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1977 Oakland Athletics

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1976 / 1978

63-98, Finished 7th in AL West (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Jack McKeon (26-27) and Bobby Winkles (37-71)
GM: Charlie Finley, Farm Dir: Norman Koselke
Scored 605 runs, Allowed 749 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 65-96

Ballparks: Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum · Attendance: 495,599 (14th of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 97, Pitching - 98 · one-year: Batting - 94, Pitching - 95

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1976 / 1978 Roster (40-man)

Team Roster & Games By Position

Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR WAR Salary
Matt Alexander 30 B R 5' 11" 168 Jan 30, 1947 5 90 14 90 37 0 0 0 4 1 0 7 17 10 34 13 0 67 -0.6
Dick Allen 35 R R 5' 11" 187 Mar 8, 1942 15 54 51 54 50 0 0 50 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0.2 $100,000
Tony Armas 23 R R 5' 11" 182 Jul 2, 1953 2 118 104 118 112 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 86 29 117 0 8 1 0.5 $20,000
Stan Bahnsen 32 R R 6' 2" 185 Dec 15, 1944 11 11 2 0 11 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Doug Bair 27 R R 6' 0" 170 Aug 22, 1949 2 45 0 0 45 45 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.1
Vida Blue 27 B L 6' 0" 189 Jul 28, 1949 9 38 38 2 38 38 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.6 $145,000 All-Star
Joe Coleman 30 R R 6' 3" 175 Feb 3, 1947 13 43 12 1 43 43 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.6
Willie Crawford 30 L L 6' 1" 197 Sep 7, 1946 14 59 37 59 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 20 22 19 20 1 -0.9
Steve Dunning 28 R R 6' 2" 205 May 15, 1949 7 6 0 0 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2
Dock Ellis 32 B R 6' 3" 205 Mar 11, 1945 10 7 7 0 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1.3
Dave Giusti 37 R R 5' 11" 190 Nov 27, 1939 15 40 0 1 40 40 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.4
Wayne Gross 25 L R 6' 2" 210 Jan 14, 1952 2 146 145 146 144 0 0 1 0 144 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.3 $30,000 All-Star
Tim Hosley 30 R R 5' 11" 185 May 10, 1947 7 39 22 39 22 0 19 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 8 0 -0.2
Mike Jorgensen 28 L L 6' 0" 195 Aug 16, 1948 9 66 56 66 61 0 0 48 0 0 0 6 1 13 20 2 5 0 0.8
Matt Keough 21 R R 6' 3" 190 Jul 3, 1955 1st 8 6 1 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.2
Bob Lacey 23 R L 6' 5" 210 Aug 25, 1953 1st 64 0 1 64 64 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.7
Rick Langford 25 R R 6' 0" 180 Mar 20, 1952 2 37 31 0 37 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.2
Larry Lintz 27 B R 5' 9" 150 Oct 10, 1949 5 41 9 41 30 0 0 0 28 1 2 0 0 0 0 5 0 23 0.3 $35,000
Sheldon Mallory 23 L L 6' 2" 175 Jul 16, 1953 1st 64 31 64 48 0 0 4 0 0 0 9 16 22 47 8 9 17 -0.4
Steve McCatty 23 R R 6' 3" 195 Mar 20, 1954 1st 4 2 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Rich McKinney 30 R R 5' 11" 185 Nov 22, 1946 7 86 44 86 46 0 0 32 3 8 0 3 0 2 5 18 36 0 -1.5
Doc Medich 28 R R 6' 5" 225 Dec 9, 1948 6 26 25 0 26 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.3 $64,000
Craig Mitchell 23 R R 6' 3" 180 Apr 14, 1954 3 3 1 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Paul Mitchell 27 R R 6' 1" 195 Aug 19, 1949 3 5 3 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.6
Larry Murray 24 B R 5' 11" 179 Apr 1, 1953 4 90 41 90 78 0 0 0 0 0 0 29 35 23 87 3 4 15 -0.9
Jeff Newman 28 R R 6' 2" 215 Sep 11, 1948 2 94 42 94 94 1 94 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.5
Mike Norris 22 R R 6' 2" 175 Mar 19, 1955 3 17 12 1 16 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.3
Bill North 29 B R 5' 11" 185 May 15, 1948 7 56 51 56 52 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 52 0 52 1 4 1 0.1 $75,000
Mitchell Page 25 L R 6' 2" 205 Oct 15, 1951 1st 145 139 145 133 0 0 0 0 0 0 131 0 5 136 8 5 1 6.0 $30,000
Marty Perez 31 R R 5' 11" 160 Feb 28, 1946 9 115 100 115 114 0 0 0 105 12 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0.3
Rob Picciolo 24 R R 6' 2" 185 Feb 4, 1953 1st 148 121 148 148 0 0 0 0 0 148 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1.6 $20,000
Manny Sanguillen 33 R R 6' 0" 193 Mar 21, 1944 10 152 148 152 91 0 77 7 0 0 0 0 0 9 9 58 4 0 0.6 $145,000
Rodney Scott 23 B R 6' 0" 160 Oct 16, 1953 3 133 91 133 128 0 0 0 71 5 69 0 0 1 1 1 10 7 0.7
Jerry Tabb 25 L R 6' 2" 195 Mar 17, 1952 2 51 33 51 36 0 0 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 13 0 -0.6
Pablo Torrealba 29 L L 5' 10" 173 Apr 28, 1948 3 41 10 1 41 41 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.8
Mike Torrez 30 R R 6' 5" 220 Aug 28, 1946 11 4 4 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.3 $100,000
Jim Tyrone 28 R R 6' 1" 185 Jan 29, 1949 4 96 80 96 82 0 0 1 0 0 0 10 4 70 84 4 12 1 0.3
Jim Umbarger 24 L L 6' 6" 200 Feb 17, 1953 3 12 8 0 12 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1.0
Earl Williams 28 R R 6' 3" 215 Jul 14, 1948 8 100 90 100 54 0 36 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 45 7 0 0.0 $50,000
Mark Williams 23 L L 6' 0" 180 Jul 28, 1953 1st 3 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 0 0.0
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR WAR Salary
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

1976 / 1978 Roster (40-man)