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1977 Oakland A's  (1976)  (1978)
47-115, 6th in AL Western Division
Scored 710 runs, Allowed 1074 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 49-113
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .664
Park Factor: Batting - 100 / Pitching - 102 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 53-109   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 63-98
Manager(s): Drew Kennedy

Team Batting (ordered by runs created)    Glossary        Team Schedule and Splits            Photos Batting Splits     Pitching Splits
Click on the Games to see a player's splits for this season.
 Pos Player               Ag   G   AB    R    H   2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS  BB   SO    BA   OBP   SLG   RC  RC/27  Defense  Diff
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
 OF *Mitchell Page        25  153  560  103  159  30   8  24   81  34   4   73  100  .284  .373  .495  108   6.9  4(+2)e16  -58  
 3B *Wayne Gross          25  150  539   76  145  27   1  22   92   0   0   90   78  .269  .375  .445   95   6.3  4e31       52  
 1B *Gary Thomasson       25  148  479   77  122  20   4  18   63   7   3   83  122  .255  .363  .426   77   5.6  4e29      -20  
 C   Steve Yeager         28  122  430   52   99  25   1  19   74   0   1   31  107  .230  .294  .426   50   3.9  1(-3)e12  -59  
 OF  Tony Armas           24  117  390   47   99   7   3  18   49   0   1   20  109  .254  .290  .426   46   4.2  3(0)e10    61  
 OF  Joe Rudi             30   98  263   32   60  10   4  13   44   1   0   27   61  .228  .305  .445   36   4.7  1(+1)e2   -79  
 SS #Rodney Scott         23  123  405   61   95   6   1   0   21   4   1   42   58  .235  .309  .254   35   3.0  4e44      -73  
 OF *Terry Whitfield      24  111  362   38   86  23   2   4   54   0   0   19   52  .238  .277  .345   33   3.2  4(0)e11  -139  
 OF #Billy North          29   72  201   41   51   5   1   3   16   1   2   36   18  .254  .365  .333   28   4.9  3(-2)e7    -4  
 SS  Rob Picciolo         24  122  309   26   68  12   2   2   28   0   0    2   34  .220  .226  .291   19   2.1  3e26       42  
 OF  Paul Blair           33   83  178   29   44   5   3   3   16   0   0   12   14  .247  .304  .360   18   3.4  1(-2)e13  -36  
 2B  Doug Flynn           26  124  339   21   69   5   3   0   20   0   1    9   29  .204  .224  .236   17   1.7  2e6         5  
 C   Andy Etchebarren     34   39  116   11   37   4   2   0   10   0   0   12   17  .319  .374  .388   16   5.2  3(+1)e7   135  
 C   Jeff Newman          28   32  105    8   29   9   0   5   17   0   0    2   18  .276  .287  .505   15   5.1  3(-1)e11  196  
 1B *Jerry Tabb           25   55  157   16   34   1   0   9   19   0   0   12   26  .217  .269  .395   14   3.0  4e11       27  
 DH  Ed Armbrister        29   27   86    8   24   4   1   2   10   0   0    9   24  .279  .347  .419   12   5.3              6  
 OF #Larry Murray         24   65  151   22   31   6   0   0    7  14   1   13   34  .205  .268  .245   12   2.7  3(0)e3      3  
 3B  Gary Sutherland      32   26  101   10   32   7   0   1   14   0   0    4   16  .317  .343  .416   11   4.2  4e13      167  
 PH  Manny Mota           39   50   45    5   18   2   0   0    8   0   0    8    1  .400  .481  .444   10   9.0            -95  
 OF *Sheldon Mallory      23   19   65    8   16   3   0   0    5   1   0    4    7  .246  .292  .292    6   3.2  4(0)e8     31  
 1B  Bob Bailey           34   40   84    5   17   1   1   2    8   0   1    6    8  .202  .253  .310    5   2.2  4e30     -149  
 2B *Ken Boswell          31   32   97    5   18   3   0   0    8   0   0   11   16  .186  .269  .216    5   1.9  4e8       -49  
 UT *Pat Scanlon          24   18   48    4    8   1   0   0    0   0   0    9   14  .167  .298  .188    3   2.3            -77  
 2B  Leo Foster           26    9   25    5    5   1   0   0    3   0   0    4    1  .200  .333  .240    2   3.3  4e26       23  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 26                                                                           685                  -13

     * - bats left-handed, # - switch hits, otherwise bats right-handed

Team Pitching   Glossary
Click on the Games to see a pitcher's splits for this season.

     Player               Ag  W   L   Pct   G   GS  CG  GF  SV  BS SHO   IP     H    R   ER   HR  BB   SO   ERA   RC  RC/27  OPS
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
  P  Rick Langford        25   8  17  .320  34  34   6   0   0   0   1  227.2  233  132  120  24   90  144  4.74  124   4.9  -18  
  P *Jim Kaat             38   8  21  .276  38  38   0   0   0   0   0  173.1  281  166  147  37   43   76  7.63  188   9.7  109  
  P *Bob Lacey            23   6  11  .353  60   0   0  36  11  10   0  133.2  138   86   79  25   44   84  5.32   75   5.0  103  
  P  Buzz Capra           29   5   8  .385  38  15   1  13   0   0   0  139.0  162  121  115  32   96   79  7.45  115   7.5    4  
  P  Al Fitzmorris        31   5  14  .263  28  25   0   0   0   0   0  138.2  190  112   97  14   67   49  6.30  110   7.0   34  
  P  Pat Dobson           35   3   7  .300  13  13   0   0   0   0   0   63.2   84   62   52   8   30   31  7.35   47   6.5  -24  
  P  Wayne Simpson        28   3  12  .200  25  19   0   4   1   0   0  109.2  154   96   83  14   53   56  6.81   95   7.7   16  
  P  Mike Norris          22   2   1  .667  42   0   0  21   5   1   0   84.0   81   45   39  13   40   40  4.18   46   5.1  -49  
  P  Vern Ruhle           26   2   3  .400  35   0   0  22   1   2   0   71.0   85   43   38  10   15   28  4.82   41   5.3  -67  
  P  Dan Larson           23   2   7  .222  31   8   1   9   2   0   0   92.0  122   73   59  17   42   25  5.77   72   7.0   61  
  P  Doug Bair            27   2   7  .222  47   0   0  37   6   4   0   89.1   87   58   50  13   53   69  5.04   50   5.0  -28  
  P  Matt Keough          22   1   1  .500  12   1   0   7   1   2   0   33.0   35   24   24   5   18   13  6.55   20   5.5   30  
  P *Gerry Hannahs        24   0   0  .000   2   0   0   1   1   0   0    2.2    4    1    1   0    1    2  3.37    3  10.7  314  
  P *John Curtis          29   0   2  .000   6   2   0   3   0   0   0   20.2   39   24   23   2    8   13 10.02   27  12.2  176  
  P *Dan Schatzeder       22   0   2  .000   5   3   0   1   0   0   0   19.0   21   11   10   0   13   14  4.74   10   4.6   82  
  P  Doug Konieczny       25   0   2  .000   4   4   0   0   0   0   0   19.2   37   20   18   2    6    6  8.24   24  11.9  191  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 27                                                                                     1054         29

     * - throws left-handed, otherwise throws right-handed


Team Fielding   (completed seasons only)
 An asterisk after a player's name means his fielding stats are for multiple teams.

 Catchers              Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP  OSB OCS
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Steve Yeager          962 109 115  580   34   7   4  .989  20  13
 Andy Etchebarren      264  32  34  163   19   2   1  .989  28  11
 Jeff Newman           191  21  23  100    9   3   2  .973  10   5
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Gary Thomasson 784 89 96 826 75 26 97 .972 10.35 Jerry Tabb 385 44 50 383 34 3 36 .993 9.74 Bob Bailey 177 21 29 158 15 4 23 .977 8.80 Sheldon Mallory 55 6 8 69 2 0 10 1.000 11.62 Wayne Gross 15 2 5 17 1 0 3 1.000 10.80 Joe Rudi 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Doug Flynn 895 102 122 284 333 5 83 .992 6.20 Rodney Scott 276 29 49 98 67 6 22 .965 5.38 Ken Boswell 187 25 27 64 64 2 19 .985 6.16 Leo Foster 52 6 6 16 19 0 9 1.000 6.06 Pat Scanlon 5 0 3 4 4 0 3 1.000 14.40 Gary Sutherland 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 Billy North 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Wayne Gross 1225 141 142 113 225 28 26 .923 2.48 Gary Sutherland 178 20 22 18 37 0 3 1.000 2.79 Pat Scanlon 9 1 2 1 2 0 0 1.000 2.89 Doug Flynn 2 0 2 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00 Rodney Scott 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 1.000 4.50 Ken Boswell 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Rob Picciolo 824 93 122 174 341 15 83 .972 5.62 Rodney Scott 558 69 81 108 201 10 38 .969 4.99 Tony Armas 25 0 14 9 9 1 2 .947 6.48 Doug Flynn 5 0 3 3 5 0 3 1.000 14.40 Larry Murray 3 0 2 1 0 1 0 .500 3.00 Gary Sutherland 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 1.000 9.00 Leo Foster 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Tony Armas            469  56  65   81    4   3   0  .966  1.63
 Gary Thomasson        353  44  44   57    4   8   1  .884  1.56
 Joe Rudi              272  26  50   50    6   0   1 1.000  1.85
 Mitchell Page         131  15  18   21    1   2   0  .917  1.51
 Sheldon Mallory        85  10  11   10    1   0   0 1.000  1.16
 Terry Whitfield        45   6  10    2    0   1   0  .667  0.40
 Pat Scanlon            25   3   3    6    0   1   0  .857  2.16
 Larry Murray           16   0   4    3    0   0   0 1.000  1.69
 Manny Mota             13   0   7    0    0   0   0  .000  0.00
 Bob Bailey              4   1   2    1    0   0   0 1.000  2.25
 Ed Armbrister           3   1   1    2    0   0   0 1.000  6.00
 Paul Blair              1   0   1    0    0   0   0  .000  0.00
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Billy North 421 49 56 134 8 2 0 .986 3.03 Tony Armas 397 47 50 104 5 3 0 .973 2.47 Joe Rudi 320 38 39 101 7 3 0 .973 3.04 Larry Murray 176 22 24 52 4 1 1 .982 2.86 Paul Blair 94 6 25 36 3 1 2 .975 3.75 Terry Whitfield 5 0 4 3 0 0 0 1.000 5.40 Gary Thomasson 4 0 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 6.75 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Terry Whitfield 695 84 86 147 9 4 2 .975 2.02 Paul Blair 309 33 55 63 3 5 0 .930 1.92 Larry Murray 202 25 32 53 5 0 1 1.000 2.59 Mitchell Page 124 15 17 34 0 1 0 .971 2.47 Ed Armbrister 43 5 7 7 1 0 1 1.000 1.67 Tony Armas 17 0 8 3 0 0 0 1.000 1.59 Joe Rudi 11 0 6 3 0 0 0 1.000 2.45 Gary Thomasson 9 0 7 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 Sheldon Mallory 5 0 3 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.80 Billy North 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 Steve Yeager 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 Bob Bailey 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1977 Draft


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