1977 Phoenix Giants Statistics

Pacific Coast League (PCL) - Class: AAA
Team Record: 81-59
1st in the PCL's East Division
Manager: Rocky Bridges (81-59)
Affiliation: San Francisco Giants
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Ballpark: Phoenix Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 160,321, Avg. 2,290
1977 Phoenix Giants Roster

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

The Phoenix Giants of the Pacific Coast League ended the 1977 season with a record of 81 wins and 59 losses, first in the league's East Division.

The Giants plated 887 runs and allowed 812 runs. Skip James paced Phoenix with 14 home runs and drove in 97 runs. Junior Kennedy topped all regular batters by hitting .316. Greg Minton and Ed Plank led the team with 14 wins each, while Ed Plank earned a 4.55 ERA, leading pitchers with enough qualifying appearances.

Gary Alexander, Chris Arnold, Terry Cornutt, Rob Dressler, Don Hahn, Vic Harris, Dave Heaverlo, Tom Heintzelman, Skip James, Garry Jestadt, Junior Kennedy, Bob Knepper, Johnnie LeMaster, Greg Minton, Ed Plank, Frank Riccelli, Horace Speed, Tommy Toms and Mike Wegener were all players from the 1977 Phoenix Giants who played in the Major Leagues during their careers.

Rocky Bridges served as manager.


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Pitching:

Player W L W% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF
Greg Minton146.7004.862920702161.018893879704772218
Ed Plank147.6674.552727910186.0214111941558874105
Kyle Hypes1211.5226.493128400154.018511811110852511111
Tommy Toms103.7692.81530001977.0682724723867202
Rob Dressler1010.5005.293129611199.02311281171385975617
Frank Riccelli89.4716.352726400163.0176124115813831352016
Mike Wegener41.8004.7623000251.0633427534118102
Randy Hammon33.5005.4028100290.01056554856656233
Bob Knepper36.3337.4110940051.0685142625024207
Terry Cornutt21.6674.3615000333.0442416320319103
Dave Heaverlo101.0004.096000211.0117513110000
Monroe Greenfield02.0007.0019000336.0333028140010404
Totals8159.5795.352991400342341212.013868127208663745616247780

Batting:

Player GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
Chris Arnold13964656611117135158909107279.302.381.459.840260305
Junior Kennedy135567481881521690761457451.316.408.387.795186516
Skip James135590483111149221414971359345.308.420.499.919241608
Garry Jestadt13457448473133182589537434.275.366.351.7181703112
Tom Heintzelman120554478801272148851186473.266.354.377.731180516
Horace Speed134568467921242114107935693137.266.390.435.824203413
Rick Sanderlin1133933624794174046751931.260.292.329.621119066
Rick Bradley773142835383183963112341.293.344.473.817134206
Don Hahn70329273608019103341465529.293.413.469.882128100
Wendell Kim82349282628081128866137.284.412.330.74193141
Gary Alexander592612115472113755044544.341.452.521.973110104
Vic Harris36171139263783118632521.266.382.388.77154313
Joey Martin47158138173540114011913.254.344.304.64842010
Johnnie LeMaster228770122272013331414.314.414.471.88533003
Terry Cornutt15110000000001.000.000.000.0000000
Frank Riccelli27761000000015.000.143.000.1430000
Rob Dressler320010000000000000
Totals1377556947248881359225846778712666732655.288.383.413.796195303416630


Fielding:

Player Pos GP PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS%
Skip James1B1301366918122.99511.208
Garry Jestadt1B11945113.9909.000
Joey Martin1B444422.96012.000
Tom Heintzelman1B280021.0004.000
Wendell Kim2B64105184641.9804.516
Tom Heintzelman2B54961991241.9615.463
Junior Kennedy2B194559621.9455.474
Vic Harris2B7113225.9566.143
Garry Jestadt2B5916021.0005.000
Johnnie LeMaster2B222001.0002.000
Tom Heintzelman3B61461421212.9403.082
Garry Jestadt3B55439257.9642.455
Wendell Kim3B18113622.9592.611
Chris Arnold3B1332121.9231.846
Junior Kennedy3B225001.0003.500
Rick BradleyC7436436153.9645.4059
Gary AlexanderC482284077.9755.5838
Joey MartinC2269512.9873.3649
Horace SpeedOF1332231464.9751.782
Rick SanderlinOF1112141051.9782.018
Chris ArnoldOF96128650.9641.396
Don HahnOF70151441.9752.214
Vic HarrisOF24333011.0001.500
Skip JamesOF750001.000.714
Gary AlexanderOF10010.000.000
Tommy TomsP534511.900.170
Kyle HypesP3182723.9461.129
Rob DresslerP31174942.9432.129
Greg MintonP2963612.9771.448
Randy HammonP286911.938.536
Frank RiccelliP2712332.889.889
Ed PlankP27173022.9591.741
Mike WegenerP2361910.9621.087
Monroe GreenfieldP190610.857.316
Terry CornuttP151330.571.267
Bob KnepperP101911.9091.000
Dave HeaverloP611001.000.333
Junior KennedySS1172354702389.9686.026
Johnnie LeMasterSS213569622.9454.952
Vic HarrisSS531422.8953.400
Tom HeintzelmanSS102001.0002.000
Totals147636411778153417.9733.6712600

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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