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1977 Atlanta BravesNational League (MLB)
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Willie Montanez 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 Available1876-2018

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

 
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1977 Batting Statistics

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UnifPlayerPosBaAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
7Jeff BurroughsofR261545799115719141114418612600628.271.362.520.88230161671.278.249.402.38512.818.81.56.114.138.9
1969- 1-   1-WS2
 
36Gary MatthewsofR261485558915725517642286790221313.283.362.438.80024347627.312.155.301.35610.714.41.32.732.729.9
1971- 5-  81-SLN
 
25Willie Montanez1bL29136544701563112068113560003318.287.328.458.78624952582.291.171.235.3446.010.31.73.427.233.3
1965-   UDFA-SLN
 
13Jerry Royster3b-ssR24140445649610262828103867161311.216.278.288.56612818491.241.072.198.2587.713.71.81.274.218.8
1970-   UDFA-LAN
 
22Rowland OfficeofL241244284210313153924235834319.241.282.311.59313319461.266.070.119.2685.012.62.51.185.618.5
1970- 4-  94-ATL
 
19Rod Gilbreath2bR241284074799152843394579272610.243.320.349.66914225463.283.106.201.3009.717.11.81.750.925.3
1970- 3-  69-ATL
 
14Junior Moore3bR241123614194935344533291121013.260.323.343.66612417408.271.083.172.3048.17.10.91.272.218.1
1971-11- 257-ATL
 
2Barry BonnellofR231003604110811014575373223187.300.368.339.70712212403.326.039.147.3189.27.90.90.3360.011.1
1975- 1-   1-PHI
 
4Biff PocorobacB231133214693241844345727144159.290.394.445.83914333387.293.155.330.36314.77.00.52.140.135.5
1971-17- 401-ATL
 
9Pat RockettssR2293264276710012412273233027.254.330.303.6338011297.286.049.148.2929.110.81.20.3264.016.4
1973- 1-  10-ATL
 
15Darrel Chaneyss-2bB297420922427231500174404129.201.260.297.5576212231.239.096.177.2497.419.12.61.369.728.6
1966- 2-  33-CIN
 
12Tom Paciorek1bR30721552037803151064600321.239.262.348.6105411164.312.109.155.2643.728.17.71.851.729.7
1968- 5-  89-LAN
 
29Vic CorrellcR315414416307071623223311213.208.314.403.7175814170.217.195.340.31912.919.41.54.120.646.7
1967- 9- 171-CLE
 
30Brian AsselstineofL23831241226604171091001012.210.263.355.6184410134.200.145.226.2736.77.51.13.031.038.5
1973- 1-  15-ATL
 
35Phil NiekropR3844109219100700015112103.174.180.183.363201123.200.009.009.1640.012.20.00.00.05.3
1958-   UDFA-MLB
 
43Cito Gastonof-1bR335685623403211051900303.271.301.424.72536793.303.153.224.3155.420.43.83.228.330.4
1964-   UDFA-MLB
 
11Joe NolancL2662821323303910131200112.280.375.427.80235696.294.147.317.35713.512.50.93.127.326.1
1969- 2-  28-NYN
 
3Dale MurphycR21187652481214010800003.316.316.526.842401176.333.210.197.3650.010.50.02.638.045.8
1974- 1-   5-ATL
 
40Dick RuthvenpR26254541211130021505002.267.298.400.69818352.379.133.178.3093.928.97.51.945.025.0
1973- 1-   1-PHI
 
47Buzz CaprapR294536140002003903000.111.179.111.2904042.148.000.083.1477.121.43.00.00.00.0
1969-27- 627-NYN
 
17,27Andy MessersmithpR311634242013003902000.118.189.265.4549339.125.147.235.2077.723.13.02.634.075.0
1966- 1-  12-CAL
 
37Eddie SolomonpR261831240001003901000.129.206.129.3354035.182.000.097.1698.625.73.00.00.00.0
1969-   UDFA-LAN
 
16Craig RobinsonssR282729461001001600000.207.233.241.4747130.261.034.069.2173.320.06.00.00.016.7
1970-11- 252-PHI
 
31Max LeonpR273319360003100003101.316.300.316.6166023.300.000.053.2710.00.00.00.00.00.0
1972-   UDFA-ATL
 
45Jamie EasterlypL242315042001000302000.267.267.400.6676217.333.133.133.2910.017.70.00.00.050.0
1971- 2-  34-ATL
 
49Preston HannapR221714210001003601000.071.235.071.3061018.125.000.214.17816.733.32.00.00.00.0
1972- 1-  11-ATL
 
32Dave CampbellpR256512110001000802000.083.083.083.1661014.250.000.000.0750.057.10.00.00.00.0
1974-   UDFA-ATL
 
42Don CollinspR244011000000000601001.000.000.000.0000012.000.000.000.0000.050.00.00.00.00.0
1972- 2-  44-CLE
 
26Frank LaCortepR251410120002000302000.200.200.200.4002012.286.000.000.1800.025.00.00.00.00.0
1972-   UDFA-ATL
 
24Mickey MahlerpB2456131000002101000.500.625.6671.292419.600.167.500.56222.211.10.50.00.033.3
1974-10- 221-ATL
 
50Steve HarganpR34166000000000400000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.066.70.00.00.00.0
1961-   UDFA-CLE
 
33Rick CamppR24546000000000300000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.050.00.00.00.00.0
1974- 7- 149-ATL
 
20Larry WhisentonofL2044110001000300000.250.250.250.5001041.000.000.000.2260.075.00.00.00.00.0
1975- 2-  42-ATL
 
50Bob JohnsonpL34153010001000100000.333.333.333.666103.500.000.000.3010.033.30.00.00.00.0
1966-37- 699-LAN
 
34Duane TheisspR23171000000000101000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.050.00.00.00.00.0
1975-12- 282-ATL
 
10Rob BelloirssR2861200000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0
1969- 8- 183-CLE
 
39Mike DaveypR25161000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.0100.00.00.00.00.0
1974- 2-  32-ATL
 
20Mike MarshallpR34410100010000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001011.000.000.000.9020.00.00.00.00.00.0
1960-   UDFA-PHI
 
37,48Joey McLaughlinpR2031000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.0100.00.00.00.00.0
1974- 2-  29-ATL
 
Batting Totals: (39 players)1625534678140421820139638825353787617833450135.254.320.376.69620793776205.278.376.224.0008.714.11.62.239.826.9 

1977 Pitching Statistics

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UnifPlayerThAgePosHiLvlWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPctFIPDraftStatusCurrent Org (Level)
35Phil NiekroR38STMLB16204.034443120210330.13151661482616426217381.458.580.714.477.141.604.52.4443.74
1958-   UDFA-MLB
 
40Dick RuthvenR26STMLB7134.23252326210151.015886711462842411.469.420.833.705.011.355.13.3504.08
1973- 1-   1-PHI
 
47Buzz CapraR29S/RMLB6115.364516290070139.1142888328801007041.609.171.815.176.461.255.68.3535.72
1969-27- 627-NYN
 
17,27Andy MessersmithR31STMLB544.40161601000102.110154501239695021.378.881.063.436.071.774.75.5564.12
1966- 1-  12-CAL
 
37Eddie SolomonR26STMLB664.5718162000088.211064451034543221.6311.171.023.455.481.596.50.5004.20
1969-   UDFA-LAN
 
32Dave CampbellR25R/CLMLB063.056506500311388.2783230733423031.267.920.713.354.261.273.25.0004.03
1974-   UDFA-ATL
 
31Max LeonR27S/RMLB443.97319220011181.2894236925441191.409.810.992.764.851.764.63.5004.34
1972-   UDFA-ATL
 
33Rick CampR24R/CLMLB634.005405400341078.2894735647518211.7410.180.695.385.831.095.38.6674.26
1974- 7- 149-ATL
 
42Don CollinsL24RelMLB395.0940634008270.2824340841273311.7510.441.025.223.440.665.48.2505.23
1972- 2-  44-CLE
 
49Preston HannaR22S/RMLB264.951798102160.0694033634375021.7210.350.905.105.551.096.00.2504.60
1972- 1-  11-ATL
 
45Jamie EasterlyL24S/RMLB246.1422517006158.2724640530370031.7511.050.774.605.681.237.06.3334.27
1971- 2-  34-ATL
 
26Frank LaCorteR25S/RMLB1811.681477001037.06751481029280022.5916.302.437.056.810.9712.41.1117.25
1972-   UDFA-ATL
 
50Steve HarganR34S/RMLB036.8716511003036.2493128316186101.8012.030.743.934.421.137.61.0004.13
1961-   UDFA-CLE
 
24Mickey MahlerL24STMLB126.26550000023.031191649141011.7412.131.573.525.481.567.43.3335.09
1974-10- 221-ATL
 
50Bob JohnsonR34RelMLB017.2515015005022.1241818714161021.729.672.825.646.451.147.25.0007.53
1966-37- 699-LAN
 
34Duane TheissR23RelMLB116.5317017007020.226161511670012.0811.320.446.973.050.446.97.5005.16
1975-12- 282-ATL
 
38Steve KlineR29RelMLB006.6416016007120.1211515412101301.649.301.775.314.430.836.64.0006.08
1966- 7- 130-NYA
 
39Mike DaveyL25RelMLB005.0616016007216.019991971001.7510.690.565.063.940.785.06.0004.36
1974- 2-  32-ATL
 
37,48Joey McLaughlinR20S/RMLB0015.0032100106.01010103300002.1715.004.504.500.000.0015.00.00010.74
1974- 2-  29-ATL
 
20Mike MarshallR34RelMLB109.0040400006.012661260002.3318.001.503.009.003.009.001.0003.90
1960-   UDFA-PHI
 
37Mike BeardL27RelMLB009.6440400204.2141153210003.8127.005.793.861.930.5021.21.00011.95
1971- 1-  18-ATL
 
30Larry BradfordL27RelMLB003.3720200002.23111010001.3610.123.370.003.3703.37.0006.86
1973-19- 442-ATL
 
Pitching Totals: (22 players)611014.8616216232728413431144715818957821697019156419421.589.831.054.365.691.315.57.377  

1977 Fielding Statistics

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PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
PDave Campbell25MLBp65-88091010.9000.140.10---65100.040.1Fielding by Day
PRick Camp24MLBp54-784102116.8750.260.18---54100.033.3Fielding by Day
PBuzz Capra29MLBp45-1396181125.9600.530.17---45100.027.8Fielding by Day
PPhil Niekro38MLBp44-330205105711.0001.610.22---44100.027.2Fielding by Day
PDon Collins24MLBp40-70170081.0000.200.11---40100.024.7Fielding by Day
PMax Leon27MLBp31-819121022.9550.680.26---3393.919.1Fielding by Day
PDick Ruthven26MLBp25-15110165131.8391.040.17---25100.015.4Fielding by Day
PJamie Easterly24MLBp22-5823106.8330.230.09---2395.713.6Fielding by Day
PEddie Solomon26MLBp18-885121018.9440.940.19---18100.011.1Fielding by Day
PPreston Hanna22MLBp17-602183023.8701.180.33---17100.010.5Fielding by Day
PDuane Theiss23MLBp17-20230051.0000.290.25---17100.010.5Fielding by Day
PSteve Kline29MLBp16-2002103.6670.130.10---16100.09.9Fielding by Day
PMike Davey25MLBp16-16310041.0000.250.25---16100.09.9Fielding by Day
PSteve Hargan34MLBp16-363111015.9330.880.39---16100.09.9Fielding by Day
PAndy Messersmith31MLBp16-1025152122.9091.250.20---16100.09.9Fielding by Day
PBob Johnson34MLBp15-22010011.0000.070.05---15100.09.3Fielding by Day
PFrank LaCorte25MLBp14-37260081.0000.570.22---14100.08.6Fielding by Day
PMickey Mahler24MLBp5-2303114.7500.600.13---5100.03.1Fielding by Day
PMike Marshall34MLBp4-6000000.000.00---4100.02.5Fielding by Day
PMike Beard27MLBp4-4010011.0000.250.25---4100.02.5Fielding by Day
PJoey McLaughlin20MLBp3-6030031.0001.000.50---3100.01.9Fielding by Day
PLarry Bradford27MLBp2-2010011.0000.500.50---2100.01.2Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CBiff Pocoroba23MLBc100--5427878627.9896.200.00103521511388.561.7Fielding by Day
CVic Correll31MLBc49--2473882293.9735.820.005722105490.730.2Fielding by Day
CJoe Nolan26MLBc19--80702871.0004.580.0020446230.611.7Fielding by Day
CDale Murphy21MLBof18--1141162131.9546.940.00255518100.011.1Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
1BWillie Montanez29MLB1b-of134--11297010881209.9928.950.00---13698.582.7Fielding by Day
1BTom Paciorek30MLBof-1b32--23616420256.9847.880.00---7244.419.8Fielding by Day
1BCito Gaston33MLBof5--3041235.9716.800.00---568.93.1Fielding by Day
1BRowland Office24MLBof1--100011.0001.000.00---1240.80.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
2BRod Gilbreath24MLB2b-3b122--2773051361595.9784.770.00---12895.375.3Fielding by Day
2BJerry Royster24MLB3b-2b38--7685714168.9584.240.00---14027.123.5Fielding by Day
2BDarrel Chaney29MLBss-2b24--4066413110.9644.420.00---7432.414.8Fielding by Day
2BJunior Moore24MLB3b-of1--000000.000.00---1120.90.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
3BJunior Moore24MLB3b-of104--861891710292.9422.640.00---11292.964.2Fielding by Day
3BJerry Royster24MLB3b-2b56--467666128.9532.180.00---14040.034.6Fielding by Day
3BBarry Bonnell23MLBof32--22626090.9332.630.00---10032.019.8Fielding by Day
3BRod Gilbreath24MLB2b-3b1--030031.0003.000.00---1280.80.6Fielding by Day
3BTom Paciorek30MLBof-1b1--000000.000.00---721.40.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
SSPat Rockett22MLBss84--1522092338384.9404.300.00---9390.351.9Fielding by Day
SSJerry Royster24MLB3b-2b51--601061520181.9173.250.00---14036.431.5Fielding by Day
SSDarrel Chaney29MLBss-2b41--73116417193.9794.610.00---7455.425.3Fielding by Day
SSCraig Robinson28MLBss23--262706531.0002.300.00---2785.214.2Fielding by Day
SSRob Belloir28MLBss3--120031.0001.000.00---650.01.9Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
OFJeff Burroughs26MLBof154--249973265.9741.680.00---154100.095.1Fielding by Day
OFGary Matthews26MLBof145--26211101283.9651.880.00---14898.089.5Fielding by Day
OFRowland Office24MLBof104--249833260.9882.470.00---12483.964.2Fielding by Day
OFBarry Bonnell23MLBof75--181321186.9892.450.00---10075.046.3Fielding by Day
OFBrian Asselstine23MLBof35--5711059.9831.660.00---8342.221.6Fielding by Day
OFCito Gaston33MLBof9--14000141.0001.560.00---5616.15.6Fielding by Day
OFTom Paciorek30MLBof-1b9--1201013.9231.330.00---7212.55.6Fielding by Day
OFJerry Royster24MLB3b-2b1--000000.000.00---1400.70.6Fielding by Day

1977 Team Personnel

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Player NameRoleBornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationPos
Vern BensonThird Base Coach1924-09-19 52Granite Quarry,North Carolina MLB1943-19531943-1953   OF
Vern BensonManager1924-09-19 52Granite Quarry,North Carolina MLB1943-19531943-1953   OF
Dave BristolManager1933-06-23 44Macon,Georgia --   COACH
Chris CannizzaroBullpen Coach1938-05-03 39Oakland,California MLB1956-19741960-1974
1956-   UDFA-SLN
C
Eddie HaasFirst Base Coach1935-05-26 42Paducah,Kentucky MLB1957-19601957-1960   OF
Chuck HarmonScout1924-04-23 53Washington,Indiana MLB1954-19571954-1957   3B-OF
Bill LucasGeneral Manager1936-01-25 41Jacksonville,Florida --   IF
Bob MavisScout1918-04-08 59Milwaukee,Wisconsin --   H
Johnny SainPitching Coach1917-09-25 59Havana,Arkansas MLB1942-19551942-1955   P
Ted TurnerManager1892-05-04 85Lawrenceburg,Kentucky MLB1920-19201920-1920   P