1977 Baltimore Orioles season

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1977 Baltimore Orioles
Brooks Robinson's final season
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 97–64 (.602)
Divisional place 2nd
Other information
Owner(s) Jerold Hoffberger
General manager(s) Hank Peters
Manager(s) Earl Weaver
Local television WJZ-TV
Local radio WBAL (AM)
(Chuck Thompson, Bill O'Donnell)
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The 1977 Baltimore Orioles season was a season in American baseball. It involved the Orioles finishing second in the American League East with a record of 97 wins and 64 losses.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

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Brooks
Robinson

3B
Retired 1977

Season standings[edit]

AL East W L GB Pct.
New York Yankees 100 62 -- .617
Baltimore Orioles 97 64 2.5 .602
Boston Red Sox 97 64 2.5 .602
Detroit Tigers 74 88 26 .457
Cleveland Indians 71 90 28.5 .441
Milwaukee Brewers 67 95 33 .414
Toronto Blue Jays 54 107 45.5 .327


Opening Day lineup[edit]

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1977 Baltimore Orioles
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Dempsey, RickRick Dempsey 91 270 61 .226 3 34
1B May, LeeLee May 150 585 148 .253 27 99
2B Smith, BillyBilly Smith 109 367 79 .215 5 29
3B DeCinces, DougDoug DeCinces 150 522 135 .259 19 69
SS Belanger, MarkMark Belanger 144 402 83 .206 2 30
LF Kelly, PatPat Kelly 120 360 92 .256 10 49
CF Bumbry, AlAl Bumbry 133 518 164 .317 4 41
RF Singleton, KenKen Singleton 152 536 176 .328 24 99
DH Murray, EddieEddie Murray 160 611 173 .283 27 88

Other batters[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Dauer, RichRich Dauer 96 304 74 .243 5 25
Skaggs, DaveDave Skaggs 80 216 62 .287 1 24
Mora, AndrésAndrés Mora 77 233 57 .245 13 44
Garcia, KikoKiko Garcia 65 131 29 .221 2 10
Muser, TonyTony Muser 120 118 27 .229 0 7
Maddox, ElliottElliott Maddox 49 107 28 .262 2 9
Shopay, TomTom Shopay 67 69 13 .188 1 4
Harlow, LarryLarry Harlow 46 48 10 .208 0 0
Robinson, BrooksBrooks Robinson 24 47 7 .149 1 4
Crowley, TerryTerry Crowley 18 22 8 .364 1 9
Rudolph, KenKen Rudolph 11 14 4 .286 0 2
Criscione, DaveDave Criscione 7 9 3 .333 1 1
Dimmel, MikeMike Dimmel 25 5 0 .000 0 0

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Palmer, JimJim Palmer 39 319 20 11 2.91 193
May, RudyRudy May 37 251.2 18 14 3.61 105
Flanagan, MikeMike Flanagan 36 235 15 10 3.64 149
Grimsley, RossRoss Grimsley 34 218.1 14 10 3.96 53

Other pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Martínez, DennisDennis Martínez 42 166.2 14 7 4.10 107
McGregor, ScottScott McGregor 29 114 3 5 4.42 55

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Martinez, TippyTippy Martinez 41 5 1 9 2.70 29
Drago, DickDick Drago 36 6 3 3 3.63 20
Miller, DyarDyar Miller 12 2 2 1 5.64 9
Holdsworth, FredFred Holdsworth 12 0 1 0 6.28 4
Chévez, TonyTony Chévez 4 0 0 0 12.38 7
Parrott, MikeMike Parrott 3 0 0 0 2.08 2
Briles, NelsonNelson Briles 2 0 0 1 6.75 2
Stephenson, EarlEarl Stephenson 1 0 0 0 9.00 2
Miller, RandyRandy Miller 1 0 0 0 40.50 0
Farmer, EdEd Farmer 1 0 0 0 ---- 0

Awards and honors[edit]

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Rochester Red Wings International League Ken Boyer
AA Charlotte O's Southern League Jimmie Schaffer
A Miami Orioles Florida State League Len Johnston
Rookie Bluefield Orioles Appalachian League J. R. Miner

Notes[edit]

References[edit]