1974 Chicago Cubs season

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1974 Chicago Cubs
Chicago Cubs logo.svg
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Philip K. Wrigley
General manager(s)John Holland
Manager(s)Whitey Lockman, Jim Marshall
Local televisionWGN-TV
(Jack Brickhouse, Jim West)
Local radioWGN
(Vince Lloyd, Lou Boudreau)
StatsESPN.com
BB-reference
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The 1974 Chicago Cubs season was the 103rd season of the Chicago Cubs franchise, the 99th in the National League and the 59th at Wrigley Field. The Cubs finished sixth and last in the National League East with a record of 66–96.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

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[edit]

1974 National League Records

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


Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1974 Chicago Cubs
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

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 Steve Swisher 90 280 60 .214 5 27
2B Vic Harris 62 200 39 .195 0 11
3B Bill Madlock 128 453 142 .313 9 54
SS Don Kessinger 153 599 155 .259 1 42
LF Jerry Morales 151 534 146 .273 15 82
CF Rick Monday 142 538 158 .294 20 58
RF José Cardenal 143 542 159 .293 13 72

Other batters[edit]

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
Billy Williams 117 404 113 .280 16 68
Chris Ward 92 137 28 .204 1 15
Jim Tyrone 57 81 15 .185 3 3
Rick Stelmaszek 25 44 10 .227 1 7
Tom Lundstedt 22 32 3 .094 0 0
Gonzalo Márquez 11 11 0 .000 0 0
Adrian Garrett 10 8 0 .000 0 0

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Bill Bonham 44 242.2 11 22 3.86 191
Rick Reuschel 41 240.2 13 12 4.30 160

Other pitchers[edit]

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Burt Hooton 48 176.1 7 11 4.80 94
Steve Stone 38 169.2 8 6 4.14 90
Ken Frailing 55 125.1 6 9 3.88 71
Jim Todd 43 88 4 2 3.89 42
Ray Burris 40 75 3 5 6.60 40
Tom Dettore 16 64.2 3 5 4.18 43

Relief pitchers[edit]

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

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Oscar Zamora 56 3 9 10 3.12 38
Dave LaRoche 49 5 6 5 4.79 49
Horacio Piña 34 3 4 4 3.99 32
Jim Kremmel 23 0 2 0 5.23 22
Herb Hutson 20 0 2 0 3.45 22
Mike Paul 2 0 1 0 27.00 1

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Wichita Aeros American Association Mike Roarke
AA Midland Cubs Texas League Walt Dixon
A Key West Conchs Florida State League Jack Mull and Q. V. Lowe
Rookie GCL Cubs Gulf Coast League Jack Mull

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: GCL Cubs

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  • Johnson, Lloyd; Wolff, Miles, eds. (1997). The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball (2nd ed.). Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America. ISBN 978-0-9637189-8-3.
  • 1974 Chicago Cubs season at Baseball Reference