1953 AMERICAN LEAGUE REVIEW

Level: MLB

An organized section of a full season review with standings, team totals, leaderboards, player registers and much more.
YEAR IN REVIEW
Standings
Team Totals
Player Register
Top Hitters
Top Pitchers
Awards
Leaderboards
  BAVG
Mickey Vernon
wa1
.337
Al Rosen
cle
.336
Billy Goodman
bos
.313
Minnie Minoso
chw
.313
Jim Busby
wa1
.312
Harvey Kuenn
det
.308
George Kell
bos
.307
Gene Woodling
nyy
.306
Hank Bauer
nyy
.304
Dave Philley
pha
.303

  SLG
Al Rosen
cle
.613
Gus Zernial
pha
.559
Yogi Berra
nyy
.523
Ray Boone
cle~det
.519
Mickey Vernon
wa1
.518
Mickey Mantle
nyy
.497
Larry Doby
cle
.487
George Kell
bos
.483
Gene Woodling
nyy
.468
Vic Wertz
stb
.466

  OBP
Ferris Fain
chw
.000
Mickey Mantle
nyy
.000
Harvey Kuenn
det
.000
George Kell
bos
.000
Jackie Jensen
wa1
.000
Billy Hunter
stb
.000
Johnny Groth
stb
.000
Billy Goodman
bos
.000
Bobby Avila
cle
.000
Nellie Fox
chw
.000

  OPS
Ferris Fain
chw
0
Mickey Mantle
nyy
0
Harvey Kuenn
det
0
George Kell
bos
0
Jackie Jensen
wa1
0
Billy Hunter
stb
0
Johnny Groth
stb
0
Billy Goodman
bos
0
Bobby Avila
cle
0
Nellie Fox
chw
0

  G
Dave Philley
pha
157
Jim Rivera
chw
156
Eddie Robinson
pha
156
Al Rosen
cle
155
Harvey Kuenn
det
155
Nellie Fox
chw
154
Billy Hunter
stb
154
Eddie Yost
wa1
152
Walt Dropo
det
152
Mickey Vernon
wa1
152

  AB
Harvey Kuenn
det
679
Nellie Fox
chw
624
Dave Philley
pha
620
Eddie Robinson
pha
615
Mickey Vernon
wa1
608
Walt Dropo
det
606
Al Rosen
cle
599
Billy Martin
nyy
587
Jim Busby
wa1
586
Jim Piersall
bos
585

  R
Al Rosen
cle
115
Eddie Yost
wa1
107
Mickey Mantle
nyy
105
Minnie Minoso
chw
104
Mickey Vernon
wa1
101
Harvey Kuenn
det
94
Ray Boone
cle~det
94
Larry Doby
cle
92
Nellie Fox
chw
92
Jackie Jensen
wa1
87

  H
Harvey Kuenn
det
209
Mickey Vernon
wa1
205
Al Rosen
cle
201
Dave Philley
pha
188
Jim Busby
wa1
183
Nellie Fox
chw
178
Minnie Minoso
chw
174
Billy Goodman
bos
161
Bobby Avila
cle
160
Jim Piersall
bos
159

  TB
Al Rosen
cle
367
Mickey Vernon
wa1
315
Gus Zernial
pha
311
Yogi Berra
nyy
263
Dave Philley
pha
263
Harvey Kuenn
det
262
Minnie Minoso
chw
259
Ray Boone
cle~det
258
Eddie Robinson
pha
254
Larry Doby
cle
250

  DBL
Mickey Vernon
wa1
43
George Kell
bos
41
Sammy White
bos
34
Billy Goodman
bos
33
Harvey Kuenn
det
33
Bob Nieman
det
32
Jackie Jensen
wa1
32
Nellie Fox
chw
31
Chico Carrasquel
chw
30
Dave Philley
pha
30

  TPL
Jim Rivera
chw
16
Mickey Vernon
wa1
11
Dave Philley
pha
9
Jim Piersall
bos
9
Ray Boone
cle~det
8
Sam Mele
chw
8
Nellie Fox
chw
8
Jackie Jensen
wa1
8
Minnie Minoso
chw
8
Eddie Yost
wa1
7

  HR
Al Rosen
cle
43
Gus Zernial
pha
42
Larry Doby
cle
29
Yogi Berra
nyy
27
Ray Boone
cle~det
26
Eddie Robinson
pha
22
Mickey Mantle
nyy
21
Dick Gernert
bos
21
Vic Wertz
stb
19
Joe Collins
nyy
17

  RBI
Al Rosen
cle
145
Mickey Vernon
wa1
115
Ray Boone
cle~det
114
Yogi Berra
nyy
108
Gus Zernial
pha
108
Minnie Minoso
chw
104
Eddie Robinson
pha
102
Larry Doby
cle
102
Walt Dropo
det
96
Mickey Mantle
nyy
92

  SB
Minnie Minoso
chw
25
Jim Rivera
chw
22
Jackie Jensen
wa1
18
Jim Busby
wa1
13
Dave Philley
pha
13
Jim Piersall
bos
11
Bobby Avila
cle
10
Mickey Mantle
nyy
8
Al Rosen
cle
8
Eddie Yost
wa1
7

  CS
Minnie Minoso
chw
16
Jim Rivera
chw
15
Jim Piersall
bos
10
Bobby Avila
cle
8
Jackie Jensen
wa1
8
Al Rosen
cle
7
Gene Woodling
nyy
7
Billy Martin
nyy
7
Dick Gernert
bos
7
Johnny Pesky
det
7

  BB
Eddie Yost
wa1
123
Ferris Fain
chw
108
Larry Doby
cle
96
Dick Gernert
bos
88
Al Rosen
cle
85
Gene Woodling
nyy
82
Mickey Mantle
nyy
79
Minnie Minoso
chw
74
Jackie Jensen
wa1
73
Ray Boone
cle~det
72

  SO
Larry Doby
cle
121
Mickey Mantle
nyy
90
Dick Gernert
bos
82
Gus Zernial
pha
79
Jim Rivera
chw
70
Walt Dropo
det
69
Ray Boone
cle~det
68
Bill Glynn
cle
65
Wayne Terwilliger
wa1
65
Don Lund
det
65

  HBP
Minnie Minoso
chw
17
Jim Piersall
bos
9
Sherm Lollar
chw
8
Nellie Fox
chw
7
Hank Bauer
nyy
6
Billy Martin
nyy
6
Walt Dropo
det
6
Larry Doby
cle
6
Jim Rivera
chw
6
Ray Boone
cle~det
5

  SH
Jim Piersall
bos
19
Phil Rizzuto
nyy
18
Bobby Young
stb
14
Bobby Avila
cle
14
Bill Glynn
cle
14
Milt Bolling
bos
13
Jim Rivera
chw
13
Wayne Terwilliger
wa1
13
Virgil Trucks
chw~stb
13
George Strickland
cle
12

  GDP
Minnie Minoso
chw
23
Dave Philley
pha
22
Walt Dropo
det
22
Al Rosen
cle
19
Jackie Jensen
wa1
19
Billy Martin
nyy
19
Bobby Avila
cle
18
Pete Runnels
wa1
18
Mickey Vernon
wa1
15
Joe DeMaestri
pha
15

  DOUBLEUP
Johnny Groth
stb
--
Billy Goodman
bos
286
Mickey Mantle
nyy
270
Larry Doby
cle
88
Phil Rizzuto
nyy
81
Yogi Berra
nyy
79
Jim Busby
wa1
78
Harvey Kuenn
det
73
Jim Delsing
det
69
Gil McDougald
nyy
67

  BBSO
Billy Goodman
bos
5.18
Ferris Fain
chw
3.86
Gene Woodling
nyy
2.83
Nellie Fox
chw
2.72
George Kell
bos
2.36
Bobby Avila
cle
2.15
Dale Mitchell
cle
2.10
Eddie Yost
wa1
2.08
Phil Rizzuto
nyy
1.82
Pete Runnels
wa1
1.78

  ERA
Ed Lopat
nyy
2.42
Billy Pierce
chw
2.72
Virgil Trucks
chw~stb
2.93
Johnny Sain
nyy
3.00
Whitey Ford
nyy
3.00
Mickey McDermott
bos
3.01
Mel Parnell
bos
3.06
Mike Garcia
cle
3.25
Vic Raschi
nyy
3.33
Bob Porterfield
wa1
3.35

  WHIP
Ed Lopat
nyy
1.13
Vic Raschi
nyy
1.13
Billy Pierce
chw
1.17
Johnny Sain
nyy
1.24
Bob Porterfield
wa1
1.24
Walt Masterson
wa1
1.24
Mike Garcia
cle
1.26
Virgil Trucks
chw~stb
1.26
Bob Feller
cle
1.27
Alex Kellner
pha
1.29

  H9
Billy Pierce
chw
7.16
Mickey McDermott
bos
7.37
Vic Raschi
nyy
7.46
Walt Masterson
wa1
7.85
Virgil Trucks
chw~stb
7.97
Mel Parnell
bos
8.10
Whitey Ford
nyy
8.13
Spec Shea
wa1
8.25
Bob Feller
cle
8.35
Early Wynn
cle
8.37

  HR9
Alex Kellner
pha
0.36
Mickey McDermott
bos
0.39
Bob Lemon
cle
0.50
Don Larsen
stb
0.51
Vic Raschi
nyy
0.55
Mel Parnell
bos
0.56
Whitey Ford
nyy
0.57
Mike Garcia
cle
0.60
Spec Shea
wa1
0.60
Virgil Trucks
chw~stb
0.61

  BB9
Ed Lopat
nyy
1.61
Johnny Sain
nyy
2.14
Alex Kellner
pha
2.28
Bob Porterfield
wa1
2.58
Billy Hoeft
det
2.64
Mike Garcia
cle
2.68
Vic Raschi
nyy
2.73
Art Houtteman
cle~det
2.74
Sid Hudson
bos
2.83
Don Larsen
stb
2.99

  SO9
Billy Pierce
chw
6.17
Ted Gray
det
5.88
Walt Masterson
wa1
5.14
Mel Parnell
bos
5.08
Virgil Trucks
chw~stb
5.07
Early Wynn
cle
4.94
Whitey Ford
nyy
4.78
Harry Byrd
pha
4.64
Don Larsen
stb
4.48
Mike Garcia
cle
4.44

  BBSO
Johnny Sain
nyy
0.54
Billy Pierce
chw
0.55
Mike Garcia
cle
0.60
Alex Kellner
pha
0.63
Ed Lopat
nyy
0.64
Billy Hoeft
det
0.64
Walt Masterson
wa1
0.65
Ted Gray
det
0.66
Virgil Trucks
chw~stb
0.66
Don Larsen
stb
0.67

  WPCT
Ed Lopat
nyy
.800
Whitey Ford
nyy
.750
Mel Parnell
bos
.724
Bob Porterfield
wa1
.688
Vic Raschi
nyy
.684
Virgil Trucks
chw~stb
.667
Mike Garcia
cle
.667
Johnny Sain
nyy
.667
Hal Brown
bos
.647
Mickey McDermott
bos
.643

  W
Bob Porterfield
wa1
22
Mel Parnell
bos
21
Bob Lemon
cle
21
Virgil Trucks
chw~stb
20
Billy Pierce
chw
18
Whitey Ford
nyy
18
Mike Garcia
cle
18
Mickey McDermott
bos
18
Early Wynn
cle
17
Ed Lopat
nyy
16

  L
Harry Byrd
pha
20
Ted Gray
det
15
Bob Lemon
cle
15
Charlie Bishop
pha
14
Billy Hoeft
det
14
Harry Brecheen
stb
13
Duane Pillette
stb
13
Art Houtteman
cle~det
13
Don Larsen
stb
12
Billy Pierce
chw
12

  G
Ellis Kinder
bos
69
Marlin Stuart
stb
60
Morrie Martin
pha
58
Satchel Paige
stb
57
Harry Dorish
chw
55
Ray Herbert
det
43
Bob Hooper
cle
43
Sonny Dixon
wa1
43
Dick Marlowe
det
42
Bob Lemon
cle
41

  GS
Harry Byrd
pha
37
Bob Lemon
cle
36
Mike Garcia
cle
35
Early Wynn
cle
34
Mel Parnell
bos
34
Virgil Trucks
chw~stb
33
Billy Pierce
chw
33
Bob Porterfield
wa1
32
Whitey Ford
nyy
30
Mickey McDermott
bos
30

  CG
Bob Porterfield
wa1
24
Bob Lemon
cle
23
Mike Garcia
cle
21
Billy Pierce
chw
19
Virgil Trucks
chw~stb
17
Early Wynn
cle
16
Alex Kellner
pha
14
Ned Garver
det
13
Mel Parnell
bos
12
Whitey Ford
nyy
11

  SHO
Bob Porterfield
wa1
9
Billy Pierce
chw
7
Virgil Trucks
chw~stb
5
Mel Parnell
bos
5
Bob Lemon
cle
5
Mickey McDermott
bos
4
Walt Masterson
wa1
4
Vic Raschi
nyy
4
Mike Garcia
cle
3
Whitey Ford
nyy
3

  GF
Ellis Kinder
bos
51
Morrie Martin
pha
41
Harry Dorish
chw
37
Satchel Paige
stb
34
Marlin Stuart
stb
30
Bob Hooper
cle
26
Allie Reynolds
nyy
23
Ray Herbert
det
22
Sonny Dixon
wa1
20
Johnny Sain
nyy
19

  SV
Ellis Kinder
bos
27
Harry Dorish
chw
18
Allie Reynolds
nyy
13
Satchel Paige
stb
11
Johnny Sain
nyy
9
Marlin Stuart
stb
7
Bob Hooper
cle
7
Morrie Martin
pha
7
Ray Herbert
det
6
Tom Gorman
nyy
6

  IP
Bob Lemon
cle
286.2
Mike Garcia
cle
271.2
Billy Pierce
chw
271.1
Virgil Trucks
chw~stb
264.1
Bob Porterfield
wa1
255
Early Wynn
cle
251.2
Mel Parnell
bos
241
Harry Byrd
pha
236.2
Marion Fricano
pha
211
Whitey Ford
nyy
207

  H
Bob Lemon
cle
283
Harry Byrd
pha
279
Mike Garcia
cle
260
Bob Porterfield
wa1
243
Early Wynn
cle
234
Virgil Trucks
chw~stb
234
Ned Garver
det
228
Billy Hoeft
det
223
Mel Parnell
bos
217
Billy Pierce
chw
216

  R
Harry Byrd
pha
155
Early Wynn
cle
121
Bob Lemon
cle
119
Billy Hoeft
det
113
Ned Garver
det
107
Art Houtteman
cle~det
106
Mike Garcia
cle
106
Charlie Bishop
pha
106
Marion Fricano
pha
105
Ted Gray
det
102

  ER
Harry Byrd
pha
145
Early Wynn
cle
110
Bob Lemon
cle
107
Billy Hoeft
det
106
Charlie Bishop
pha
101
Mike Garcia
cle
98
Ned Garver
det
98
Bob Porterfield
wa1
95
Marion Fricano
pha
91
Art Houtteman
cle~det
91

  HR
Ted Gray
det
25
Billy Hoeft
det
24
Harry Byrd
pha
23
Marion Fricano
pha
21
Billy Pierce
chw
20
Bob Porterfield
wa1
19
Early Wynn
cle
19
Virgil Trucks
chw~stb
18
Mike Garcia
cle
18
Dick Littlefield
stb
17

  BB
Mel Parnell
bos
116
Harry Byrd
pha
115
Whitey Ford
nyy
110
Bob Lemon
cle
110
Mickey McDermott
bos
109
Early Wynn
cle
107
Billy Pierce
chw
102
Virgil Trucks
chw~stb
99
Marion Fricano
pha
90
Charlie Bishop
pha
86

  SO
Billy Pierce
chw
186
Virgil Trucks
chw~stb
149
Early Wynn
cle
138
Mel Parnell
bos
136
Mike Garcia
cle
134
Harry Byrd
pha
122
Ted Gray
det
115
Whitey Ford
nyy
110
Dick Littlefield
stb
104
Bob Lemon
cle
98

  WP
Alex Kellner
pha
10
Bob Lemon
cle
9
Frank Fanovich
pha
7
Virgil Trucks
chw~stb
7
Mel Parnell
bos
7
Morrie Martin
pha
7
Hal Brown
bos
7
Mike Blyzka
stb
7
Ray Herbert
det
6
Harry Byrd
pha
6

  BK
Dave Hoskins
cle
1
Harry Brecheen
stb
1
Harry Byrd
pha
1
Ike Delock
bos
1
Harry Dorish
chw
1
Bob Feller
cle
1
Mike Fornieles
chw
1
Marion Fricano
pha
1
Ned Garver
det
1
Luis Aloma
chw
1
  


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