1977 San Francisco Giants
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Bob Lurie
General manager(s)Spec Richardson
Manager(s)Joe Altobelli
Local televisionKTVU
(Lon Simmons, Gary Park)
Local radioKSFO
(Lon Simmons, Joe Angel)
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The 1977 San Francisco Giants season was the Giants' 95th season in Major League Baseball, their 20th season in San Francisco since their move from New York following the 1957 season, and their 18th at Candlestick Park. The team finished in fourth place in the National League West with a 75–87 record, 23 games behind the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Offseason

Regular season

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


Opening Day starters

Opening Day Starters
# Name Position
12 Gary Thomasson CF
21 Rob Andrews 2B
18 Bill Madlock 3B
41 Darrell Evans LF
44 Willie McCovey 1B
45 Terry Whitfield RF
35 Chris Speier SS
2 Marc Hill C
26 John Montefusco P

[8] [9]

Notable transactions

Roster

1977 San Francisco Giants
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 Marc Hill 108 320 80 .250 9 50
1B Willie McCovey 141 478 134 .280 28 86
2B Rob Andrews 127 436 115 .264 0 25
3B Bill Madlock 140 533 161 .302 12 46
SS Tim Foli 104 368 84 .228 4 27
LF Darrell Evans 144 461 117 .254 17 72
CF Derrel Thomas 148 506 135 .267 8 44
RF Jack Clark 136 413 104 .252 13 51

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
Gary Thomasson 146 446 114 .256 17 71
Terry Whitfield 114 326 93 .285 7 36
Randy Elliott 73 167 40 .240 7 26
Vic Harris 69 165 43 .261 2 14
Johnny LeMaster 68 134 20 .149 0 8
Mike Sadek 61 126 29 .230 1 15
Gary Alexander 51 119 36 .303 5 20
Larry Herndon 49 109 26 .239 1 5
Chris Speier 6 17 3 .176 0 0
Ken Rudolph 11 15 3 .200 0 0
Skip James 10 15 4 .267 0 3
Tom Heintzelman 2 2 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
Ed Halicki 37 257.2 16 12 3.32 168
Jim Barr 38 234.1 12 16 4.76 97
Bob Knepper 27 166 11 9 3.36 100
John Montefusco 26 157.1 7 12 3.49 110
Greg Minton 2 14 1 1 4.50 5

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
Charlie Williams 55 119.1 6 5 4.00 41
Lynn McGlothen 21 80 2 9 5.63 42
John Curtis 43 77 3 3 5.49 47

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
Gary Lavelle 73 7 7 20 2.05 93
Randy Moffitt 64 4 9 11 3.59 68
Dave Heaverlo 56 5 1 1 2.55 58
Terry Cornutt 28 1 2 0 3.86 23
Tommy Toms 4 0 1 0 2.08 2

Awards and honors

All-Stars

All-Star Game

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
AAA Phoenix Giants Pacific Coast League Rocky Bridges
AA Waterbury Giants Eastern League Andy Gilbert
A Fresno Giants California League John VanOrnum
A Cedar Rapids Giants Midwest League Jack Mull
Rookie Great Falls Giants Pioneer League Ernie Rodriguez

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Phoenix[14]

References

  1. ^ Vic Harris at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Jeff Yurak at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Bud Black at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Bill Madlock at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Rob Andrews at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ Chris Bourjos at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ a b Ken Rudolph at Baseball Reference
  8. ^ 1977 Opening Day Lineup at Baseball-Reference
  9. ^ "1977 San Francisco Giants Roster by Baseball Almanac".
  10. ^ DeWayne Buice at Baseball Reference
  11. ^ Chili Davis at Baseball Reference
  12. ^ Gorman Heimueller at Baseball Reference
  13. ^ "Hutch Award | Baseball Almanac".
  14. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007