1977 Cincinnati Reds season

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1977 Cincinnati Reds
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Louis Nippert
General manager(s) Bob Howsam
Manager(s) Sparky Anderson
Local television WLWT
(Ken Coleman, Bill Brown)
Local radio WLW
(Marty Brennaman, Joe Nuxhall)
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The 1977 Cincinnati Reds season was a season in American baseball. The team finished in second place in the National League West, with a record of 88-74, 10 games behind the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Reds were managed by Sparky Anderson and played their home games at Riverfront Stadium.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

NL West W L GB Pct.
Los Angeles Dodgers 98 64 -- .605
Cincinnati Reds 88 74 10 .543
Houston Astros 81 81 17 .500
San Francisco Giants 75 87 23 .463
San Diego Padres 69 93 29 .426
Atlanta Braves 61 101 37 .377

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1977 Cincinnati Reds
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

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
Summers, ChampChamp Summers 59 76 13 .171 3 6
Flynn, DougDoug Flynn 36 32 8 .250 0 5

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
Zachry, PatPat Zachry 12 75 3 7 5.04 36

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
Billingham, JackJack Billingham 36 161.2 10 10 5.23 76
Fryman, WoodieWoodie Fryman 17 75.1 5 5 5.38 57
Alcala, SantoSanto Alcala 7 15.2 1 1 5.74 9

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
Murray, DaleDale Murray 61 7 2 4 4.94 42
Caldwell, MikeMike Caldwell 14 0 0 1 4.01 11
Henderson, JoeJoe Henderson 7 0 2 0 12.00 8
Dumoulin, DanDan Dumoulin 5 0 0 0 13.50 5

Awards and records[edit]

  • George Foster, MLB Home Run Champion (52)
  • George Foster, MLB RBI Champion (149)
  • George Foster, National League MVP

All-Stars[edit]

1977 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Indianapolis Indians American Association Roy Majtyka
AA Trois-Rivières Aigles Eastern League Chuck Goggin
A Tampa Tarpons Florida State League Jim Hoff
A Shelby Reds Western Carolinas League Jim Lett
Short-Season A Eugene Emeralds Northwest League John Underwood
Rookie Billings Mustangs Pioneer League Greg Riddoch

Notes[edit]

References[edit]