1977 MLB Season

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1977. Two new teams arrive and both go to the American League; the Seattle Mariners and the Toronto Blue Jays.

ABC, does some major reshuffling of its crews in its second year of telecasts.

NBC starts off its season with its first ever doubleheader telecast.

APRIL

Saturday 4/9:

Brewers-Yankees, 1:15, NBC. Jim Simpson, Maury Wills

Cardinals-Pirates, 1:15, NBC. Dick Enberg, Don Drysdale

Padres-Reds, 4:00, NBC. Joe Garagiola, Tony Kubek

Twins-A's, 4:00, NBC. Charlie Jones, Jay Randolph

Monday 4/11:

Yankees-Royals, 8:30, ABC. Keith Jackson, Bob Uecker, Howard Cosell

Cubs-Phillies, 8:30, ABC. Al Michaels, Bill White

Saturday 4/16:

Phillies-Expos, 2:15, NBC. Joe Garagiola, Tony Kubek

A's-Twins, 2:15, NBC. Don Drysdale, Maury Wills

Monday 4/18:

Dodgers-Reds, 8:30, ABC. Keith Kackson, Bob Uecker, Howard Cosell

Mets-Cardinals, 8:30, ABC. Al Michaels, Bill White

Indians-Orioles, 8:30, ABC. Warner Wolf, Bob Gibson

Saturday 4/23:

Pirates-Mets, 2:15, NBC. Dick Enberg, Maury Wills

Saturday 4/30:

Indians-Brewers, 2:15, NBC. Joe Garagiola, Tony Kubek

Mariners-Yankees, 2:15, NBC. Dick Enberg, Maury Wills

MAY

Saturday 5/7:

Reds-Pirates, 2:15, NBC. Joe Garagiola, Tony Kubek

A's-Yankees, 2:15, NBC. Charlie Jones, Maury Wills

Monday 5/9:

Reds-Cardinals, 8:30, ABC. Keith Jackson, Bob Uecker, Howard Cosell

White Sox-Rangers, 8:30, ABC. Al Michaels, Bill White

Saturday 5/14:

Dodgers-Mets, 2:15, NBC. Joe Garagiola, Tony Kubek

Blue Jays-Twins, 2:15, NBC. Jim Simpson, Maury Wills

Saturday 5/21:

Orioles-Yankees, 2:15, Joe Garagiola, Tony Kubek

Giants-Cardinals, 2:15, NBC. Dick Enberg, Maury Wills

Monday 5/23:

Mets-Pirates, 8:30, ABC. Keith Jackson, Bob Uecker, Howard Cosell (Rained Out)

Giants-Cardinals, 8:30, ABC. Al Michaels, Bill White

Saturday 5/28:

Reds-Dodgers, 4:15, NBC. Joe Garagiola, Tony Kubek

Braves-Giants, 4:15, NBC. Jim Simpson, Maury Wills

Monday 5/30:

Yankees-Red Sox, 8:30, ABC. Keith Jackson, Bob Uecker, Howard Cosell

Dodgers-Astros, 8:30, ABC. Al Michaels, Bill White

JUNE

Saturday 6/4:

Red Sox-Twins, 2:15, NBC. Joe Garagiola, Tony Kubek

Phillies-Mets, 2:15, NBC. Jim Simpson, Maury Wills

Monday 6/6:

Yankees-Rangers, 8:30, ABC. Keith Jackson, Bob Uecker, Howard Cosell

Red Sox-Royals, 8:30, ABC. Al Michaels, Bob Gibson

White Sox-Twins, 8:30, ABC. Warner Wolf, Bill White

Saturday 6/11:

Giants-Cubs, 2:15, NBC. Joe Garagiola, Tony Kubek

Twins-Yankees, 2:15, NBC. Dick Enberg, Maury Wills

Monday 6/13:

White Sox-Red Sox, 8:30, ABC. Keith Jackson, Bob Uecker, Howard Cosell

Phillies-Reds, 8:30, ABC. Al Michaels, Bill White

Saturday 6/18:

Yankees-Red Sox, 2:15, NBC. Joe Garagiola, Tony Kubek

A's-White Sox, 2:15, NBC. Jim Simpson, Maury Wills

Reds-Expos, 2:15, NBC. Marv Albert, Art Shamsky

Monday 6/20:

Yankees-Tigers, 8:30, ABC. Keith Jackson, Bob Uecker, Howard Cosell

Reds-Phillies, 8:30, ABC. Al Michaels, Bill White

Cubs-Giants, 8:30, ABC. Warner Wolf, Bob Gibson

Saturday 6/25:

Dodgers-Reds, 2:15, NBC. Joe Garagiola, Tony Kubek

Red Sox-Yankees, 2:15, NBC. Dick Enberg, Maury Wills

Monday 6/27:

Dodgers-Braves, 8:30, ABC. Keith Jackson, Bob Uecker, Howard Cosell

Pirates-Cardinals, 8:30, ABC. Al Michaels, Bill White

JULY

Saturday 7/2:

Dodgers-Giants, 11:30, NBC. Joe Garagiola, Tony Kubek

Reds-Padres, 11:30, NBC. Dick Enberg, Maury Wills

Monday 7/4:

Reds-Braves, 8:30, ABC. Keith Jackson, Bob Uecker, Howard Cosell

Royals-Rangers, 8:30, ABC. Warner Wolf, Bob Gibson

Saturday 7/9:

Cardinals-Cubs, 2:15, NBC. Joe Garagiola, Tony Kubek

Phillies-Pirates, 2:15, NBC. Jim Simpson, Maury Wills

Monday 7/11:

Yankees-Orioles, 8:30, ABC. Keith Jackson, Bob Uecker, Howard Cosell

Royals-White Sox, 8:30, ABC. Al Michaels, Bill White

Saturday 7/16:

Cubs-Phillies, 2:15, NBC. Joe Garagiola, Tony Kubek

Tigers-Blue Jays, 2:15, NBC. Dick Enberg, Maury Wills

Tuesday 7/19:

Baseball All-Star Game from New York (Yankee Stadium):

National-American, 8:30, NBC. Joe Garagiola, Tony Kubek

Saturday 7/23:

Rangers-Orioles, 2:15, NBC. Joe Garagiola, Tony Kubek

Reds-Pirates, 2:15, NBC. Jim Simpson, Maury Wills

Monday 7/25:

Reds-Cardinals, 8:30, ABC. Keith Jackson, Bob Uecker, Howard Cosell

White Sox-Red Sox, 8:30, ABC. Al Michaels, Bill White

Royals-Yankees, 8:30, ABC. Warner Wolf, Bob Gibson (Rained Out)

Saturday 7/30:

Royals-White Sox, 2:15, NBC. Joe Garagiola, Tony Kubek

Twins-Indians, 2:15, NBC. Dick Enberg, Maury Wills

AUGUST

Monday 8/1:

Cubs-Reds, 8:30, ABC. Al Michaels, Bob Uecker, Howard Cosell

Royals-Twins, 8:30, ABC. Warner Wolf, Bill White

Saturday 8/6:

Pirates-Reds, 2:15, NBC. Joe Garagiola, Tony Kubek

Indians-Twins, 2:15, NBC. Dick Enberg, Maury Wills

Monday 8/8:

Cubs-Pirates, 8:30, ABC. Keith Jackson, Bob Uecker, Howard Cosell

Reds-Dodgers, 8:30, ABC. Al Michaels, Bill White

Saturday 8/13:

Phillies-Cubs, 2:15, NBC. Joe Garagiola, Tony Kubek

Mariners-Red Sox, 2:15, NBC. Dick Enberg, Maury Wills

Monday 8/15:

Royals-Red Sox, 8:30, ABC. Keith Jackson, Bob Uecker, Howard Cosell

White Sox-Yankees, 8:30, ABC. Al Michaels, Bill White, Bob Gibson

Saturday 8/20:

Dodgers-Cubs, 2:15, NBC. Joe Garagiola, Tony Kubek

Orioles-Twins, 2:15, NBC. Dick Enberg, Maury Wills

Monday 8/22:

Red Sox-Twins, 8:30, ABC. Keith Jackson, Bob Uecker, Howard Cosell

Yankees-White Sox, 8:30, ABC. Al Michaels, Bill White

Dodgers-Cardinals, 8:30, ABC. Warner Wolf, Bob Gibson

Phillies-Braves, 8:30, ABC. Jim Lampley, analyst not known

Saturday 8/27:

Twins-Red Sox, 2:15, NBC. Joe Garagiola, Tony Kubek

Phillies-Reds, 2:15, NBC. Jim Simpson, Maury Wills

Monday 8/29:

A's-Red Sox, 8:30, ABC. Keith Jackson, Bob Uecker, Howard Cosell

White Sox-Indians, 8:30, ABC. Al Michaels, Bill White

Saturday 9/3:

Yankees-Twins, 2:15, NBC. Joe Garagiola, Tony Kubek

A's-Tigers, 2:15, NBC. Dick Enberg, Maury Wills

Monday 9/5:

Yankees-Indians, 8:30, ABC. Keith Jackson, Bob Uecker, Howard Cosell

Dodgers-Padres, 8:30, ABC. Warner Wolf, Bill White

Rangers-Twins, 8:30, ABC. Al Michaels, Mark Fidrych

Saturday 9/10:

Tigers-Red Sox, 2:15, NBC. Joe Garagiola, Tony Kubek

Mets-Cubs, 2:15, NBC. Jim Simpson, Maury Wills

Saturday 9/17:

Red Sox-Orioles, 2:15, NBC. Joe Garagiola, Tony Kubek

Yankees-Tigers, 2:15, NBC. Jay Randolph, Maury Wills

Saturday 9/24:

Yankees-Blue Jays, 2:15, NBC. Joe Garagiola, Tony Kubek (Rained Out)

Orioles-Indians, 2:15, NBC. Jim Simpson, Maury Wills

OCTOBER

Saturday 10/1:

Tigers-Yankees, 2:15, NBC. Joe Garagiola, Tony Kubek

Orioles-Red Sox, 2:15, NBC. Marv Albert, Maury Wills

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LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES

Tuesday 10/4:

Game 1, Phillies-Dodgers, 8:00, NBC. Joe Garagiola, Tony Kubek

Wednesday 10/5:

Game 1, Royals-Yankees, 3:00, NBC. Jim Simpson, Maury Wills

Game 2, Phillies-Dodgers, 8:00, NBC, Joe Garagiola, Tony Kubek

Thursday 10/6:

Game 2, Royals-Yankees, 8:00, NBC. Dick Enberg, Don Drysdale

Friday 10/7:

Game 3, Dodgers-Phillies, 3:00, NBC. Jim Simpson, Maury Wills

Game 3, Yankees-Royals, 8:00, NBC. Joe Garagiola, Tony Kubek

Saturday 10/8:

Game 4, Yankees-Royals, 1:00, NBC. Joe Garagiola, Tony Kubek

Game 4, Dodgers-Phillies, 8:00, NBC. Dick Enberg, Don Drysdale

Sunday 10/9:

Game 5, Yankees-Royals, 8:00, NBC. Joe Garagiola, Tony Kubek

WORLD SERIES

Tuesday 10/11:

Game 1, Dodgers-Yankees, 8:00, ABC. Keith Jackson, Tom Seaver, Howard Cosell

Wednesday 10/12:

Game 2, Dodgers-Yankees, 8:00, ABC. Keith Jackson, Tom Seaver, Howard Cosell

Friday 10/14:

Game 3, Yankees-Dodgers, 8:00, ABC. Keith Jackson, Tom Seaver, Howard Cosell

Saturday 10/15:

Game 4, Yankees-Dodgers, 4:00, ABC. Keith Jackson, Tom Seaver, Howard Cosell

Sunday 10/16:

Game 5, Yankees-Dodgers, 4:00, ABC. Keith Jackson, Tom Seaver, Howard Cosell

Tuesday 10/18:

Game 6, Dodgers-Yankees, 8:00, ABC. Keith Jackson, Tom Seaver, Howard Cosell

Note: WPIX-New York (Game 1 and Game 6 only) also provided coverage using the ABC feed. KTTV-Los Angeles provided ABC coverage of all games.