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1977 Chicago White Sox: 90-72  .556
3rd place in A.L. West
Previous Season Next Season Home record: 48-33 (434 runs scored, 370 allowed) Road record: 42-39 (410 runs scored, 401 allowed)

Home Attendance*: 1,656,135 on 76 dates (21,791 avg.)
Road Attendance*: 1,447,183 on 77 dates (18,795 avg.)

Manager: Bob Lemon Coaches: Larry Doby, Bobby Knoop, Minnie Minoso, Stan Williams 844 runs scored (3rd of 14 A.L. teams), 771 runs allowed (11th) A.L. Averages: 4.53 runs/game (731.9 runs/team) Batting Statistics (ordered by OBP+SLG) Pos Batter Age G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI SH SF SB CS UW IW HP SO DP BA SLG OBP OF Bob Molinaro* 27 1 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .500 .500 .500 DO Oscar Gamble* 27 137 408 75 121 240 22 2 31 83 1 1 1 2 52 2 6 54 3 .297 .588 .386 OF Henry Cruz* 25 16 21 3 6 12 0 0 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 .286 .571 .318 RF Richie Zisk 28 141 531 78 154 273 17 6 30 101 1 9 0 4 48 7 3 98 15 .290 .514 .355 3B Eric Soderholm 28 130 460 77 129 230 20 3 25 67 2 3 2 4 42 5 4 47 15 .280 .500 .350 D1 Lamar Johnson 26 118 374 52 113 189 12 5 18 65 0 3 1 1 21 3 0 53 15 .302 .505 .342 OF Wayne Nordhagen 28 52 124 16 39 64 7 3 4 22 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 12 3 .315 .516 .323 C Jim Essian 26 114 322 50 88 140 18 2 10 44 4 2 1 4 51 1 1 35 9 .273 .435 .374 C Brian Downing 26 69 169 28 48 68 4 2 4 25 5 4 1 2 34 0 2 21 3 .284 .402 .402 OF Jerry Hairston# 25 13 26 3 8 10 2 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 7 2 .308 .385 .419 CF Chet Lemon 22 150 553 99 151 254 38 4 19 67 4 7 8 7 51 1 11 88 7 .273 .459 .343 LF Ralph Garr* 31 134 543 78 163 236 29 7 10 54 3 1 12 7 23 4 0 44 7 .300 .435 .333 2B Jorge Orta* 26 144 564 71 159 235 27 8 11 84 2 7 4 4 43 3 2 49 12 .282 .417 .334 32 Jack Brohamer* 27 59 152 26 39 61 10 3 2 20 3 2 0 0 17 4 1 8 1 .257 .401 .347 C Bill Nahorodny 23 7 23 3 6 10 1 0 1 4 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 3 1 .261 .435 .308 1B Jim Spencer* 29 128 470 56 116 188 16 1 18 69 2 5 1 2 25 11 2 50 11 .247 .400 .300 SD3 Tim Nordbrook 27 15 20 2 5 5 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 7 0 0 4 0 .250 .250 .429 SS Alan Bannister 25 139 560 87 154 189 20 3 3 57 3 11 4 3 53 1 2 49 11 .275 .338 .335 OD Royle Stillman* 26 56 119 18 25 43 7 1 3 13 0 1 2 1 16 1 0 21 1 .210 .361 .307 OF Bob Coluccio 25 20 37 4 10 10 0 0 0 7 0 2 0 2 6 0 0 2 1 .270 .270 .356 IF Don Kessinger# 34 39 119 12 28 35 3 2 0 11 1 1 2 1 11 2 0 7 3 .235 .294 .308 S3O Kevin Bell 21 9 28 4 5 9 1 0 1 6 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 8 0 .179 .321 .250 S3D John Flannery 20 7 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .333 1B Mike Squires* 25 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000 OD Tommy Cruz* 26 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 Nyls Nyman* 23 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 P Lerrin LaGrow 28 66 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 P Dave Hamilton* 29 55 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 P Francisco Barrios 24 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 P Steve Stone 29 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 P Bart Johnson 27 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 P Chris Knapp 23 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 P Ken Kravec* 25 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 P Wilbur Wood 35 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 P Don Kirkwood 27 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 P Ken Brett* 28 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 P Silvio Martinez 21 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 P Clay Carroll 36 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 P Steve Renko 32 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 P Bruce Dal Canton 35 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 P Jack Kucek 24 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 P John Verhoeven 23 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 P Larry Anderson 24 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 P Randy Wiles* 25 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 P Dave Frost 24 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 Average age (non-P): 27.5

Batter data: *: Bats lefthanded; #: Switch hitter; G: Games played; AB: At bats; R: Runs scored; H: Hits; TB: Total bases; 2B: Doubles; 3B: Triples; HR: Home runs; RBI: Runs batted in; SH: Sacrifice hits; SF: Sacrifice flies; SB: Stolen bases; CS: Caught stealing; UW: Unintentional walks; IW: Intentional walks; HP: Hit by pitch; SO: Strikeouts; DP: Double plays grounded into; BA: Batting average; SLG: Slugging percentage; OBP: On base percentage

Pitching Statistics

Pitcher             Age   W   L    ERA    G  GS  CG  MI  GF  SV  SHO   IP     H   BFP    R   ER  HR   UW  IW  HP   SO  WP  BK
Lerrin LaGrow        28   7   3   2.46   66   0   0  17  49  25    0   98.2   81  400   32   27  10   32   3   1   63   6   0
John Verhoeven       23   0   0   2.61    6   0   0   2   4   0    0   10.1    9   42    3    3   0    2   0   0    6   0   0
Dave Frost           24   1   1   3.04    4   3   0   1   0   0    0   23.2   30  101    9    8   0    3   0   1   15   0   0
Steve Renko          32   5   0   3.54    8   8   0   0   0   0    0   53.1   55  223   23   21   3   17   0   1   36   0   0
Dave Hamilton*       29   4   5   3.61   55   0   0  34  21   9    0   67.1   71  307   33   27   6   29   4   0   45   2   0
Jack Kucek           24   0   1   3.63    8   3   0   1   4   0    0   34.2   35  148   20   14   4   10   0   2   25   1   0
Bruce Dal Canton     35   0   2   3.75    8   0   0   3   5   2    0   24.0   20  101   11   10   1   13   0   0    9   1   0
Bart Johnson         27   4   5   4.01   29   4   0  14  11   2    0   92.0  114  426   48   41   5   35   3   2   46   3   0
Ken Kravec*          25  11   8   4.10   26  25   6   1   0   0    1  166.2  161  718   87   76  12   57   0   6  125   4   1
Francisco Barrios    24  14   7   4.12   33  31   9   1   1   0    0  231.1  241  982  117  106  22   57   1   5  119   4   0
Steve Stone          29  15  12   4.51   31  31   8   0   0   0    0  207.1  228  917  115  104  25   77   3   5  124  10   1
Clay Carroll         36   1   3   4.76    8   0   0   2   6   1    0   11.1   14   49    7    6   3    4   0   0    4   0   0
Chris Knapp          23  12   7   4.80   27  26   4   0   1   0    0  146.1  166  664   90   78  16   60   1   7  103   1   0
Wilbur Wood*         35   7   8   4.99   24  18   5   4   2   0    1  122.2  139  548   75   68  10   50   0  10   42   0   0
Ken Brett*           28   6   4   5.01   13  13   2   0   0   0    0   82.2  101  352   47   46  10   15   0   1   39   2   1
Don Kirkwood         27   1   1   5.17   16   0   0   3  13   0    0   40.0   49  175   27   23   3    8   2   1   24   5   0
Silvio Martinez      21   0   1   5.57   10   0   0   7   3   1    0   21.0   28   99   14   13   4   10   2   0   10   0   0
Larry Anderson       24   1   3   9.35    6   0   0   2   4   0    0    8.2   10   54   10    9   1   11   4   0    7   4   0
Randy Wiles*         25   1   1  10.12    5   0   0   1   4   0    0    2.2    5   16    3    3   1    2   1   0    0   0   0
Average age: 27.8
Pitcher data: *: Throws lefthanded; W: Wins; L: Losses; ERA: Earned run average; G: Games; GS: Games started; CG: Complete games; MI: Middle relief (games not started nor finished); GF: Games finished in relief; SV: Saves; SHO: Shutouts; IP: Innings pitched; H: Hits allowed; BFP: Batters faced; R: Runs allowed; ER: Earned runs; HR: Home runs allowed; UW: Unintentional walks; IW: Intentional walks; HP: Hit batters; SO: Strikeouts; WP: Wild pitches; BK: Balks

Pitching Statistics (Batters' format, ordered by OBP+SLG)

Pitcher                G    AB    R    H   TB  2B  3B  HR  RBI  SH  SF  SB  CS   UW  IW  HP   SO  DP    BA   SLG   OBP   GB%
John Verhoeven         6    39    3    9    9   0   0   0        1   0   0   0    2   0   0    6   1  .231  .231  .268  92.0
Bruce Dal Canton       8    87   11   20   27   2   1   1        1   0   3   2   13   0   0    9   4  .230  .310  .330  54.8
Lerrin LaGrow         66   352   32   81  123   6   3  10        9   3   8   5   32   3   1   63   9  .230  .349  .299  48.7
Ken Kravec*           26   643   87  161  245  32   8  12       11   1  12   4   57   0   6  125   8  .250  .381  .317  45.7
Francisco Barrios     33   901  117  241  356  37   6  22       10   8  21  16   57   1   5  119   5  .267  .395  .313  44.4
Steve Renko            8   201   23   55   78  10   2   3        2   2   4   6   17   0   1   36   5  .274  .388  .330  49.2
Dave Frost             4    93    9   30   35   5   0   0        2   2   3   1    3   0   1   15   2  .323  .376  .343  50.0
Jack Kucek             8   131   20   35   52   5   0   4        3   2   3   1   10   0   2   25   3  .267  .397  .324  54.5
Dave Hamilton*        55   263   33   71  101   8   2   6        5   6   6   4   29   4   0   45   3  .270  .384  .344  50.2
Steve Stone           31   810  115  228  348  29   8  25       13   9  19  11   77   3   5  124  13  .281  .430  .346  40.1
Wilbur Wood*          24   474   75  139  193  18   3  10       11   3  13  13   50   0  10   42  11  .293  .407  .371  58.0
Bart Johnson          29   377   48  114  158  21   4   5        4   5  10   2   35   3   2   46   2  .302  .419  .365  46.5
Don Kirkwood          16   158   27   49   70   8   2   3        3   3   3   2    8   2   1   24   4  .310  .443  .349  63.5
Chris Knapp           27   587   90  166  261  35   6  16        5   4  13   5   60   1   7  103   7  .283  .445  .355  36.7
Ken Brett*            13   331   47  101  155  18   3  10        2   3   4   4   15   0   1   39   6  .305  .468  .334  44.1
Clay Carroll           8    45    7   14   23   0   0   3        0   0   1   0    4   0   0    4   3  .311  .511  .367  80.0
Larry Anderson         6    35   10   10   15   2   0   1        3   1   2   0   11   4   0    7   0  .286  .429  .490  42.2
Silvio Martinez       10    83   14   28   45   5   0   4        1   3   5   1   10   2   0   10   3  .337  .542  .408  51.0
Randy Wiles*           5    12    3    5   11   1   1   1        1   0   0   0    2   1   0    0   0  .417  .917  .533  50.0
Pitcher data (batters' format): *: Throws lefthanded; G: Games pitched; AB: At bats; R: Runs allowed; H: Hits; TB: Total bases; 2B: Doubles; 3B: Triples; HR: Home runs; RBI: Runs batted in; SH: Sacrifice hits; SF: Sacrifice flies; SB: Stolen bases; CS: Caught stealing; UW: Unintentional walks; IW: Intentional walks; HP: Hit by pitch; SO: Strikeouts; DP: Double plays grounded into; BA: Batting average; SLG: Slugging percentage; OBP: On base percentage; GB%: Percentage of outs on ground balls

Defensive Statistics

Catcher                 INN   GS   DR+  DR-   G    PO    A   E   DP     FP   SB   CS   PB   WP    ERA   RAT   RTOT
Jim Essian            924.1  104    7   12  111   592   62   9    8   .986   71   53    6   40   4.09     1      1
Brian Downing         454.1   51   10    8   61   320   28   6    5   .983   51   22    1    6   4.50    -2     -5
Bill Nahorodny         63.0    7    0    0    7    29    6   0    2  1.000    6    2    0    0   4.29     0      0
Wayne Nordhagen         3.0    0    3    0    3     2    0   2    0   .500    2    0    0    1  12.00    -1   -400

First Base              INN   GS   DR+  DR-   G    PO    A   E   DP     FP    RF9    RNG   RDP   RTOT
Jim Spencer          1078.0  123    2    8  125   977   90  10   76   .991   8.91      0    -1     -2
Lamar Johnson         354.2   38    7    2   45   346   32   4   31   .990   9.59     -5     1    -13
Royle Stillman          9.0    1    0    0    1     5    0   0    0  1.000   5.00      0     0    -13
Mike Squires            3.0    0    1    0    1     8    1   0    0  1.000  27.00      0     0     80

Second Base             INN   GS   DR+  DR-   G    PO    A   E   DP     FP    RF9    RNG   RDP   RTOT
Jorge Orta           1202.0  136    3    5  139   287  335  19   64   .970   4.66    -20    -4    -24
Jack Brohamer         123.2   12    6    2   18    29   29   0    6  1.000   4.22     -2     0    -24
Don Kessinger          95.0   11    2    4   13    27   27   0   10  1.000   5.12     -2     1    -15
Alan Bannister         24.0    3    0    1    3     3    5   0    1  1.000   3.00      0     0      5

Third Base              INN   GS   DR+  DR-   G    PO    A   E   DP     FP    RF9    RNG   RDP   RTOT
Eric Soderholm       1085.0  124    2   11  126    99  249   8   18   .978   2.89      1     0      1
Jack Brohamer         271.1   29    9    4   38    25   71   8    9   .923   3.18      1     0      3
Don Kessinger          57.1    6    3    1    9     7   16   2    0   .920   3.61      0     0      8
Kevin Bell             26.0    3    1    1    4     4    8   0    2  1.000   4.15      0     0      5
Jim Essian              3.0    0    2    0    2     1    0   0    0  1.000   3.00      0     0      0
John Flannery           1.0    0    1    0    1     0    0   0    0   .000   0.00      0     0      0
Tim Nordbrook           1.0    0    1    0    1     0    0   0    0   .000   0.00      0     0   -120

Shortstop               INN   GS   DR+  DR-   G    PO    A   E   DP     FP    RF9    RNG   RDP   RTOT
Alan Bannister       1158.0  131    2    6  133   259  325  40   51   .936   4.54    -24    -5    -30
Don Kessinger         161.0   18    3    3   21    32   38   3   12   .959   3.91     -4     1    -25
Tim Nordbrook          71.1    7    4    2   11    17   17   6    3   .850   4.29     -3     0    -45
Kevin Bell             44.1    5    0    0    5     7   13   2    5   .909   4.06     -1     0    -38
John Flannery          10.0    1    3    1    4     1    4   0    1  1.000   4.50      0     0     12

Left Field              INN   GS   DR+  DR-   G    PO    A   E   DP     FP    RF9    RNG  RARM   RTOT
Ralph Garr           1050.1  123    3   21  126   224   10   3    2   .987   2.01    -15    -1    -18
Royle Stillman        114.0   10    9    1   19    30    0   1    0   .968   2.37      0     0     -3
Wayne Nordhagen        70.0    6    8    2   14    12    0   0    0  1.000   1.54     -2     0    -36
Richie Zisk            62.0    7    1    1    8    21    0   1    0   .955   3.05      1    -1     -2
Bob Coluccio           53.1    6    3    2    9    15    0   0    0  1.000   2.53      0     1     14
Jerry Hairston         33.0    3    3    1    6     7    1   0    0  1.000   2.18      0     1     33
Oscar Gamble           25.0    3    2    1    5     6    0   1    0   .857   2.16      0     0    -19
Brian Downing          14.0    2    0    1    2     4    0   0    0  1.000   2.57     -1     0    -51
Alan Bannister         10.0    1    1    1    2     0    1   0    0  1.000   0.90     -1     0    -84
Kevin Bell              7.0    1    0    1    1     1    0   0    0  1.000   1.29      0     0     17
Tommy Cruz              4.0    0    2    0    2     1    0   0    0  1.000   2.25      0     0     30
Henry Cruz              2.0    0    1    0    1     0    0   0    0   .000   0.00      0     0   -120

Center Field            INN   GS   DR+  DR-   G    PO    A   E   DP     FP    RF9    RNG  RARM   RTOT
Chet Lemon           1301.2  149    0   13  149   509   12  12    2   .977   3.60     17     1     17
Oscar Gamble           54.1    6    1    0    7    16    0   0    0  1.000   2.65      0     0     -4
Bob Coluccio           49.0    4    4    0    8    12    1   0    1  1.000   2.39     -3     0    -66
Jerry Hairston         27.0    2    4    0    6     9    0   0    0  1.000   3.00     -1    -1    -98
Alan Bannister          8.0    1    1    0    2     3    0   0    0  1.000   3.38      1     0     90
Henry Cruz              4.1    0    2    0    2     2    0   0    0  1.000   4.15      0     0    111
Wayne Nordhagen         0.1    0    2    0    2     0    0   0    0   .000   0.00      0     0   -360

Right Field             INN   GS   DR+  DR-   G    PO    A   E   DP     FP    RF9    RNG  RARM   RTOT
Richie Zisk           869.1  101    0   10  101   190    9   3    3   .985   2.06    -11     2    -12
Oscar Gamble          280.1   32    7    7   39    52    1   0    0  1.000   1.70     -5    -2    -31
Wayne Nordhagen       202.0   22   11   10   33    36    1   3    1   .925   1.65     -4    -2    -33
Royle Stillman         41.0    3    5    0    8    11    0   0    0  1.000   2.41      0     0     15
Henry Cruz             32.0    3    3    0    6     5    0   1    0   .833   1.41     -1     0    -30
Brian Downing           9.0    1    0    0    1     1    0   0    0  1.000   1.00      0     0    -27
Bob Coluccio            6.0    0    3    0    3     1    0   0    0  1.000   1.50      0     0     20
Bob Molinaro            5.0    0    1    0    1     1    0   0    0  1.000   1.80      0     0      0
Fielding data: INN: Innings played; GS: Games started; DR+: Games as defensive replacement; DR-: Games replaced on defense; G: Games played; PO: Putouts; A: Assists; E: Errors; DP: Double plays; FP: Fielding percentage; SB: Stolen bases; CS: Caught Stealing; PB: Passed balls; WP: Wild pitches; RF9: Plays made per 9 innings; RNG: Fielding runs above average; DP: Double play runs above average; RARM: Outfield arm runs above average; RAT: Catcher runs above average; RTOT: Total fielding runs above average per 1200 innings

Transactions
10-06-1976released Minnie Minoso
10-21-1976traded Phil Roof to Blue Jays for Larry Anderson (acquired 1/5/1977)
11-06-1976traded Hugh Yancy to Reds for Tom Spencer
11-18-1976traded Pat Kelly to Orioles for Dave Duncan
11-24-1976signed Steve Stone as a free agent
11-26-1976signed Eric Soderholm as a free agent
12-02-1976signed Tim Nordbrook as a free agent
12-05-1976signed Royle Stillman as a free agent
12-10-1976traded Rich Gossage and Terry Forster to Pirates for Richie Zisk and Silvio Martinez
12-15-1976traded Tony LaRussa to Cardinals for Randy Wiles
01-26-1977released Blue Moon Odom
02-15-1977signed Fritz Peterson as a free agent
03-23-1977traded Clay Carroll to Cardinals for Lerrin LaGrow
03-28-1977released Tim Stoddard and Jim York
03-30-1977released Dave Duncan
04-03-1977purchased Tommy Cruz from Rangers
04-04-1977signed Bruce Dal Canton as a free agent
04-05-1977traded Bucky Dent to Yankees for Oscar Gamble, Lamarr Hoyt, Bob Polinsky and $200,000
04-06-1977placed Wilbur Wood on the disabled list
04-07-1977signed Jim Bouton as a free agent
04-28-1977activated Wilbur Wood
05-28-1977placed Bruce Dal Canton on the disabled list
06-01-1977released Jim Bouton
06-13-1977sold Jerry Hairston to Pirates
06-15-1977traded Ken Brett to Angels for Don Kirkwood, John Verhoeven and John Flannery
06-25-1977placed Kevin Bell on the disabled list
08-18-1977traded Larry Anderson and cash to Cubs for Steve Renko
08-20-1977traded Steve Stainland to Cardinals for Don Kessinger
08-23-1977Cardinals claimed Randy Wiles on waivers
08-23-1977placed Jack Kucek on the disabled list
08-25-1977activated Bruce Dal Canton
08-25-1977released Bruce Dal Canton
08-30-1977sold Tim Nordbrook to Blue Jays
08-31-1977traded Nyls Nyman (acquired 9/2/1977), Dave Hamilton and Silvio Martinez (both acquired 11/28/1977) to Cardinals for Clay Carroll
09-02-1977claimed Henry Cruz on waivers from Dodgers
09-08-1977claimed Bill Nahorodny on waivers from Phillies
09-13-1977activated Jack Kucek
09-22-1977claimed Bob Molinaro on waivers from Tigers
10-03-1977activated Kevin Bell
10-20-1977granted free agency to Jack Brohamer
10-27-1977granted free agency to Tom Spencer
10-28-1977granted free agency to Oscar Gamble
11-02-1977granted free agency to Richie Zisk
11-06-1977signed Randy Scarbery as a free agent
11-14-1977signed Jim Hughes as a free agent
11-17-1977signed Ron Blomberg as a free agent
11-22-1977signed Mike Proly as a free agent
11-24-1977signed Larry Doby Johnson as a free agent
11-28-1977signed Rich Hinton as a free agent
11-28-1977signed Junior Moore as a free agent
11-28-1977signed Greg Pryor as a free agent
11-28-1977signed Eddie Bane as a free agent
12-03-1977signed Ron Schueler as a free agent
12-05-1977claimed Jim Breazeale in Rule 5 draft from Braves
12-05-1977traded Jim Otten to Cardinals for Stan Butkus
12-05-1977traded Brian Downing, Chris Knapp and Dave Frost to Angels for Bobby Bonds, Thad Bosley and Richard Dotson
12-12-1977traded Jim Spencer, Tommy Cruz and Bob Polinsky to Yankees for Stan Thomas, Ed Ricks and cash
12-12-1977signed Mike Eden as a free agent
01-24-1978signed Mike Pazik as a free agent
01-24-1978signed Steve Luebber as a free agent
02-14-1978signed Tom Spencer as a free agent
02-15-1978purchased Frank Ortenzio from Expos
03-29-1978released Jim Hughes
03-30-1978traded Steve Renko and Jim Essian to A's for Pablo Torrealba
03-30-1978released Clay Carroll and Stan Thomas


Game Log   Click on the date to view the boxscore    Home games are highlighted
                                                                                                               Opponent
   Date       D/N    Opponent                  Result        Record    Pl    GB     Att       Starter          Starter

Thu, Apr 07    D  at Toronto Blue Jays         L   5-9     0-1    .000  6    1.5   44,649    K. Brett         B. Singer      
Sat, Apr 09    D  at Toronto Blue Jays         W   3-2     1-1    .500  4    1.0   18,214    C. Knapp         D. Lemanczyk   
Sun, Apr 10    D  at Toronto Blue Jays         L   1-3     1-2    .333  5    2.0   17,059    S. Stone         J. Garvin      
Tue, Apr 12    D  vs Boston Red Sox            W   5-2     2-2    .500  5    2.0   34,612    K. Brett         R. Wise        
Wed, Apr 13    D  vs Boston Red Sox            W   7-3     3-2    .600  4    1.5    5,344    B. Johnson       F. Jenkins     
Fri, Apr 15    N  vs Toronto Blue Jays         W   7-5     4-2    .667  3    2.0   10,840    C. Knapp         S. Hargan      
Sat, Apr 16    D  vs Toronto Blue Jays         W   3-2     5-2    .714  2    1.0    7,467    S. Stone         J. Jefferson   
Sun, Apr 17    D  vs Toronto Blue Jays         W   4-2     6-2    .750  1   Tied   14,583    K. Brett         B. Singer      
Tue, Apr 19    N  at California Angels         L   2-11    6-3    .667  1   Tied   12,625    B. Johnson       F. Tanana      
Wed, Apr 20    N  at California Angels         W   3-2     7-3    .700  1   Tied   14,373    C. Knapp         N. Ryan        
Fri, Apr 22    N  at Oakland A's               W   8-2     8-3    .727  1   +1.0    5,537    F. Barrios       V. Blue        
Sat, Apr 23    D  at Oakland A's               L   2-3     8-4    .667  1   Tied    5,254    S. Stone         J. Umbarger    
Sun, Apr 24 1  D  at Oakland A's               W  12-5     9-4    .692                       C. Knapp         M. Torrez      
Sun, Apr 24 2  D  at Oakland A's               L   4-11    9-5    .643  1   Tied    9,187    B. Johnson       M. Norris      
Tue, Apr 26    D  at Detroit Tigers            W  10-7    10-5    .667  1   +0.5    6,396    K. Brett         D. Rozema      
Wed, Apr 27    D  at Detroit Tigers            L   9-10   10-6    .625  3    0.5    5,868    F. Barrios       R. Bare        
Fri, Apr 29    N  vs Texas Rangers             L   1-2    10-7    .588  3    0.5   13,875    S. Stone         D. Alexander   
Sat, Apr 30    N  vs Texas Rangers             L   4-14   10-8    .556  4    1.0   31,635    C. Knapp         T. Boggs       


Sun, May 01    D  vs Texas Rangers             W  12-4    11-8    .579  3    1.0   13,964    K. Brett         G. Perry       
Mon, May 02    N  at Kansas City Royals        L   1-3    11-9    .550  4    1.5   15,400    F. Barrios       D. Leonard     
Tue, May 03    N  at Kansas City Royals        W   8-4    12-9    .571  3    1.5   16,680    C. Knapp         M. Pattin      
Wed, May 04    N  at Kansas City Royals        W   6-3    13-9    .591  2    0.5   10,737    S. Stone         J. Colborn     
Thu, May 05    N  at Kansas City Royals        L   5-6    13-10   .565  3    1.0   10,888    K. Brett         P. Splittorff  
Fri, May 06    N  at Cleveland Indians         W   7-5    14-10   .583  2    1.0    7,825    F. Barrios       D. Eckersley   
Sat, May 07    D  at Cleveland Indians         W   5-2    15-10   .600  2    1.0   15,026    C. Knapp         W. Garland     
Sun, May 08    D  at Cleveland Indians         W   8-3    16-10   .615  2    1.0   13,145    S. Stone         A. Fitzmorris  
Mon, May 09    N  at Texas Rangers             W   6-3    17-10   .630  2    0.5    6,673    K. Brett         T. Boggs       
Tue, May 10    N  at Texas Rangers             L   2-3    17-11   .607  2    1.5    8,360    F. Barrios       N. Briles      
Wed, May 11    N  at Texas Rangers             W   4-3    18-11   .621  2    0.5    8,113    C. Knapp         D. Alexander   
Fri, May 13    N  vs Cleveland Indians         W   5-3    19-11   .633  2    0.5   27,130    S. Stone         A. Fitzmorris  
Sat, May 14    D  vs Cleveland Indians         W  18-2    20-11   .645  2    0.5   13,923    K. Brett         J. Bibby       
Sun, May 15    D  vs Cleveland Indians         L   3-4    20-12   .625  2    1.5   16,046    F. Barrios       D. Eckersley   
Wed, May 18    N  vs Kansas City Royals        W   7-4    21-12   .636  2    2.0   20,041    C. Knapp         D. Leonard     
Thu, May 19    N  vs Kansas City Royals        W   8-3    22-12   .647  2    1.0   11,695    S. Stone         J. Colborn     
Fri, May 20    N  vs Detroit Tigers            L   4-7    22-13   .629  2    1.0   17,225    K. Brett         D. Roberts     
Sat, May 21    N  vs Detroit Tigers            L   2-3    22-14   .611  2    1.0   20,790    F. Barrios       F. Arroyo      
Sun, May 22    D  vs Detroit Tigers            L   3-14   22-15   .595  2    2.0   31,030    W. Wood          D. Rozema      
Wed, May 25    N  at Milwaukee Brewers         L   4-7    22-16   .579  2    3.5   14,346    C. Knapp         M. Haas        
Thu, May 26    D  at Milwaukee Brewers         W   4-3    23-16   .590  2    3.0   14,084    S. Stone         E. Rodriguez   
Fri, May 27    N  at New York Yankees          L   6-8    23-17   .575  2    3.0   20,643    K. Brett         C. Hunter      
Sat, May 28    D  at New York Yankees          W   9-4    24-17   .585  2    2.0   54,881    F. Barrios       R. Guidry      
Sun, May 29    D  at New York Yankees          L   2-5    24-18   .571  2    3.0   22,556    K. Kravec        E. Figueroa    
Mon, May 30 1  D  vs Milwaukee Brewers         L   3-4    24-19   .558                       C. Knapp         M. Haas        
Mon, May 30 2  D  vs Milwaukee Brewers         W   8-3    25-19   .568  2    2.5   23,213    S. Stone         E. Rodriguez   


Wed, Jun 01    N  vs Baltimore Orioles         W   4-2    26-19   .578  2    3.0    9,784    K. Brett         J. Palmer      
Thu, Jun 02    N  vs Baltimore Orioles         W   7-4    27-19   .587  2    2.0    8,331    F. Barrios       M. Flanagan    
Fri, Jun 03    N  vs New York Yankees          W   9-5    28-19   .596  2    2.0   30,396    K. Kravec        M. Torrez      
Sat, Jun 04    N  vs New York Yankees          L   6-8    28-20   .583  2    2.0   35,789    B. Johnson       D. Gullett     
Sun, Jun 05    D  vs New York Yankees          L   6-8    28-21   .571  2    2.0   23,688    S. Stone         G. Patterson   
Mon, Jun 06    N  at Minnesota Twins           W   9-5    29-21   .580  2    1.0   10,305    K. Brett         G. Zahn        
Tue, Jun 07    N  at Minnesota Twins           L   5-6    29-22   .569  2    2.0   11,230    F. Barrios       D. Goltz       
Wed, Jun 08    N  at Texas Rangers             L   1-6    29-23   .558  2    3.0   10,530    K. Kravec        B. Blyleven    
Thu, Jun 09    N  at Texas Rangers             W   4-3    30-23   .566  2    2.0   11,920    C. Knapp         G. Perry       
Fri, Jun 10    N  at Baltimore Orioles         L   1-6    30-24   .556  2    2.0   10,037    S. Stone         M. Flanagan    
Sat, Jun 11    N  at Baltimore Orioles         L   1-4    30-25   .545  2    2.0   31,922    K. Brett         R. May         
Sun, Jun 12    D  at Baltimore Orioles         W   6-4    31-25   .554  2    2.0   16,409    K. Kravec        R. Grimsley    
Mon, Jun 13    N  at Boston Red Sox            L   4-5    31-26   .544  2    2.5   23,114    F. Barrios       F. Jenkins     
Tue, Jun 14    N  at Boston Red Sox            L   1-7    31-27   .534  2    2.5   27,147    C. Knapp         R. Wise        
Thu, Jun 16    N  at Boston Red Sox            W   7-3    32-27   .542  2    3.0   32,031    S. Stone         L. Tiant       
Sat, Jun 18    D  vs Oakland A's               W   2-0    33-27   .550  2    1.5   23,483    K. Kravec        V. Blue        
Sun, Jun 19 1  D  vs Oakland A's               W   2-1    34-27   .557                       W. Wood          M. Norris      
Sun, Jun 19 2  D  vs Oakland A's               W   5-1    35-27   .565  1   Tied   24,161    F. Barrios       D. Medich      
Mon, Jun 20    N  vs Oakland A's               L   1-7    35-28   .556  1   Tied   13,933    C. Knapp         R. Langford    
Tue, Jun 21    N  vs California Angels         W   3-2    36-28   .562  1   Tied   15,755    S. Stone         N. Ryan        
Wed, Jun 22    N  vs California Angels         W   6-2    37-28   .569  1   +1.0   12,912    K. Kravec        K. Brett       
Thu, Jun 23    D  vs California Angels         L   6-10   37-29   .561  1   Tied   17,525    F. Barrios       W. Simpson     
Fri, Jun 24    N  at Minnesota Twins           L   6-7    37-30   .552  2    1.0   21,457    W. Wood          P. Thormodsgard
Sat, Jun 25    D  at Minnesota Twins           W   8-1    38-30   .559  1   Tied   21,156    C. Knapp         G. Zahn        
Sun, Jun 26    D  at Minnesota Twins           L  12-19   38-31   .551  2    1.0   46,463    S. Stone         B. Butler      
Mon, Jun 27    N  vs Seattle Mariners          W  10-4    39-31   .557  2    1.0   16,026    K. Kravec        D. Pole        
Tue, Jun 28    N  vs Seattle Mariners          W  10-4    40-31   .563  2    1.0    8,365    F. Barrios       J. Montague    
Wed, Jun 29    N  vs Seattle Mariners          L   1-3    40-32   .556  2    1.0   15,415    W. Wood          T. House       


Fri, Jul 01    N  vs Minnesota Twins           W   5-2    41-32   .562  1   Tied   35,709    C. Knapp         D. Goltz       
Sat, Jul 02    D  vs Minnesota Twins           W  13-8    42-32   .568  1   +1.0   26,957    J. Kucek         B. Butler      
Sun, Jul 03 1  D  vs Minnesota Twins           W   6-0    43-32   .573                       W. Wood          G. Zahn        
Sun, Jul 03 2  D  vs Minnesota Twins           W  10-8    44-32   .579  1   +3.0   33,898    K. Kravec        J. Holly       
Mon, Jul 04    N  at Seattle Mariners          W   6-2    45-32   .584  1   +3.0   10,897    F. Barrios       J. Montague    
Tue, Jul 05    N  at Seattle Mariners          W   4-1    46-32   .590  1   +3.0   14,032    S. Stone         T. House       
Wed, Jul 06    N  at Seattle Mariners          W   4-2    47-32   .595  1   +3.0   21,526    W. Wood          G. Wheelock    
Fri, Jul 08    N  at Detroit Tigers            W  10-7    48-32   .600  1   +3.5   45,993    C. Knapp         M. Fidrych     
Sat, Jul 09    N  at Detroit Tigers            W   5-2    49-32   .605  1   +4.5   21,526    K. Kravec        F. Arroyo      
Sun, Jul 10    D  at Detroit Tigers            L   5-6    49-33   .598  1   +3.5   21,008    W. Wood          B. Sykes       
Mon, Jul 11    N  vs Kansas City Royals        W   4-2    50-33   .602  1   +4.5   22,320    F. Barrios       L. Gura        
Tue, Jul 12    N  vs Kansas City Royals        L   3-8    50-34   .595  1   +4.0   32,514    S. Stone         D. Leonard     
Wed, Jul 13 1  D  vs Toronto Blue Jays         W   6-3    51-34   .600                       C. Knapp         B. Singer      
Wed, Jul 13 2  N  vs Toronto Blue Jays         L   3-5    51-35   .593  1   +3.5   25,669    J. Kucek         D. Lemanczyk   
Thu, Jul 14    D  vs Toronto Blue Jays         W   2-1    52-35   .598  1   +3.5   15,937    K. Kravec        J. Garvin      
Fri, Jul 15    N  vs Boston Red Sox            W   9-7    53-35   .602  1   +3.5   41,597    W. Wood          B. Stanley     
Sat, Jul 16    N  vs Boston Red Sox            L   3-4    53-36   .596  1   +2.5   36,007    F. Barrios       R. Wise        
Sun, Jul 17    D  vs Boston Red Sox            W   3-2    54-36   .600  1   +2.5   27,235    S. Stone         R. Cleveland   
Fri, Jul 22    N  at Toronto Blue Jays         W  10-3    55-36   .604  1   +2.0   33,175    W. Wood          J. Garvin      
Sat, Jul 23    D  at Toronto Blue Jays         W  10-3    56-36   .609  1   +3.0   24,263    K. Kravec        D. Lemanczyk   
Sun, Jul 24    D  at Boston Red Sox            W   9-6    57-36   .613  1   +4.0   34,490    F. Barrios       F. Jenkins     
Mon, Jul 25    N  at Boston Red Sox            W   8-7    58-36   .617  1   +4.5   27,505    S. Stone         L. Tiant       
Tue, Jul 26    N  vs Detroit Tigers            W   8-3    59-36   .621  1   +5.0   23,099    C. Knapp         D. Roberts     
Wed, Jul 27    N  vs Detroit Tigers            L   1-3    59-37   .615  1   +4.0   30,606    W. Wood          F. Arroyo      
Fri, Jul 29    N  vs Kansas City Royals        W  11-8    60-37   .619  1   +4.5   45,919    K. Kravec        A. Hassler     
Sat, Jul 30    D  vs Kansas City Royals        W   6-4    61-37   .622  1   +5.5   34,945    F. Barrios       P. Splittorff  
Sun, Jul 31 1  D  vs Kansas City Royals        W   5-4    62-37   .626                       S. Stone         M. Pattin      
Sun, Jul 31 2  D  vs Kansas City Royals        L   4-8    62-38   .620  1   +5.5   50,412    C. Knapp         D. Leonard     


Mon, Aug 01    N  vs Texas Rangers             L   6-11   62-39   .614  1   +4.5   31,234    W. Wood          G. Perry       
Tue, Aug 02    N  vs Texas Rangers             L   8-9    62-40   .608  1   +3.5   19,014    K. Kravec        D. Alexander   
Wed, Aug 03    N  vs Texas Rangers             L  10-12   62-41   .602  1   +2.5   22,672    F. Barrios       D. Ellis       
Thu, Aug 04    N  vs Texas Rangers             W   5-4    63-41   .606  1   +3.5   20,155    S. Stone         B. Blyleven    
Fri, Aug 05    N  at Kansas City Royals        L   2-12   63-42   .600  1   +2.5   38,079    C. Knapp         D. Leonard     
Sat, Aug 06    N  at Kansas City Royals        L   3-6    63-43   .594  1   +1.5   40,099    W. Wood          J. Colborn     
Sun, Aug 07    D  at Kansas City Royals        L   2-3    63-44   .589  1   +0.5   40,247    K. Kravec        M. Pattin      
Mon, Aug 08    N  vs Seattle Mariners          W   5-4    64-44   .593  1   +1.0   17,047    F. Barrios       B. Galasso     
Tue, Aug 09    N  vs Seattle Mariners          W  13-3    65-44   .596  1   +2.0   12,294    S. Stone         G. Wheelock    
Wed, Aug 10    N  vs Cleveland Indians         L   1-6    65-45   .591  1   +1.5   28,180    W. Wood          W. Garland     
Thu, Aug 11    N  vs Cleveland Indians         L   1-3    65-46   .586  1   +0.5   19,017    K. Kravec        R. Waits       
Fri, Aug 12    N  at Texas Rangers             L   7-10   65-47   .580  2    0.5   36,852    F. Barrios       D. Ellis       
Sat, Aug 13    N  at Texas Rangers             W   6-5    66-47   .584  1   +0.5   35,132    S. Stone         B. Blyleven    
Sun, Aug 14    N  at Texas Rangers             L   9-12   66-48   .579  1   +0.5   29,734    J. Kucek         N. Briles      
Mon, Aug 15    N  at New York Yankees          L   2-6    66-49   .574  2    0.5   33,902    K. Kravec        M. Torrez      
Tue, Aug 16    N  at New York Yankees          L  10-11   66-50   .569  2    0.5   29,312    F. Barrios       R. Guidry      
Fri, Aug 19    N  at Milwaukee Brewers         W   3-1    67-50   .573  1   Tied   28,402    W. Wood          J. Slaton      
Sat, Aug 20    D  at Milwaukee Brewers         L   2-4    67-51   .568  2    0.5   28,045    S. Stone         J. Augustine   
Sun, Aug 21 1  D  at Milwaukee Brewers         L   1-7    67-52   .563                       K. Kravec        M. Haas        
Sun, Aug 21 2  D  at Milwaukee Brewers         W   6-3    68-52   .567  2    1.0   27,969    S. Renko         B. Travers     
Mon, Aug 22    N  vs New York Yankees          W   5-3    69-52   .570  2    1.0   45,443    F. Barrios       E. Figueroa    
Tue, Aug 23    N  vs New York Yankees          L   3-8    69-53   .566  3    2.0   39,340    W. Wood          M. Torrez      
Wed, Aug 24    N  at Baltimore Orioles         L   5-10   69-54   .561  4    3.0   10,913    S. Stone         R. Grimsley    
Thu, Aug 25    N  at Baltimore Orioles         W   6-4    70-54   .565  2    3.0   12,673    K. Kravec        R. May         
Fri, Aug 26    N  vs Milwaukee Brewers         W   4-2    71-54   .568  2    3.0   28,221    S. Renko         M. Haas        
Sat, Aug 27    N  vs Milwaukee Brewers         W   7-6    72-54   .571  2    2.0   38,376    F. Barrios       B. Travers     
Sun, Aug 28    D  vs Milwaukee Brewers         L   1-10   72-55   .567  2    3.0   33,027    W. Wood          L. Sorensen    
Mon, Aug 29    N  at Cleveland Indians         L   2-9    72-56   .562  3    3.0    6,236    S. Stone         R. Waits       
Tue, Aug 30    N  at Cleveland Indians         W   3-1    73-56   .566  2    2.0    7,662    K. Kravec        W. Garland     


Fri, Sep 02    N  vs Baltimore Orioles         L   5-6    73-57   .562  2    4.0   24,226    S. Renko         M. Flanagan    
Sat, Sep 03    N  vs Baltimore Orioles         W   6-3    74-57   .565  2    4.0   29,144    F. Barrios       R. Grimsley    
Sun, Sep 04    D  vs Baltimore Orioles         L   5-7    74-58   .561  2    5.0   48,952    S. Stone         J. Palmer      
Mon, Sep 05 1  D  at Oakland A's               L   7-8    74-59   .556                       K. Kravec        D. Medich      
Mon, Sep 05 2  D  at Oakland A's               W   2-1    75-59   .560  2    5.5   12,067    W. Wood          P. Torrealba   
Tue, Sep 06    N  at Oakland A's               W   7-2    76-59   .563  2    5.5    2,986    C. Knapp         V. Blue        
Wed, Sep 07    N  at Oakland A's               W   5-1    77-59   .566  2    5.5    3,978    S. Renko         M. Keough      
Thu, Sep 08 1  D  at California Angels         L   0-2    77-60   .562                       F. Barrios       N. Ryan        
Thu, Sep 08 2  N  at California Angels         L   2-3    77-61   .558  2    7.0   15,045    K. Kravec        G. Nolan       
Fri, Sep 09    N  at California Angels         W   4-1    78-61   .561  2    7.0   21,308    S. Stone         K. Brett       
Sat, Sep 10    D  at California Angels         L   1-6    78-62   .557  2    8.0   10,659    W. Wood          J. Caneira     
Sun, Sep 11 1  D  at California Angels         W   6-2    79-62   .560                       C. Knapp         P. Hartzell    
Sun, Sep 11 2  D  at California Angels         L   4-5    79-63   .556  2    8.5   16,147    D. Frost         W. Simpson     
Mon, Sep 12    N  vs Minnesota Twins           W   7-3    80-63   .559  2    8.0    8,020    S. Renko         P. Redfern     
Tue, Sep 13    N  vs Minnesota Twins           W   6-1    81-63   .562  2    7.5   11,488    F. Barrios       P. Thormodsgard
Wed, Sep 14    N  vs Minnesota Twins           L   0-7    81-64   .559  2    9.0   15,633    K. Kravec        D. Goltz       
Thu, Sep 15    N  vs Minnesota Twins           L   2-7    81-65   .555  2   10.5   12,962    S. Stone         G. Zahn        
Fri, Sep 16    N  vs California Angels         L   1-4    81-66   .551  2   10.5   18,585    C. Knapp         P. Hartzell    
Sat, Sep 17    D  vs California Angels         L   3-4    81-67   .547  3   11.5   15,378    S. Renko         W. Simpson     
Sun, Sep 18 1  D  vs California Angels         W   6-3    82-67   .550                       F. Barrios       G. Nolan       
Sun, Sep 18 2  D  vs California Angels         W   7-3    83-67   .553  3   11.0   22,215    D. Frost         B. Moore       
Mon, Sep 19    N  vs Oakland A's               W   8-0    84-67   .556  3   10.5    4,401    K. Kravec        V. Blue        
Tue, Sep 20    N  vs Oakland A's               W   8-2    85-67   .559  2   10.5    5,617    S. Stone         R. Langford    
Wed, Sep 21    N  vs Oakland A's               L   6-8    85-68   .556  3   11.5    6,963    C. Knapp         P. Torrealba   
Thu, Sep 22    N  at Seattle Mariners          W   5-4    86-68   .558  3   11.0    8,211    S. Renko         P. Mitchell    
Fri, Sep 23    N  at Seattle Mariners          L   2-3    86-69   .555  3   12.0    9,731    F. Barrios       T. House       
Sat, Sep 24    N  at Seattle Mariners          W   8-3    87-69   .558  3   12.0   17,636    K. Kravec        D. Segui       
Sun, Sep 25    D  at Seattle Mariners          L   4-5    87-70   .554  3   13.5   11,589    S. Stone         D. Medich      
Tue, Sep 27    D  at Minnesota Twins           W   8-6    88-70   .557  3   11.5    2,623    C. Knapp         G. Zahn        
Wed, Sep 28    D  at Minnesota Twins           W   4-3    89-70   .560  3   10.5    3,291    S. Renko         D. Goltz       


Sat, Oct 01 1  D  vs Seattle Mariners          L   3-5    89-71   .556                       F. Barrios       T. House       
Sat, Oct 01 2  D  vs Seattle Mariners          W   6-1    90-71   .559  3   11.0    5,778    K. Kravec        M. Kekich      
Sun, Oct 02    D  vs Seattle Mariners          L   2-3    90-72   .556  3   12.0   20,953    D. Frost         G. Abbott      

* Attendance counts are based on figures announced in boxscores.


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