1977 Appleton Foxes Roster

Midwest League (MWL) - Class: A
Team Record: 54-84
Finished 4th in the MWL's North Division
Manager: Gordy Lund (54-84)
Affiliation: Chicago White Sox
Location: Appleton, Wisconsin
Ballpark: Goodland Field
Attendance: 65,584, Avg. 950
1977 Appleton Foxes Statistics

The Appleton Foxes of the Midwest League ended the 1977 season with a record of 54 wins and 84 losses, finishing fourth in the league's North Division.

The Foxes scored 571 runs, worst in the league, and allowed 761 runs, most in the circuit. Ed Olszta recorded 52 runs batted in. Leo Sutherland paced all regular hitters by hitting .264. Robert Madden topped the team with 9 wins, while John Martin recorded a 3.26 ERA, best among regular hurlers.

Members of the 1977 Appleton Foxes who played in Major League Baseball during their careers were Ross Baumgarten, Leo Sutherland, Lorenzo Gray, Harold Baines, Fred Howard, Dewey Robinson, Marv Foley, Chris Nyman, Mark Esser and Steve Trout.

Gordy Lund served as manager.

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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Harold BainesLLMarch 15, 19596'2"175Easton, MD US
Phil BauerRR6'1"163
Ross BaumgartenLLMay 27, 19556'1"180Highland Park, IL US
Thomas BrightRR6'1"185
Bradley CalhounRR6'2"182
Robert CombsRR6'0"185
Roy CoulterLLJuly 31, 19556'2"204
Mark EsserRLApril 1, 19566'1"190Erie, PA US
Curt EtchandyRRSeptember 23, 19565'11"180
Marv FoleyLRAugust 29, 19536'0"195Stanford, KY US
Lorenzo GrayRRMarch 4, 19586'1"180Mound Bayou, MS US
Marshal HarperRRJanuary 19, 19555'11"160
Gregory HermanLLApril 30, 19566'5"210
Clay HicksRR6'3"180
A. J. HillRRNovember 12, 19585'11"175
Fred HowardRRSeptember 2, 19566'3"190Portland, ME US
Kent HunzikerRR6'3"180
Robert MaddenRR6'2"195
John MartinLRNovember 30, 19566'2"180
Candy MercadoRRNovember 27, 19576'0"139
Orestes MinosoRROctober 22, 19526'2"190La Habana, La Habana CU
Richard MontoniRR6'1"195
Chris NymanRRJune 6, 19556'4"200Pomona, CA US
Ed OlsztaRRApril 13, 19565'11"180
Dave OverstreetSRAugust 10, 19526'3"197Indianapolis, IN US
Andy PasillasRROctober 22, 19545'10"175
Joel PerezRRApril 1, 19555'9"143
Carlos RiosRR
Dewey RobinsonRRApril 28, 19556'0"180Evanston, IL US
Keith RokoszLL5'11"165
Randy SeltzerLL6'6"210
Michael SivikRR6'1"180
Jackie SmithRLFebruary 6, 19556'1"175
Paul SothRR6'3"155
Leo SutherlandLLApril 6, 19585'10"165Santiago de Cuba, Santiago de Cuba CU
Rick ThorenLLFebruary 4, 19556'2"190
Stephen TipaRR5'11"185
Steve TroutLLJuly 30, 19576'4"195Detroit, MI US
Mike TulaczLL6'1"190
Edward YesenchakRR6'1"172

Average attendance is based upon the number of actual home dates where known (most leagues from 1992 and later). Where the number of home dates is not known, the average is calculated using half the team's total games.

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