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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:  -

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

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
30Brian AsselstineOFMLB6-1175LeftRight9/23/195323Santa Barbara,California1973115ATL

37Mike BeardPMLB6-1185LeftLeft6/21/195027Little Rock,Arkansas1971118ATL
10Rob BelloirSSMLB5-10155RightRight7/13/194828Heidelberg,Germany19698181CLE
2Barry BonnellOFMLB6-3200RightRight10/27/195323Milford,Ohio197511PHI
30Larry BradfordPMLB6-1200RightLeft12/21/194927Chicago,Illinois197319442ATL
7Jeff BurroughsOFMLB6-1200RightRight3/7/195126Long Beach,California196911Wa2
33Rick CampPMLB6-0198RightRight6/10/195324Trion,Georgia19747149ATL
32Dave CampbellPMLB6-3210RightRight9/3/195125Princeton,Indiana1979UDFA MTL
47Buzz CapraPMLB5-10168RightRight10/1/194729Chicago,Illinois196927625NYM
15Darrel ChaneySS-2BMLB6-1190BothRight3/9/194829Hammond,Indiana1966233CIN
42Don CollinsPMLB6-2195RightLeft9/15/195224Lyons,Georgia1972244CLE
29Vic CorrellCMLB5-10185RightRight2/5/194631Washington,DC19679170CLE
39Mike DaveyPMLB6-2190RightLeft6/2/195225Spokane,Washington1974232ATL
45Jamie EasterlyPMLB5-9180LeftLeft2/17/195324Houston,Texas1971234ATL
43Cito GastonOFMLB6-4210RightRight3/17/194433San Antonio,Texas1964UDFA Mbr
19Rod Gilbreath2B-3BMLB6-2185RightRight9/24/195224Laurel,Mississippi1970369ATL
49Preston HannaPMLB6-1195RightRight9/10/195422Pensacola,Florida1972111ATL
50Steve HarganPMLB6-3180RightRight9/8/194234Fort Wayne,Indiana1961UDFA CLE
50Bob JohnsonPMLB6-4220LeftRight4/25/194334Aurora,Illinois196637699LAD
38Steve KlinePMLB6-3205RightRight10/6/194729Wenatchee,Washington19667130NYY
26Frank LaCortePMLB6-1180RightRight10/13/195125San Jose,California1973UDFA ATL
31Max LeonPMLB6-0170RightRight2/4/195027Pozo Hondo,Mexico1978UDFA ATL
24Mickey MahlerPMLB6-3189BothLeft7/30/195224Montgomery,Alabama197410220ATL
20Mike MarshallPMLB5-10180RightRight1/15/194334Adrian,MichiganUDFA 
36Gary MatthewsOFMLB6-3205RightRight7/5/195026San Fernando,California1971581STL
37,48Joey McLaughlinPMLB6-2205RightRight7/11/195620Tulsa,Oklahoma1974229ATL
17,27Andy MessersmithPMLB6-1200RightRight8/6/194531Toms River,New Jersey1966112CAL
25Willie Montanez1B-OFMLB6-1193LeftLeft4/1/194829Catano,Puerto Rico1965UDFA STL
14Junior Moore3B-OFMLB5-11185RightRight1/25/195324Waskom,Texas197111248ATL
3Dale MurphyOFMLB6-5215RightRight3/12/195621Portland,Oregon197415ATL
35Phil NiekroPMLB6-1180RightRight4/1/193938Blaine,Ohio1959UDFA Mbr
11Joe NolanCMLB6-0190LeftRight5/12/195126St. Louis,Missouri1969228NYM
22Rowland OfficeOFMLB6-0170LeftLeft10/25/195224Sacramento,California1970493ATL
12Tom PaciorekOF-1BMLB6-4215RightRight11/2/194630Detroit,Michigan1968589LAD
4Biff PocorobaCMLB5-10180BothRight7/25/195323Burbank,California197117392ATL
16Craig RobinsonSSMLB5-10165RightRight8/21/194828Abington,Pennsylvania197011245PHI
9Pat RockettSSMLB5-11170RightRight1/9/195522San Antonio,Texas1973110ATL
13Jerry Royster3B-2BMLB6-0165RightRight10/18/195224Sacramento,California1970UDFA LAD
40Dick RuthvenPMLB6-3190RightRight3/27/195126Sacramento,California197311PHI
37Eddie SolomonPMLB6-3190RightRight2/9/195126Perry,Georgia1969UDFA LAD
34Duane TheissPMLB6-3185RightRight11/20/195323Zanesville,Ohio197512282ATL
20Larry WhisentonOFMLB6-1190LeftLeft7/3/195620St. Louis,Missouri1975242ATL
Team PersonnelPosition 
Vern BensonManager 
Dave BristolManager 
Chris CannizzaroBullpen Coach 
Skip CarayBroadcaster 
Eddie HaasFirst Base Coach 
Chuck HarmonScout 
Ernie Johnson SrBroadcaster 
Bill LucasGeneral Manager 
Johnny SainPitching Coach 
Ted TurnerManager 
Pete Van WierenBroadcaster 


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