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1953 Brooklyn DodgersSeason Roster
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Don Thompson played for the 1953 Brooklyn Dodgers
LeagueNational LeagueLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameDodgers
Location
Record105-49 (1st)League RankthMLB Rankth
BallparkEbbets Field
ManagerChuck DressenGeneral ManagerBuzzie Bavasi
CoachesBilly Herman (Assistant Coach), Cookie Lavagetto (Assistant Coach), Jake Pitler (Assistant Coach)
PlayoffsLost World Series (Yankees)
#1 Draft PickNone
Attendance1,163,419 (Rank: 4th)
Years Available1890-2018

Team History -- 1953 Statistics -- 1953 Roster VR -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 
The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1953 Brooklyn Dodgers.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1953 baseball season.

1953 Brooklyn Dodgers Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
24,32Bill AntonelloOF5-11 185 R-R 1927-05-19 26Brooklyn,New York MLB1953-19531953-1953      
5Wayne Belardi1B6-1 185 L-L 1930-09-05 22St. Helena,California MLB1950-19561950-1956Bellarmine Prep (San Jose,CA)Santa Clara U.    
49Joe BlackP6-2 220 R-R 1924-02-08 29Plainfield,New Jersey MLB1952-19571952-1957   Morgan St    
13Ralph BrancaP6-3 220 R-R 1926-01-06 27Mount Vernon,New York MLB1944-19561944-1956Davis (Mount Vernon,NY)New York U.    
39Roy CampanellaC5-8 200 R-R 1921-11-19 31Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1948-19571948-1957Gratz (Philadelphia,PA)    
3Billy Cox3B5-10 150 R-R 1919-08-29 33Newport,Pennsylvania MLB1941-19551941-1955Newport (Newport,PA)    
17Carl ErskineP5-10 165 R-R 1926-12-13 26Anderson,Indiana MLB1948-19591948-1959Anderson (Anderson,IN)Anderson U.    
6Carl FurilloOF6-0 190 R-R 1922-03-08 31Stoney Creek Mill,Pennsylvania MLB1946-19601946-1960      
19Jim Gilliam2B5-10 175 B-R 1928-10-17 24Nashville,Tennessee MLB1953-19661953-1966Pearl Cohn Comprehensive (Nashville,TN)    
14Gil Hodges1B6-1 200 R-R 1924-04-04 29Princeton,Indiana MLB1943-19631943-1963Petersburg (Petersburg,IN)Saint Joseph's Col    
9Dixie HowellC5-11 195 R-R 1920-04-24 33Louisville,Kentucky MLB1947-19561947-1956Male (Louisville,KY)    
18Jim HughesP6-1 200 R-R 1923-03-21 30Chicago,Illinois MLB1952-19571952-1957      
41Clem LabineP6-0 180 R-R 1926-08-06 26Lincoln,Rhode Island MLB1950-19621950-1962Woonsocket (Woonsocket,RI)    
30Billy LoesP6-1 170 R-R 1929-12-13 23Long Island City,New York MLB1950-19611950-1961Bryant (Long Island City,NY)    
48Carmen MauroOF6-0 167 L-R 1926-11-10 26St. Paul,Minnesota MLB1948-19531948-1953J. Sterling Morton East (Cicero,IL)    
34Russ MeyerP6-1 185 B-R 1923-10-25 29Peru,Illinois MLB1946-19591946-1959      
46Glenn MickensP6-0 175 R-R 1930-07-26 22Wilmar,California MLB1953-19531953-1953Fremont (Los Angeles,CA)UCLA    
25Bob MillikenP6-0 195 R-R 1926-08-25 26Majorsville,West Virginia MLB1953-19541953-1954Cameron (Cameron,WV)    
48Ray MooreP6-1 205 R-R 1926-06-01 27Meadows,Maryland MLB1952-19631952-1963Frederick Sasscer (Upper Marlboro,MD)    
2Bobby Morgan3B-SS5-9 175 R-R 1926-06-29 27Oklahoma City,Oklahoma MLB1950-19581950-1958Northwest Classen (Oklahoma City,OK)    
23Erv PalicaP6-1 180 R-R 1928-02-09 25Lomita,California MLB1947-19561947-1956Narbonne (Harbor City,CA)    
45Johnny PodresP5-11 192 L-L 1932-09-30 20Witherbee,New York MLB1953-19691953-1969Mineville (Witherbee,NY)    
1Pee Wee ReeseSS5-9 175 R-R 1918-07-23 34Ekron,Kentucky MLB1940-19581940-1958DuPont Manual (Louisville,KY)    
42Jackie RobinsonOF-3B5-11 204 R-R 1919-01-31 34Cairo,Georgia MLB1947-19561947-1956Muir (Pasadena,CA)UCLA    
28Preacher RoeP6-2 170 R-L 1915-02-26 38Ash Flat,Arkansas MLB1938-19541938-1954Viola (Viola,AR)Harding U.    
8George ShubaOF5-11 180 L-R 1924-12-13 28Youngstown,Ohio MLB1948-19551948-1955      
4Duke SniderOF6-0 190 L-R 1926-09-19 26Los Angeles,California MLB1947-19641947-1964Compton (Compton,CA)    
37Dick TeedH5-11 180 B-R 1926-03-08 27Springfield,Massachusetts MLB1953-19531953-1953Windsor (Windsor,CT)
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29Don ThompsonOF6-0 185 L-L 1923-12-28 29Swepsonville,North Carolina MLB1949-19541949-1954      
46Ben WadeP6-3 205 R-R 1922-11-26 30Morehead City,North Carolina MLB1948-19551948-1955      
10Rube WalkerC6-1 185 L-R 1926-05-16 27Lenoir,North Carolina MLB1948-19581948-1958      
38Dick WilliamsOF6-0 190 R-R 1929-05-07 24St. Louis,Missouri MLB1951-19641951-1964Pasadena (Pasadena,CA)    
32 Players