1977 Philadelphia Phillies season

1977 Philadelphia Phillies
1977 National League East Championship
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) R. R. M. "Ruly" Carpenter III
General manager(s) Paul Owens
Manager(s) Danny Ozark
Local television WPHL-TV
Local radio KYW
(Harry Kalas, Richie Ashburn, Andy Musser)
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The 1977 Philadelphia Phillies season was the 95th season in the history of the franchise. The Phillies won their second consecutive National League East division title with a record of 101–61, five games over the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Phillies lost the NLCS to the Los Angeles Dodgers, three games to one. The Phillies were managed by Danny Ozark, as they played their home games at Veterans Stadium.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

NL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Philadelphia Phillies 10161 0.623 60–21 41–40
Pittsburgh Pirates 9666 0.593 5 58–23 38–43
St. Louis Cardinals 8379 0.512 18 52–31 31–48
Chicago Cubs 8181 0.500 20 46–35 35–46
Montreal Expos 7587 0.463 26 38–43 37–44
New York Mets 6498 0.395 37 35–44 29–54

Record vs. opponents

1977 National League Records

Sources:
Team ATL CHC CIN HOU LAD MON NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL
Atlanta 5–74–149–95–136–67–52–103–911–78–101–11
Chicago 7–57–56–66–610–89–96–127–117–59–37–11
Cincinnati 14–45–75–1310–87–510–28–43–911–710–85–7
Houston 9–96–613–59–98–46–64–84–88–109–95–7
Los Angeles 13–56–68–109–97–58–46–69–312–614–46–6
Montreal 6–68–105–74–85–710–87–117–115–76–612–6
New York 5–79–92–106–64–88–105–134–146–67–58–10
Philadelphia 10-212–64–88–46–611–713–58–109–39–311–7
Pittsburgh 9–311–79–38–43–911–714–410–810–22–109–9
San Diego 7–115–77–1110–86–127–56–63–92–108–108–4
San Francisco 10–83–98–109–94–146–65–73–910–210–87–5
St. Louis 11–111–77–57–56–66–1210–87–119–94–85–7

Notable transactions

Draft picks

1977 game log

Legend
 Phillies win
 Phillies loss
 Postponement
BoldPhillies team member

Roster

1977 Philadelphia Phillies
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

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
2BTed Sizemore152519146.281447

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
Bake McBride8528095.3391141
Tommy Hutton1078125.309211
Fred Andrews12234.17402
Jim Morrison573.42901

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
Steve Carlton3628323102.64198
Larry Christenson34219.11964.06118

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

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
Gene Garber6486192.3578
Warren Brusstar467232.6546
Tom Underwood143215.1320

1977 National League Championship Series

The Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Philadelphia Phillies, 3 games to 1.

GameScoreDateLocationAttendance
1Philadelphia – 7, Los Angeles – 5October 4Dodger Stadium55,968
2Philadelphia – 1, Los Angeles – 7October 5Dodger Stadium55,973
3Los Angeles – 6, Philadelphia – 5October 7Veterans Stadium63,719
4Los Angeles – 4, Philadelphia – 1October 8Veterans Stadium64,924

1977 postseason game log

Legend
 Phillies win
 Phillies loss
 Postponement
BoldPhillies team member

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Oklahoma City 89ers American Association Cal Emery, Billy Connors and Mike Ryan
AA Reading Phillies Eastern League Lee Elia
A Peninsula Pilots Carolina League Jim Snyder
A Spartanburg Phillies Western Carolinas League Mike Compton
A-Short Season Auburn Phillies New York–Penn League Rubén Amaro, Sr.

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Peninsula[11]

References

  1. Tony Taylor at Baseball Reference
  2. Willie Hernández at Baseball Reference
  3. Johnny Oates at Baseball Reference
  4. Kerry Dineen at Baseball Reference
  5. Bake McBride at Baseball Reference
  6. George Vukovich at Baseball Reference
  7. 1 2 "1977 Philadelphia Phillies Schedule, Box Scores and Splits". Baseball-Reference.com.
  8. "Baseball". Milwaukee Sentinel. April 21, 1977. p. 5, part 2. Retrieved February 2, 2015.
  9. "Baseball". Milwaukee Sentinel. May 9, 1977. p. 2, part 2. Retrieved February 2, 2015.
  10. "Scoreboard". Milwaukee Journal. May 10, 1977. p. 9. Retrieved February 2, 2015.
  11. Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

Further reading

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