1977 Montreal Expos
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record75–87 (.463)
Divisional place5th
Other information
Owner(s)Charles Bronfman
General manager(s)Charlie Fox
Manager(s)Dick Williams
Local televisionCBC Television
(Dave Van Horne, Duke Snider)
Télévision de Radio-Canada
(Jean-Pierre Roy, Guy Ferron)
Local radioCFCF (English)
(Dave Van Horne, Duke Snider)
CKAC (French)
(Claude Raymond, Jacques Doucet)
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The 1977 Montreal Expos season was the ninth season in the history of the franchise. The team finished fifth in the National League East with a record of 75–87, 26 games behind the Philadelphia Phillies. This was the first year the team played their home games in Olympic Stadium, having left Jarry Park Stadium after the 1976 season.

Offseason

Spring training

The Expos held spring training at City Island Ball Park in Daytona Beach, Florida. It was their fifth season there.

Regular season

Opening Day starters

Season standings

NL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Philadelphia Phillies 101 61 0.623 60–21 41–40
Pittsburgh Pirates 96 66 0.593 5 58–23 38–43
St. Louis Cardinals 83 79 0.512 18 52–31 31–48
Chicago Cubs 81 81 0.500 20 46–35 35–46
Montreal Expos 75 87 0.463 26 38–43 37–44
New York Mets 64 98 0.395 37 35–44 29–54

Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12]
Team ATL CHC CIN HOU LAD MON NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL
Atlanta 5–7 4–14 9–9 5–13 6–6 7–5 2–10 3–9 11–7 8–10 1–11
Chicago 7–5 7–5 6–6 6–6 10–8 9–9 6–12 7–11 7–5 9–3 7–11
Cincinnati 14–4 5–7 5–13 10–8 7–5 10–2 8–4 3–9 11–7 10–8 5–7
Houston 9–9 6–6 13–5 9–9 8–4 6–6 4–8 4–8 8–10 9–9 5–7
Los Angeles 13–5 6–6 8–10 9–9 7–5 8–4 6–6 9–3 12–6 14–4 6–6
Montreal 6–6 8–10 5–7 4–8 5–7 10–8 7–11 7–11 5–7 6–6 12–6
New York 5–7 9–9 2–10 6–6 4–8 8–10 5–13 4–14 6–6 7–5 8–10
Philadelphia 10-2 12–6 4–8 8–4 6–6 11–7 13–5 8–10 9–3 9–3 11–7
Pittsburgh 9–3 11–7 9–3 8–4 3–9 11–7 14–4 10–8 10–2 2–10 9–9
San Diego 7–11 5–7 7–11 10–8 6–12 7–5 6–6 3–9 2–10 8–10 8–4
San Francisco 10–8 3–9 8–10 9–9 4–14 6–6 5–7 3–9 10–2 10–8 7–5
St. Louis 11–1 11–7 7–5 7–5 6–6 6–12 10–8 7–11 9–9 4–8 5–7


Notable transactions

Roster

1977 Montreal Expos
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Gary Carter 154 522 148 .284 31 84
1B Tony Pérez 154 559 158 .283 19 91
2B Dave Cash 153 650 188 .289 0 43
SS Chris Speier 139 531 125 .235 5 38
3B Larry Parrish 123 402 99 .246 11 46
LF Warren Cromartie 155 620 175 .282 5 50
CF Andre Dawson 139 525 148 .282 19 65
RF Ellis Valentine 127 508 149 .293 25 76

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Del Unser 113 289 79 .273 12 40
Wayne Garrett 68 159 43 .270 2 22
Sam Mejías 74 101 23 .228 3 8
Pete Mackanin 55 85 19 .224 1 6
José Morales 65 74 15 .203 1 9
Pepe Frías 53 70 18 .257 0 5
Tim Foli 13 57 10 .175 0 3
Barry Foote 15 49 12 .245 2 8
Stan Papi 13 43 10 .233 0 4
Tim Blackwell 16 22 2 .091 0 0
Jerry White 16 21 4 .190 0 1
Mike Jorgensen 19 20 4 .200 0 0

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Steve Rogers 40 301.2 17 16 3.10 206
Wayne Twitchell 22 139 6 5 4.21 93
Stan Bahnsen 23 127.2 8 9 4.81 58
Gerry Hannahs 8 37 1 5 4.86 21

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Jackie Brown 42 185.2 9 12 4.51 89
Don Stanhouse 47 158.1 10 10 3.41 89
Santo Alcalá 32 101.2 2 6 4.69 64
Fred Holdsworth 14 42.1 3 3 3.19 21
Dan Warthen 12 35 2 3 7.97 26
Hal Dues 6 23 1 1 4.30 9
Dan Schatzeder 6 21.2 2 1 2.49 14
Larry Landreth 4 9.1 0 2 9.64 5

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Will McEnaney 69 3 5 3 3.95 38
Joe Kerrigan 66 3 5 11 3.22 43
Bill Atkinson 55 7 2 7 3.35 56
Jeff Terpko 13 0 1 0 5.66 14
Tom Walker 11 1 1 0 4.74 10

Award winners

1977 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
AAA Denver Bears American Association Jim Marshall
AA Québec Métros Eastern League Doc Edwards
A West Palm Beach Expos Florida State League Felipe Alou
A-Short Season Jamestown Expos New York–Penn League Pat Daugherty
Rookie GCL Expos Gulf Coast League Ray Bellino

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Denver

Notes

References