1974 Oakland Athletics Roster

The 1974 Oakland Athletics team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 1974 season. It is a comprehensive team roster and player names are sorted by the fielding position where the most number of games were played during the regular season. Every player's name links to their career statistics.

Below the main roster you will find in the Fast Facts section: a 1974 Oakland Athletics Opening Day starters list, a 1974 Oakland Athletics salary list, a 1974 Oakland Athletics uniform number breakdown and a 1974 Oakland Athletics primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

"I have a hard time believing athletes are overpriced. If an owner is losing money, give it up. It's a business. I have trouble figuring out why owners would stay in if they're losing money." - Reggie Jackson
1974 Oakland Athletics


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Complete Roster

6-06
200
Right
Right
1951-02-16
6-00
189
Left
Both
1949-07-28
6-04
195
Right
Right
1946-08-25
6-00
190
Left
Left
1947-12-13
6-02
175
Left
Right
1945-11-03
5-11
180
Right
Right
1948-04-04
6-00
195
Right
Right
1946-04-08
6-00
190
Left
Left
1941-12-09
6-01
195
Left
Left
1941-08-09
6-00
185
Right
Right
1945-05-29
6-06
195
Right
Right
1948-08-17
6-02
215
Right
Right
1947-04-04
6-02
195
Right
Right
1942-11-19
5-10
195
Right
Right
1947-05-10
6-00
205
Right
Right
1944-02-13
6-00
210
Left
Left
1947-03-23
5-10
160
Right
Right
1942-03-09
5-11
165
Right
Left
1943-05-05
5-10
177
Right
Right
1949-04-30
5-10
180
Right
Right
1941-04-21
6-00
195
Right
Left
1944-05-27
6-02
209
Right
Right
1938-07-17
6-00
175
Right
Both
1942-05-12
5-11
160
Right
Right
1939-02-18
5-11
185
Right
Right
1946-11-22
6-01
175
Right
Right
1946-06-06
6-00
190
Right
Right
1946-10-10
6-01
164
Right
Right
1950-12-25
5-07
155
Left
Left
1936-07-31
6-00
200
Left
Left
1946-05-18
5-10
180
Right
Right
1947-03-19
5-11
185
Right
Both
1948-05-15
6-02
200
Right
Right
1946-09-07
6-02
205
Right
Left
1946-06-15
6-02
195
Right
Right
1942-03-24
6-00
190
Left
Left
1954-08-31
6-00
170
Right
Right
1951-11-16


The 1974 Oakland Athletics played 162 games during the regular season, won 90 games, lost 72 games, and finished in first position. They played their home games at Oakland Coliseum (Park Factors: 94/92) where 845,693 fans witnessed their 1974 Athletics finish the season with a .556 winning percentage.

Baseball Almanac is pleased to present a unique set of rosters not easily found on the Internet. Included, where data is available, is a 1974 Oakland Athletics Opening Day starters list, a 1974 Oakland Athletics salary list, a 1974 Oakland Athletics uniform number breakdown and a 1974 Oakland Athletics primary starters list:


1974 Oakland Athletics
Salaries

Reggie Jackson $135,000.00
Sal Bando $100,000.00
Catfish Hunter $100,000.00
Bert Campaneris $65,000.00
Rollie Fingers $65,000.00
Darold Knowles $59,000.00
Joe Rudi $55,000.00
Ray Fosse $50,000.00
Gene Tenace $45,000.00
Herb Washington $45,000.00
Vic Davalillo $35,000.00
Jesus Alou $27,500.00
Jim Holt $25,000.00
Larry Haney $22,500.00
Glenn Abbott $15,000.00
Phil Garner $15,000.00
Dave Hamilton $15,000.00
Leon Hooten $15,000.00
Gaylen Pitts $15,000.00
Champ Summers $15,000.00
Claudell Washington $15,000.00
John Donaldson $14,832.00
Manny Trillo $10,800.00

Did you know that a 1974 Oakland Athletics Schedule is available and it includes dates of every game played, scores of every game played, a cumulative record, and many hard to find splits (Monthly Splits, Team vs Team Splits & Score Related Splits)?

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