1977 Greenwood Braves Roster

Western Carolinas League (WCL) - Class: A
Team Record: 75-64
Finished 3rd in the WCL
Manager: Bobby Dews (75-64)
Affiliation: Atlanta Braves
Location: Greenwood, South Carolina
Ballpark: Legion Stadium
Attendance: 44,842, Avg. 645
1977 Greenwood Braves Statistics

Playoffs - Gastonia Cardinals 3 games, Greenwood Braves 1

The Greenwood Braves of the Western Carolinas League ended the 1977 season with a record of 75 wins and 64 losses, finishing third in the WCL.

The Braves scored 721 runs and allowed 650 runs. Clayton Elliott led Greenwood with 15 home runs and accounted for 67 RBI. Leopoldo Sutten paced all regular batters by hitting .317. Dom Chiti topped the squad with 12 wins and a team-best 3.71 ERA, best among regular hurlers.

Joe Cowley, Larry Owen, Ken Smith, Terry Leach, Gary Cooper, Jim Wessinger, Glenn Hubbard, Terry Harper and Rick Matula were all players from the 1977 Greenwood Braves who played in the Major Leagues during their careers.

Bobby Dews served as manager.

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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Ramon AmancioRROctober 28, 19586'1"158Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional DO
Dan BallardLRApril 28, 19566'2"190Northfield, MI US
Ray BoneschansRRSeptember 25, 19546'4"230
Fernando BrunoRRMay 21, 19576'3"170
Dom ChitiLLDecember 10, 19586'0"190Independence, MO US
Gary CooperSRDecember 22, 19566'3"175Savannah, GA US
Joe CowleyRRAugust 15, 19586'5"210Lexington, KY US
Jeffrey CulbreathRROctober 19, 19576'2"185Atlanta, GA US
Clayton ElliottRRAugust 17, 19555'10"175Pittsburgh, PA US
Don FletcherSROctober 29, 19565'11"188
Timothy GravenRLOctober 25, 19546'0"190Covington, KY US
Lawrence GulletteRRSeptember 17, 19546'2"175
Gordon GuzenskiRRMarch 23, 19556'3"200
William HarleeLLApril 22, 19546'2"197
Terry HarperRRAugust 19, 19556'4"195Douglasville, GA US
Joseph HicksRRSeptember 23, 19545'11"184
Glenn HubbardRRSeptember 25, 19575'9"150Hahn, DE
Terry LeachRRMarch 13, 19546'0"215Selma, AL US
Stuart LivingstoneRRAugust 5, 19546'2"200Toronto, ON CA
David LongLLApril 22, 19556'1"193Santa Monica, CA US
Rick MatulaRRNovember 22, 19536'0"190Wharton, TX US
Joseph O'MalleyLRJune 16, 19555'11"170
Larry OwenRRMay 31, 19555'11"185Cleveland, OH US
Mike PaciorekRR6'3"200
Ike PettawayRRFebruary 9, 19556'2"197Mobile, AL US
Louis PrattRRSeptember 8, 19566'1"185Boynton Beach, FL US
Mike ReynoldsLRFebruary 11, 19555'10"160Nampa, ID US
David RoyerRRNovember 26, 19546'2"185
Manuel SabinoRRAugust 13, 19556'0"190
Isaac SeoaneeRRNovember 16, 19565'11"175
Ken SmithLRFebruary 12, 19586'1"195Youngstown, OH US
David StevensRRJune 21, 19565'11"175
Leopoldo SuttenRRNovember 15, 19556'1"174San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris DO
Scott TaylorRRSeptember 21, 19556'0"180Bradenton, FL US
Wyatt TonkinRRAugust 21, 19546'1"190Seattle, WA US
William TuckerLLMarch 16, 19556'3"180Chicago Heights, IL US
Jim WessingerRRSeptember 25, 19555'10"165Utica, NY US
Willie WingoRR
Donald YoungRRJune 2, 19576'3"192

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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