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1977 Cleveland Indians (MLB)

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W-L Record: 71-90 .441
Rank: 5th in American League East
Run Differential: 676-739 -63
Roster Continuity 72.68% 10/24
Manager(s): Jeff Torborg, Frank Robinson
General Manager: Phil Seghi
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Ballpark: Cleveland Stadium
Attendance: 900,365 23/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Bruce Compton (#11) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Jeff Torborg
First Base Coach: Rocky Colavito
Pitching Coach: Harvey Haddix
Third Base Coach: Joe Nossek

#1 Draft Picks

Rick Manning (#2), Ray Fosse (#7), Paul Dade (#10), Charlie Spikes (#11), Don Hood (#17)
American League East Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1977 Cleveland Indians season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    42Larry AndersenP6-3205R-R241975CLE: 1971-7-157MLB--
    25Buddy Bell3B6-3200R-R251972CLE: 1969-16-375MLB--
    22Jim BibbyP6-5235R-R321972Not draftedMLB--
    14Larvell BlanksSS-2B5-8167R-R271972ATL: 1969-3-60MLB--
    23Bruce Bochte1B-OF6-3200L-L261974CAL: 1972-2-34MLB--
    35Tom BuskeyP6-3220R-R301973Not draftedMLB--
    49Cardell CamperP6-3208R-R241977Not draftedMLB--
    9Rico CartyOF6-3200R-R371963Not draftedMLB--
    00Paul DadeOF-3B6-0195R-R251975CAL: 1970-1-10MLB--
    41Pat DobsonP6-3190R-R351967Not draftedMLB--
    15Frank DuffySS6-1180R-R301970CIN: 1967-1-6MLB--
    37Dennis EckersleyP6-2190R-R221975CLE: 1972-3-50MLB--
    39Al FitzmorrisP6-2190B-R311969Not draftedMLB--
    10Ray FosseC6-2215R-R301967CLE: 1965-1-7MLB--
    23,17Wayne GarlandP6-0195R-R261973SLN: 1969-1-1MLB--
    8Alfredo GriffinSS5-11165B-R191976Not draftedMLB--
    1Johnny GrubbOF6-3188L-R281972SDN: 1971-1-23MLB--
    44Don HoodP6-2180L-L271973BAL: 1969-1-17MLB--
    16Fred KendallC6-1190R-R281969CIN: 1967-4-68MLB--
    34Jim KernP6-5205R-R281974Not draftedMLB--
    18Duane Kuiper2B6-0175L-R271974CLE: 1972-1-21MLB--
    17Dave LaRocheP6-2200L-L291970CAL: 1967-5-86MLB--
    38Bill LaxtonP6-1190L-L291970PIT: 1966-7-135MLB--
    30John LowensteinOF6-0175L-R301970CLE: 1968-18-402MLB--
    28Rick ManningOF6-1180L-R221975CLE: 1972-1-2MLB--
    11Bill Melton3B6-2200R-R311968Not draftedMLB--
    43Sid MongeP6-2195B-L261975CAL: 1970-24-569MLB--
    27Jim NorrisOF5-10175L-L281977CLE: 1971-5-108MLB--
    26Dave Oliver2B5-11175L-R261977SLN: 1975-18-424MLB--
    13Ron PruittOF-C6-0185R-R251975TEX: 1972-2-28MLB--
    24Charlie SpikesOF6-3220R-R261972NYA: 1969-1-11MLB--
    29Andre Thornton1B6-2205R-R271973Not draftedMLB--
    36Rick WaitsP6-3195L-L251973WS2: 1970-5-112MLB--

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