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1977 Cleveland IndiansSeason Roster
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Wayne Garland played for the 1977 Cleveland Indians
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameIndians
LocationCleveland,Ohio
Record71-90 (5th in American League East)League Rank10thMLB Rank19th
BallparkCleveland Stadium
ManagerFrank Robinson,Jeff TorborgGeneral ManagerPhil Seghi
CoachesRocky Colavito (First Base Coach), Harvey Haddix (Pitching Coach), Joe Nossek (Third Base Coach), Jeff Torborg (Bullpen Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickBruce Compton (#11)
Attendance900,365 (Rank: 23rd)
Minor League AffiliatesToledo Mud Hens (AAA) 56-84 ... Jersey City Indians (AA) 40-97 ... Waterloo Indians (A) 80-58 ... Batavia Trojans (A-) 42-28 ...
Years Available1879-2019

Team History -- 1977 Statistics -- 1977 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 

The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1977 Cleveland Indians.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1977 baseball season.

1977 Cleveland Indians Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
42Larry AndersenP6-3 205 R-R 1953-05-06 24Portland,Oregon MLB1971-19951975-1994Interlake (Bellevue,WA)Bellevue CC
1971- 7- 157-CLE
 
25Buddy Bell3B6-3 200 R-R 1951-08-27 25Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1969-19891972-1989Archbishop Moeller (Cincinnati,OH)Miami U., Xavier U.
1969-16- 375-CLE
 
22Jim BibbyP6-5 235 R-R 1944-10-29 32Franklinton,North Carolina MLB1965-19841972-1984Franklinton (Franklinton,NC)Fayetteville St
1965-   UDFA-NYN
 
14Larvell BlanksSS5-8 167 R-R 1950-01-28 27Del Rio,Texas MLB1969-19801972-1980San Felipe (Del Rio,TX)
1969- 3-  60-ATL
 
23Bruce BochteOF6-3 200 L-L 1950-11-12 26Pasadena,California MLB1972-19861974-1986Arcadia (Arcadia,CA)Santa Clara U.
1972- 2-  34-CAL
 
35Tom BuskeyP6-3 220 R-R 1947-02-20 30Harrisburg,Pennsylvania MLB1967-19801973-1980   North Carolina
1969-   UDFA-PHI
 
49Cardell CamperP6-3 208 R-R 1952-07-06 24Boley,Oklahoma MLB1973-19791977-1977Agua Fria (Avondale,AZ)Glendale CC
1973-   UDFA-SLN
 
9Rico CartyDH6-3 200 R-R 1939-09-01 37San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB1960-19791963-1979  
1959-   UDFA-MLB
 
00Paul DadeOF6-0 195 R-R 1951-12-07 25Seattle,Washington MLB1970-19821975-1980Nathan Hale (Seattle,WA)
1970- 1-  10-CAL
 
41Pat DobsonP6-3 190 R-R 1942-02-12 35Depew,New York MLB1960-20061967-1977Lancaster (Lancaster,NY)
1959-   UDFA-DET
 
15Frank DuffySS6-1 180 R-R 1946-10-14 30Oakland,California MLB1967-19791970-1979Turlock (Turlock,CA)Stanford U.
1967- 1-   6-CIN
 
37Dennis EckersleyP6-2 190 R-R 1954-10-03 22Oakland,California MLB1972-19981975-1998Washington (Fremont,CA)
1972- 3-  50-CLE
 
39Al FitzmorrisP6-2 190 B-R 1946-03-21 31Buffalo,New York MLB1965-19791969-1978Madison (San Diego,CA)
1965-   UDFA-CHA
 
10Ray FosseC6-2 215 R-R 1947-04-04 30Marion,Illinois MLB1965-19791967-1979Marion (Marion,IL)
1965- 1-   7-CLE
 
23,17Wayne GarlandP6-0 195 R-R 1950-10-26 26Nashville,Tennessee MLB1969-19821973-1981Cohn (Nashville,TN)Gulf Coast St
1969- 1-   1-SLN
 
8Alfredo GriffinSS5-11 165 B-R 1957-10-06 19Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1974-19931976-1993  
1973-   UDFA-CLE
 
1Johnny GrubbOF6-3 188 L-R 1948-08-04 28Richmond,Virginia MLB1970-19881972-1987Meadowbrook (Richmond,VA)Florida St, State Col Florida Manatee-Sarasota
1971- 1-  23-SDN
 
44Don HoodP6-2 180 L-L 1949-10-16 27Florence,South Carolina MLB1969-19831973-1983Southside (Florence,SC)
1969- 1-  17-BAL
 
16Fred KendallC6-1 190 R-R 1949-01-31 28Torrance,California MLB1967-19801969-1980Torrance (Torrance,CA)
1967- 4-  68-CIN
 
34Jim KernP6-5 205 R-R 1949-03-15 28Gladwin,Michigan MLB1968-19861974-1986  
1967-   UDFA-CLE
 
18Duane Kuiper2B6-0 175 L-R 1950-06-19 27Racine,Wisconsin MLB1971-19851974-1985Case (Racine,WI)So.Illinois U., Indian Hills CC-Centerville
1972- 1-  21-CLE
 
17Dave LaRocheP6-2 200 L-L 1948-05-14 29Colorado Springs,Colorado MLB1968-19831970-1983West Torrance (Torrance,CA)
1967- 5-  86-CAL
 
38Bill LaxtonP6-1 190 L-L 1948-01-05 29Camden,New Jersey MLB1966-19781970-1977Audubon (Audubon,NJ)
1966- 7- 135-PIT
 
30John LowensteinOF6-0 175 L-R 1947-01-27 30Wolf Point,Montana MLB1968-19851970-1985Norte Vista (Riverside,CA)California-Riverside
1968-18- 402-CLE
 
28Rick ManningOF6-1 180 L-R 1954-09-02 22Niagara Falls,New York MLB1972-19871975-1987LaSalle (Niagara Falls,NY)
1972- 1-   2-CLE
 
11Bill Melton1B-DH6-2 200 R-R 1945-07-07 31Gulfport,Mississippi MLB1964-19771968-1977Duarte (Duarte,CA)
1964-   UDFA-CHA
 
43Sid MongeP6-2 195 B-L 1951-04-11 26Agua Prieta,Mexico MLB1970-19851975-1984Brawley Union (Brawley,CA)
1970-24- 569-CAL
 
27Jim NorrisOF5-10 175 L-L 1948-12-20 28Brooklyn,New York MLB1968-19811977-1980Seaford (Seaford,NY)Maryland
1971- 5- 108-CLE
 
26Dave Oliver2B5-11 175 L-R 1951-04-07 26Stockton,California MLB1971-19801977-1977Franklin (Stockton,CA)Cal Poly
1975-18- 424-SLN
 
13Ron PruittOF6-0 185 R-R 1951-10-21 25Flint,Michigan MLB1972-19831975-1983Flint Central (Flint,MI)Michigan St
1972- 2-  28-TEX
 
24Charlie SpikesOF6-3 220 R-R 1951-01-23 26Bogalusa,Louisiana MLB1969-19801972-1980Central Memorial (Bogalusa,LA)
1969- 1-  11-NYA
 
29Andre Thornton1B6-2 205 R-R 1949-08-13 27Tuskegee,Alabama MLB1967-19871973-1987Phoenixville Area (Phoenixville,PA)
1967-   UDFA-PHI
 
36Rick WaitsP6-3 195 L-L 1952-05-15 25Atlanta,Georgia MLB1970-19861973-1985Therrell (Atlanta,GA)
1970- 5- 112-WS2
 
33 Players