World Series Champion
New York Yankees
Yankees over the Dodgers (4-2)
World Series MVP: Reggie Jackson (NYY)
ALCS: Yankees defeat the Royals 3-2
NLCS: Dodgers defeat the Phillies 3-1
1. Ernie Banks is elected to the Hall of Fame
2. Mark Fidrych rips the cartilage in his left knee and ends his career prematurely
3. April 6 – The Seattle Mariners play their first game at the Kingdome.
4. April 7: The Toronto Blue Jays play their first game at Exhibition Stadium.
5. April 15: The Montreal Expos play their first game at Olympic Stadium.
6. June 8th: Nolan Ryan strikes out 19 batters against the Toronto Blue Jays.
7. July 19th: the National League beats the American League to win the 1977 All-Star Game.
8. August 29th: Lou Brock steals his 893rd base, breaking Ty Cobb’s record.
May 14th: Jim Colborn, Rangers 6 – Royals 0
May 30th: Dennis Eckersley, Indians 1 – Angels 0
September 22th: Bert Blyleven, Rangers 6 – Angels 0
|St. Louis Cardinals||83||79||.512||18.0|
|New York Mets||64||98||.395||37.0|
|Los Angeles Dodgers||98||64||.605||—|
|San Francisco Giants||75||87||.463||23.0|
|San Diego Padres||69||93||.426||29.0|
WAR: Rick Reuschel (CHC), 9.6
Most Valuable Player: George Foster (CIN)
Cy Young Award: Steve Carlton (PHI)
Rookie of the Year: Andre Dawson (MON)
Batting Title: Dave Parker (PIT), .338
Home Runs: George Foster (CIN), 52
RBIs: George Foster (CIN), 149
Wins: Steve Carlton (PHI), 23
ERA: John Candelaria (PIT), 2.34
Strikeouts: Phil Niekro (ATL). 262
|New York Yankees||100||62||.617||—|
|Boston Red Sox||97||64||.602||2.5|
|Toronto Blue Jays||54||107||.335||45.5|
|Kansas City Royals||102||60||.630||—|
|Chicago White Sox||90||72||.556||12.0|
WAR: Rod Carew (MIN), 9.7
Most Valuable Player: Rod Carew (MIN)
Cy Young Award: Sparky Lyle (NYY)
Rookie of the Year: Eddie Murray (BAL)
Batting Title: Rod Carew (MIN), .388
Home Runs: Jim Rice (BOS), 39
RBIs: Larry Hisle (MIN), 119
Wins: Palmer (BAL) | Goltz (MIN) Leonard (KCR), 20
ERA: Frank Tanana (CAL), 2.54
Strikeouts: Nolan Ryan (CAL), 341