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1953 Milwaukee Braves (MLB)

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W-L Record: 92-62 .597
Rank: 2nd in National League
Run Differential: 738-589 + 149
Roster Continuity 70.98% 9/16
Manager(s): Charlie Grimm
General Manager: John Quinn
Ballpark: County Stadium
Attendance: 1,826,397 1/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Bucky Walters
Assistant Coach: Bob Keely
Assistant Coach: Johnny Cooney
National League Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1953 Milwaukee Braves season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    34Joe Adcock1B-OF6-4220R-R251950Not draftedMLB--
    9Johnny AntonelliP6-0190L-L231948Not draftedMLB--
    24Vern BickfordP6-0185R-R321948Not draftedMLB--
    38Bill BrutonOF6-0169L-R271953Not draftedMLB--
    10Bob BuhlP6-2190R-R241953Not draftedMLB--
    33Lew BurdetteP6-2190R-R261950Not draftedMLB--
    14Paul BurrisC6-0190R-R291948Not draftedMLB--
    30Dave ColeP6-2175R-R221950Not draftedMLB--
    39Walker CooperC6-3210R-R381940Not draftedMLB--
    1Del CrandallC6-1195R-R231949Not draftedMLB--
    37George Crowe1B6-2212L-L301952Not draftedMLB--
    6Jack Dittmer2B6-1175L-R251952Not draftedMLB--
    4Sid GordonOF-3B5-10185R-R351941Not draftedMLB--
    2Harry Hanebrink2B-OF6-0165L-R251953Not draftedMLB--
    47Joey JayP6-4228B-R171953Not draftedMLB--
    22Virgil JesterP5-11188R-R251952Not draftedMLB--
    32Ernie JohnsonP6-4195R-R291950Not draftedMLB--
    16Dave JollyP6-0165R-R281953Not draftedMLB--
    2Billy KlausSS-3B5-10165L-R241952Not draftedMLB--
    15,43Don LiddleP5-10165L-L281953Not draftedMLB--
    23Johnny LoganSS5-11175R-R261951Not draftedMLB--
    41Eddie Mathews3B6-1200L-R211952Not draftedMLB--
    48Andy PafkoOF6-0190R-R321943Not draftedMLB--
    3Jim PendletonOF6-0185R-R291953Not draftedMLB--
    14Mel Roach2B-OF6-1190R-R201953Not draftedMLB--
    13Sibby Sisti2B-3B5-11175R-R321939Not draftedMLB--
    21Warren SpahnP6-0175L-L321942Not draftedMLB--
    42Ebba St. ClaireC6-1219B-R311951Not draftedMLB--
    36Max SurkontP6-0205R-R311949Not draftedMLB--
    18Bob ThorpeOF6-1190R-R261951Not draftedMLB--
    19Jim WilsonP6-1200R-R311945UDFAMLB--

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