1977 Pittsburgh Pirates season

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1977 Pittsburgh Pirates
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) John W. Galbreath
General manager(s) Harding "Pete" Peterson
Manager(s) Chuck Tanner
Local television KDKA-TV
Milo Hamilton, Lanny Frattare
Local radio KDKA
Milo Hamilton, Lanny Frattare
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The 1977 Pittsburgh Pirates season was the 96th season of the Pittsburgh Pirates franchise; the 91st in Major League Baseball (MLB). The Pirates finished second in the National League East with a record of 96–66.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[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

Opening Day lineup[edit]

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1977 Pittsburgh Pirates
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

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
3B Garner, PhilPhil Garner 153 585 152 .260 17 77
RF Parker, DaveDave Parker 159 637 215 .338 21 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
Stargell, WillieWillie Stargell 63 186 51 .274 13 35
Mendoza, MarioMario Mendoza 70 81 16 .198 0 4
Fregosi, JimJim Fregosi 36 56 16 .286 3 16
Kirkpatrick, EdEd Kirkpatrick 21 28 4 .143 1 4
Helms, TommyTommy Helms 15 12 0 .000 0 0
Edwards, MikeMike Edwards 7 6 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
Candelaria, JohnJohn Candelaria 33 230.2 20 5 2.34 133
Reuss, JerryJerry Reuss 33 208 10 13 4.11 116

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
Jones, OdellOdell Jones 34 108 3 7 5.08 66
Demery, LarryLarry Demery 39 90.1 6 5 5.08 35
Forster, TerryTerry Forster 33 87.1 6 4 4.43 58
Whitson, EdEd Whitson 5 15.2 1 0 3.45 10

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
Gossage, GooseGoose Gossage 72 11 9 26 1.62 151
Tekulve, KentKent Tekulve 72 10 1 7 3.06 59
Jackson, GrantGrant Jackson 49 5 3 4 3.86 41
Holland, AlAl Holland 2 0 0 0 7.71 1
Pagan, DaveDave Pagan 1 0 0 0 0.00 4
Mendoza, MarioMario Mendoza 1 0 0 0 13.50 0

Awards and honors[edit]

1977 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Columbus Clippers International League Tim Murtaugh and Johnny Lipon
AA Shreveport Captains Texas League Johnny Lipon and Tim Murtaugh
A Salem Pirates Carolina League Steve Demeter
A Charleston Patriots Western Carolinas League Jim Mahoney
Short-Season A Niagara Falls Pirates New York-Penn League Luther Quinn
Rookie GCL Pirates Gulf Coast League Woody Huyke

Notes[edit]

References[edit]