1977 Montgomery Rebels Roster

Southern League (SL) - Class: AA
Team Record: 86-51
Finished 1st in the SL's West Division
Manager: Ed Brinkman (86-51)
Affiliation: Detroit Tigers
Location: Montgomery, Alabama
Ballpark: Paterson Field
Attendance: 61,738, Avg. 901
1977 Montgomery Rebels Statistics

Finals - Montgomery Rebels 2 games, Jacksonville Suns 0

The Montgomery Rebels of the Southern League ended the 1977 season with a record of 86 wins and 51 losses, finishing first in the league's West Division.

The Rebels topped the league with 656 runs. Montgomery allowed 510 runs. Terrance Lynch and Dave Stegman paced the team with 11 home runs apiece. Terrance Lynch accounted for 82 RBI. Alan Trammell led all regular batters by connecting at a .291 clip. Gary Christenson paced the squad with 13 wins and a team-best 3.14 earned run average, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

Members of the 1977 Montgomery Rebels who played in Major League Baseball during their careers were Gary Christenson, Sheldon Burnside, Pat Underwood, Dave Tobik, Alan Trammell, Steve Baker, Tommy Bianco, Rick Peters, Lou Whitaker, Kip Young, Dave Stegman and Glenn Gulliver.

Ed Brinkman served as manager.

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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Julio AlonsoRLApril 12, 19546'1"195, CU
Steve BakerRRAugust 30, 19566'0"185Eugene, OR US
Tommy BiancoSRDecember 16, 19525'11"190Rockville Centre, NY US
Ken BolekLRDecember 20, 19535'11"180Chardon, OH US
Ted BrazellRRJanuary 30, 19526'0"175St. Louis, MO US
Timothy BrookensRRAugust 10, 19535'10"165Chambersburg, PA US
Mike BurnsRRAugust 19, 19546'0"175Jackson, MI US
Sheldon BurnsideRLDecember 22, 19546'5"200South Bend, IN US
Dwight CarterRRJune 10, 19515'10"177Little Rock, AR US
Gary ChristensonLLMay 5, 19536'5"200Mineola, NY US
Larry CorrRRFebruary 19, 19546'2"175Camden, SC US
Mike EldersRRJune 22, 19546'1"185
Venoy GarrisonRRApril 9, 19546'0"185Los Angeles, CA US
Garry GraftonRRSeptember 14, 19556'1"185Sewickley, PA US
Glenn GulliverLROctober 15, 19545'11"175Detroit, MI US
Frank HarrisRRSeptember 20, 19556'3"185Miami, FL US
Terrance LynchRRAugust 11, 19545'10"175Mount Pleasant, MI US
Ronald MercierRRAugust 17, 19536'3"205
Billy MichaelLLApril 8, 19546'1"185
John MurphyLLAugust 7, 19576'3"185
Rick PetersSRNovember 21, 19555'9"170Lynwood, CA US
Calvin PortleySRNovember 14, 19545'10"165Longview, TX US
Greg ShippyRRMarch 30, 19556'2"205Garrett, IN US
Dave StegmanRRJanuary 30, 19545'11"190Inglewood, CA US
Dave TobikRRMarch 2, 19536'1"190Euclid, OH US
Alan TrammellRRFebruary 21, 19586'0"165Garden Grove, CA US
Steve TrellaRRDecember 8, 19536'5"205Brooklyn, NY US
Pat UnderwoodLLFebruary 9, 19576'0"175Kokomo, IN US
John UpshawRROctober 9, 19566'1"195Yuma, AZ US
Lou WhitakerLRMay 12, 19575'11"160Brooklyn, NY US
Kip YoungRROctober 29, 19545'11"175Georgetown, OH 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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