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1977 Cincinnati Reds season

The 1977 Cincinnati Reds season was a season in American baseball. The team finished in second place in the National League West, with a record of 88–74, 10 games behind the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Reds were managed by Sparky Anderson and played their home games at Riverfront Stadium.

1977 Cincinnati Reds
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Louis Nippert
General manager(s) Bob Howsam
Manager(s) Sparky Anderson
Local television WLWT
(Ken Coleman, Bill Brown)
Local radio WLW
(Marty Brennaman, Joe Nuxhall)
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Contents

OffseasonEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Season standingsEdit

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. opponentsEdit

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


Notable transactionsEdit

RosterEdit

1977 Cincinnati Reds
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player statsEdit

BattingEdit

Starters by positionEdit

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 Johnny Bench 142 494 136 .275 31 109
1B Dan Driessen 151 536 161 .300 17 91
2B Joe Morgan 153 521 150 .288 22 78
SS Dave Concepcion 156 572 155 .271 8 64
3B Pete Rose 162 655 204 .311 9 64
LF George Foster 158 615 197 .320 52 149
CF Cesar Geronimo 149 492 131 .266 10 52
RF Ken Griffey 154 585 186 .318 12 57

Other battersEdit

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
Champ Summers 59 76 13 .171 3 6
Doug Flynn 36 32 8 .250 0 5

PitchingEdit

Starting pitchersEdit

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Tom Seaver 20 165.1 14 3 2.34 124
Fred Norman 35 221.1 14 13 3.38 160
Jack Billingham 36 161.2 10 10 5.23 76
Woodie Fryman 17 75.1 5 5 5.38 57
Pat Zachry 12 75 3 7 5.04 36

Other pitchersEdit

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Santo Alcalá 7 15.2 1 1 5.74 9

Relief pitchersEdit

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

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Pedro Borbon 73 10 5 18 3.19 48
Rawly Eastwick 23 2 2 7 2.91 17
Dale Murray 61 7 2 4 4.94 42
Mike Caldwell 14 0 0 1 4.01 11
Joe Henderson 7 0 2 0 12.00 8
Dan Dumoulin 5 0 0 0 13.50 5

Awards and recordsEdit

  • George Foster, MLB Home Run Champion (52)
  • George Foster, MLB RBI Champion (149)
  • George Foster, National League MVP

All-StarsEdit

1977 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

Farm systemEdit

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit