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1953 New York Giants (MLB)

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W-L Record: 70-84 .455
Rank: 5th in National League
Run Differential: 768-747 + 21
Roster Continuity 89.25% 3/16
Manager(s): Leo Durocher
General Manager: Chub Feeney
Ballpark: Polo Grounds
Attendance: 811,518 10/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Herman Franks
Assistant Coach: Freddie Fitzsimmons
Pitching Coach: Frank Shellenback
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 New York Giants season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    5Sam CalderoneC5-10185R-R271950Not draftedMLB--
    26Bill ConnellyP6-0175L-R281945UDFAMLB--
    27Al CorwinP6-1170R-R261951Not draftedMLB--
    19Alvin DarkSS-3B5-11185R-R311946Not draftedMLB--
    17Tookie Gilbert1B6-2185L-R241950UDFAMLB--
    28Ruben GomezP6-0175R-R251953Not draftedMLB--
    42Marv GrissomP6-3195R-R351946Not draftedMLB--
    21Jim HearnP6-3205R-R321947Not draftedMLB--
    42Frank HillerP6-0200R-R321946Not draftedMLB--
    14Bobby Hofman2B-1B5-11175R-R271949Not draftedMLB--
    20Monte IrvinOF6-1195R-R341949Not draftedMLB--
    46Larry JansenP6-2190R-R321947Not draftedMLB--
    8Ray KattC6-2200R-R261952Not draftedMLB--
    32Monte KennedyP6-2185R-L311946Not draftedMLB--
    31Dave KosloP5-11180L-L331941Not draftedMLB--
    37Max LanierP5-10187R-L371938Not draftedMLB--
    25Whitey Lockman1B-OF6-1175L-R261945UDFAMLB--
    35Sal MaglieP6-2180R-R361945Not draftedMLB--
    22Don MuellerOF6-0185L-R261948Not draftedMLB--
    8Ray NobleC5-11210R-R341951Not draftedMLB--
    38Dusty RhodesOF6-0180L-R261952Not draftedMLB--
    18Bill Rigney2B-3B6-1178R-R351946Not draftedMLB--
    12Daryl SpencerSS-2B6-2190R-R231952Not draftedMLB--
    30George SpencerP6-1215R-R261950Not draftedMLB--
    16Hank Thompson3B5-9174L-R271947Not draftedMLB--
    23Bobby ThomsonOF6-2185R-R291946Not draftedMLB--
    9Wes WestrumC5-11185R-R301947Not draftedMLB--
    49Hoyt WilhelmP6-0195R-R291952Not draftedMLB--
    10Davey Williams2B5-10160R-R251949Not draftedMLB--
    40George WilsonOF6-1185L-R271952Not draftedMLB--
    26Al WorthingtonP6-2205R-R241953Not draftedMLB--
    7Sal YvarsC5-10187R-R291947Not draftedMLB--

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