1977 Holyoke Millers Roster

Eastern League (EL) - Class: AA
Team Record: 73-66
Finished 3rd in the EL's New England Division
Manager: Matt Galante (73-66)
Affiliation: Milwaukee Brewers
Location: Holyoke, Massachusetts
Ballpark: MacKenzie Stadium
Attendance: 61,171, Avg. 880
1977 Holyoke Millers Statistics

The Holyoke Millers of the Eastern League ended the 1977 season with a record of 73 wins and 66 losses, finishing third in the league's New England Division.

The Millers scored 630 runs and allowed 601 runs. Gary Holle walloped 30 home runs for Holyoke, while Ike Blessitt swatted 15 or more, too. Ike Blessitt drove in 104 runs. Lanny Phillips paced batters with significant playing time by hitting .321. Mark Bomback and George Frazier topped the squad with 12 wins each, and Ron Wrona earned a 3.02 ERA, best among hurlers with significant time on the mound.

Members of the 1977 Holyoke Millers who played in Major League Baseball during their careers were Barry Cort, Greg Erardi, Ike Blessitt, Ed Romero, Jeff Yurak, Doug Clarey, Lafayette Currence, George Frazier, Mark Bomback and Gary Holle.

Matt Galante served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Ike BlessittRRSeptember 30, 19495'11"185Detroit, MI US
Mark BombackRRApril 14, 19535'11"170Portsmouth, VA US
John BuffamoyerRRJuly 12, 19556'0"190
Doug ClareyRRApril 20, 19546'0"180Los Angeles, CA US
Garry ConnRRFebruary 14, 19556'2"200Flint, MI US
Barry CortRRApril 15, 19566'5"210Toronto, ON CA
Lafayette CurrenceSLDecember 3, 19515'11"175Rock Hill, SC US
Eugene DelyonRR6'1"190
William DickLLApril 9, 19566'3"175
Ronnie DriverRL6'1"190
Greg ErardiRRMay 31, 19546'1"190Syracuse, NY US
Gerald ErbRR6'1"175
Richard FordRL6'0"170
George FrazierRROctober 13, 19546'5"205Oklahoma City, OK US
Steven GreeneSR5'10"
John HannonRR6'3"195
Gary HolleRLAugust 11, 19546'6"210Albany, NY US
Dennis HolmbergLRAugust 2, 19516'0"185Dodge County, NE US
Dale HrovatRRNovember 28, 19525'10"170
Ronald JacobsRRSeptember 12, 19546'1"190
Gary LaRocqueLR6'0"175
Rick O'KeeffeLLJuly 26, 19576'6"225Bronx, NY US
Lanny PhillipsRRMarch 28, 19525'9"180
Garry PykaRR5'11"165
Neil RasmussenRRSeptember 7, 19526'2"185
Ed RomeroRRDecember 9, 19575'11"160Santurce, PR
Billy SevernsLLApril 26, 19535'11"180
Rich ShubertLLSeptember 23, 19556'3"210New York City, NY US
David SmithRRJune 20, 19556'1"180
Tom WidmarRRJune 6, 19506'3"190
Ron WronaRRMarch 21, 19536'0"200
Jeff YurakSRFebruary 26, 19546'3"195Pasadena, CA US

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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