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1974
Final Record: 92-70
1974 First Round Pick Frank Tanana
 With their first pick in the 1974 rookie draft, the Topeka Sizzlers selected pitcher Frank Tanana

Rookie Entry Draft Selections
#
Player
Pos.
MLB Team
1
Frank Tanana
P
California Angels
2
Traded to NLI
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2
Rick Dempsey (From GRE)
C
New York Yankees
3
Frank Taveras
SS
Pittsburgh Pirates
4
Steve Hargan
P
Texas Rangers
5
Glenn Borgmann
C
Minnesota Twins
6
Claude Osteen
P
Houston Maestros
7
Fred Beene
P
Cleveland Indians
8
Lew Krausse
P
Atlanta Braves
9
Dave Hilton
3B
San Diego Padres
10
Jim Ray
P
Detroit Tigers

Transactions
03/05/04:
Released pitchers Jim Merrit, Cecil Upshaw and Clyde Wright, infielder Mario Guerrero, and outfielder Walt Williams.  Announced the retirement of outfielders Steve Hovley and Mike Rogodzinski, infielder Jackie Hernandez, pitcher Bill Gogolewski, and catcher Ken Suarez.
06/08/04:
Traded pitcher Jim Ray to Willingboro Wildcats for 9th round draft pick in 1975 entry draft.

Roster
Pitchers
No.
Name
No.
Name
13
Alexander, Doyle
26
House, Tom
47
Beene, Fred
56
Krausse, Lew
33
Brown, Jackie
16
Merritt, Jim
22
Burgmeier, Tom
54
Osteen, Claude
34
Fingers, Rollie
36
Ray, Jim
27
Foster, Alan
19
Rooker, Jim
32
Garber, Gene
35
Segui, Diego
29
Gogolewski, Bill
43
Upshaw, Cecil
48
Grimsley, Ross
39
Wright, Clyde

Catchers
No.
Name
No.
Name
14
Borgmann, Glenn
15
Darrell Porter
46
Dempsey, Rick

Infielders
No.
Name
No.
Name
10
Cey, Ron
4
Lintz, Larry
12
Davis, Tommy
41
Sizemore, Ted
6
Garvey, Steve
11
Taveras, Frank
21
Hegan, Mike
30
Thomas, Derrel
8
Hilton, Dave

Outfielders
No.
Name
No.
Name
22
Bradford, Buddy
17
Paciorek, Tom
20
Brock, Lou
38
Stanton, Lee
25
Cruz, Jose
3
Thomas, Gorman
18
Kelly, Pat
31
Winfield, Dave