1974 Montreal Expos
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record79–82 (.491)
Divisional place4th
Other information
Owner(s)Charles Bronfman
General manager(s)Jim Fanning
Manager(s)Gene Mauch
Local televisionCBC Television
(Dave Van Horne, Duke Snider)
Télévision de Radio-Canada
(Jean-Pierre Roy, Guy Ferron)
Local radioCFCF (English)
(Dave Van Horne, Russ Taylor, Ron Reusch, Tom Cheek)
CKAC (French)
(Claude Raymond, Jacques Doucet)
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The 1974 Montreal Expos season was the sixth season in the history of the franchise. The Expos finished in fourth place in the National League East with a record of 79–82, 8½ games behind the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Offseason

Spring training

The Expos held spring training at City Island Ball Park in Daytona Beach, Florida. It was their second season there.

Regular season

Season standings

NL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Pittsburgh Pirates 88 74 0.543 52–29 36–45
St. Louis Cardinals 86 75 0.534 44–37 42–38
Philadelphia Phillies 80 82 0.494 8 46–35 34–47
Montreal Expos 79 82 0.491 42–38 37–44
New York Mets 71 91 0.438 17 36–45 35–46
Chicago Cubs 66 96 0.407 22 32–49 34–47

Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12]
Team ATL CHC CIN HOU LAD MON NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL
Atlanta 4–8 7–11–1 6–12 8–10 9–3 8–4 8–4 4–8 17–1 8–10 9–3
Chicago 8–4 5–7 4–8 2–10 5–13 8–10 8–10 9–9 6–6 6–6 5–13
Cincinnati 11–7–1 7–5 14–4 6–12 6–6 9–3 8–4 8–4 12–6 11–7 6–6
Houston 12–6 8–4 4–14 5–13 6–6 6–6 6–6 5–7 7–11 10–8 8–4
Los Angeles 10–8 10–2 12–6 13–5 8–4 5–7 6–6 4–8 16–2 12–6 6–6
Montreal 3–9 13–5 6–6 6–6 4–8 9–9 11–7 9–9 6–6 4–8 8–9
New York 4–8 10–8 3–9 6–6 7–5 9–9 7–11 7–11 6–6 6–6 6–12
Philadelphia 4-8 10–8 4–8 6–6 6–6 7–11 11–7 10–8 5–7 8–4 9–9
Pittsburgh 8–4 9–9 4–8 7–5 8–4 9–9 11–7 8–10 9–3 8–4 7–11
San Diego 1–17 6–6 6–12 7–11 2–16 6–6 6–6 7–5 3–9 11–7 5–7
San Francisco 10–8 6–6 7–11 8–10 6–12 8–4 6–6 4–8 4–8 7–11 6–6
St. Louis 3–9 13–5 6–6 4–8 6–6 9–8 12–6 9–9 11–7 7–5 6–6


Opening Day lineup

Notable transactions

Roster

1974 Montreal Expos
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

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
C Barry Foote 125 420 110 .262 11 60
1B Ron Fairly 101 282 69 .245 12 43
2B Jim Cox 77 236 52 .220 2 26
SS Tim Foli 121 441 112 .254 0 39
3B Ron Hunt 115 403 108 .268 0 26
LF Bob Bailey 152 507 142 .280 20 73
CF Willie Davis 153 611 180 .295 12 89
RF Ken Singleton 148 511 141 .276 9 74

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
Larry Lintz 113 319 76 .238 0 20
Mike Jorgensen 131 287 89 .310 11 59
Hal Breeden 79 190 47 .247 2 20
Ron Woods 90 127 26 .205 1 12
Pepe Frías 75 112 24 .214 0 7
Bob Stinson 38 87 15 .172 1 6
Larry Parrish 25 69 14 .203 0 4
Boots Day 52 65 12 .185 0 2
Pepe Mangual 23 61 19 .311 0 4
Jim Northrup 21 54 13 .241 2 8
Terry Humphrey 20 52 10 .192 0 3
Gary Carter 9 27 11 .407 1 6
Larry Biitner 18 26 7 .269 0 3
José Morales 25 26 7 .269 1 5
Warren Cromartie 8 17 3 .176 0 0
Jerry White 9 10 4 .400 0 2
Jim Lyttle 25 9 3 .333 0 2
Tony Scott 19 7 2 .286 0 1
Pat Scanlon 2 4 1 .250 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
Steve Rogers 38 253.2 15 22 4.47 154
Steve Renko 37 227.2 12 16 4.03 138
Mike Torrez 32 186.1 15 8 3.57 92
Dennis Blair 22 146.0 11 7 3.27 76
Ernie McAnally 25 128.2 6 13 4.48 79

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
Tom Walker 33 91.2 4 5 3.83 70
Don Carrithers 22 60.0 5 2 3.00 31
Balor Moore 8 13.2 0 2 3.95 16

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
Chuck Taylor 62 6 2 11 2.17 43
John Montague 46 3 4 3 3.16 43
Dale Murray 32 1 1 10 1.03 31
Don DeMola 25 1 0 0 3.12 47
Terry Enyart 2 0 0 0 16.20 2
Bob Gebhard 1 0 0 0 4.50 0

Award winners

1974 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
AAA Memphis Blues International League Karl Kuehl
AA Québec Carnavals Eastern League Lance Nichols
A Kinston Expos Carolina League Jack Damaska
A West Palm Beach Expos Florida State League Gordon Mackenzie
Rookie GCL Expos Gulf Coast League Pat Daugherty

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: West Palm Beach

Notes

  1. ^ Bernie Allen at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Mike Marshall at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Joe Kerrigan at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Don Carrithers at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Bill Stoneman at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ Bobby Ramos at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ Ron Hunt at Baseball Reference

References