1977 Montreal Expos season

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1977 Montreal Expos
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Charles Bronfman
Manager(s) Dick Williams
Local television CBC Television
(Dave Van Horne, Duke Snider)
Télévision de Radio-Canada
(Jean-Pierre Roy, Guy Ferron)
Local radio CFCF (English)
(Dave Van Horne, Duke Snider)
CKAC (French)
(Claude Raymond, Jacques Doucet)
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The 1977 Montreal Expos season was a season in American baseball. The team finished fifth in the National League East with a record of 73-87, 26 games behind the Philadelphia Phillies. This was the first year the team played their home games in Olympic Stadium, having left Jarry Park after the 1976 season.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

  • April 15, 1977: The Expos set an attendance record for a regular season game as 57,592 fans attend the first game at Olympic Stadium. They were defeated 7 to 2 by the eventual National League East Champion Philadelphia Phillies. Greg Luzinski of the Phils and Ellis Valentine of the Expos hit homers in the second inning, the first home runs at the Expos new home.
  • April 20, 1977: Gary Carter hit three home runs in one game.

Opening Day starters[edit]

Season standings[edit]

NL East W L Pct. GB
Philadelphia Phillies 101 61 .623 --
Pittsburgh Pirates 96 66 .593 5
St. Louis Cardinals 83 79 .512 18
Chicago Cubs 81 81 .500 20
Montreal Expos 75 87 .463 26
New York Mets 64 98 .395 37

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1977 Montreal Expos
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 Carter, GaryGary Carter 154 522 148 .284 31 84
1B Pérez, TonyTony Pérez 154 559 158 .283 19 91
2B Cash, DaveDave Cash 153 650 188 .289 0 43
LF Cromartie, WarrenWarren Cromartie 155 620 175 .282 5 50
CF Dawson, AndreAndre Dawson 139 525 148 .282 19 65
RF Valentine, EllisEllis Valentine 127 508 149 .293 25 76

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
Mejías, SamSam Mejías 74 101 23 .228 3 8
Morales, JoséJosé Morales 65 74 15 .203 1 9
Frías, PepePepe Frías 53 70 18 .257 0 5
Foli, TimTim Foli 13 57 10 .175 0 3
White, JerryJerry White 16 21 4 .190 0 1

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
Rogers, SteveSteve Rogers 40 301.2 17 16 3.10 206
Bahnsen, StanStan Bahnsen 23 127.2 8 9 4.81 58
Hannahs, GerryGerry Hannahs 8 37 1 5 4.86 21

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
Brown, JackieJackie Brown 42 185.2 9 12 4.51 89
Alcala, SantoSanto Alcala 32 101.2 2 6 4.69 64
Dues, HalHal Dues 6 23 1 1 4.30 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
McEnaney, WillWill McEnaney 69 3 5 3 3.95 38
Atkinson, BillBill Atkinson 55 7 2 7 3.35 56
Terpko, JeffJeff Terpko 13 0 1 0 5.66 14
Walker, TomTom Walker 11 1 1 0 4.74 10

Award winners[edit]

1977 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Denver Bears American Association Jim Marshall
AA Québec Métros Eastern League Doc Edwards
A West Palm Beach Expos Florida State League Felipe Alou
Short-Season A Jamestown Expos New York-Penn League Pat Daugherty
Rookie GCL Expos Gulf Coast League Ray Bellino

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Denver

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  • Johnson, Lloyd; Wolff, Miles, eds. (1997). The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball (2nd ed.). Durham, N.C.: Baseball America. ISBN 978-0-9637189-8-3. 

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