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1977 American Association

1977 > Class AAA > League History
Overall: 540 games, 8 teams, approx. 135 games in season
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1976 / 1978
League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 1976 / 1978

League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 1976 / 1978

League Standings

Regular Season

April 15, 1977 to September 1, 1977 · 136 games

East Division

Tm Aff W L W-L% GB
Omaha Royals KCR 76 59 .563 --
Indianapolis Indians CIN 72 64 .529 4.5
Evansville Triplets DET 65 68 .489 10
Iowa Oaks CHW 61 75 .449 15.5

West Division

Tm Aff W L W-L% GB
Denver Bears MON 71 65 .522 --
Wichita Aeros CHC 68 64 .515 1
Oklahoma City 89ers PHI 70 66 .515 1
New Orleans Pelicans STL 57 79 .419 14

League Batting

Tm Aff BatAge R/G G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
Denver Bears MON 25.0 5.45 136 5146 4479 741 1257 220 68 131 688 91 52 526 725 .281 .358 .448 .806 2006 35 67 39 33
Evansville Triplets DET 24.0 5.41 133 5135 4513 719 1229 231 48 132 675 104 37 501 767 .272 .346 .433 .779 1952 31 52 38 26
Wichita Aeros CHC 25.4 4.89 132 4869 4168 646 1126 199 43 120 589 84 40 568 719 .270 .359 .425 .784 1771 28 69 36 20
Indianapolis Indians CIN 23.9 4.51 136 4957 4321 614 1117 203 50 94 560 129 60 538 841 .259 .342 .394 .735 1702 20 53 25 30
Omaha Royals KCR 25.2 4.44 135 4972 4289 599 1071 188 33 90 548 133 29 559 838 .250 .338 .372 .710 1595 31 64 29 13
Oklahoma City 89ers PHI 24.7 4.43 136 4869 4375 603 1150 169 55 83 537 164 66 393 779 .263 .324 .384 .708 1678 22 46 33 24
New Orleans Pelicans STL 24.9 4.30 136 4926 4344 585 1079 193 33 111 540 68 33 480 599 .248 .324 .385 .709 1671 23 49 30 21
Iowa Oaks CHW 24.6 4.24 136 4989 4443 576 1169 215 39 77 523 87 45 449 771 .263 .331 .381 .712 1693 16 45 36 24
League Totals 24.7 4.71 1080 39863 34932 5083 9198 1618 369 838 4660 860 362 4014 6039 .263 .340 .403 .743 14068 206 445 266 191

League Pitching

Tm Aff PAge R/G W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
Omaha Royals KCR 27.0 4.11 76 59 .563 3.69 135 135 109 26 15 35 1140.0 1084 555 467 96 463 20 740 20 6 55 1.357 8.6 0.8 3.7 5.8 1.60
Indianapolis Indians CIN 22.7 4.33 72 64 .529 4.05 136 136 111 25 7 28 1138.0 1081 589 512 91 523 20 754 27 3 52 1.409 8.5 0.7 4.1 6.0 1.44
Iowa Oaks CHW 23.6 4.49 61 75 .449 4.00 136 136 116 20 6 24 1149.0 1117 610 511 115 523 23 839 28 11 53 1.427 8.7 0.9 4.1 6.6 1.60
Oklahoma City 89ers PHI 26.7 4.66 70 66 .515 4.23 136 136 105 31 8 25 1140.0 1186 634 536 102 479 25 728 23 2 64 1.461 9.4 0.8 3.8 5.7 1.52
Wichita Aeros CHC 25.9 4.77 68 64 .515 4.50 132 132 103 29 5 30 1097.0 1140 629 548 110 426 15 652 13 7 31 1.428 9.4 0.9 3.5 5.3 1.53
Evansville Triplets DET 24.4 4.96 65 68 .489 4.32 133 133 114 19 2 28 1155.0 1186 660 554 102 503 32 823 27 10 78 1.462 9.2 0.8 3.9 6.4 1.64
New Orleans Pelicans STL 26.0 5.03 57 79 .419 4.68 136 136 101 35 12 15 1132.0 1159 684 589 122 494 26 794 33 9 45 1.460 9.2 1.0 3.9 6.3 1.61
Denver Bears MON 23.8 5.31 71 65 .522 5.03 136 136 118 18 4 30 1146.0 1245 722 641 100 603 30 709 35 5 62 1.613 9.8 0.8 4.7 5.6 1.18
League Totals 24.9 4.71 540 540 .500 4.31 1080 1080 877 203 59 215 9097.0 9198 5083 4358 838 4014 191 6039 206 53 440 1.452 9.1 0.8 4.0 6.0 1.50

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
Wichita Aeros CHC 132 3292 1442 139 137 .971 11 Harry Dunlop
Indianapolis Indians CIN 136 3414 1426 145 109 .971 16 Roy Majtyka
New Orleans Pelicans STL 136 3397 1397 155 139 .969 6 Lance Nichols
Omaha Royals KCR 135 3420 1510 165 139 .968 11 John Sullivan
Evansville Triplets DET 133 3465 1500 171 124 .967 23 Les Moss
Oklahoma City 89ers PHI 136 3421 1455 164 115 .967 10 Cal Emery, Mike Ryan and Bill Connors
Iowa Oaks CHW 136 3448 1446 169 123 .967 14 Joe Sparks
Denver Bears MON 136 3439 1415 172 140 .966 11 Jim Marshall
League Totals 1080 27296 11591 1280 1026 .968 102