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Stats:

Season Record:  86-75            Standing:  2nd

Attendance: 1,838,413            Manager:   Red Schoendienst

 Opening day Lineup: (St.Louis: 6, Expos: 5, Home, April 5th) (Summary)

LF - Lou Brock

2B - Ted Sizemore

RF - Reggie Smith

1B - Joe Torre

C - Ted Simmons

CF - Bake McBride

3B - Ken Reitz

SS - Mike Tyson

P - Bob Gibson

 All Stars:                                                

Lou Brock

Ted Simmons
 Reggie Smith

Award voting:                                              League Leaders:

MVP  
Lou Brock - 2nd Stolen Bases -  Lou Brock - 118
Reggie Smith - 11th

Ted Simmons - 13th

 
Al Hrabosky - 16th  
Bake McBride - 21st (tied)  
Lynn McGlothen - 21st (tied)  

Cy Young

 
Al Hrabosky - 5th  
Lynn McGlothen - 9th (tied)  

Rookie of the Year

 
Bake McBride  

        

 

Monthly W-L  

April

13-9

May  

11-13

June  

16-12

July  

13-16

August  

15-14

September/Oct. 

18-11

 

Highlights:

 

Lou Brock sets the ML season stolen base record!

 

They said it... Fun facts:

Lou Brock and Bake McBride totaled 148 of the Cardinals' 172 stolen bases this year.

Paul Molitor originally signed with the Cardinals in 1974, but never played for the Cards.

Bake McBride scored all the way from first base on a wild pickoff attempt by Mets reliever Hank Webb to score the winning run in the 25th inning of the longest NL game ever played, on Sept. 11 at Shea Stadium.

 

 

 

July 1974 Sports Illustrated - Lou Brock

 1974 St. Louis Cardinals Scorecard        1974 St. Louis Cardinals Yearbook

 

 

1974 Team Info.(from Baseball-Reference.com)    1974 League Stats (from Baseball-Reference.com) 

 

(Tell me your highlights from 1974!)

 

NL Championship: Dodgers over Pirates (3-1)          World Series: A's over Dodgers (4-1)

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