1977 San Diego Padres
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Ray Kroc
General manager(s)Bob Fontaine
Manager(s)John McNamara, Alvin Dark
Local televisionXETV
Local radioKOGO
(Jerry Coleman, Bob Chandler)
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The 1977 San Diego Padres season was the 9th season in franchise history.

Offseason

Regular season

Opening Day starters

Opening Day Starters
# Name Position
29 Gene Richards LF
10 Mike Champion 2B
31 Dave Winfield RF
25 George Hendrick CF
18 Gene Tenace C
15 Mike Ivie 1B
12 Doug Rader 3B
6 Bill Almon SS
35 Randy Jones P

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Season standings

NL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
Los Angeles Dodgers 98 64 0.605 51–30 47–34
Cincinnati Reds 88 74 0.543 10 48–33 40–41
Houston Astros 81 81 0.500 17 46–35 35–46
San Francisco Giants 75 87 0.463 23 38–43 37–44
San Diego Padres 69 93 0.426 29 35–46 34–47
Atlanta Braves 61 101 0.377 37 40–41 21–60

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 San Diego Padres
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 Gene Tenace 147 437 102 .233 15 61
1B Mike Ivie 134 489 133 .272 9 66
2B Mike Champion 150 507 116 .229 1 43
SS Bill Almon 155 613 160 .261 2 43
3B Tucker Ashford 81 249 54 .217 3 24
LF Gene Richards 146 525 152 .290 5 32
CF George Hendrick 152 541 168 .311 23 81
RF Dave Winfield 157 615 169 .275 25 92

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
Jerry Turner 118 289 71 .246 10 48
Dave Roberts 82 186 41 .220 1 23
Doug Rader 52 170 46 .271 5 27
Dave Kingman 56 168 40 .238 11 39
Merv Rettenmund 107 126 36 .286 4 17
Gary Sutherland 80 103 25 .243 1 11
Bob Davis 48 94 17 .181 1 10
Pat Scanlon 47 79 15 .190 1 11
Bobby Valentine 44 67 12 .179 1 10
Luis Meléndez 8 3 0 .000 0 0
Enzo Hernández 7 3 0 .000 0 0
Brian Greer 1 1 0 .000 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
Bob Shirley 39 214 12 18 3.70 146
Bob Owchinko 30 170 9 12 4.45 101
Randy Jones 27 147.1 6 12 4.58 44

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
Tom Griffin 38 151.1 6 9 4.46 79
Dave Freisleben 33 138.2 7 9 4.61 72
Rick Sawyer 56 111 7 6 5.84 45
Dave Wehrmeister 30 69.2 1 3 6.07 32
John D'Acquisto 17 44 1 2 6.95 45
Brent Strom 8 16.2 0 2 12.42 8

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
Rollie Fingers 78 8 9 35 2.99 113
Dan Spillner 76 7 6 6 3.73 74
Dave Tomlin 76 4 4 3 3.01 55
Butch Metzger 17 0 0 0 5.56 6
Victor Bernal 15 1 1 0 5.31 6
Paul Siebert 4 0 0 0 2.45 1

Award winners

1977 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
AAA Hawaii Islanders Pacific Coast League Dick Phillips
AA Amarillo Gold Sox Texas League Dave Campbell
A Reno Silver Sox California League Glenn Ezell
A-Short Season Walla Walla Padres Northwest League Cliff Ditto

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References

  1. ^ Diego Seguí at Baseball-Reference
  2. ^ Chuck Hartenstein at Baseball-Reference
  3. ^ Rollie Fingers at Baseball-Reference
  4. ^ Gene Tenace at Baseball-Reference
  5. ^ a b Paul Siebert at Baseball-Reference
  6. ^ 1977 Opening Day Lineup at Baseball-Reference
  7. ^ "1977 San Diego Padres Roster by Baseball Almanac".
  8. ^ Pat Scanlon at Baseball-Reference
  9. ^ Barry Evans at Baseball-Reference
  10. ^ Ozzie Smith at Baseball-Reference
  11. ^ Rick Sawyer at Baseball-Reference
  12. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007