1977 San Francisco Giants season

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1977 San Francisco Giants
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Bob Lurie
General manager(s)Spec Richardson
Manager(s)Joe Altobelli
Local televisionKTVU
(Lon Simmons, Gary Park)
Local radioKSFO
(Lon Simmons, Joe Angel)
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The 1977 San Francisco Giants season was the Giants' 95th season in Major League Baseball, their 20th season in San Francisco since their move from New York following the 1957 season, and their 18th at Candlestick Park. The team finished in fourth place in the National League West with a 75–87 record, 23 games behind the Los Angeles Dodgers.

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


Opening Day starters[edit]

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1977 San Francisco Giants
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
C Marc Hill 108 320 80 .250 9 50
1B Willie McCovey 141 478 134 .280 28 86
2B Rob Andrews 127 436 115 .264 0 25
3B Bill Madlock 140 533 161 .302 12 46
SS Tim Foli 104 368 84 .228 4 27
LF Darrell Evans 144 461 117 .254 17 72

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
Gary Thomasson 146 446 114 .256 17 71
Randy Elliott 73 167 40 .240 7 26
Vic Harris 69 165 43 .261 2 14
Mike Sadek 61 126 29 .230 1 15
Chris Speier 6 17 3 .176 0 0
Ken Rudolph 11 15 3 .200 0 0
Skip James 10 15 4 .267 0 3
Tom Heintzelman 2 2 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
Ed Halicki 37 257.2 16 12 3.32 168
Jim Barr 38 234.1 12 16 4.76 97
Bob Knepper 27 166 11 9 3.36 100
John Montefusco 26 157.1 7 12 3.49 110
Lynn McGlothen 21 80 2 9 5.63 42

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
Charlie Williams 55 119.1 6 5 4.00 41
John Curtis 43 77 3 3 5.49 47

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
Gary Lavelle 73 7 7 20 2.05 93
Dave Heaverlo 56 5 1 1 2.55 58
Terry Cornutt 28 1 2 0 3.86 23

Awards and honors[edit]

All-Stars[edit]

All-Star Game

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Phoenix Giants Pacific Coast League Rocky Bridges
AA Waterbury Giants Eastern League Andy Gilbert
A Fresno Giants California League John VanOrnum
A Cedar Rapids Giants Midwest League Jack Mull
Rookie Great Falls Giants Pioneer League Ernie Rodriguez

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Phoenix[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vic Harris at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Jeff Yurak at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Bud Black at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Bill Madlock at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Rob Andrews at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ Chris Bourjos at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ a b Ken Rudolph at Baseball Reference
  8. ^ http://www.baseball-almanac.com/teamstats/roster.php?y=1977&t=SFN
  9. ^ DeWayne Buice at Baseball Reference
  10. ^ Chili Davis at Baseball Reference
  11. ^ Gorman Heimueller at Baseball Reference
  12. ^ http://www.baseball-almanac.com/awards/aw_hut.shtml
  13. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

External links[edit]