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 Pct. GB Home Road
Los Angeles Dodgers 98 64 0.605 51–30 47–34
Cincinnati Reds 88 74 0.543 10 48–33 40–41
Houston Astros 81 81 0.500 17 46–35 35–46
San Francisco Giants 75 87 0.463 23 38–43 37–44
San Diego Padres 69 93 0.426 29 35–46 34–47
Atlanta Braves 61 101 0.377 37 40–41 21–60


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1977 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 5–7 4–14 9–9 5–13 6–6 7–5 2–10 3–9 11–7 8–10 1–11
Chicago 7–5 7–5 6–6 6–6 10–8 9–9 6–12 7–11 7–5 9–3 7–11
Cincinnati 14–4 5–7 5–13 10–8 7–5 10–2 8–4 3–9 11–7 10–8 5–7
Houston 9–9 6–6 13–5 9–9 8–4 6–6 4–8 4–8 8–10 9–9 5–7
Los Angeles 13–5 6–6 8–10 9–9 7–5 8–4 6–6 9–3 12–6 14–4 6–6
Montreal 6–6 8–10 5–7 4–8 5–7 10–8 7–11 7–11 5–7 6–6 12–6
New York 5–7 9–9 2–10 6–6 4–8 8–10 5–13 4–14 6–6 7–5 8–10
Philadelphia 10-2 12–6 4–8 8–4 6–6 11–7 13–5 8–10 9–3 9–3 11–7
Pittsburgh 9–3 11–7 9–3 8–4 3–9 11–7 14–4 10–8 10–2 2–10 9–9
San Diego 7–11 5–7 7–11 10–8 6–12 7–5 6–6 3–9 2–10 8–10 8–4
San Francisco 10–8 3–9 8–10 9–9 4–14 6–6 5–7 3–9 10–2 10–8 7–5
St. Louis 11–1 11–7 7–5 7–5 6–6 6–12 10–8 7–11 9–9 4–8 5–7


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
C Bench, JohnnyJohnny Bench 142 494 136 .275 31 109
1B Driessen, DanDan Driessen 151 536 161 .300 17 91
2B Morgan, JoeJoe Morgan 153 521 150 .288 22 78
SS Concepcion, DaveDave Concepcion 156 572 155 .271 8 64
3B Rose, PetePete Rose 162 655 204 .311 9 64
LF Foster, GeorgeGeorge Foster 158 615 197 .320 52 149
CF Geronimo, CesarCesar Geronimo 149 492 131 .266 10 52
RF Griffey, KenKen Griffey 154 585 186 .318 12 57

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
Seaver, TomTom Seaver 20 165.1 14 3 2.34 124
Norman, FredFred Norman 35 221.1 14 13 3.38 160
Billingham, JackJack Billingham 36 161.2 10 10 5.23 76
Fryman, WoodieWoodie Fryman 17 75.1 5 5 5.38 57
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
Alcalá, SantoSanto Alcalá 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
Borbon, PedroPedro Borbon 73 10 5 18 3.19 48
Eastwick, RawlyRawly Eastwick 23 2 2 7 2.91 17
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
A-Short Season Eugene Emeralds Northwest League John Underwood
Rookie Billings Mustangs Pioneer League Greg Riddoch

Notes[edit]

References[edit]