1977 Philadelphia Phillies
1977 National League East Championship
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)R. R. M. "Ruly" Carpenter III
General manager(s)Paul Owens
Manager(s)Danny Ozark
Local televisionWPHL-TV
Local radioKYW
(Harry Kalas, Richie Ashburn, Andy Musser)
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The 1977 Philadelphia Phillies season was the 95th season in the history of the franchise. The Phillies won their second consecutive National League East division title with a record of 101–61, five games over the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Phillies lost the NLCS to the Los Angeles Dodgers, three games to one. The Phillies were managed by Danny Ozark, as they played their home games at Veterans Stadium.

Offseason

Regular season

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

Draft picks

1977 game log

Legend
  Phillies win
  Phillies loss
  Postponement
Bold Phillies team member
1977 Game Log[7]
Overall Record: 101–61
April (7–9)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
1 April 9 Expos 3–4 Jackie Brown (1–0) Steve Carlton (0–1) None 43,367 0–1
2 April 10 Expos 8–9 Bill Atkinson (1–0) Gene Garber (0–1) Joe Kerrigan (1) 14,354 0–2
3 April 11 Cubs 2–6 Bill Bonham (1–0) Wayne Twitchell (0–1) None 17,578 0–3
4 April 13 Cubs 1–3 Ray Burris (1–1) Randy Lerch (0–1) Bruce Sutter (2) 16,434 0–4
5 April 15 @ Expos 7–2 Steve Carlton (1–1) Don Stanhouse (0–1) None 57,592 1–4
6 April 16 @ Expos 3–4 Gerry Hannahs (1–0) Larry Christenson (0–1) Bill Atkinson (1) 18,361 1–5
7 April 17 @ Expos 1–2 Will McEnaney (1–1) Gene Garber (0–2) None 29,115 1–6
8 April 18 @ Cubs 3–1 Randy Lerch (1–1) Ray Burris (1–2) Ron Reed (1) 3,777 2–6
9 April 19 @ Cubs 7–5 Larry Christenson (1–1) Mike Krukow (0–1) Gene Garber (1) 2,413 3–6
April 20 @ Cubs Postponed (rain);[8] Makeup: August 14 as a traditional double-header
10 April 22 Cardinals 1–10 John Denny (4–0) Wayne Twitchell (0–2) None 26,430 3–7
11 April 23 Cardinals 11–1 Randy Lerch (2–1) Bob Forsch (3–1) None 27,642 4–7
12 April 24 Cardinals 6–3 Steve Carlton (2–1) Pete Falcone (0–3) None 40,186 5–7
13 April 26 @ Pirates 0–5 John Candelaria (2–0) Larry Christenson (1–2) Rich Gossage (2) 6,726 5–8
14 April 27 @ Pirates 3–7 Bruce Kison (2–1) Wayne Twitchell (0–3) None 7,054 5–9
15 April 29 @ Giants 6–5 Steve Carlton (3–1) Jim Barr (3–2) Ron Reed (2) 4,440 6–9
16 April 30 @ Giants 6–4 Randy Lerch (3–1) Ed Halicki (2–2) Ron Reed (3) 6,216 7–9
May (18–10)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
17 May 1 @ Giants 7–2 Larry Christenson (2–2) Lynn McGlothen (0–3) None 16,272 8–9
18 May 2 @ Padres 3–4 Rollie Fingers (3–1) Ron Reed (0–1) None 16,112 8–10
19 May 3 @ Padres 8–7 (10) Gene Garber (1–2) Victor Bernal (1–1) None 7,942 9–10
20 May 4 @ Padres 1–4 Randy Jones (2–4) Jim Kaat (0–1) None 10,021 9–11
21 May 5 @ Padres 8–5 Randy Lerch (4–1) Bob Shirley (2–4) Gene Garber (2) 7,810 10–11
22 May 6 @ Dodgers 3–9 Don Sutton (4–0) Larry Christenson (2–3) None 51,368 10–12
23 May 7 @ Dodgers 7–4 (13) Tom Underwood (1–0) Al Downing (0–1) None 38,910 11–12
May 8 @ Dodgers Postponed (rain);[9] Makeup: May 9
May 9 @ Dodgers Postponed (wet grounds);[10] Makeup: July 26 as a traditional double-header
24 May 10 Giants 3–0 Steve Carlton (4–1) Terry Cornutt (0–1) None 16,121 12–12
25 May 11 Giants 2–4 Lynn McGlothen (2–3) Randy Lerch (4–2) None 18,482 12–13
26 May 12 Giants 3–0 Larry Christenson (3–3) John Montefusco (2–5) None 23,103 13–13
27 May 13 Padres 5–4 Ron Reed (1–1) Dave Tomlin (0–1) Gene Garber (3) 23,655 14–13
28 May 14 Padres 9–5 Tom Underwood (2–0) Brent Strom (0–2) Gene Garber (4) 26,609 15–13
29 May 15 Padres 6–3 Steve Carlton (5–1) Randy Jones (3–5) None 46,141 16–13
30 May 16 Dodgers 10–6 Randy Lerch (5–2) Tommy John (3–2) Ron Reed (4) 28,036 17–13
31 May 17 Dodgers 4–6 Don Sutton (6–0) Larry Christenson (3–4) Charlie Hough (10) 30,292 17–14
32 May 18 Dodgers 4–6 Rick Rhoden (6–1) Wayne Twitchell (0–4) Charlie Hough (11) 30,132 17–15
33 May 19 @ Astros 2–3 Joaquín Andújar (3–3) Gene Garber (1–3) Joe Sambito (1) 5,605 17–16
34 May 20 @ Astros 2–5 J. R. Richard (3–4) Steve Carlton (5–2) None 8,892 17–17
35 May 21 @ Astros 7–4 Ron Reed (2–1) Dan Larson (0–2) None 21,154 18–17
36 May 22 @ Astros 6–3 Larry Christenson (4–4) Floyd Bannister (1–4) Warren Brusstar (1) 8,624 19–17
37 May 24 @ Cardinals 5–8 Bob Forsch (7–1) Jim Kaat (0–2) Al Hrabosky (5) 11,415 19–18
38 May 25 @ Cardinals 2–1 Steve Carlton (6–2) Pete Falcone (1–5) Tom Underwood (1) 12,401 20–18
39 May 26 @ Cardinals 3–4 (10) Butch Metzger (1–0) Ron Reed (2–2) None 16,450 20–19
40 May 27 Mets 5–4 Gene Garber (2–3) Skip Lockwood (0–2) None 28,365 21–19
41 May 28 Mets 4–2 (10) Ron Reed (3–2) Skip Lockwood (0–3) None 31,234 22–19
42 May 29 Mets 7–6 Jim Kaat (1–2) Jon Matlack (3–6) Gene Garber (5) 43,279 23–19
43 May 30 Pirates 6–4 Steve Carlton (7–2) Bruce Kison (3–3) None 32,253 24–19
44 May 31 Pirates 6–5 Ron Reed (4–2) Kent Tekulve (3–1) None 23,731 25–19
June (15–13)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
45 June 1 Pirates 0–3 (8) John Candelaria (7–1) Larry Christenson (4–5) None 28,234 25–20
46 June 3 @ Mets 1–0 Jim Lonborg (1–0) Jon Matlack (3–7) Ron Reed (5) 20,013 26–20
47 June 4 @ Mets 0–2 Nino Espinosa (3–4) Steve Carlton (7–3) Skip Lockwood (7) 16,460 26–21
48 June 5 (1) @ Mets 5–6 (10) Bob Apodaca (1–2) Tom Underwood (2–1) None see 2nd game 26–22
49 June 5 (2) @ Mets 2–3 Craig Swan (3–4) Jim Kaat (1–3) Skip Lockwood (8) 30,867 26–23
50 June 6 Astros 9–5 (6) Larry Christenson (5–5) Bo McLaughlin (1–3) Warren Brusstar (2) 17,326 27–23
51 June 7 Astros 9–8 Tom Underwood (3–1) Joe Niekro (0–1) Gene Garber (6) 25,226 28–23
52 June 8 Astros 3–2 Steve Carlton (8–3) Mark Lemongello (1–9) None 23,388 29–23
53 June 9 @ Braves 0–3 Phil Niekro (4–8) Jim Kaat (1–4) None 6,791 29–24
54 June 10 @ Braves 7–5 Ron Reed (5–2) Dave Campbell (0–2) Gene Garber (7) 9,274 30–24
55 June 11 @ Braves 13–10 Warren Brusstar (1–0) Buzz Capra (1–6) Gene Garber (8) 12,760 31–24
56 June 12 @ Braves 3–5 Rick Camp (4–1) Gene Garber (2–4) None 15,716 31–25
57 June 13 @ Reds 4–5 Pedro Borbón (2–3) Wayne Twitchell (0–5) None 27,147 31–26
58 June 14 @ Reds 2–3 Fred Norman (7–2) Jim Kaat (1–5) None 30,036 31–27
59 June 15 @ Reds 7–8 (10) Pedro Borbón (3–3) Tom Underwood (3–2) None 31,214 31–28
60 June 17 Braves 11–5 Larry Christenson (6–5) Andy Messersmith (4–3) Ron Reed (6) 37,143 32–28
61 June 18 Braves 8–5 (12) Tug McGraw (1–0) Frank LaCorte (1–7) None 32,016 33–28
62 June 19 Braves 4–2 Steve Carlton (9–3) Steve Hargan (2–4) None 40,126 34–28
63 June 20 Reds 10–4 Jim Kaat (2–5) Fred Norman (7–3) None 38,121 35–28
64 June 21 Reds 5–10 Pedro Borbón (4–3) Warren Brusstar (1–1) None 45,091 35–29
65 June 22 Reds 15–9 Tug McGraw (2–0) Tom Hume (0–3) None 47,148 36–29
66 June 24 @ Cardinals 1–7 Eric Rasmussen (6–8) Jim Lonborg (1–1) None 17,885 36–30
67 June 25 @ Cardinals 2–3 Bob Forsch (9–4) Steve Carlton (9–4) Rawly Eastwick (8) 33,244 36–31
68 June 26 @ Cardinals 2–0 Jim Kaat (3–5) Larry Dierker (1–4) Gene Garber (9) 31,167 37–31
69 June 27 @ Mets 4–2 Tug McGraw (3–0) Skip Lockwood (1–4) None 17,800 38–31
70 June 28 @ Mets 3–1 Ron Reed (6–2) Rick Baldwin (1–1) Tug McGraw (1) 13,913 39–31
71 June 29 @ Mets 3–5 Jerry Koosman (6–8) Jim Lonborg (1–2) Skip Lockwood (11) 12,434 39–32
72 June 30 Pirates 8–1 Steve Carlton (10–4) Odell Jones (2–3) None 36,162 40–32
July (19–11)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
73 July 1 Pirates 7–6 (14) Gene Garber (3–4) Grant Jackson (0–3) None 34,640 41–32
74 July 2 Pirates 4–3 Warren Brusstar (2–1) Jerry Reuss (3–9) Ron Reed (7) 41,828 42–32
75 July 3 Pirates 11–7 Larry Christenson (7–5) Bruce Kison (6–4) None 28,555 43–32
76 July 4 Mets 3–1 Jim Lonborg (2–2) Jerry Koosman (6–9) Ron Reed (8) 63,283 44–32
77 July 5 Mets 12–1 Steve Carlton (11–4) Pat Zachry (3–9) None 23,344 45–32
78 July 6 Mets 5–3 Gene Garber (4–4) Jon Matlack (3–11) Tug McGraw (2) 23,185 46–32
79 July 7 Mets 6–4 Warren Brusstar (3–1) Nino Espinosa (4–7) Ron Reed (9) 27,492 47–32
80 July 8 @ Pirates 7–8 Rich Gossage (7–5) Warren Brusstar (3–2) None 25,200 47–33
81 July 9 @ Pirates 8–9 (12) Terry Forster (2–2) Gene Garber (4–5) None 19,144 47–34
82 July 10 (1) @ Pirates 1–5 Jerry Reuss (4–9) Jim Lonborg (2–3) None see 2nd game 47–35
83 July 10 (2) @ Pirates 10–12 Grant Jackson (1–3) Ron Reed (6–3) Rich Gossage (15) 39,042 47–36
84 July 12 Cardinals 5–4 Randy Lerch (6–2) Rawly Eastwick (3–5) None 32,618 48–36
85 July 13 Cardinals 5–2 Steve Carlton (12–4) Tom Underwood (5–5) Tug McGraw (3) 36,828 49–36
86 July 14 Cardinals 6–7 (11) Rawly Eastwick (4–5) Tug McGraw (3–1) Al Hrabosky (7) 33,601 49–37
87 July 15 (1) Cubs 4–2 Larry Christenson (8–5) Bill Bonham (9–9) Tug McGraw (4) see 2nd game 50–37
88 July 15 (2) Cubs 9–2 Jim Lonborg (3–3) Mike Krukow (7–7) None 61,177 51–37
89 July 16 Cubs 8–9 Pete Broberg (1–0) Ron Reed (6–4) Bruce Sutter (24) 35,095 51–38
90 July 17 Cubs 4–2 Steve Carlton (13–4) Ray Burris (10–9) Tug McGraw (5) 36,338 52–38
July 19 1977 Major League Baseball All-Star Game at Yankee Stadium in New York City
91 July 21 @ Giants 9–6 Jim Lonborg (4–3) Charlie Williams (4–3) Gene Garber (10) 5,771 53–38
92 July 22 @ Giants 2–6 John Montefusco (3–8) Steve Carlton (13–5) Gary Lavelle (14) 6,064 53–39
93 July 23 @ Giants 6–3 Larry Christenson (9–5) Bob Knepper (4–4) Tug McGraw (6) 7,958 54–39
94 July 24 @ Padres 7–4 Jim Kaat (4–5) Bob Owchinko (3–6) Ron Reed (10) 12,695 55–39
95 July 25 @ Padres 6–4 (12) Tug McGraw (4–1) Dan Spillner (5–1) None 10,999 56–39
96 July 26 (1) @ Dodgers 1–5 Rick Rhoden (11–7) Steve Carlton (13–6) Mike Garman (4) see 2nd game 56–40
97 July 26 (2) @ Dodgers 5–1 Jim Lonborg (5–3) Burt Hooton (8–5) None 47,966 57–40
98 July 27 @ Dodgers 5–7 Lance Rautzhan (1–0) Tug McGraw (4–2) Mike Garman (5) 38,571 57–41
99 July 28 @ Dodgers 1–2 Tommy John (11–4) Jim Kaat (4–6) None 33,260 57–42
100 July 29 Giants 0–7 Jim Barr (10–7) Randy Lerch (6–3) None 32,449 57–43
101 July 30 Giants 9–3 Steve Carlton (14–6) Lynn McGlothen (2–8) Gene Garber (11) 35,197 58–43
102 July 31 Giants 5–4 Tug McGraw (5–2) Gary Lavelle (6–5) Ron Reed (11) 42,013 59–43
August (22–7)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
103 August 2 Padres 2–4 Bob Owchinko (4–7) Jim Kaat (4–7) Rollie Fingers (23) 30,204 59–44
104 August 3 Padres 8–1 Steve Carlton (15–6) Bob Shirley (6–13) None 27,053 60–44
105 August 4 Padres 2–1 (10) Tug McGraw (6–2) Dan Spillner (5–3) None 34,868 61–44
106 August 5 Dodgers 8–3 Gene Garber (5–5) Lance Rautzhan (1–1) None 47,574 62–44
107 August 6 Dodgers 1–0 Gene Garber (6–5) Burt Hooton (9–6) None 50,111 63–44
108 August 7 Dodgers 3–1 Steve Carlton (16–6) Don Sutton (10–6) None 40,628 64–44
109 August 10 (1) Expos 6–1 Larry Christenson (10–5) Steve Rogers (12–11) None see 2nd game 65–44
110 August 10 (2) Expos 6–1 Jim Lonborg (6–3) Santo Alcalá (3–7) None 46,664 66–44
111 August 11 Expos 10–5 Jim Kaat (5–7) Jackie Brown (8–10) Gene Garber (12) 30,267 67–44
112 August 12 @ Cubs 10–3 Steve Carlton (17–6) Rick Reuschel (15–5) None 28,849 68–44
113 August 13 @ Cubs 10–7 (11) Ron Reed (7–4) Dave Giusti (3–4) Gene Garber (13) 27,126 69–44
114 August 14 (1) @ Cubs 10–2 Larry Christenson (11–5) Mike Krukow (7–5) None see 2nd game 70–44
115 August 14 (2) @ Cubs 4–2 Jim Lonborg (7–3) Steve Renko (2–2) Ron Reed (12) 33,351 71–44
116 August 16 @ Expos 7–5 Warren Brusstar (4–2) Joe Kerrigan (2–4) Gene Garber (14) 15,234 72–44
117 August 17 @ Expos 0–13 Stan Bahnsen (8–7) Steve Carlton (17–7) None 22,398 72–45
118 August 18 @ Expos 8–3 Jim Lonborg (8–3) Wayne Twitchell (2–9) None 18,296 73–45
119 August 19 Astros 9–5 Larry Christenson (12–5) Joe Niekro (8–5) None 46,266 74–45
120 August 20 Astros 5–4 Tug McGraw (7–2) Bo McLaughlin (3–6) None 47,048 75–45
121 August 21 Astros 7–3 Steve Carlton (18–7) Mark Lemongello (5–14) None 46,852 76–45
122 August 22 @ Braves 5–4 Jim Lonborg (9–3) Preston Hanna (0–2) Ron Reed (13) 5,711 77–45
123 August 23 @ Braves 3–2 Randy Lerch (7–3) Phil Niekro (12–16) Tug McGraw (7) 5,972 78–45
124 August 24 @ Astros 1–3 Joe Niekro (9–5) Larry Christenson (12–6) None 13,098 78–46
125 August 25 @ Astros 5–6 Gene Pentz (4–2) Ron Reed (7–5) Bo McLaughlin (5) 11,802 78–47
126 August 26 @ Reds 2–4 Tom Seaver (15–5) Steve Carlton (18–8) None 46,079 78–48
127 August 27 @ Reds 5–6 Jack Billingham (10–10) Tug McGraw (7–3) None 46,139 78–49
128 August 28 @ Reds 0–9 Paul Moskau (4–4) Randy Lerch (7–4) None 43,512 78–50
129 August 29 Braves 3–2 (14) Gene Garber (7–5) Steve Hargan (2–6) None 36,263 79–50
130 August 30 Braves 11–2 Jim Kaat (6–7) Preston Hanna (1–3) None 32,278 80–50
131 August 31 Braves 6–1 Steve Carlton (19–8) Phil Niekro (13–17) None 29,102 81–50
September (19–10)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
132 September 2 Reds 3–0 Jim Lonborg (10–3) Mario Soto (2–4) None 47,732 82–50
133 September 3 Reds 9–3 Larry Christenson (13–6) Paul Moskau (4–5) None 55,062 83–50
134 September 4 Reds 2–5 Fred Norman (14–10) Jim Kaat (6–8) None 40,051 83–51
135 September 5 (1) @ Pirates 1–3 John Candelaria (16–4) Randy Lerch (7–5) Rich Gossage (19) see 2nd game 83–52
136 September 5 (2) @ Pirates 11–1 Steve Carlton (20–8) Bruce Kison (7–8) None 40,423 84–52
137 September 6 @ Pirates 4–5 (11) Rich Gossage (10–9) Gene Garber (7–6) None 15,136 84–53
138 September 7 @ Mets 6–2 Larry Christenson (14–6) Pat Zachry (8–13) None 7,783 85–53
139 September 8 @ Mets 8–2 Gene Garber (8–6) Nino Espinosa (7–12) Tug McGraw (8) 3,186 86–53
140 September 9 Cardinals 11–4 Steve Carlton (21–8) John Urrea (7–4) None 32,168 87–53
141 September 10 Cardinals 3–1 Randy Lerch (8–5) Eric Rasmussen (10–15) None 43,112 88–53
142 September 11 Cardinals 6–5 Warren Brusstar (5–2) John Sutton (0–1) Gene Garber (15) 49,108 89–53
143 September 12 Pirates 6–2 Larry Christenson (15–6) Jerry Reuss (10–13) None 42,145 90–53
144 September 13 Pirates 0–2 Jim Rooker (12–9) Jim Kaat (6–9) Rich Gossage (21) 42,638 90–54
145 September 14 Mets 0–1 Nino Espinosa (8–12) Steve Carlton (21–9) None 25,119 90–55
146 September 15 Mets 8–2 Randy Lerch (9–5) Craig Swan (8–9) Ron Reed (14) 25,314 91–55
147 September 16 @ Cardinals 12–6 Warren Brusstar (6–2) John Denny (7–7) Gene Garber (16) 19,702 92–55
148 September 17 @ Cardinals 8–4 Larry Christenson (16–6) Tom Underwood (8–11) Ron Reed (15) 22,574 93–55
149 September 18 @ Cardinals 5–12 Bob Forsch (18–6) Jim Kaat (6–10) None 23,169 93–56
150 September 20 Cubs 4–2 Steve Carlton (22–9) Bill Bonham (10–12) None 32,103 94–56
151 September 21 Cubs 0–2 Ray Burris (14–15) Randy Lerch (9–6) Bruce Sutter (29) 31,512 94–57
152 September 22 Cubs 3–5 Paul Reuschel (5–6) Jim Lonborg (10–4) Bruce Sutter (30) 20,709 94–58
153 September 23 @ Expos 6–1 Larry Christenson (17–6) Steve Rogers (16–15) Gene Garber (17) 8,400 95–58
154 September 24 @ Expos 1–0 Steve Carlton (23–9) Fred Holdsworth (2–4) None 23,098 96–58
155 September 25 @ Expos 8–5 Warren Brusstar (7–2) Larry Landreth (0–2) Tug McGraw (9) 19,246 97–58
156 September 26 @ Cubs 7–10 Donnie Moore (4–2) Jim Kaat (6–11) Bruce Sutter (31) 3,679 97–59
157 September 27 @ Cubs 15–9 Larry Christenson (18–6) Bill Bonham (10–13) None 4,606 98–59
158 September 28 @ Cubs 5–2 Randy Lerch (10–6) Mike Krukow (8–14) Warren Brusstar (3) 5,116 99–59
159 September 29 Expos 2–7 Fred Holdsworth (3–4) Steve Carlton (23–10) Don Stanhouse (10) 25,808 99–60
160 September 30 Expos 9–4 Jim Lonborg (11–4) Stan Bahnsen (9–11) Gene Garber (18) 28,436 100–60
October (1–1)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
161 October 1 Expos 5–6 (12) Joe Kerrigan (3–5) Dan Warthen (2–4) Bill Atkinson (7) 43,095 100–61
162 October 2 Expos 5–3 Larry Christenson (19–6) Steve Rogers (17–16) Gene Garber (19) 25,412 101–61

Roster

1977 Philadelphia Phillies
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

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 Bob Boone 132 440 125 .284 11 66
1B Richie Hebner 118 397 113 .285 18 62
2B Ted Sizemore 152 519 146 .281 4 47
SS Larry Bowa 154 624 175 .280 4 41
3B Mike Schmidt 154 544 149 .274 38 101
LF Greg Luzinski 149 554 171 .309 39 130
CF Garry Maddox 139 571 167 .292 14 74
RF Jay Johnstone 112 363 103 .284 15 59

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
Bake McBride 85 280 95 .339 11 41
Jerry Martin 116 215 56 .260 6 28
Davey Johnson 78 156 50 .321 8 36
Tommy Hutton 107 81 25 .309 2 11
Ollie Brown 53 70 17 .243 1 13
Terry Harmon 46 60 11 .183 2 5
Barry Foote 18 32 7 .219 1 3
Dane Iorg 12 30 5 .167 0 2
Fred Andrews 12 23 4 .174 0 2
Bobby Tolan 15 16 2 .125 0 1
Mike Buskey 6 7 2 .286 0 1
Jim Morrison 5 7 3 .429 0 1
John Vukovich 2 2 0 .000 0 0
Tim Blackwell 1 0 0 ---- 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 Carlton 36 283.0 23 10 2.64 198
Larry Christenson 34 219.1 19 6 4.06 118
Randy Lerch 32 168.2 10 6 5.07 81
Jim Kaat 35 160.1 6 11 5.39 55
Jim Lonborg 25 157.2 11 4 4.11 76

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
Wayne Twitchell 12 45.2 0 5 4.53 37
Manny Seoane 2 6.0 0 0 6.00 4

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
Gene Garber 64 8 6 19 2.35 78
Ron Reed 60 7 5 15 2.75 84
Warren Brusstar 46 7 2 3 2.65 46
Tug McGraw 45 7 3 9 2.62 58
Tom Underwood 14 3 2 1 5.13 20
Dan Warthen 3 0 1 0 0.00 1

1977 National League Championship Series

Main article: 1977 National League Championship Series

The Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Philadelphia Phillies, 3 games to 1.

Game Score Date Location Attendance
1 Philadelphia – 7, Los Angeles – 5 October 4 Dodger Stadium 55,968
2 Philadelphia – 1, Los Angeles – 7 October 5 Dodger Stadium 55,973
3 Los Angeles – 6, Philadelphia – 5 October 7 Veterans Stadium 63,719
4 Los Angeles – 4, Philadelphia – 1 October 8 Veterans Stadium 64,924

1977 postseason game log

Legend
  Phillies win
  Phillies loss
  Postponement
Bold Phillies team member
1977 Postseason Game Log[7]
Overall Record: 1–3
National League Championship Series (1–3)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
1 October 4 @ Dodgers 7–5 Gene Garber (1–0) Elías Sosa (0–1) Tug McGraw (1) 55,968 1–0
2 October 5 @ Dodgers 1–7 Don Sutton (1–0) Jim Lonborg (0–1) None 55,973 1–1
3 October 7 Dodgers 5–6 Lance Rautzhan (1–0) Gene Garber (1–1) Mike Garman (1) 63,719 1–2
4 October 8 Dodgers 1–4 Tommy John (1–0) Steve Carlton (0–1) None 64,924 1–3

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
AAA Oklahoma City 89ers American Association Cal Emery, Billy Connors and Mike Ryan
AA Reading Phillies Eastern League Lee Elia
A Peninsula Pilots Carolina League Jim Snyder
A Spartanburg Phillies Western Carolinas League Mike Compton
A-Short Season Auburn Phillies New York–Penn League Rubén Amaro, Sr.

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Peninsula[11]

References

  1. ^ Tony Taylor at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Willie Hernández at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Johnny Oates at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Kerry Dineen at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Bake McBride at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ George Vukovich at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ a b "1977 Philadelphia Phillies Schedule, Box Scores and Splits". Baseball-Reference.com.
  8. ^ "Baseball". Milwaukee Sentinel. April 21, 1977. p. 5, part 2. Retrieved February 2, 2015.
  9. ^ "Baseball". Milwaukee Sentinel. May 9, 1977. p. 2, part 2. Retrieved February 2, 2015.
  10. ^ "Scoreboard". Milwaukee Journal. May 10, 1977. p. 9. Retrieved February 2, 2015.
  11. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

Further reading