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1977 ATLANTA BRAVES

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Atlanta,GA
Team Record:  61-101   .377
Result:   6th in National League - West Division
Manager(s):  Dave Bristol, Ted Turner, Vern Benson
General Manager:   Bill Lucas
Stadium:  Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
Attendance:  872,464
Playoffs: Season in progress

Atlanta Braves affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Phil Niekro (38)
Youngest Player:  Joey McLaughlin (20)
Longest Tenure:  Phil Niekro (12)
Top Hitter:  Jeff Burroughs (9)
Top Pitcher:  Phil Niekro (7)
Top Draft Pick:  Tim Cole (#4)

Roster Continuity:  61.42%
National League Standings
WestWLPctGB
LA Dodgers9864.605--
Cincinnati8874.54310.0
Houston8181.50017.0
SF Giants7587.46323.0
San Diego6993.42629.0
Atlanta61101.37737.0

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
7Jeff Burroughsof9261969-1-1MLB1545799115719141114418612602068.271.362.52010003016714371167.2.278
36Gary Matthewsof-261971-5-81MLB1485558915725517642286790232113.283.362.4380243627422946.0.312
25Willie Montanez1b-of-29UDFA: 1965MLB136544701563112068113560030318.287.328.4580249582410875.7.291
13Jerry Royster3b-2b8724UDFA: 1970MLB140445649610262828103867136111.216.278.2880128491377342.4.241
22Rowland Officeof-241970-4-93MLB1244284210313153924235831439.241.282.3110133461345362.8.266
19Rod Gilbreath2b-3b-241970-3-69MLB1284074799152843394579267210.243.320.3490142463336433.5.283
14Junior Moore3b-of72241971-11-248MLB1123614194935344533291012113.260.323.3430124408298423.8.271
2Barry Bonnellof-231975-1-1MLB1003604110811014575373228317.300.367.3390122403268494.9.326
4Biff Pocorobac66231971-17-392MLB1133214693241844345727115449.290.394.4450143387249646.9.293
9Pat Rockettss-221973-1-10MLB93264276710012412273232307.254.330.303080297209283.6.286
15Darrel Chaneyss-2b-291966-2-33MLB7420922427231500174402419.201.260.297062231181131.9.239
12Tom Paciorekof-1b-301968-5-89MLB721552037803151064602031.239.262.348054164122132.8.312
29Vic Correllc-311967-9-170MLB5414416307071623223311123.208.314.403058170123194.1.217
30Brian Asselstineof-231973-1-15MLB831241226604171091001102.210.263.355044134101133.6.200
35Phil Niekrop6738UDFA: 1959MLB44109219100700015101213.174.180.18302012310600.0.200
43Cito Gastonof-33UDFA: 1964MLB5685623403211051900033.271.301.4240369368114.3.303
11Joe Nolanc-261969-2-28MLB62821323303910131201012.280.375.4270359662156.3.294
3Dale Murphyof-211974-1-5MLB187652481214010800003.316.316.5261000407656136.4.333
40Dick Ruthvenp-261973-1-1MLB254541211130021500502.267.298.400018524042.9.379
47Buzz Caprap-291969-27-625MLB4536140002003900300.111.179.111044235-1-0.7.148
17,27Andy Messersmithp-311966-1-12MLB1634242013003900200.118.189.26509393211.1.125
37Eddie Solomonp-26UDFA: 1969MLB1831240001003900100.129.206.129043528-1-0.5.182
16Craig Robinsonss-281970-11-245MLB2729461001001600000.207.233.24107302311.4.261
31Max Leonp-27UDFA: 1978MLB3319360003100000311.316.300.31606231823.1.300
45Jamie Easterlyp-241971-2-34MLB2315042001000300200.267.267.40006171323.9.333
49Preston Hannap-221972-1-11MLB1714210001003600100.071.235.0710118140-0.9.125
32Dave Campbellp-25UDFA: 1979MLB6512110001000800200.083.083.083011413-1-2.8.250
42Don Collinsp-241972-2-44MLB4011000000000600101.000.000.000001213-2-4.2.000
26Frank LaCortep-25UDFA: 1973MLB1410120002000300200.200.200.20002121000.1.286
24Mickey Mahlerp-241974-10-220MLB56131000002100100.500.625.6672000494317.9.600
50Steve Harganp-34UDFA: 1961MLB166000000000400000.000.000.0000066--.000
33Rick Campp-241974-7-149MLB546000000000300000.000.000.0000066--.000
20Larry Whisentonof-201975-2-42MLB44110001000300000.250.250.25001430-0.81.000
50Bob Johnsonp-341966-37-699MLB153010001000100000.333.333.333013203.4.500
34Duane Theissp-231975-12-282MLB171000000000100100.000.000.0000022--.000
10Rob Belloirss-281969-8-181MLB61200000000000000.000.000.0000011--.000
39Mike Daveyp-251974-2-32MLB161000000000100000.000.000.0000011--.000
20Mike Marshallp-34-MLB410100010000000001.0001.0001.00020001101--1.000
37,48Joey McLaughlinp-201974-2-29MLB31000000000100000.000.000.0000011--.000
Totals: (39 players)1625534678140421820139638825353787617508334135.254.320.3766962079620544356924.2.278

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
35Phil Niekro738UDFA: 1959MLB16204.03444320210330.1315166148261642621731.458.580.714.477.140.63.3051.09
40Dick Ruthven60261973-1-1MLB7134.2325236210151.01588671146284241.469.420.833.705.010.74.2921.13
47Buzz Capra51291969-27-625MLB6115.3645160070139.114288832880100701.599.171.815.176.460.80.2770.66
17,27Andy Messersmith-311966-1-12MLB544.4016161000102.11015450123969501.378.881.063.436.070.57.2830.98
32Dave Campbell4725UDFA: 1979MLB063.0565000311388.278323073342301.257.920.713.354.260.79.2560.53
37Eddie Solomon-26UDFA: 1969MLB664.571816000088.21106445103454321.6211.171.023.455.480.63.3370.91
31Max Leon-27UDFA: 1978MLB443.973190011181.289423692544111.409.810.992.764.850.57.3021.37
33Rick Camp55241974-7-149MLB634.0054000341078.289473564751821.7310.180.695.385.830.92.3231.54
42Don Collins-241972-2-44MLB395.09406008270.282434084127331.7410.441.025.223.441.52.3101.15
49Preston Hanna-221972-1-11MLB264.95179102160.069403363437501.7210.350.905.105.550.92.3171.54
45Jamie Easterly-241971-2-34MLB246.14225006158.272464053037001.7411.050.774.605.680.81.3421.96
26Frank LaCorte-25UDFA: 1973MLB1811.68147001037.0675148102928002.5916.302.437.056.811.04.4321.08
50Steve Hargan-34UDFA: 1961MLB036.87165003036.249312831618611.7712.030.743.934.420.89.3541.42
24Mickey Mahler-241974-10-220MLB126.2655000023.03119164914101.7412.131.573.525.480.64.3510.93
50Bob Johnson-341966-37-699MLB017.25150005022.124181871416101.709.672.825.646.450.88.2580.66
34Duane Theiss-231975-12-282MLB116.53170007020.22616151167002.0311.320.446.973.052.29.3621.65
38Steve Kline-291966-7-130MLB006.64160007120.121151541210131.629.301.775.314.431.20.2541.00
39Mike Davey-251974-2-32MLB005.06160007216.01999197101.7510.690.565.063.941.29.3270.95
20Mike Marshall-34-MLB109.004000006.01266126002.3318.001.503.009.000.33.4782.00
37,48Joey McLaughlin-201974-2-29MLB0015.003200106.0101010330002.1715.004.504.500.00--.3041.50
37Mike Beard-271971-1-18MLB009.644000204.214115321003.4327.005.793.861.932.00.4071.29
30Larry Bradford-271973-19-442MLB003.372000002.2311101001.1210.123.370.003.370.00.2222.50
Totals: (39 players)611014.87162162284134311,445158189578213970191564191.349.841.054.375.700.77.313 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Biff PocorobaC1005427878.9890.00 
Vic CorrellC492473882.9730.00 
Joe NolanC19807021.0000.00 
Dale MurphyC181141162.9540.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Willie Montanez1B1341129701088.9920.00 
Tom Paciorek1B3223616420.9840.00 
Cito Gaston1B530412.9710.00 
Rowland Office1B110001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Rod Gilbreath2B1222773051361.9780.00 
Jerry Royster2B387685714.9580.00 
Darrel Chaney2B244066413.9640.00 
Junior Moore2B10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Junior Moore3B104861891710.9420.00 
Jerry Royster3B56467666.9530.00 
Barry Bonnell3B32226260.9330.00 
Rod Gilbreath3B103001.0000.00 
Tom Paciorek3B10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Pat RockettSS841522092338.9400.00 
Jerry RoysterSS51601061520.9170.00 
Darrel ChaneySS4173116417.9790.00 
Craig RobinsonSS232627061.0000.00 
Rob BelloirSS312001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Jeff BurroughsOF154249973.9740.00 
Gary MatthewsOF14526211101.9650.00 
Rowland OfficeOF104249833.9880.00 
Barry BonnellOF75181321.9890.00 
Brian AsselstineOF3557110.9830.00 
Cito GastonOF9140001.0000.00 
Tom PaciorekOF912010.9230.00 
Jerry RoysterOF10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Dave CampbellP65880910.9000.92 
Rick CampP547841021.8751.61 
Buzz CapraP4513961811.9601.55 
Phil NiekroP443302051051.0001.94 
Don CollinsP407017001.0001.03 
Max LeonP318191210.9552.33 
Dick RuthvenP25151101651.8391.55 
Jamie EasterlyP22582310.8330.77 
Eddie SolomonP188851210.9441.73 
Preston HannaP176021830.8703.00 
Duane TheissP172023001.0002.23 
Mike DaveyP161631001.0002.25 
Steve HarganP163631110.9333.48 
Steve KlineP16200210.6670.90 
Andy MessersmithP1610251521.9091.76 
Bob JohnsonP152201001.0000.41 
Frank LaCorteP143726001.0001.95 
Mickey MahlerP5230311.7501.17 
Mike BeardP4401001.0002.14 
Mike MarshallP460000.0000.00 
Joey McLaughlinP3603001.0004.50 
Larry BradfordP2201001.0004.09 


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