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The 1974 season of the National League was the ninety-ninth season of the league.

Contents

[edit] Season summary

[edit] Standings

Bold indicates league champion, Italics indicates World Series champion
Rank Team G W L T WPCT GB RS (RS/G) RA (RA/G) AVG OBP SLG ERA FPCT
Eastern Division
1 Pittsburgh Pirates 162 88 74 0 .543 -.- 751 (4.64) 657 (4.06) 0.274 0.334 0.391 3.49 0.975
2 St. Louis Cardinals 161 86 75 0 .534 1.5 677 (4.20) 643 (3.99) 0.265 0.329 0.365 3.48 0.977
3 Philadelphia Phillies 162 80 82 0 .494 8.0 676 (4.17) 701 (4.33) 0.261 0.319 0.373 3.91 0.976
4 Montreal Expos 161 79 82 0 .491 8.5 662 (4.11) 657 (4.08) 0.254 0.335 0.350 3.60 0.976
5 New York Mets 162 71 91 0 .438 17.0 572 (3.53) 646 (3.99) 0.235 0.310 0.329 3.42 0.975
6 Chicago Cubs 162 66 96 0 .407 22.0 669 (4.13) 826 (5.10) 0.251 0.326 0.365 4.28 0.969
Western Division
1 Los Angeles Dodgers 162 102 60 0 .630 -.- 798 (4.93) 561 (3.46) 0.272 0.343 0.401 2.97 0.975
2 Cincinnati Reds 163 98 64 1 .601 4.0 776 (4.76) 631 (3.87) 0.260 0.342 0.394 3.41 0.979
3 Atlanta Braves 163 88 74 1 .540 14.0 661 (4.06) 563 (3.45) 0.249 0.319 0.363 3.05 0.979
4 Houston Astros 162 81 81 0 .500 21.0 653 (4.03) 632 (3.90) 0.263 0.321 0.378 3.46 0.983
5 San Francisco Giants 162 72 90 0 .444 30.0 634 (3.91) 723 (4.46) 0.252 0.320 0.358 3.78 0.972
6 San Diego Padres 162 60 102 0 .370 42.0 541 (3.34) 830 (5.12) 0.229 0.302 0.330 4.58 0.973

[edit] League leaders

Bold indicates league record, Italics indicate all-time record

[edit] Batting

Statistic Leader Team Number
Games Played Pete Rose Cincinnati Reds 163
At Bats Dave Cash Philadelphia Phillies 687
Runs Scored Pete Rose Cincinnati Reds 110
Hits Ralph Garr Atlanta Braves 214
Doubles Pete Rose Cincinnati Reds 45
Triples Ralph Garr Atlanta Braves 17
Home Runs Mike Schmidt Philadelphia Phillies 36
Total Bases Johnny Bench Cincinnati Reds 315
Runs Batted In Johnny Bench Cincinnati Reds 129
Stolen Bases Lou Brock St. Louis Cardinals 118
Caught Stealing Lou Brock St. Louis Cardinals 33
Walks Darrell Evans Atlanta Braves 126
Intentional Base-on-Balls Bill Russell Los Angeles Dodgers 25
Hit by Pitch Ron Hunt Montreal Expos/St. Louis Cardinals 16
Strikeouts Mike Schmidt Philadelphia Phillies 138
Sacrifice Hits Felix Millan New York Mets 24
Sacrifice Flies Barry Foote Montreal Expos 12
Grounded into Double Plays Ken Reitz St. Louis Cardinals 25
Batting Average Ralph Garr Atlanta Braves 0.353
On-Base Percentage Joe Morgan Cincinnati Reds 0.427
Slugging Percentage Mike Schmidt Philadelphia Phillies 0.546
On-Base plus Slugging Willie Stargell Pittsburgh Pirates 0.944
On-Base plus Slugging Plus Willie Stargell Pittsburgh Pirates 168

[edit] Pitching

Statistic Leader Team Number
Wins Andy Messersmith
Phil Niekro
Los Angeles Dodgers
Atlanta Braves
20
Losses Bill Bonham
Randy Jones
Steve Rogers
Chicago Cubs
San Diego Padres
Montreal Expos
22
Win-Loss Percentage Tommy John Los Angeles Dodgers 0.812
Appearances Mike Marshall Los Angeles Dodgers 106
Games Started Don Sutton Los Angeles Dodgers 40
Complete Games Phil Niekro Atlanta Braves 18
Shutouts Jon Matlack New York Mets 7
Games Finished Mike Marshall Los Angeles Dodgers 83
Saves Mike Marshall Los Angeles Dodgers 21
Innings Pitched Phil Niekro Atlanta Braves 302.1
Batters Faced Steve Carlton Philadelphia Phillies 1227
Hits Allowed Carl Morton Atlanta Braves 293
Home Runs Allowed Bob Gibson
Andy Messersmith
St. Louis Cardinals
Los Angeles Dodgers
24
Base-on-Balls Allowed Steve Carlton Philadelphia Phillies 136
Intentional Base-on-Balls Ron Schueler Philadelphia Phillies 18
Hit Batsmen Bill Greif San Diego Padres 14
Strikeouts Steve Carlton Philadelphia Phillies 240
Wild Pitches Steve Renko Montreal Expos 19
Balks Bill Bonham Chicago Cubs 8
Runs Allowed Steve Rogers Montreal Expos 139
Earned Runs Allowed Steve Rogers Montreal Expos 126
Earned Run Average Buzz Capra Atlanta Braves 2.28
Walks plus Hits
per Inning Pitched
Andy Messersmith Los Angeles Dodgers 1.098

[edit] All-Star Game

The National League won the forty-fifth midsummer classic at Three Rivers Stadium in Pittsburgh, PA on Tuesday, July 23, 1974 by a score of 7 to 2. The league's manager was Yogi Berra.

[edit] Postseason

The National League Championship Series, featured Pittsburgh Pirates, the Eastern Division winner, and the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Western Division winner. The Dodgers defeated the Pirates, 3 games to 1.

In the World Series, the National League champion Los Angeles Dodgers were defeated by the American League's Oakland Athletics, 4 games to 1.

[edit] Award winners

The winner of the league's Most Valuable Player Award, given its Most Valuable Player, was Steve Garvey, a first baseman with the Los Angeles Dodgers. In the award's voting, he had 270 out of a possible 336 points and 13 first place votes.

The winner of the league's Cy Young Award, given its best pitcher, was Mike Marshall (marshmi01) of the Los Angeles Dodgers. In the award's voting, he had 96 out of a possible 120 points and 17 first place votes.

The winner of the league's Rookie of the Year Award, given its best rookie player, was Bake McBride, an outfielder with the St. Louis Cardinals. In the award's voting, he had 16 out of a possible 24 points and 16 first place votes.

[edit] Gold Gloves

The following players won the Gold Glove Award, given to the league's best fielders as voted upon by its managers and coaches, at their respective position.

Position Player Team
P Andy Messersmith Los Angeles Dodgers
C Johnny Bench Cincinnati Reds
1B Steve Garvey Los Angeles Dodgers
2B Joe Morgan Cincinnati Reds
3B Dave Concepción Cincinnati Reds
SS Doug Rader Houston Astros
OF Bobby Bonds San Francisco Giants
Cesar Cedeno Houston Astros
Cesar Geronimo Cincinnati Reds

[edit] Hall of Fame Game

The thirty-second annual Hall of Fame Game was played on August 12 at Doubleday Field in Cooperstown, NY near the National Baseball Hall of Fame. In the game, the National League's Atlanta Braves defeated the Chicago White Sox of the American League by a score of 12 to 9.

[edit] Notable events

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