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1953 American League (MLB)

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  • An organized section of a full season review with standings, team totals, awards, leaderboards, player registers and more.
  • Playoff teams are in bold.
  • The Player Register is a full listing of all players who played in at least one game during this season. Players may have 2 or more rows if they played on multiple teams.
  • Player Register
    PlayerTeamPosAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceDraft
    Al AberCleveland IndiansP256-2195L-L-
     Detroit Tigers        
    Luis AlomaChicago White SoxP296-2195R-R-
    Joe AstrothPhiladelphia AthleticsC305-9187R-R-
    Bobby AvilaCleveland Indians2B295-10175R-R-
    Dick AylwardCleveland IndiansC286-0190R-R-
    Loren BabeNew York Yankees3B255-10180L-R-
     Philadelphia Athletics        
    Floyd BakerBoston Red Sox3B-2B365-9160L-R-
     Washington Senators I        
    Bruce BarmesWashington Senators IOF235-8165L-R-
    Matt BattsDetroit TigersC315-11200R-R-
    Hank BauerNew York YankeesOF306-0192R-R-
    John BaumgartnerDetroit Tigers3B226-1190R-R-
    Gene BeardenChicago White SoxP326-3204L-L-
    Yogi BerraNew York YankeesC285-8194L-R-
    Neil BerryChicago White SoxSS-2B315-10170R-R-
     St. Louis Browns        
    Reno BertoiaDetroit Tigers3B-2B185-11185R-R-
    Charlie BishopPhiladelphia AthleticsP296-2195R-R-
    Ewell BlackwellNew York YankeesP306-6195R-R-
    Mike BlyzkaSt. Louis BrownsP245-11190R-R-
    Milt BollingBoston Red SoxSS226-1180R-R-
    Don BollwegNew York Yankees1B326-1190L-L-
    Ray BooneCleveland Indians3B-SS296-1188R-R-
    PlayerTeamPosAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceDraft
     Detroit Tigers        
    Bob BoydChicago White Sox1B275-10170L-L-
    Ralph BrancaDetroit TigersP276-3220R-R-
    Harry BrecheenSt. Louis BrownsP385-10160L-L-
    Jim BrideweserNew York YankeesSS-2B266-0165R-R-
    Lou BrissieCleveland IndiansP296-4215L-L-
    Hal BrownBoston Red SoxP286-2182R-R-
    Johnny BuchaDetroit TigersC285-11190R-R-
    Jim BusbyWashington Senators IOF266-1175R-R-
    Harry ByrdPhiladelphia AthleticsP286-1188R-R-
    Tommy ByrneChicago White SoxP336-1182L-L-
     Washington Senators I        
    Bob CainSt. Louis BrownsP286-0165L-L-
    Frank CamposWashington Senators IOF295-11180L-L-
    Andy CareyNew York Yankees3B216-1195R-R-
    Chico CarrasquelChicago White SoxSS256-0170R-R-
    Frank CarswellDetroit TigersOF336-0195R-R-
    Bob CervNew York YankeesOF276-0200R-R-
    Bob ChakalesCleveland IndiansP256-1185R-R-
    Allie ClarkChicago White SoxOF305-11185R-R-
     Philadelphia Athletics        
    Gil CoanWashington Senators IOF316-0180L-R-
    Jerry ColemanNew York Yankees2B-SS286-0170R-R-
    Joe ColemanPhiladelphia AthleticsP30200R-R-
    Joe CollinsNew York Yankees1B306-0185L-L-
    PlayerTeamPosAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceDraft
    Billy ConsoloBoston Red SoxSS-2B185-11180R-R-
    Sandy ConsuegraChicago White SoxP325-10165R-R-
     Washington Senators I        
    Clint CourtneySt. Louis BrownsC265-8180L-R-
    Yo-Yo DavalilloWashington Senators ISS225-3140R-R-
    Ike DelockBoston Red SoxP235-11175R-R-
    Jim DelsingDetroit TigersOF275-10175L-R-
    Joe DeMaestriPhiladelphia AthleticsSS246-0174R-R-
    Dom DiMaggioBoston Red SoxOF365-9168R-R-
    Sonny DixonWashington Senators IP286-2205B-R-
    Joe DobsonChicago White SoxP366-2197R-R-
    Larry DobyCleveland IndiansOF296-1182L-R-
    Harry DorishChicago White SoxP315-11206R-R-
    Walt DropoDetroit Tigers1B306-5220R-R-
    Jim DyckSt. Louis BrownsOF-3B316-2205R-R-
    Luke EasterCleveland Indians1B376-4240L-R-
    Hank EdwardsSt. Louis BrownsOF346-0190L-L-
    Bob ElliottChicago White Sox3B-OF366-0185R-R-
     St. Louis Browns        
    Hal EricksonDetroit TigersP336-5230R-R-
    Hoot EversBoston Red SoxOF326-2185R-R-
    Ferris FainChicago White Sox1B325-11186L-L-
    Frank FanovichPhiladelphia AthleticsP315-11180L-L-
    Bob FellerCleveland IndiansP346-0185R-R-
    Ed Fitz GeraldWashington Senators IC290R-R--
    PlayerTeamPosAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceDraft
    Ben FlowersBoston Red SoxP266-4195R-R-
    Hank FoilesCleveland IndiansC246-0195R-R-
    Whitey FordNew York YankeesP245-10181L-L-
    Mike FornielesChicago White SoxP215-11172R-R-
    Nellie FoxChicago White Sox2B255-9150L-R-
    Paul FoytackDetroit TigersP225-11180R-R-
    Hersh FreemanBoston Red SoxP246-3220R-R-
    George FreeseDetroit Tigers3B266-0190R-R-
    Marion FricanoPhiladelphia AthleticsP296-0170R-R-
    Owen FriendCleveland Indians2B266-1180R-R-
     Detroit Tigers        
    Mike GarciaCleveland IndiansP296-1200R-R-
    Ned GarverDetroit TigersP275-10180R-R-
    Dick GernertBoston Red Sox1B246-3210R-R-
    Joe GinsbergCleveland IndiansC265-11180L-R-
     Detroit Tigers        
    Tommy GiordanoPhiladelphia Athletics2B276-0175R-R-
    Bill GlynnCleveland Indians1B276-0190L-L-
    Billy GoodmanBoston Red Sox2B-1B275-11165L-R-
    Tom GormanNew York YankeesP286-1190R-R-
    Mickey GrassoWashington Senators IC336-0195R-R-
    Ted GrayDetroit TigersP285-11175B-L-
    Marv GrissomBoston Red SoxP356-3195R-R-
    Steve GromekCleveland IndiansP336-2180B-R-
     Detroit Tigers        
    PlayerTeamPosAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceDraft
    Johnny GrothSt. Louis BrownsOF266-0182R-R-
    Bob HabenichtSt. Louis BrownsP276-2185R-R-
    Tom HamiltonPhiladelphia Athletics1B276-4213L-R-
    Bill HarringtonPhiladelphia AthleticsP255-11160R-R-
    Earl HarristChicago White SoxP336-0178R-R-
     Detroit Tigers        
    Fred HatfieldDetroit Tigers3B-2B286-1171L-R-
    Jim HeganCleveland IndiansC326-2195R-R-
    Bill HenryBoston Red SoxP256-2180L-L-
    Ray HerbertDetroit TigersP235-11185R-R-
    Billy HitchcockDetroit Tigers3B-2B366-1185R-R-
    Mel HoderleinWashington Senators I2B305-10185B-R-
    Billy HoeftDetroit TigersP216-3205L-L-
    Ken HolcombeBoston Red SoxP345-11169R-R-
    Bobo HollomanSt. Louis BrownsP286-2207R-R-
    Bob HooperCleveland IndiansP315-11195R-R-
    Dave HoskinsCleveland IndiansP276-1180L-R-
    Ralph HoukNew York YankeesC335-11193R-R-
    Art HouttemanCleveland IndiansP256-2188R-R-
     Detroit Tigers        
    Hal HudsonChicago White SoxP265-10175L-L-
    Sid HudsonBoston Red SoxP386-4180R-R-
    Billy HunterSt. Louis BrownsSS256-0180R-R-
    Fred HutchinsonDetroit TigersP336-2200L-R-
    Jackie JensenWashington Senators IOF265-11190R-R-
    PlayerTeamPosAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceDraft
    Connie JohnsonChicago White SoxP306-4200R-R-
    Eddie JoostPhiladelphia AthleticsSS376-0175R-R-
    Milt JordanDetroit TigersP266-2207R-R-
    Al KalineDetroit TigersOF186-2180R-R-
    Bob KeeganChicago White SoxP326-2207R-R-
    George KellBoston Red Sox3B305-9175R-R-
    Frank KellertSt. Louis Browns1B286-2185R-R-
    Alex KellnerPhiladelphia AthleticsP286-0200R-L-
    Walt KellnerPhiladelphia AthleticsP246-0200R-R-
    Bill KennedyBoston Red SoxP326-2195L-L-
    Bob KennedyCleveland IndiansOF-3B326-2193R-R-
    Ellis KinderBoston Red SoxP386-0195R-R-
    Dick KokosSt. Louis BrownsOF255-8170L-L-
    Don KollowayPhiladelphia Athletics2B-1B346-3200R-R-
    Steve KralyNew York YankeesP245-10152L-L-
    Lou KretlowChicago White SoxP326-2185R-R-
     St. Louis Browns        
    Rocky KrsnichChicago White Sox3B256-1174R-R-
    Dick KryhoskiSt. Louis Browns1B286-2200L-L-
    Harvey KuennDetroit TigersOF-SS226-2190R-R-
    Bob KuzavaNew York YankeesP306-2204B-L-
    Jerry LaneWashington Senators IP276-0205R-R-
    Max LanierSt. Louis BrownsP375-10187R-L-
    Don LarsenSt. Louis BrownsP236-4227R-R-
    Bob LemonCleveland IndiansP326-0185L-R-
    PlayerTeamPosAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceDraft
    Jim LemonCleveland IndiansOF256-4200R-R-
    Don LenhardtSt. Louis BrownsOF-1B306-3190R-R-
    Ted LepcioBoston Red Sox2B-3B225-10177R-R-
    Johnny LiponBoston Red SoxSS306-0175R-R-
     St. Louis Browns        
    Dick LittlefieldSt. Louis BrownsP276-0180L-L-
    Sherm LollarChicago White SoxC286-1185R-R-
    Ed LopatNew York YankeesP355-10185L-L-
    Don LundDetroit TigersOF306-0200R-R-
    John MackinsonPhiladelphia AthleticsP295-10160R-R-
    Dave MadisonDetroit TigersP326-3190R-R-
    Hank MajeskiCleveland Indians3B365-9180R-R-
    Mickey MantleNew York YankeesOF215-11198B-R-
    Marty MarionSt. Louis BrownsSS356-2170R-R-
    Dick MarloweDetroit TigersP246-2170R-R-
    Connie MarreroWashington Senators IP425-7158R-R-
    Fred MarshChicago White Sox3B-SS295-10180R-R-
    Babe MartinSt. Louis BrownsOF335-11194R-R-
    Billy MartinNew York Yankees2B255-11165R-R-
    Morrie MartinPhiladelphia AthleticsP306-0180L-L-
    Walt MastersonWashington Senators IP336-2189R-R-
    Carmen MauroPhiladelphia AthleticsOF266-0167L-R-
     Washington Senators I        
    Barney McCoskyCleveland IndiansOF366-1184L-R-
    Mickey McDermottBoston Red SoxP246-2170L-L-
    PlayerTeamPosAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceDraft
    Jim McDonaldNew York YankeesP265-10185R-R-
    Gil McDougaldNew York Yankees2B-3B256-1180R-R-
    Ed McGheePhiladelphia AthleticsOF285-11170R-R-
    Sam MeleChicago White SoxOF306-1187R-R-
    Jack MersonBoston Red Sox2B-3B315-11175R-R-
    Cass MichaelsPhiladelphia Athletics2B-SS275-11175R-R-
    Ed MickelsonSt. Louis Browns1B266-3205R-R-
    Bill MillerNew York YankeesP256-0175L-L-
    Bob MillerDetroit TigersP176-1185R-L-
    Minnie MinosoChicago White SoxOF305-10175R-R-
    Willy MirandaNew York YankeesSS275-9150B-R-
     St. Louis Browns        
    Dale MitchellCleveland IndiansOF316-1195L-L-
    Johnny MizeNew York Yankees1B406-2215L-R-
    Rinty MonahanPhiladelphia AthleticsP25195R-R-
    Julio MorenoWashington Senators IP-285-8165R-RNYA: 1998-20-607
    Les MossSt. Louis BrownsC285-11205R-R-
    Pat MullinDetroit TigersOF356-2190L-R-
    Ray MurrayPhiladelphia AthleticsC356-3204R-R-
    Hal NewhouserDetroit TigersP326-2192L-L-
    Bobo NewsomPhiladelphia AthleticsP456-2220R-R-
    Gus NiarhosBoston Red SoxC326-0165R-R-
    Bob NiemanDetroit TigersOF265-11195R-R-
    Willard NixonBoston Red SoxP256-2195L-R-
    Irv NorenNew York YankeesOF286-0190L-L-
    PlayerTeamPosAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceDraft
    Bob OldisWashington Senators IC256-1185R-R-
    Karl OlsonBoston Red SoxOF226-3205R-R-
    Satchel PaigeSt. Louis BrownsP466-3180R-R-
    Mel ParnellBoston Red SoxP316-0180L-L-
    Jim PearceWashington Senators IP286-6180R-R-
    Les PedenWashington Senators IC296-1212R-R-
    Johnny PeskyDetroit TigersSS-3B335-9168L-R-
    Dave PhilleyPhiladelphia AthleticsOF336-0188B-R-
    Billy PierceChicago White SoxP265-10160L-L-
    Jim PiersallBoston Red SoxOF236-0175R-R-
    Duane PilletteSt. Louis BrownsP306-3205R-R-
    Jim PisoniSt. Louis BrownsOF235-10169R-R-
    Bob PorterfieldWashington Senators IP296-0190R-R-
    Jerry PriddyDetroit Tigers2B335-11180R-R-
    Vic RaschiNew York YankeesP346-1205R-R-
    Bill RennaNew York YankeesOF286-3218R-R-
    Allie ReynoldsNew York YankeesP386-0195R-R-
    Jim RiveraChicago White SoxOF306-0196L-L-
    Phil RizzutoNew York YankeesSS355-6160R-R-
    Eddie RobinsonPhiladelphia Athletics1B326-2210L-R-
    Saul RogovinChicago White SoxP296-2205R-R-
    Tony RoigWashington Senators ISS-2B256-1180R-R-
    Al RosenCleveland Indians3B295-10180R-R-
    Dick RozekPhiladelphia AthleticsP266-0190L-L-
    Pete RunnelsWashington Senators I1B-2B256-0170L-R-
    PlayerTeamPosAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceDraft
    Connie RyanChicago White Sox2B335-11175R-R-
    Frank SackaWashington Senators IC286-0195R-R-
    Johnny SainNew York YankeesP356-2200R-R-
    Ray ScarboroughDetroit TigersP356-0185R-R-
     New York Yankees        
    Art SchallockNew York YankeesP295-9160L-L-
    Carl ScheibPhiladelphia AthleticsP266-1192R-R-
    Johnny SchmitzNew York YankeesP326-0170R-L-
     Washington Senators I        
    Art SchultNew York Yankees1B-OF256-4220R-R-
    Bobby ShantzPhiladelphia AthleticsP275-6142R-L-
    Spec SheaWashington Senators IP326-0195R-R-
    Bud SheelyChicago White SoxC326-1200L-R-
    Roy SieversSt. Louis Browns1B-OF266-1195R-R-
    Charlie SilveraNew York YankeesC285-10175R-R-
    Al SimaWashington Senators IP316-0187R-L-
    Harry SimpsonCleveland IndiansOF-1B276-1190L-R-
    Al SmithCleveland IndiansOF-3B256-0191R-R-
    Jerry SnyderWashington Senators ISS-2B236-0170R-R-
    Steve SouchockDetroit TigersOF-1B346-2203R-R-
    Gene StephensBoston Red SoxOF206-3175L-R-
    Vern StephensChicago White SoxSS-3B325-10185R-R-
     St. Louis Browns        
    Bud StewartChicago White SoxOF375-11170L-R-
    Bunky StewartWashington Senators IP226-0155L-L-
    PlayerTeamPosAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceDraft
    Chuck StobbsWashington Senators IP236-1185L-L-
    Dean StoneWashington Senators IP226-4205L-L-
    George StricklandCleveland IndiansSS-2B276-1180R-R-
    Marlin StuartSt. Louis BrownsP346-2185L-R-
    Pete SuderPhiladelphia Athletics2B-3B376-0175R-R-
    Frank SullivanBoston Red SoxP236-6215R-R-
    Russ SullivanDetroit TigersOF306-0196L-R-
    Bob SwiftDetroit TigersC385-11180R-R-
    Wayne TerwilligerWashington Senators I2B285-11170R-R-
    Kite ThomasPhiladelphia AthleticsOF306-1195R-R-
     Washington Senators I        
    Joe TiptonCleveland IndiansC315-11185R-R-
    Dick TomanekCleveland IndiansP226-1175L-L-
    Gus TriandosNew York YankeesC226-3215R-R-
    Bob TricePhiladelphia AthleticsP266-3190R-R-
    Virgil TrucksChicago White SoxP365-11198R-R-
     St. Louis Browns        
    Bob TurleySt. Louis BrownsP226-2215R-R-
    Tom UmphlettBoston Red SoxOF236-2180R-R-
    Dixie UprightSt. Louis BrownsH276-0175L-L-
    Elmer ValoPhiladelphia AthleticsOF325-11190L-R-
    Gene VerbleWashington Senators ISS-2B255-10163R-R-
    Mickey VernonWashington Senators I1B356-2180L-L-
    Clyde VollmerBoston Red SoxOF316-1190R-R-
     Washington Senators I        
    PlayerTeamPosAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceDraft
    Neal WatlingtonPhiladelphia AthleticsC306-0195L-R-
    Dick WeikCleveland IndiansP256-3184R-R-
     Detroit Tigers        
    Bill WerleBoston Red SoxP326-2182L-L-
    Vic WertzSt. Louis BrownsOF-1B286-0186L-R-
    Wally WestlakeCleveland IndiansOF326-0186R-R-
    Hal WhiteSt. Louis BrownsP345-10170R-R-
    Sammy WhiteBoston Red SoxC246-3195R-R-
    Bill WightCleveland IndiansP316-1180L-L-
     Detroit Tigers        
    Del WilberBoston Red SoxC346-3200R-R-
    Spider WilhelmPhiladelphia AthleticsSS245-9170R-R-
    Ted WilksCleveland IndiansP375-9178R-R-
    Ted WilliamsBoston Red SoxOF346-3205L-R-
    Bill WilsonChicago White SoxOF246-2200R-R-
    Red WilsonChicago White SoxC246-0200R-R-
    Ken WoodWashington Senators IOF286-0200R-R-
    Gene WoodlingNew York YankeesOF305-9195L-R-
    Tom WrightChicago White SoxOF295-11180L-R-
    Early WynnCleveland IndiansP336-0200B-R-
    Eddie YostWashington Senators I3B265-10170R-R-
    Bobby YoungSt. Louis Browns2B286-1175L-R-
    Al ZarillaBoston Red SoxOF345-11180L-R-
    Gus ZernialPhiladelphia AthleticsOF306-2210R-R-


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