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1977 Atlanta BravesSeason Roster
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Darrel Chaney played for the 1977 Atlanta Braves
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameBraves
LocationAtlanta,Georgia
Record61-101 (6th in National League West)League Rank12thMLB Rank25th
BallparkAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium
ManagerVern Benson,Ted Turner,Dave BristolGeneral ManagerBill Lucas
CoachesVern Benson (Third Base Coach), Chris Cannizzaro (Bullpen Coach), Eddie Haas (First Base Coach), Johnny Sain (Pitching Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickTim Cole (#4)
Attendance872,464 (Rank: 24th)
Minor League AffiliatesRichmond Braves (AAA) 71-69 ... Savannah Braves (AA) 77-63 ... Greenwood Braves (A) 75-64 ... Gulf Coast Braves (Rk) 22-31 ... Kingsport Braves (Rk) 43-26 ...
Years Available1876-2019

Team History -- 1977 Statistics -- 1977 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 

The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1977 Atlanta Braves.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1977 baseball season.

1977 Atlanta Braves Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
30Brian AsselstineOF6-1 175 L-R 1953-09-23 23Santa Barbara,California MLB1973-19831976-1981Santa Ynez (Santa Ynez,CA)Allan Hancock Col
1973- 1-  15-ATL
 
37Mike BeardP6-1 185 L-L 1950-06-21 27Little Rock,Arkansas MLB1974-19771974-1977Little Rock Central (Little Rock,AR)Texas
1971- 1-  18-ATL
 
10Rob BelloirSS5-10 155 R-R 1948-07-13 28Heidelberg,Germany MLB1975-19781975-1978   Mercer U.
1969- 8- 183-CLE
 
2Barry BonnellOF6-3 200 R-R 1953-10-27 23Milford,Ohio MLB1975-19861977-1986Milford (Milford,OH)Ohio St
1975- 1-   1-PHI
 
30Larry BradfordP6-1 200 R-L 1949-12-21 27Chicago,Illinois MLB1973-19851977-1981Michele Clark (Chicago,IL)
1973-19- 442-ATL
 
7Jeff BurroughsOF6-1 200 R-R 1951-03-07 26Long Beach,California MLB1969-19851970-1985Wilson (Long Beach,CA)
1969- 1-   1-WS2
 
33Rick CampP6-0 198 R-R 1953-06-10 24Trion,Georgia MLB1974-19851976-1985Trion (Trion,GA)West Georgia
1974- 7- 149-ATL
 
32Dave CampbellP6-3 210 R-R 1951-09-03 25Princeton,Indiana MLB1977-19811977-1978   East Tennessee St
1974-   UDFA-ATL
 
47Buzz CapraP5-10 168 R-R 1947-10-01 29Chicago,Illinois MLB1969-19771971-1977Lane Tech (Chicago,IL)Illinois St
1969-27- 627-NYN
 
15Darrel ChaneySS-2B6-1 190 B-R 1948-03-09 29Hammond,Indiana MLB1966-19791969-1979Oliver P. Morton (Hammond,IN)
1966- 2-  33-CIN
 
42Don CollinsP6-2 195 R-L 1952-09-15 24Lyons,Georgia MLB1972-19811977-1980Lyons (Lyons,GA)South Georgia St
1972- 2-  44-CLE
 
29Vic CorrellC5-10 185 R-R 1946-02-05 31Washington,District of Columbia MLB1967-19801972-1980McCleneghan (Florence,SC)Georgia So.U.
1967- 9- 171-CLE
 
39Mike DaveyP6-2 190 R-L 1952-06-02 25Spokane,Washington MLB1973-19801977-1978Gonzaga Preparatory School (Spokane,WA)Gonzaga U.
1974- 2-  32-ATL
 
45Jamie EasterlyP5-9 180 L-L 1953-02-17 24Houston,Texas MLB1971-19871974-1987Crockett (Crockett,TX)
1971- 2-  34-ATL
 
43Cito GastonOF-1B6-4 210 R-R 1944-03-17 33San Antonio,Texas MLB1964-19781967-1978Holy Cross (Corpus Christi,TX)
1964-   UDFA-MLB
 
19Rod Gilbreath2B6-2 185 R-R 1952-09-24 24Laurel,Mississippi MLB1970-19801972-1978Laurel (Laurel,MS)
1970- 3-  69-ATL
 
49Preston HannaP6-1 195 R-R 1954-09-10 22Pensacola,Florida MLB1972-19831975-1982Escambia (Pensacola,FL)
1972- 1-  11-ATL
 
50Steve HarganP6-3 180 R-R 1942-09-08 34Fort Wayne,Indiana MLB1962-19781965-1977South Side (Fort Wayne,IN)
1961-   UDFA-CLE
 
50Bob JohnsonP6-4 220 L-R 1943-04-25 34Aurora,Illinois MLB1964-19771969-1977Trenton (Trenton,MO)Bradley U.
1966-37- 699-LAN
 
38Steve KlineP6-3 205 R-R 1947-10-06 29Wenatchee,Washington MLB1966-19771970-1977Chelan (Chelan,WA)
1966- 7- 130-NYA
 
26Frank LaCorteP6-1 180 R-R 1951-10-13 25San Jose,California MLB1973-19841975-1984Gilroy (Gilroy,CA)Gavilan Col
1972-   UDFA-ATL
 
31Max LeonP6-0 170 R-R 1950-02-04 27Pozo Hondo,Mexico MLB1973-19781973-1978  
1972-   UDFA-ATL
 
24Mickey MahlerP6-3 189 B-L 1952-07-30 24Montgomery,Alabama MLB1974-19871977-1986John Jay (San Antonio,TX)Trinity U.
1974-10- 221-ATL
 
20Mike MarshallP5-10 180 R-R 1943-01-15 34Adrian,Michigan MLB1962-19831967-1981Adrian (Adrian,MI)Michigan St
1960-   UDFA-PHI
 
36Gary MatthewsOF6-3 205 R-R 1950-07-05 26San Fernando,California MLB1969-19871972-1987San Fernando (San Fernando,CA)Columbia St CC
1971- 5-  81-SLN
 
37,48Joey McLaughlinP6-2 205 R-R 1956-07-11 20Tulsa,Oklahoma MLB1974-19871977-1984McLain (Tulsa,OK)
1974- 2-  29-ATL
 
17,27Andy MessersmithP6-1 200 R-R 1945-08-06 31Toms River,New Jersey MLB1964-19791968-1979Western (Anaheim,CA)California
1966- 1-  12-CAL
 
25Willie Montanez1B6-1 193 L-L 1948-04-01 29Catano,Puerto Rico MLB1965-19821966-1982  
1965-   UDFA-SLN
 
14Junior Moore3B5-11 185 R-R 1953-01-25 24Waskom,Texas MLB1971-19801976-1980Kennedy (Richmond,CA)
1971-11- 257-ATL
 
3Dale MurphyC6-5 215 R-R 1956-03-12 21Portland,Oregon MLB1974-19931976-1993Wilson (Portland,OR)Brigham Young U., Portland CC
1974- 1-   5-ATL
 
35Phil NiekroP6-1 180 R-R 1939-04-01 38Blaine,Ohio MLB1959-19871964-1987Bridgeport (Bridgeport,OH)
1958-   UDFA-MLB
 
11Joe NolanC6-0 190 L-R 1951-05-12 26St. Louis,Missouri MLB1969-19851972-1985Southwest (St. Louis,MO)
1969- 2-  28-NYN
 
22Rowland OfficeOF6-0 170 L-L 1952-10-25 24Sacramento,California MLB1971-19831972-1983McClatchy (Sacramento,CA)
1970- 4-  94-ATL
 
12Tom Paciorek1B6-4 215 R-R 1946-11-02 30Detroit,Michigan MLB1968-19871970-1987St. Ladislaus (Hamtramck,MI)Houston
1968- 5-  89-LAN
 
4Biff PocorobaC5-10 180 B-R 1953-07-25 23Burbank,California MLB1971-19841975-1984Canoga Park (Canoga Park,CA)
1971-17- 401-ATL
 
16Craig RobinsonSS5-10 165 R-R 1948-08-21 28Abington,Pennsylvania MLB1968-19781972-1977Council Rock North (Newton,PA)Wake Forest U.
1970-11- 252-PHI
 
9Pat RockettSS5-11 170 R-R 1955-01-09 22San Antonio,Texas MLB1976-19801976-1978Lee (San Antonio,TX)
1973- 1-  10-ATL
 
13Jerry Royster3B-SS6-0 165 R-R 1952-10-18 24Sacramento,California MLB1971-19881973-1988Sacramento Charter (Sacramento,CA)
1970-   UDFA-LAN
 
40Dick RuthvenP6-3 190 R-R 1951-03-27 26Sacramento,California MLB1971-19861973-1986Irvington (Fremont,CA)Fresno St
1973- 1-   1-PHI
 
37Eddie SolomonP6-3 190 R-R 1951-02-09 26Perry,Georgia MLB1969-19831973-1982  
1969-   UDFA-LAN
 
34Duane TheissP6-3 185 R-R 1953-11-20 23Zanesville,Ohio MLB1975-19801977-1978Sheridan (Thornville,OH)Marietta Col
1975-12- 282-ATL
 
20Larry WhisentonOF6-1 190 L-L 1956-07-03 20St. Louis,Missouri MLB1975-19851977-1982St. Louis Central (St. Louis,MO)
1975- 2-  42-ATL
 
42 Players