1977 Cleveland Indians Season
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1977 Cleveland Indians Season

1977 Cleveland Indians
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Ted Bonda
General manager(s)Phil Seghi
Manager(s)Frank Robinson, Jeff Torborg
Local televisionWJW-TV
Local radioWWWE
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Offseason

Regular season

On May 30, Indians pitcher Dennis Eckersley threw a no-hitter against the California Angels.

Season standings

AL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Yankees 100 62 0.617 -- 55-26 45-36
Baltimore Orioles 97 64 0.602 54-27 43-37
Boston Red Sox 97 64 0.602 51-29 46-35
Detroit Tigers 74 88 0.457 26 39-42 35-46
Cleveland Indians 71 90 0.441 28½ 37-44 34-46
Milwaukee Brewers 67 95 0.414 33 37-44 30-51
Toronto Blue Jays 54 107 0.335 45½ 25-55 29-52

Record vs. opponents

1977 American League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14]
Team BAL BOS CAL CWS CLE DET KC MIL MIN NYY OAK SEA TEX TOR
Baltimore -- 6-8 5-6 5-5 11-4 12-3 4-7 11-4 6-4 8-7 8-2 7-3 4-6 10-5
Boston 8-6 -- 7-3 3-7 8-7 9-6 5-5 9-6 4-6 8-7 8-3 10-1 6-4 12-3
California 6-5 3-7 -- 8-7 6-4 4-6 6-9 5-5 7-8 4-7 5-10 9-6 5-10 6-4
Chicago 5-5 7-3 7-8 -- 6-4 4-6 8-7 6-5 10-5 3-7 10-5 10-5 6-9 8-3
Cleveland 4-11 7-8 4-6 4-6 -- 8-7 3-7 11-4 2-9 3-12 7-3 7-3 2-9 9-5
Detroit 3-12 6-9 6-4 6-4 7-8 -- 3-8 10-5 5-5 6-9 5-5 5-6 2-8 10-5
Kansas City 7-4 5-5 9-6 7-8 7-3 8-3 -- 8-2 10-5 5-5 9-6 11-4 8-7 8-2
Milwaukee 4-11 6-9 5-5 5-6 4-11 5-10 2-8 -- 3-8 8-7 5-5 7-3 5-5 8-7
Minnesota 4-6 6-4 8-7 5-10 9-2 5-5 5-10 8-3 -- 2-8 8-6 7-8 8-7 9-1
New York 7-8 7-8 7-4 7-3 12-3 9-6 5-5 7-8 8-2 -- 9-2 6-4 7-3 9-6
Oakland 2-8 3-8 10-5 5-10 3-7 5-5 6-9 5-5 6-8 2-9 -- 7-8 2-13 7-3
Seattle 3-7 1-10 6-9 5-10 3-7 6-5 4-11 3-7 8-7 4-6 8-7 -- 9-6 4-6
Texas 6-4 4-6 10-5 9-6 9-2 8-2 7-8 5-5 7-8 3-7 13-2 6-9 -- 7-4
Toronto 5-10 3-12 4-6 3-8 5-9 5-10 2-8 7-8 1-9 6-9 3-7 6-4 4-7 --


Transactions

Opening Day Lineup

[7]

Roster

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

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 Fred Kendall 103 317 79 .249 3 39
1B Andre Thornton 131 433 114 .263 28 70
2B Duane Kuiper 148 610 169 .277 1 50
SS Frank Duffy 122 334 67 .201 4 31
3B Buddy Bell 129 479 140 .292 11 64
LF Bruce Bochte 112 392 119 .304 5 43
CF Jim Norris 133 440 119 .270 2 37
RF Paul Dade 134 461 134 .291 3 45
DH Rico Carty 127 461 129 .280 15 80

Other batters

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
Larvell Blanks 105 322 92 .286 6 38
Rick Manning 68 252 57 .226 5 18
Ray Fosse 78 238 63 .265 6 27
Ron Pruitt 78 219 63 .288 2 32
John Lowenstein 81 149 36 .242 4 12
Bill Melton 50 133 32 .241 0 14
Charlie Spikes 32 95 22 .232 3 11
Johnny Grubb 34 93 28 .301 2 14
Alfredo Griffin 14 41 6 .146 0 3
Dave Oliver 7 22 7 .318 0 3

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Wayne Garland 38 282.2 13 19 3.60 118
Dennis Eckersley 33 247.1 14 13 3.53 191
Jim Bibby 37 206.2 12 13 3.57 141
Al Fitzmorris 29 133 6 10 5.41 54

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Rick Waits 37 135.1 9 7 3.99 62
Pat Dobson 33 133.1 3 12 6.14 81
Don Hood 41 105 2 1 3.00 62
Cardell Camper 3 9.1 1 0 3.86 9

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Jim Kern 60 8 10 18 3.42 91
Sid Monge 33 1 2 3 6.23 25
Tom Buskey 21 0 0 0 5.29 15
Dave LaRoche 13 2 2 4 5.30 18
Larry Andersen 11 0 1 0 3.14 8
Bill Laxton 2 0 0 0 5.40 1

Awards and honors

All-Star Game

Farm system

[8]

Notes

  1. ^ Joe Lis at Baseball-Reference
  2. ^ Rick Cerone at Baseball-Reference
  3. ^ Andre Thornton at Baseball-Reference
  4. ^ Boog Powell at Baseball-Reference
  5. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/d/dybzije01.shtml
  6. ^ Ray Fosse at Baseball-Reference
  7. ^ 1977 Opening Day Lineup at Baseball-Reference
  8. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007

References



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