1953 MLB Season in Review

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A high-level summary of the 1953 Major League Baseball Season. The page includes standings, team totals and leaderboards. There is a lot more information on the season in various sub-sections such as the player register, team pages and boxscore-related pages.
Season Information
World Series Champions
Runner Up
Most Valuable Players
Cy Young Winners
Rookies of the Year
Managers of the Year
#1 Draft Pick
All-Star Game
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1953 Major League Baseball Standings

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  • Playoff Team
  • American League -
    RanklgRankmlbRankTeam NameLinksGWLWPctGBLRFRADiffPlayoffsAttendanceAtt RankGeneral ManagerManager NameBallpark
    112New York YankeesT - S - R1519952.656--801547254Won World Series (Dodgers)1,537,8112George WeissCasey StengelYankee Stadium I
    224Cleveland IndiansT - S - R1549262.5978.5770627143dnq1,069,1765Hank GreenbergAl LopezCleveland Municipal Stadium
    335Chicago White SoxT - S - R1548965.57811.5716592124dnq1,191,3533Frank LanePaul RichardsComiskey Park
    446Boston Red SoxT - S - R1538469.54916.065663224dnq1,026,1336Joe CroninLou BoudreauFenway Park
    559Washington Senators IT - S - R1527676.50023.568761473dnq595,59412Calvin GriffithBucky HarrisGriffith Stadium
    6613Detroit TigersT - S - R1546094.39040.5695923-228dnq884,6587Charlie GehringerFred HutchinsonBriggs Stadium
    7714Philadelphia AthleticsT - S - R1545995.38341.5632799-167dnq362,11315Art EhlersJimmy DykesConnie Mack Stadium
    8815St. Louis BrownsT - S - R15454100.35146.5555778-223dnq297,23816Bill VeeckMarty MarionSportsman's Park
    National League -
    RanklgRankmlbRankTeam NameLinksGWLWPctGBLRFRADiffPlayoffsAttendanceAtt RankGeneral ManagerManager NameBallpark
    111Brooklyn DodgersT - S - R15410549.682--955689266Lost World Series (Yankees)1,163,4194Buzzie BavasiChuck DressenEbbets Field
    223Milwaukee BravesT - S - R1549262.59713.0738589149dnq1,826,3971John QuinnCharlie GrimmCounty Stadium
    337St. Louis CardinalsT - S - R1548371.53922.076871355dnq880,2428---Eddie StankySportsman's Park
    448Philadelphia PhilliesT - S - R1548371.53922.071666650dnq853,6449Bob CarpenterSteve O'NeillConnie Mack Stadium
    5510New York GiantsT - S - R1547084.45535.076874721dnq811,51810Chub FeeneyLeo DurocherPolo Grounds
    6611Cincinnati RedsT - S - R1546886.44237.0714788-74dnq548,08614Gabe PaulRogers Hornsby, Buster MillsCrosley Field
    7712Chicago CubsT - S - R1546589.42240.0633835-202dnq763,65811Wid MathewsPhil CavarrettaWrigley Field
    8816Pittsburgh PiratesT - S - R15450104.32555.0622887-265dnq572,75713Branch RickeyFred HaneyForbes Field
    16 record(s)
    Rank If team context, indicates Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. G Games Played (or Pitched) W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Playoffs Playoff participation description. Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Att Rank Attendance rank within the league Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season