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1977 Pittsburgh Pirates
Major league affiliations
Location
1977 information
Owner(s) John W. Galbreath
General manager(s) Harding "Pete" Peterson
Manager(s) Chuck Tanner
Local television KDKA-TV
Milo Hamilton, Lanny Frattare
Local radio KDKA
Milo Hamilton,Lanny Frattare

Contents

Offseason

Regular season

  • May 11, 1977: Atlanta Braves owner Ted Turner appointed himself manager of the team before a game against the Pirates.[4] After losing the game 2-1, Turner stepped down.
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Season standings

NL East W L Pct. GB
Philadelphia Phillies 101 61 .623 --
Pittsburgh Pirates 96 66 .593 5
St. Louis Cardinals 83 79 .512 18
Chicago Cubs 81 81 .500 20
Montreal Expos 75 89 .463 26
New York Mets 64 98 .395 37

Opening Day lineup

Notable transactions

Roster

1977 Pittsburgh Pirates roster
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
3B Garner, PhilPhil Garner 153 585 152 .260 17 77
RF Parker, DaveDave Parker 159 637 215 .338 21 88

Other batters

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Mendoza, MarioMario Mendoza 70 81 16 .198 0 4
Fregosi, JimJim Fregosi 36 56 16 .286 3 16
Kirkpatrick, EdEd Kirkpatrick 21 28 4 .143 1 4
Helms, TommyTommy Helms 15 12 0 .000 0 0
Edwards, MikeMike Edwards 7 6 0 .000 0 0

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Candelaria, JohnJohn Candelaria 33 230.2 20 5 2.34 133
Reuss, JerryJerry Reuss 33 208 10 13 4.11 116

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Demery, LarryLarry Demery 39 90.1 6 5 5.08 35
Forster, TerryTerry Forster 33 87.1 6 4 4.43 58
Whitson, EdEd Whitson 5 15.2 1 0 3.45 10

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Gossage, GooseGoose Gossage 72 11 9 26 1.62 151
Tekulve, KentKent Tekulve 72 10 1 7 3.06 59
Jackson, GrantGrant Jackson 49 5 3 4 3.86 41
Holland, AlAl Holland 2 0 0 0 7.71 1
Pagan, DaveDave Pagan 1 0 0 0 0.00 4
Mendoza, MarioMario Mendoza 1 0 0 0 13.50 0

Awards and honors

1977 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Columbus Clippers International League Tim Murtaugh and Johnny Lipon
AA Shreveport Captains Texas League Johnny Lipon and Tim Murtaugh
A Salem Pirates Carolina League Steve Demeter
A Charleston Patriots Western Carolinas League Jim Mahoney
Short-Season A Niagara Falls Pirates New York-Penn League Luther Quinn
Rookie GCL Pirates Gulf Coast League Woody Huyke

Notes

References


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