1977 Texas Rangers season: Wikis

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1977 Texas Rangers
Major league affiliations
Location
1977 information
Owner(s) Bradford G. Corbett
Manager(s) Frank Lucchesi, Eddie Stanky, Connie Ryan, and Billy Hunter
Local television KXAS-TV
Local radio WBAP
(Dick Risenhoover, Bill Merrill)

The Texas Rangers 1977 season involved the Rangers finishing 2nd in the American League West with a record of 94 wins and 68 losses.

Contents

Offseason

Regular season

For one June day in 1977, Eddie Stanky was drawn back into the major leagues as manager of the Rangers. After that day, he abruptly quit and left for Alabama, saying only that he was homesick.[9]

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Season standings

AL West W L GB Pct.
Kansas City Royals 102 60 -- .630
Texas Rangers 94 68 8 .580
Chicago White Sox 90 72 12 .556
Minnesota Twins 84 77 17.5 .522
California Angels 74 88 28 .457
Seattle Mariners 64 98 38 .395
Oakland Athletics 63 98 38.5 .391

Opening Day starters

Notable transactions

Roster

1977 Texas Rangers roster
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders 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
SS Campaneris, BertBert Campaneris 150 552 140 .254 5 46
CF Beníquez, JuanJuan Beníquez 123 424 114 .269 10 50
RF May, DaveDave May 120 340 82 .241 7 42

Other batters

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Henderson, KenKen Henderson 75 244 63 .258 5 23
Alomar, SandySandy Alomar 69 83 22 .265 1 11
Beasley, LewLew Beasley 25 32 7 .219 0 3
Gray, GaryGary Gray 1 2 0 .000 0 0

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Alexander, DoyleDoyle Alexander 34 237 17 11 3.65 82
Blyleven, BertBert Blyleven 30 234.2 14 12 2.72 182
Boggs, TommyTommy Boggs 6 27.1 0 3 5.93 15

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Briles, NelsonNelson Briles 28 108.1 6 4 4.24 57
Moret, RogerRoger Moret 18 72.1 3 3 3.73 39
Barker, LenLen Barker 15 47.1 4 1 2.66 51
Marshall, MikeMike Marshall 12 35.2 2 2 4.04 18

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Devine, AdrianAdrian Devine 56 11 6 15 3.58 67
Knowles, DaroldDarold Knowles 42 5 2 4 3.22 14
Bacsik, MikeMike Bacsik 2 0 0 0 19.29 1

Awards and honors

All-Star Game

  • Bert Campaneris, Reserve

Team Leaders

  • Home Runs – Toby Harrah (27)
  • RBI - Toby Harrah (87)
  • Batting Average – Mike Hargrove (.305)
  • Hits - Mike Hargrove (160)
  • Stolen Bases – Bump Wills (28)
  • Walks - Toby Harrah (109)
  • Wins - Doyle Alexander (17)
  • Earned Run Average - Len Barker (2.66)
  • Strikeouts – Bert Blyleven (182)

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Tucson Toros Pacific Coast League Rich Donnelly
AA Tulsa Drillers Texas League Marty Martínez
A Asheville Tourists Western Carolinas League Wayne Terwilliger
Rookie GCL Rangers Gulf Coast League Joe Klein

Notes

References

  • Johnson, Lloyd; Wolff, Miles, eds (2007). The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball (3rd ed.). Durham, N.C.: Baseball America. ISBN 978-1-932391-17-6.  

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