1977 Charleston Patriots Roster

Western Carolinas League (WCL) - Class: A
Team Record: 53-87
Finished 6th in the WCL
Manager: Jim Mahoney (53-87)
Affiliation: Pittsburgh Pirates
Location: Charleston, South Carolina
Ballpark: Hampton Park
Attendance: 31,891, Avg. 456
1977 Charleston Patriots Statistics

The Charleston Patriots of the Western Carolinas League ended the 1977 season with a record of 53 wins and 87 losses, finishing sixth in the WCL.

The Patriots plated 547 runs, worst in the circuit, and yielded 706 runs. Stan Floyd and Allen Leech paced Charleston with 11 home runs apiece. Stan Floyd drove in 62 runs. Candido Ventura topped all qualifying hitters on the roster by connecting at a .278 clip. Pascual Pérez led the squad with 10 wins, while James Smith recorded a 3.19 ERA, leading hurlers with significant time on the mound.

Players from the 1977 Charleston Patriots who spent time in the Majors during their careers included Tony Peña, Rick Lancellotti, Junior Ortiz, Bob Long and Pascual Pérez.

Jim Mahoney served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Eddie BakerRR6'1"175
Richard BakerRR6'3"200
Tom BurkeRR6'0"195
Jorge CartyRR6'1"170
Arcadio CruzRR6'4"205
Philip CyburtLL6'2"180
Bienvenido DeLaRosaLL5'10"160
Ricky EvansRRJune 2, 19566'4"215Lakewood, CA US
Robert FergusonLL6'1"175
Stan FloydRRJune 5, 19535'10"190Richmond, VA US
Timothy GanchLL6'1"175
Marc GelinasRR6'7"205
George GoodrichRR5'8"155
Steven HawesRR6'0"185
George HillLL6'0"170
Rick LancellottiLLJuly 5, 19566'3"195Providence, RI US
Jeffrey LangRL6'0"175
Allen LeechRR6'0"175
Bob LongRRNovember 11, 19546'3"178Jasper, TN US
James MillerRR
Junior OrtizRROctober 24, 19595'11"174Humacao, PR
Jim ParkeRR6'4"215
Tony PeñaRRJune 4, 19576'0"175Monte Cristi, Monte Cristi DO
Angel PerezRR6'0"160
Pascual PérezRRMay 17, 19576'2"162San Cristobal, San Cristobal DO
Rick PetersonLLOctober 30, 19546'0"175New Brunswick, NJ US
Paul ReavisLR6'3"175
Alfred ReinRR5'10"175
Martin RivasRRJuly 7, 19586'1"160Salcedo, Hermanas Mirabal DO
Robert RockRR5'11"175
Gregorio RodriguezRR6'0"140
Jose RodriguezRRFebruary 25, 19596'2"170
Richard RodriguezRR6'3"228
Charles RouseLR6'0"170
Paul RudimanRR6'2"205
Simon SantanaLL5'11"155
Brian SchwermanRR6'2"172
Michael SelwoodRR6'0"
Robert SemeranoRR6'5"205
James SmithRR6'6"210
Robert StadnikaRRJanuary 23, 19556'4"205
Alfredo TorresRRMarch 29, 19585'11"180Maracay, Aragua VE
Charles ValleySLSeptember 28, 19556'0"175
Candido VenturaRR6'0"156
Jerome YandrickLL6'0"195

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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