1977 Salt Lake City Gulls Roster

Pacific Coast League (PCL) - Class: AAA
Team Record: 74-65
Finished 2nd in the PCL's East Division
Manager: Jimy Williams (74-65)
Affiliation: California Angels
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
Ballpark: Derks Field
Attendance: 254,679, Avg. 3,664
1977 Salt Lake City Gulls Statistics

Playoffs - Phoenix Giants 3 games, Salt Lake City Gulls 2

The Salt Lake City Gulls of the Pacific Coast League ended the 1977 season with a record of 74 wins and 65 losses, finishing second in the league's East Division.

The Gulls led the league with 920 runs, powered by 150 home runs. Salt Lake City allowed 841 runs. Butch Alberts paced the squad with 27 home runs, while Bob Jones and Tom Donohue walloped 20 or more also. Butch Alberts drove in 106 runs and topped all regular batters with a .305 average. Pat Cristelli paced the squad with 10 wins, and Mike Overy recorded a 4.33 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Players from the 1977 Salt Lake City Gulls who spent time in the Majors during their careers included Tom Donohue, Mike Overy, Willie Aikens, Tom Walker, John Verhoeven, Dave Machemer, Kim Allen, Rance Mulliniks, Balor Moore, Ken Landreaux, Danny Goodwin, Gil Flores, Mike Barlow, Stan Perzanowski, Fred Kuhaulua, Orlando Alvarez, Bob Jones, Dick Lange, John Caneira, Dickie Thon, Thad Bosley, Butch Alberts, Luis Quintana, Bob Ferris, Danny Boone and Dan Briggs.

Jimy Williams served as manager.

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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Willie AikensLROctober 14, 19546'3"220Seneca, SC US
Butch AlbertsRRMay 4, 19506'2"205Williamsport, PA US
Kim AllenRRApril 5, 19535'11"175Fontana, CA US
Orlando AlvarezRRFebruary 28, 19526'0"165Rio Grande, PR
Mike BarlowLRApril 30, 19486'6"210Stamford, NY US
Danny BooneLLJanuary 14, 19545'8"150Long Beach, CA US
Thad BosleyLLSeptember 17, 19566'3"175Oceanside, CA US
Dan BriggsLLNovember 18, 19526'0"180Scotia, CA US
John CaneiraRROctober 7, 19526'3"180Waterbury, CT US
Pat CristelliLRSeptember 27, 19526'4"200Canon City, CO US
Tom DonohueRRNovember 15, 19526'0"185Mineola, NY US
Bob FerrisRRMay 7, 19556'6"225Arlington, VA US
Gil FloresRROctober 27, 19526'0"185Ponce, PR
Fred FrazierRRMay 11, 19515'9"155
Frankie GeorgeRRJune 16, 19536'0"195San Diego, CA US
Danny GoodwinLRSeptember 2, 19536'1"195St. Louis, MO US
Bob JonesLLOctober 11, 19496'2"195Elkton, MD US
Fred KuhauluaLLFebruary 23, 19535'11"175Honolulu, HI US
Ken LandreauxLRDecember 22, 19545'10"165Los Angeles, CA US
Dick LangeRRSeptember 1, 19485'10"185Harbor Beach, MI US
Bob LesslieRR6'3"215
Dave MachemerRRMay 24, 19515'11"180St. Joseph, MI US
Marty MartinsonRRApril 20, 19566'2"182
Balor MooreLLJanuary 25, 19516'2"178Smithville, TX US
Rance MulliniksLRJanuary 15, 19565'11"162Tulare, CA US
Robert NolanSLNovember 9, 19505'11"190
Mike OveryRRJanuary 27, 19516'2"190Clinton, IL US
Francis PanickRR6'1"205
Carlos PerezRRJune 3, 19556'0"163
Stan PerzanowskiSRAugust 25, 19506'2"170East Chicago, IN US
Luis QuintanaLLDecember 25, 19516'2"175Vega Baja, PR
John RacanelliRR6'2"195
Ed RicksRRJanuary 5, 19516'4"190
John RoslundRL6'0"190
Larry RushRROctober 25, 19566'1"180Los Angeles, CA US
Dickie ThonRRJune 20, 19585'11"160South Bend, IN US
John VerhoevenRRJuly 3, 19526'5"200Long Beach, CA US
Tom WalkerRRNovember 7, 19486'1"188Tampa, FL 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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