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1953 NEW YORK GIANTS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  New York,NY
Team Record:  70-84   .455
Result:   5th in National League
Manager(s):  Leo Durocher
General Manager:   Chub Feeney
Stadium:  Polo Grounds
Attendance:  811,518
Playoffs:  -

New York Giants affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Max Lanier (37)
Youngest Player:  Daryl Spencer (23)
Longest Tenure:  Dave Koslo (10)
Top Hitter:  Alvin Dark (3)
Top Pitcher:  Ruben Gomez (9)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  89.25%
National League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
Brooklyn10549.682--
Milwaukee9262.59713.0
Philadelphia8371.53922.0
St. Louis8371.53922.0
NY Giants7084.45535.0
Cincinnati6886.44237.0
Chi Cubs6589.42240.0
Pittsburgh50104.32555.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
5Sam CalderoneCMLB5-10185RightRight2/6/192627Beverly,New JerseyUDFA 

26Bill ConnellyPMLB6-0175LeftRight6/29/192528Alberta,VirginiaUDFA 
27Al CorwinPMLB6-1170RightRight12/3/192626Newburgh,New YorkUDFA 
19Alvin DarkSS-3BMLB5-11185RightRight1/7/192231Comanche,OklahomaUDFA 
17Tookie Gilbert1BMLB6-2185LeftRight4/4/192924New Orleans,LouisianaUDFA 
28Ruben GomezPMLB6-0175RightRight7/13/192725Arroyo,Puerto RicoUDFA 
42Marv GrissomPMLB6-3195RightRight3/31/191835Los Molinos,CaliforniaUDFA 
21Jim HearnPMLB6-3205RightRight4/11/192132Atlanta,GeorgiaUDFA 
42Frank HillerPMLB6-0200RightRight7/13/192032Newark,New JerseyUDFA 
14Bobby Hofman2B-1BMLB5-11175RightRight10/5/192527St. Louis,MissouriUDFA 
20Monte IrvinOFMLB6-1195RightRight2/25/191934Columbia,AlabamaUDFA 
46Larry JansenPMLB6-2190RightRight7/16/192032Verboort,OregonUDFA 
8Ray KattCMLB6-2200RightRight5/9/192726New Braunfels,TexasUDFA 
32Monte KennedyPMLB6-2185RightLeft5/11/192231Amelia,VirginiaUDFA 
31Dave KosloPMLB5-11180LeftLeft3/31/192033Menasha,WisconsinUDFA 
37Max LanierPMLB5-10187RightLeft8/18/191537Denton,North CarolinaUDFA 
25Whitey Lockman1B-OFMLB6-1175LeftRight7/25/192626Lowell,North CarolinaUDFA 
35Sal MagliePMLB6-2180RightRight4/26/191736Niagara Falls,New YorkUDFA 
22Don MuellerOFMLB6-0185LeftRight4/14/192726St. Louis,MissouriUDFA 
8Ray NobleCMLB5-11210RightRight3/15/191934Central Hatillo,CubaUDFA 
38Dusty RhodesOFMLB6-0180LeftRight5/13/192726Mathews,AlabamaUDFA 
18Bill Rigney2B-3BMLB6-1178RightRight1/29/191835Alameda,CaliforniaUDFA 
12Daryl SpencerSS-2BMLB6-2190RightRight7/13/192923Wichita,KansasUDFA 
30George SpencerPMLB6-1215RightRight7/7/192626Columbus,OhioUDFA 
16Hank Thompson3BMLB5-9174LeftRight12/8/192527Oklahoma City,OklahomaUDFA 
23Bobby ThomsonOFMLB6-2185RightRight10/25/192329Glasgow,ScotlandUDFA 
9Wes WestrumCMLB5-11185RightRight11/28/192230Clearbrook,MinnesotaUDFA 
49Hoyt WilhelmPMLB6-0195RightRight7/26/192329Huntersville,North CarolinaUDFA 
10Davey Williams2BMLB5-10160RightRight11/2/192725Dallas,TexasUDFA 
40George WilsonOFMLB6-1185LeftRight8/30/192527Cherryville,North CarolinaUDFA 
26Al WorthingtonPMLB6-2205RightRight2/5/192924Birmingham,AlabamaUDFA 
7Sal YvarsCMLB5-10187RightRight2/20/192429New York,New YorkUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
Leo DurocherManager 
Chub FeeneyGeneral Manager 
Freddie FitzsimmonsAssistant Coach 
Herman FranksAssistant Coach 
Ernie HarwellBroadcaster 
Russ HodgesBroadcaster 
Frank ShellenbackPitching Coach 


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