10 3–9 8–10 3–9 6–12 9–9
Chicago 7–5 4–8 8–10–1 8–4 7–5 11–7 8–4 7–11–1 4–8 7–11 9–7–1
Cleveland 6–12 9–9 9–3 4–8 9–9 8–4 10–8 6–6 7–11 5–7 4–8
Detroit 4–14 7–11 7–5 5–7 9–9 7–5 9–9 3–9 11–7 5–7 5–7
Kansas City 4–8 8–4 10–8 7–11 4–8 5–7 11–1 8–10 4–8 8–10 8–10
Milwaukee 10–8 8–10 9–3 4–8 8–10 9–9 1–11 6–6 9–9 5–7 7–5
Minnesota 6–6 6–6 10–8 11–7–1 6–6 9–3 10–8 6–6 4–8 5–13 9–9
New York 7–11 7–11 9–3 8–4 11–7 7–11 8–4 9–9 8–4 7–5 8–4
Oakland 6–6 4–8 12–6 11–7 7–5 7–5 10–8 7–5 13–5 5–7 8–10
Texas 8–4 7–5 9–9 7–9–1 8–4 7–5 10–8 5–7 9–9 4–8 10–8


Notable transactions

Opening Day starters

Roster

1974 Milwaukee Brewers
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; 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
C Darrell Porter 131 432 104 .241 12 56
1B George Scott 158 604 170 .281 17 82
2B Pedro García 141 452 90 .199 12 54
3B Don Money 159 629 178 .283 15 65
SS Robin Yount 107 344 86 .250 3 26
LF Johnny Briggs 154 554 140 .253 17 73
CF Bob Coluccio 138 394 88 .223 6 31
RF Dave May 135 477 108 .226 10 42
DH Bobby Mitchell 88 173 42 .243 5 20

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Ken Berry 98 267 64 .240 1 24
Tim Johnson 93 245 60 .245 0 25
Charlie Moore 72 204 50 .245 0 19
Mike Hegan 89 190 45 .237 7 32
Deron Johnson 49 152 23 .151 6 18
Bob Hansen 58 88 26 .295 2 9
John Vukovich 38 80 15 .188 3 11
Sixto Lezcano 15 54 13 .241 2 9
Rob Ellis 22 48 14 .292 0 4
Gorman Thomas 17 46 12 .261 2 11
Bob Sheldon 10 17 2 .118 0 0
Jack Lind 9 17 4 .235 0 1
Felipe Alou 3 3 0 .000 0 0

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Jim Slaton 40 250.0 13 16 3.92 126
Clyde Wright 38 232.0 9 20 4.42 64
Jim Colborn 33 224.0 10 13 4.06 83
Kevin Kobel 34 169.1 6 14 3.99 74
Bill Champion 31 161.2 11 4 3.62 60

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Eduardo Rodríguez 43 111.2 7 4 3.63 58
Ed Sprague Sr. 20 94.0 7 2 2.39 57

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Tom Murphy 70 10 10 20 1.90 47
Bill Travers 23 2 3 0 4.92 31
Bill Castro 8 0 0 0 4.50 10
Jerry Bell 5 0 0 0 2.57 4
Dick Selma 2 0 0 0 19.29 2
Larry Anderson 2 0 0 0 0.00 3
Roger Miller 2 0 0 0 11.57 2

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

The Brewers' farm system consisted of four minor league affiliates in 1974.[4] The Danville Warriors won the Midwest League championship.[5]

Level Team League Manager
Triple-A Sacramento Solons Pacific Coast League Bob Lemon
Double-A Shreveport Captains Texas League Gene Freese and Ken McBride
Class A Danville Warriors Midwest League Matt Galante
Class A Short Season Newark Co-Pilots New York–Penn League John Felske

Notes

  1. ^ a b Steve Barber at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Wilbur Howard at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Jim Gantner at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ "1974 Milwaukee Brewers Minor League Affiliates". Baseball-Reference. Sports Reference. Retrieved December 30, 2020.
  5. ^ "Midwest League Champions". Midwest League. Minor League Baseball. Archived from the original on December 31, 2020. Retrieved December 31, 2020.

References