1974 Season

World Series Champion

Oakland Athletics

Athletics over the Dodgers (4-1)
World Series MVP: Rollie Fingers (OAK)

Playoffs

NLCS: Dodgers over thePirates (3-1)
ALCS: Athletics over the Orioles (3-1)

No-Hitters

June 19th:  Steve Busby, Royals 2 – Brewers 0
July 19th: Dick Bosman, Indians 4 – Athletics 0
September 28th: Nolan Ryan, Angels  4 – Twins 0

Highlights

1. On April 8th, Hank Aaron (ATL) hit his 715th career home run, passing Babe Ruth to become the all-time career home run leader.
2. On September 10th, Lou Brock (STL) stole his 105th base to set a new single-season record

National League

EAST W L W-L% GB
Pittsburgh Pirates 88 74 .543
St. Louis Cardinals 86 75 .534 1.5
Philadelphia Phillies 80 82 .494 8.0
Montreal Expos 79 82 .491 8.5
New York Mets 71 91 .438 17.0
Chicago Cubs 66 96 .407 22.0
WEST W L W-L% GB
Los Angeles Dodgers 102 60 .630
Cincinnati Reds 98 64 .605 4.0
Atlanta Braves 88 74 .543 14.0
Houston Astros 81 81 .500 21.0
San Francisco Giants 72 90 .444 30.0
San Diego Padres 60 102 .370 42.0

National League Leaders

WAR: Mike Schmidt (PHI), 9.7
Most Valuable Player:
Steve Garvey (LAD)
Cy Young Award: Mike Marshall (LAD)
Rookie of the Year: Bake McBride (STL)
Batting Title: Ralph Garr (CIN), .353
Home Runs: Mike Schmidt (PHI), 36
RBIs: Johnny Bench (CIN), 129
Wins: Messersmith (LAD) | Niekro (ATL), 20
ERA: Buzz Capra (ALT), 2.28
Strikeouts: Steve Carlton (PHI), 240

American League

EAST W L W-L% GB
Baltimore Orioles 91 71 .562
New York Yankees 89 73 .549 2.0
Boston Red Sox 84 78 .519 7.0
Cleveland Indians 77 85 .475 14.0
Milwaukee Brewers 76 86 .469 15.0
Detroit Tigers 72 90 .444 19.0
WEST W L W-L% GB
Oakland Athletics 90 72 .556
Texas Rangers 84 76 .525 5.0
Minnesota Twins 82 80 .506 8.0
Chicago White Sox 80 80 .500 9.0
Kansas City Royals 77 85 .475 13.0
California Angels 68 94 .420 22.0

American League Leaders

WAR: Gaylord Perry (CLE), 8.6
Most Valuable Player:
Jeff Burroughs (TEX)
Cy Young Award: Catfish Hunter (OAK)
Rookie of the Year: Mike Hargrove (TEX)
Batting Title: Rod Carew (MIN), .364
Home Runs: Dick Allen (CHW), 32
RBIs: Jeff Burroughs (TEX), 118
Wins: Jenkins (TEX) | Hunter (OAK), 25
ERA: Catfish Hunter (OAK), 2.49
Strikeouts: Nolan Ryan (CAL), 367