1976 Montreal Expos season

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1976 Montreal Expos
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record55–107 (.340)
Divisional place6th
Other information
Owner(s)Charles Bronfman
General manager(s)Jim Fanning
Manager(s)Karl Kuehl, Charlie Fox
Local televisionCBC Television
(Dave Van Horne, Duke Snider)
Télévision de Radio-Canada
(Jean-Pierre Roy, Guy Ferron)
Local radioCFCF (English)
(Dave Van Horne, Duke Snider, Russ Taylor)
CKAC (French)
(Claude Raymond, Jacques Doucet)
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The 1976 Montreal Expos season was the eighth season in the history of the franchise. The Expos finished in last place in the National League East with a record of 55–107, 46 games behind the Philadelphia Phillies. The Expos played their final season of home games at Jarry Park, before moving their home games to Olympic Stadium for the 1977 season.

Offseason[edit]

Spring training[edit]

The Expos held spring training at City Island Ball Park in Daytona Beach, Florida. It was their fourth season there.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

NL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Philadelphia Phillies 101 61 0.623 53–28 48–33
Pittsburgh Pirates 92 70 0.568 9 47–34 45–36
New York Mets 86 76 0.531 15 45–37 41–39
Chicago Cubs 75 87 0.463 26 42–39 33–48
St. Louis Cardinals 72 90 0.444 29 37–44 35–46
Montreal Expos 55 107 0.340 46 27–53 28–54

Record vs. opponents[edit]

1976 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12]
Team ATL CHC CIN HOU LAD MON NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL
Atlanta 6–6 6–12 7–11 8–10 8–4 4–8 5–7 3–9 10–8 9–9 4–8
Chicago 6–6 3–9 5–7 3–9 11–7 5–13 8–10 8–10 6–6 8–4 12–6
Cincinnati 12–6 9–3 12–6 13–5 9–3 6–6 5–7 8–4 13–5 9–9 6–6
Houston 11–7 7–5 6–12 5–13 10–2 6–6 4–8 2–10 10–8 10–8 9–3
Los Angeles 10–8 9–3 5–13 13–5 10–2 7–5 5–7 9–3 6–12 8–10 10–2
Montreal 4–8 7–11 3–9 2–10 2–10 8–10 3–15 8–10 4–8 7–5 7–11
New York 8–4 13–5 6–6 6–6 5–7 10–8 5–13 10–8 7–5 7–5 9–9
Philadelphia 7-5 10–8 7–5 8–4 7–5 15–3 13–5 8–10 8–4 6–6 12–6
Pittsburgh 9–3 10–8 4–8 10–2 3–9 10–8 8–10 10–8 7–5 9–3 12–6
San Diego 8–10 6–6 5–13 8–10 12–6 8–4 5–7 4–8 5–7 8–10 4–8
San Francisco 9–9 4–8 9–9 8–10 10–8 5–7 5–7 6–6 3–9 10–8 5–7
St. Louis 8–4 6–12 6–6 3–9 2–10 11–7 9–9 6–12 6–12 8–4 7–5


Opening Day starters[edit]

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1976 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
1B Mike Jorgensen 125 343 87 .254 6 23
2B Pete Mackanin 114 380 85 .224 8 33
3B Larry Parrish 154 543 126 .232 11 61
SS Tim Foli 149 546 144 .264 6 54
LF Bombo Rivera 68 185 51 .276 2 19
RF Gary Carter 91 311 68 .219 6 38

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
Jim Dwyer 50 92 17 .185 0 5
Nate Colbert 14 40 8 .200 2 6
Pat Scanlon 11 27 5 .185 1 2
Roger Freed 8 15 3 .200 0 1
Rodney Scott 7 10 4 .400 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
Steve Rogers 33 230 7 17 3.21 150
Woodie Fryman 34 216.1 13 13 3.36 123
Dennis Blair 5 15.2 0 2 4.02 9
Gerry Hannahs 3 16 2 0 6.75 10

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
Don Carrithers 34 140.1 6 12 4.43 71
Steve Dunning 32 91.1 2 6 4.14 72

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
Wayne Granger 27 1 0 2 3.66 16
Bill Atkinson 4 0 0 0 0.00 4

Awards and honors[edit]

1976 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Denver Bears American Association Vern Rapp
AA Québec Métros Eastern League Lance Nichols
A West Palm Beach Expos Florida State League Gordon Mackenzie
Rookie Lethbridge Expos Pioneer League Walt Hriniak

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Denver

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Rodney Scott at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Roger Freed at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Andre Thornton at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Nate Colbert at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Dan Schatzeder at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ Jack O'Connor at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ Del Unser at Baseball Reference

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]