1977 Oakland Athletics
63 - 98
1976 / 1978 (Organization)
7th place in the AL West (38.5 GB)
Home Record:
Away Record:
35 - 46 (.432)
28 - 52 (.350)
-9.0 wins
-8.5 wins
   
Scored/Expected: 605 / 702 ( -97 )
Allowed/Expected: 749 / 694 ( -55 )
Pyth Record: 65 - 96 (-2)
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Oakland Coliseum
Attendance: 495,599 Avg Att: 6,119 (0.35)
Att Rank: 14 / 14 Lg Avg: 17,365
       
Park Factor: 0.95    
HR Factor: 0.97 R/L HR: 1.00 / 0.93
Notes:


Transactions

Filters
Time Frame
To / From
Date          
WAR
Player
Pos
Transaction
11
1
1976
Sal Bando
3B
32.7
Free Agency Granted
OAK
52.2
9.4
11
1
1976
Don Baylor
DH
27.3
Free Agency Granted
OAK
13.4
15.0
11
1
1976
Bert Campaneris
SS
34.7
Free Agency Granted
OAK
49.1
4.1
11
1
1976
Nate Colbert
1B
30.6
Free Agency Granted
OAK
14.3
0.0
11
1
1976
Rollie Fingers
RP
30.2
Free Agency Granted
OAK
12.8
13.3
11
1
1976
Willie McCovey
1B
38.8
Free Agency Granted
OAK
64.4
0.1
11
1
1976
Joe Rudi
LF
30.2
Free Agency Granted
OAK
22.0
3.5
11
1
1976
Gene Tenace
C
30.1
Free Agency Granted
OAK
23.6
23.2
11
5
1976
Tommy Helms
2B
35.5
Purchased
PIT
OAK
8.7
-0.5
0.0
11
5
1976
Manny Sanguillen
C
32.6
Received in Trade
PIT
OAK
28.1
-0.7
0.7
11
5
1976
Chuck Tanner
LF
47.3
Traded Away
OAK
PIT
-0.2
0.0
0.0
11
5
1976
Gary Woods
CF
22.3
Expansion Draft (Pick 8)
OAK
TOR
-0.1
0.6
-0.6
11
5
1976
Glenn Abbott
SP
25.7
Expansion Draft (Pick 24)
OAK
SEA
0.2
5.5
5.6
11
5
1976
Leon Hooten
RP
28.6
Expansion Draft (Pick 59)
OAK
TOR
0.1
0.0
0.0
11
9
1976
Billy Williams
LF
38.4
Released
OAK
63.8
0.0
12
6
1976
Larry Haney
C
34.0
Purchased
OAK
ML4
0.6
-0.4
-0.4
1
1
1977
Milt Ramirez
SS
26.8
Unknown transaction
KCA
OAK
-0.5
-0.6
-0.6
1
9
1977
Craig Minetto
RP
22.7
Signed as a Free Agent
OAK
0.0
-0.8
-0.8
1
11
1977
Hubie Brooks
RF
20.3
Amateur Draft (Round 1 / Pick 2) Did Not Sign
OAK
0.0
12.7
0.0
1
31
1977
Ed Crosby
SS
27.7
Signed as a Free Agent
OAK
-0.6
0.0
0.0
2
19
1977
Paul Lindblad
RP
35.5
Purchased
OAK
TEX
9.4
0.6
0.5
2
24
1977
Mike Weathers
Received in Trade
TOR
OAK
0.0
0.0
0.0
2
24
1977
Ron Fairly
1B
38.6
Traded Away
OAK
TOR
33.2
2.0
2.3
2
25
1977
Ken McMullen
3B
34.7
Purchased
OAK
ML4
33.8
0.2
0.2
3
15
1977
Jerry Tabb
1B
25.0
Purchased
CHN
OAK
0.1
-0.8
-0.8
3
15
1977
Jim Todd
RP
29.5
Traded Away
OAK
CHN
2.4
-2.3
-1.5
3
15
1977
Joe Coleman
SP
30.1
Received in Trade
CHN
OAK
20.9
2.9
3.4
3
15
1977
Gaylen Pitts
3B
30.8
Traded Away
OAK
CHN
0.3
0.0
0.0
3
15
1977
Jim Tyrone
RF
28.1
Received in Trade
CHN
OAK
-0.2
0.3
0.3
3
15
1977
Phil Garner
2B
27.9
Traded Away
OAK
PIT
4.6
25.1
13.3
3
15
1977
Tommy Helms
2B
35.9
Traded Away
OAK
PIT
8.7
-0.5
-0.3
3
15
1977
Chris Batton
SP
22.6
Traded Away
OAK
PIT
-0.2
0.0
0.0
3
15
1977
Dave Giusti
RP
37.3
Received in Trade
PIT
OAK
18.1
1.0
1.4
3
15
1977
Doc Medich
SP
28.3
Received in Trade
PIT
OAK
12.2
7.6
0.3
3
15
1977
Doug Bair
RP
27.6
Received in Trade
PIT
OAK
-0.1
7.0
2.0
3
15
1977
Rick Langford
SP
25.0
Received in Trade
PIT
OAK
-0.7
11.7
11.7
3
15
1977
Tony Armas
RF
23.7
Received in Trade
PIT
OAK
0.0
15.7
13.3
3
15
1977
Mitchell Page
LF
25.4
Received in Trade
PIT
OAK
0.0
8.0
7.9
3
16
1977
Dick Allen
3B
35.0
Signed as a Free Agent
OAK
58.5
0.2
0.2
3
26
1977
Tommy Sandt
SS
26.3
Purchased
OAK
SLN
-0.2
0.0
0.0
3
26
1977
Jim Umbarger
SP
24.1
Received in Trade
TEX
OAK
3.8
-1.7
-1.0
3
26
1977
Rodney Scott
2B
23.4
Received in Trade
TEX
OAK
-0.3
4.2
0.7
3
26
1977
Claudell Washington
RF
22.6
Traded Away
OAK
TEX
6.6
12.8
0.9
3
28
1977
Ed Crosby
SS
27.8
Released
OAK
-0.6
0.0
3
29
1977
Dick Bosman
SP
33.1
Released
OAK
10.8
0.0
3
29
1977
Pablo Torrealba
RP
28.9
Purchased
ATL
OAK
0.9
2.4
2.8
4
3
1977
Earl Williams
C
28.7
Signed as a Free Agent
OAK
8.0
0.0
0.0
4
4
1977
Sheldon Mallory
RF
23.7
Purchased
NYN
OAK
0.0
-0.5
-0.5
4
27
1977
Mike Torrez
SP
30.7
Traded Away
OAK
NYA
14.7
8.8
2.4
4
27
1977
Dock Ellis
SP
32.1
Received in Trade
NYA
OAK
14.3
0.5
-1.3
4
27
1977
Marty Perez
2B
30.2
Received in Trade
NYA
OAK
-0.1
0.0
0.0
4
27
1977
Larry Murray
RF
24.1
Received in Trade
NYA
OAK
-0.3
-2.4
-2.4
5
22
1977
Stan Bahnsen
SP
32.4
Traded Away
OAK
MON
22.1
0.7
0.3
5
22
1977
Mike Jorgensen
1B
28.8
Received in Trade
MON
OAK
8.8
0.6
0.8
6
7
1977
Keith Creel
SP
18.3
Amateur Draft (Round 2) Did Not Sign
OAK
0.0
-0.9
0.0
6
7
1977
Mike Davis
RF
18.0
Amateur Draft (Round 3)
OAK
0.0
14.5
14.4
6
7
1977
Dave Beard
RP
17.7
Amateur Draft (Round 6)
OAK
0.0
-2.3
-0.3
6
7
1977
Jeff Jones
RP
20.9
Amateur Draft (Round 13)
OAK
0.0
-1.7
-1.7
6
7
1977
Shooty Babitt
2B
18.2
Amateur Draft (Round 25)
OAK
0.0
0.3
0.3
6
15
1977
Dock Ellis
SP
32.3
Purchased
OAK
TEX
14.3
1.8
2.8
6
15
1977
Denny Walling
3B
23.2
Traded Away
OAK
HOU
-0.3
12.5
14.1
6
15
1977
Willie Crawford
RF
30.8
Received in Trade
HOU
OAK
22.1
-0.9
-0.9
8
4
1977
Paul Mitchell
SP
28.0
Purchased
OAK
SEA
0.1
2.1
1.5
8
5
1977
Dave Giusti
RP
37.7
Purchased
OAK
CHN
19.5
-0.4
-0.4
8
12
1977
Randy Scarbery
RP
25.1
Traded Away
OAK
SLN
0.0
0.7
0.0
8
12
1977
Steve Dunning
SP
28.2
Received in Trade
SLN
OAK
1.7
0.2
0.2
8
25
1977
Jim Umbarger
SP
24.5
Purchased
OAK
TEX
2.8
-0.7
-0.7
9
13
1977
Doc Medich
SP
28.8
Purchased
OAK
SEA
12.4
7.3
0.6
WAR data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com


Trades


2 / 24 / 1977
Oakland Athletics Receive
       
Wins Above Replacement
Player
Pos
From
$
TOR
Mike Weathers
TOR
Totals      
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
Toronto Blue Jays Receive
       
Wins Above Replacement
Player
Pos
From
1B
OAK
38.4
33.2
2.0
2.3
2.3
Totals      
33.2
2.0
2.3
2.3
Team Analysis
WAR After Trade WAR First Year
Tm
 
0.0
2.0
2.0
 
0.0
2.3
2.3
2.0
0.0
-2.0
 
2.3
0.0
-2.3



3 / 15 / 1977
Chicago Cubs Receive
       
Wins Above Replacement
Player
Pos
From
RP
OAK
29.2
2.4
-2.3
-1.5
-1.5
Totals      
2.4
-2.3
-1.5
-1.5
Oakland Athletics Receive
       
Wins Above Replacement
Player
Pos
From
SP
CHN
29.9
20.9
2.9
3.4
2.6
Totals      
20.9
2.9
3.4
2.6
Team Analysis
WAR After Trade WAR First Year
Tm
 
-2.3
2.9
5.1
 
-1.5
2.6
4.1
2.9
-2.3
-5.1
 
2.6
-1.5
-4.1



3 / 15 / 1977
Chicago Cubs Receive
       
Wins Above Replacement
Player
Pos
From
3B
OAK
30.5
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.0
Totals      
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.0
Oakland Athletics Receive
       
Wins Above Replacement
Player
Pos
From
RF
CHN
27.9
-0.2
0.3
0.3
0.3
Totals      
-0.2
0.3
0.3
0.3
Team Analysis
WAR After Trade WAR First Year
Tm
 
0.0
0.3
0.3
 
0.0
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.0
-0.3
 
0.3
0.0
-0.3



3 / 15 / 1977
Pittsburgh Pirates Receive
       
Wins Above Replacement
Player
Pos
From
2B
OAK
27.6
4.6
25.1
13.3
3.7
2B
OAK
35.6
8.7
-0.5
-0.3
-0.5
SP
OAK
22.3
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
Totals      
13.1
24.6
13.0
3.2
Oakland Athletics Receive
       
Wins Above Replacement
Player
Pos
From
RF
PIT
23.5
0.0
15.7
13.3
0.5
RP
PIT
37.1
18.1
1.0
1.4
1.0
SP
PIT
28.0
12.2
7.6
0.3
0.9
SP
PIT
24.7
-0.7
11.7
11.7
2.1
RP
PIT
27.3
-0.1
7.0
2.0
1.1
LF
PIT
25.2
0.0
8.0
7.9
6.0
Totals      
29.6
50.9
36.5
11.6
Team Analysis
WAR After Trade WAR First Year
Tm
 
24.6
50.9
26.3
 
3.2
11.6
8.4
50.9
24.6
-26.3
 
11.6
3.2
-8.4



3 / 26 / 1977
Oakland Athletics Receive
       
Wins Above Replacement
Player
Pos
From
2B
TEX
23.2
-0.3
4.2
0.7
0.7
SP
TEX
23.9
3.8
-1.7
-1.0
-1.0
$
TEX
Totals      
3.5
2.6
-0.3
-0.3
Texas Rangers Receive
       
Wins Above Replacement
Player
Pos
From
RF
OAK
22.3
6.6
12.8
0.9
1.9
Totals      
6.6
12.8
0.9
1.9
Team Analysis
WAR After Trade WAR First Year
Tm
 
2.6
12.8
10.3
 
-0.3
1.9
2.2
12.8
2.6
-10.3
 
1.9
-0.3
-2.2



4 / 27 / 1977
New York Yankees Receive
       
Wins Above Replacement
Player
Pos
From
SP
OAK
30.3
14.7
8.8
2.4
2.4
Totals      
14.7
8.8
2.4
2.4
Oakland Athletics Receive
       
Wins Above Replacement
Player
Pos
From
SP
NYA
31.8
14.3
0.5
-1.3
2.3
2B
NYA
29.8
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.3
RF
NYA
23.7
-0.3
-2.4
-2.4
-0.9
Totals      
13.9
-1.9
-3.7
1.6
Team Analysis
WAR After Trade WAR First Year
Tm
 
-1.9
8.8
10.7
 
1.6
2.4
0.8
8.8
-1.9
-10.7
 
2.4
1.6
-0.8



5 / 22 / 1977
Montreal Expos Receive
       
Wins Above Replacement
Player
Pos
From
SP
OAK
32.0
22.1
0.7
0.3
-0.7
Totals      
22.1
0.7
0.3
-0.7
Oakland Athletics Receive
       
Wins Above Replacement
Player
Pos
From
1B
MON
28.3
8.8
0.6
0.8
0.8
Totals      
8.8
0.6
0.8
0.8
Team Analysis
WAR After Trade WAR First Year
Tm
 
0.6
0.7
0.1
 
0.8
-0.7
-1.4
0.7
0.6
-0.1
 
-0.7
0.8
1.4



6 / 15 / 1977
Houston Astros Receive
       
Wins Above Replacement
Player
Pos
From
3B
OAK
22.7
-0.3
12.5
14.1
0.2
$
OAK
Totals      
-0.3
12.5
14.1
0.2
Oakland Athletics Receive
       
Wins Above Replacement
Player
Pos
From
RF
HOU
30.3
22.1
-0.9
-0.9
-0.9
Totals      
22.1
-0.9
-0.9
-0.9
Team Analysis
WAR After Trade WAR First Year
Tm
 
-0.9
12.5
13.4
 
-0.9
0.2
1.2
12.5
-0.9
-13.4
 
0.2
-0.9
-1.2



8 / 12 / 1977
St. Louis Cardinals Receive
       
Wins Above Replacement
Player
Pos
From
RP
OAK
24.5
0.0
0.7
0.0
0.0
Totals      
0.0
0.7
0.0
0.0
Oakland Athletics Receive
       
Wins Above Replacement
Player
Pos
From
SP
SLN
27.6
1.7
0.2
0.2
0.2
Totals      
1.7
0.2
0.2
0.2
Team Analysis
WAR After Trade WAR First Year
Tm
 
0.2
0.7
0.5
 
0.2
0.0
-0.2
0.7
0.2
-0.5
 
0.0
0.2
0.2



11 / 5 / 1976
Oakland Athletics Receive
       
Wins Above Replacement
Player
Pos
From
C
PIT
31.7
28.1
-0.7
0.7
0.7
$100,000
PIT
Totals      
28.1
-0.7
0.7
0.7
Pittsburgh Pirates Receive
       
Wins Above Replacement
Player
Pos
From
LF
OAK
46.4
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
Totals      
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
Team Analysis
WAR After Trade WAR First Year
Tm
 
-0.7
0.0
0.7
 
0.7
0.0
-0.7
0.0
-0.7
-0.7
 
0.0
0.7
0.7



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