1976 Season
1975 / 1977
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1976 National League Gold Glove Awards

Catcher
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Johnny Bench
CIN
C
28.6
4.0
7.5
3.2
by Fielding Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Steve Yeager
LAN
C
27.6
16.4
6.2
2.4
2 George Mitterwald
CHN
C
31.1
4.7
2.8
0.7
3 Gary Carter
MON
C
22.2
4.5
3.7
1.7
4 Vic Correll
ATL
C
30.4
4.3
1.2
-0.8
5 Barry Foote
MON
C
24.4
4.3
5.2
2.1
6 Johnny Bench
CIN
C
28.6
4.0
7.5
3.2
7 Johnny Oates
PHI
C
30.4
2.7
1.5
0.5
8 Biff Pocoroba
ATL
C
22.9
2.4
1.4
-0.4
First Base
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Steve Garvey
LAN
1B
27.5
-2.0
4.1
2.3
by Fielding Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Keith Hernandez
SLN
1B
22.7
14.6
1.5
0.4
2 Joe Torre
NYN
1B
36.0
4.6
1.3
0.6
3 Mike Ivie
SDN
1B
23.9
4.4
1.6
0.5
4 Darrell Evans
MULT
1B
29.1
4.2
1.4
0.3
5 Mike Jorgensen
MON
1B
27.9
3.9
0.8
0.1
6 Ed Kranepool
NYN
1B
31.6
3.2
1.5
0.7
7 Tom Hutton
PHI
1B
30.2
2.8
0.4
0.0
8 Tony Perez
CIN
1B
34.1
2.8
2.2
0.8
Second Base
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Joe Morgan
CIN
2B
32.8
-6.2
4.4
0.6
by Fielding Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Rennie Stennett
PIT
2B
25.2
26.6
7.8
3.0
2 Mike Tyson
SLN
2B
26.5
18.1
2.1
-0.0
3 Manny Trillo
CHN
2B
25.5
4.8
8.6
3.8
4 Rob Andrews
HOU
2B
23.6
4.2
4.8
1.7
5 Pete Mackanin
MON
2B
24.9
3.2
2.6
-0.1
6 Larry Milbourne
HOU
2B
25.4
3.1
1.3
0.3
7 Jerry Davanon
HOU
2B
30.9
2.9
0.9
0.4
8 Davey Lopes
LAN
2B
31.2
2.5
3.7
0.8
Third Base
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Mike Schmidt
PHI
3B
26.8
20.6
7.9
4.2
by Fielding Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Mike Schmidt
PHI
3B
26.8
20.6
7.9
4.2
2 Roy Staiger*
NYN
3B
26.5
13.1
4.5
2.5
3 Ron Cey
LAN
3B
28.4
11.2
6.3
3.0
4 Wayne Garrett
MULT
3B
28.6
6.4
2.9
1.5
5 Doug Rader
SDN
3B
31.9
5.1
3.6
0.5
6 Jerry Royster*
ATL
3B
23.7
2.7
7.6
4.4
7 Larry Parrish
MON
3B
22.6
2.0
3.2
-0.2
8 Pat Scanlon*
MON
3B
23.8
0.3
0.1
-0.0
Shortstop
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Dave Concepcion
CIN
SS
28.0
14.0
10.5
5.6
by Fielding Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Dave Concepcion
CIN
SS
28.0
14.0
10.5
5.6
2 Bill Russell
LAN
SS
27.7
9.5
7.9
3.0
3 Roger Metzger
HOU
SS
28.7
8.5
6.4
1.4
4 Frank Taveras
PIT
SS
26.5
5.5
6.1
1.6
5 Darrel Chaney
ATL
SS
28.3
4.9
5.3
0.5
6 Mick Kelleher
CHN
SS
28.9
3.2
4.4
1.5
7 Ivan DeJesus*
LAN
SS
23.5
1.8
0.7
0.4
8 Bill Almon*
SDN
SS
23.6
1.2
0.5
0.0
Outfield
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Cesar Cedeno
HOU
CF
25.4
-4.0
4.1
0.5
Cesar Geronimo
CIN
CF
28.3
6.2
3.4
-0.0
Garry Maddox
PHI
CF
26.8
25.0
6.1
2.6
by Fielding Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Garry Maddox
PHI
CF
26.8
25.0
6.1
2.6
2 Dave Parker
PIT
RF
25.1
14.4
2.6
0.6
3 Bill Buckner
LAN
LF
26.5
13.4
4.1
1.9
4 George Foster
CIN
LF
27.6
10.9
2.3
0.0
5 Jose Cruz
HOU
LF
28.9
10.6
2.3
0.6
6 Jerry Mumphrey*
SLN
CF
23.8
9.5
3.1
1.0
7 Jimmy Wynn
ATL
LF
34.3
9.4
3.8
1.4
8 Jay Johnstone
PHI
RF
30.6
8.2
2.6
1.0
9 Dave Winfield
SDN
RF
24.7
7.3
2.9
0.8
10 Bombo Rivera*
MON
LF
23.9
6.5
0.8
0.2
11 Jose Cardenal
CHN
LF
32.7
6.4
2.4
0.7
12 Cesar Geronimo
CIN
CF
28.3
6.2
3.4
-0.0
13 Reggie Smith
MULT
RF
31.2
6.1
2.4
1.3
14 Richie Zisk
PIT
LF
27.4
5.5
3.1
1.0
15 John Milner
NYN
LF
26.5
5.3
2.4
0.9
16 Mike Anderson
SLN
RF
25.0
4.2
1.0
0.3
17 Willie Crawford
SLN
RF
29.8
3.8
1.9
0.4
18 Dave May
ATL
LF
32.5
3.0
1.1
0.4
19 Merv Rettenmund
SDN
LF
33.1
2.7
1.0
0.5
20 Greg Gross
HOU
RF
23.9
2.0
2.0
0.3
21 Mike Lum
CIN
LF
30.7
2.0
0.3
-0.1
22 Omar Moreno*
PIT
CF
23.7
1.8
1.2
0.4
23 Wilbur Howard
HOU
LF
27.5
1.7
0.7
0.0
24 Bruce Boisclair*
NYN
CF
23.6
1.6
1.9
0.6
*Rookie
WAR data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com

1976 American League Gold Glove Awards

Catcher
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Jim Sundberg
TEX
C
25.1
18.2
9.8
5.0
by Fielding Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Jim Sundberg
TEX
C
25.1
18.2
9.8
5.0
2 Thurman Munson
NYA
C
29.1
7.3
6.5
2.3
3 Rick Dempsey
MULT
C
26.8
6.4
4.5
2.4
4 Larry Haney
OAK
C
33.6
3.8
2.6
0.4
5 Jeff Newman*
OAK
C
27.8
2.8
1.7
0.8
6 Charlie Moore
ML4
C
23.0
2.3
1.7
0.2
7 Jim Essian*
CHA
C
25.5
2.0
3.4
1.1
8 Glenn Borgmann
MIN
C
26.1
1.5
0.7
-0.0
First Base
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
George Scott
ML4
1B
32.3
3.9
2.9
1.3
by Fielding Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Rod Carew
MIN
1B
30.8
7.5
1.6
-0.0
2 Jason Thompson*
DET
1B
22.0
6.2
2.2
1.0
3 Tony Solaita
MULT
1B
29.5
4.4
1.1
0.5
4 George Scott
ML4
1B
32.3
3.9
2.9
1.3
5 Cecil Cooper
BOS
1B
26.5
3.3
1.0
0.3
6 Mike Hargrove
TEX
1B
26.7
2.3
1.1
-0.4
7 Gene Tenace
OAK
1B
29.7
1.1
0.9
0.2
8 Doug Howard*
CLE
1B
28.4
1.1
0.2
-0.1
Second Base
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Bobby Grich
BAL
2B
27.5
12.7
7.2
3.0
by Fielding Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Willie Randolph*
NYA
2B
22.0
22.8
5.7
1.9
2 Bobby Grich
BAL
2B
27.5
12.7
7.2
3.0
3 Jerry Remy
CAL
2B
23.6
11.5
7.1
3.2
4 Frank White
KCA
2B
25.8
10.4
5.5
2.1
5 Duane Kuiper
CLE
2B
26.0
2.6
7.3
3.7
6 Chuck Scrivener*
DET
2B
28.7
2.0
1.3
0.2
7 Jack Brohamer
CHA
2B
26.3
0.7
3.9
0.7
8 Jerry Manuel*
DET
2B
22.5
0.6
0.5
-0.1
Third Base
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Aurelio Rodriguez
DET
3B
28.5
6.4
4.6
1.7
by Fielding Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Graig Nettles
NYA
3B
31.9
12.9
7.1
3.4
2 George Brett
KCA
3B
23.1
12.6
4.6
1.0
3 Buddy Bell
CLE
3B
24.8
7.5
6.0
2.4
4 Aurelio Rodriguez
DET
3B
28.5
6.4
4.6
1.7
5 Mike Cubbage
MULT
3B
25.9
4.5
3.4
1.3
6 Dave McKay*
MIN
3B
26.3
2.6
1.0
0.2
7 Kevin Bell*
CHA
3B
21.0
1.9
1.6
0.1
8 Ken McMullen
OAK
3B
34.1
1.5
0.4
0.1
Shortstop
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Mark Belanger
BAL
SS
32.1
25.8
10.8
5.8
by Fielding Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Mark Belanger
BAL
SS
32.1
25.8
10.8
5.8
2 Bert Campaneris
OAK
SS
34.3
13.2
7.3
2.4
3 Toby Harrah
TEX
SS
27.7
8.2
6.1
1.2
4 Roy Smalley
MULT
SS
23.7
5.3
5.3
1.8
5 Frank Duffy
CLE
SS
29.7
4.6
5.9
1.9
6 Jim Mason
NYA
SS
25.9
0.8
3.0
0.6
7 Kiko Garcia*
BAL
SS
22.7
0.7
0.6
0.3
8 Ken Pape*
TEX
SS
24.8
0.5
0.4
0.2
Outfield
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Dwight Evans
BOS
RF
24.7
13.6
3.5
1.4
Rick Manning
CLE
CF
21.8
8.5
3.7
0.3
Joe Rudi
OAK
LF
29.8
-3.8
2.3
0.5
by Fielding Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Chet Lemon*
CHA
CF
21.4
15.4
3.0
0.1
2 Larry Hisle
MIN
LF
29.2
14.8
2.6
0.4
3 Roy White
NYA
LF
32.5
13.9
3.9
1.4
4 Dwight Evans
BOS
RF
24.7
13.6
3.5
1.4
5 Juan Beniquez
TEX
CF
26.1
12.5
5.3
2.0
6 Jim Wohlford
KCA
LF
25.3
9.8
2.5
1.4
7 Billy North
OAK
CF
28.1
9.3
4.5
1.0
8 Paul Blair
BAL
CF
32.4
9.1
3.3
0.6
9 Rick Manning
CLE
CF
21.8
8.5
3.7
0.3
10 Al Cowens
KCA
RF
24.7
8.4
4.0
1.7
11 Mickey Rivers
NYA
CF
27.7
8.1
5.5
2.1
12 Bobby Bonds
CAL
RF
30.3
7.1
2.7
1.2
13 Tom Poquette*
KCA
LF
24.7
6.8
1.9
0.7
14 Reggie Jackson
BAL
RF
30.1
5.6
2.0
0.1
15 Sixto Lezcano
ML4
RF
22.6
5.3
3.1
0.9
16 Rick Miller
BOS
CF
28.2
5.0
3.0
1.6
17 Ben Oglivie
DET
RF
27.4
4.8
1.6
0.7
18 Bruce Bochte
CAL
LF
25.6
3.8
2.1
1.0
19 Al Bumbry
BAL
LF
29.2
3.2
2.1
0.1
20 Dave Collins
CAL
LF
23.7
3.0
2.5
1.3
21 Tommy Smith*
CLE
RF
27.9
1.4
0.7
0.1
22 Elliott Maddox
NYA
RF
28.5
1.2
0.3
0.1
23 Ken Singleton
BAL
LF
29.1
0.9
2.2
0.3
24 Oscar Gamble
NYA
RF
26.5
0.8
2.2
0.8
*Rookie
WAR data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com

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