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1953 PHILADELPHIA ATHLETICS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Philadelphia,PA
Team Record:  59-95   .383
Result:   7th in American League
Manager(s):  Jimmy Dykes
General Manager:   Art Ehlers
Stadium:  Connie Mack Stadium
Attendance:  362,113
Playoffs:  -

Philadelphia Athletics affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Bobo Newsom (45)
Youngest Player:  Spider Wilhelm (24)
Longest Tenure:  Elmer Valo (12)
Top Hitter:  Dave Philley (9)
Top Pitcher:  Harry Byrd (13)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  67.59%
American League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
NY Yankees9952.656--
Cleveland9262.5978.5
Chi White Sox8965.57811.5
Boston8469.54916.0
Washington7676.50023.5
Detroit6094.39040.5
Philadelphia5995.38341.5
St. Louis54100.35146.5

TEAM INFORMATION
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttPHA PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1953-04-14@ NYA1W  5-0-23,534Alex KellnerVic RaschiAlex KellnerVic Raschi 505
1953-04-15@ NYA2L  1-4-8,196Bobby ShantzAllie ReynoldsAllie ReynoldsBobby Shantz 642
1953-04-16vs BOS3L  6-11-5,599 Harry ByrdMel ParnellKen HolcombeHarry Byrd 1215-3
1953-04-17vs BOS4W  5-0-2,400 Charlie BishopMickey McDermottCharlie BishopMickey McDermott 17152
1953-04-19vs NYA5L  2-5-0 Bobby ShantzEwell BlackwellEwell BlackwellBobby Shantz 1920-1
1953-04-19vs NYA6W  3-0-24,730 Alex KellnerJim McDonaldAlex KellnerJim McDonald 22202
1953-04-21@ WS17L  1-5-3,742Charlie BishopChuck StobbsChuck StobbsCharlie Bishop 2325-2
1953-04-22@ WS18W  7-4-6,637Harry ByrdSonny DixonHarry ByrdSonny DixonCarl Scheib30291
1953-04-23@ WS19W  6-4-3,519Bobby ShantzWalt MastersonBobby ShantzWalt Masterson 36333
1953-04-24@ BOS10W  7-2-5,991Alex KellnerHersh FreemanAlex KellnerHersh Freeman 43358
1953-04-25@ BOS11L  3-4-6,214Carl ScheibMel ParnellMel ParnellCarl Scheib 46397
1953-04-28@ CLE12W  3-2-9,165Bobby ShantzMike GarciaBobby ShantzMike Garcia 49418
1953-04-29@ CLE13L  1-2-2,949Alex KellnerEarly WynnEarly WynnAlex Kellner 50437
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttPHA PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1953-05-01@ DET14L  3-7-2,086Harry ByrdNed GarverNed GarverHarry Byrd 53503
1953-05-02@ DET15W  4-1-4,629Morrie MartinTed GrayMorrie MartinTed Gray 57516
1953-05-03@ CHA16W  4-2-26,134Bobby ShantzJoe DobsonBobby ShantzJoe Dobson 61538
1953-05-03@ CHA17W  10-6-26,134Alex KellnerConnie JohnsonAlex KellnerConnie Johnson 715912
1953-05-05@ SLA18L  1-2-3,315Harry ByrdVirgil TrucksVirgil TrucksHarry Byrd 726111
1953-05-06@ SLA19L  0-6-2,473Morrie MartinBobo HollomanBobo HollomanMorrie Martin 72675
1953-05-08vs WS120L  7-10-5,599 Bobby ShantzSpec SheaJulio MorenoBobby Shantz 79772
1953-05-09vs WS121L  0-6-2,990 Alex KellnerWalt MastersonWalt MastersonAlex Kellner 7983-4
1953-05-10vs WS122L  0-8-8,937 Harry ByrdBob PorterfieldBob PorterfieldHarry Byrd 7991-12
1953-05-10vs WS123L  2-6-8,937 Morrie MartinChuck StobbsChuck StobbsMorrie Martin 8197-16
1953-05-12vs SLA24L  3-7-7,483 Bobby ShantzBobo HollomanDon LarsenBobby Shantz 84104-20
1953-05-13vs SLA25W  2-1-3,108 Alex KellnerDuane PilletteAlex KellnerSatchel Paige 86105-19
1953-05-14vs DET26W  5-3-2,746 Harry ByrdTed GrayHarry ByrdTed Gray 91108-17
1953-05-15vs DET27L  6-7-1,699 Morrie MartinArt HouttemanArt HouttemanMorrie Martin 97115-18
1953-05-16vs DET28L  3-6-1,980 Charlie BishopBilly HoeftBilly HoeftCharlie BishopHal Erickson100121-21
1953-05-17vs CLE29L  3-7-0 Bobby ShantzEarly WynnEarly WynnBobby Shantz 103128-25
1953-05-17vs CLE30L  1-9-16,221 Alex KellnerMike GarciaMike GarciaAlex Kellner 104137-33
1953-05-19vs CHA31W  2-1-5,291 Harry ByrdMike FornielesHarry ByrdMike Fornieles 106138-32
1953-05-20vs CHA32W  2-1-5,938 Morrie MartinBilly PierceMorrie MartinBilly Pierce 108139-31
1953-05-21@ BOS33W  9-0-5,816Bobby ShantzMickey McDermottCarl ScheibMickey McDermott 117139-22
1953-05-22@ BOS34L  2-3-4,690Alex KellnerMel ParnellMel ParnellAlex KellnerEllis Kinder119142-23
1953-05-22@ BOS35L  2-3-4,690Marion FricanoWillard NixonHersh FreemanCarl Scheib 121145-24
1953-05-23@ WS136W  8-6-8,820Harry ByrdChuck StobbsHarry ByrdChuck Stobbs 129151-22
1953-05-24@ WS137L  3-6-9,222Morrie MartinConnie MarreroConnie MarreroMorrie Martin 132157-25
1953-05-25@ WS138L  1-6-5,462Frank FanovichJulio MorenoJulio MorenoFrank Fanovich 133163-30
1953-05-27vs BOS39W  4-3-4,734 Alex KellnerMarv GrissomAlex KellnerMarv Grissom 137166-29
1953-05-28vs BOS40W  6-1-1,262 Marion FricanoMel ParnellMarion FricanoMel Parnell 143167-24
1953-05-29vs NYA41L  7-12-3,594 Harry ByrdVic RaschiRay ScarboroughHarry Byrd 150179-29
1953-05-31@ NYA42L  1-7-20,307Alex KellnerJohnny SainJohnny SainAlex Kellner 151186-35
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttPHA PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1953-06-02@ DET43L  7-7-11,971Harry ByrdNed Garver 158193-35
1953-06-03@ DET44W  10-7-2,478Morrie MartinRay HerbertCharlie BishopDave Madison 168200-32
1953-06-04@ DET45W  11-2-0Marion FricanoTed GrayMarion FricanoTed Gray 179202-23
1953-06-04@ DET46W  9-6-3,112Carl ScheibBilly HoeftCharlie BishopBilly Hoeft 188208-20
1953-06-05@ CLE47L  2-3-16,789Alex KellnerBob ChakalesSteve GromekCarl Scheib 190211-21
1953-06-06@ CLE48L  0-2-5,801Harry ByrdMike GarciaMike GarciaHarry Byrd 190213-23
1953-06-07@ CLE49L  4-8-0Morrie MartinBob FellerBob FellerCarl Scheib 194221-27
1953-06-07@ CLE50L  3-4-20,681Charlie BishopEarly WynnDave HoskinsCharlie Bishop 197225-28
1953-06-09@ CHA51L  1-5-16,154Marion FricanoBilly PierceBilly PierceMarion Fricano 198230-32
1953-06-10@ CHA52W  2-1-3,370Harry ByrdSandy ConsuegraHarry ByrdSandy Consuegra 200231-31
1953-06-11@ CHA53W  6-5-3,916Charlie BishopJoe DobsonMorrie MartinFritz Dorish 206236-30
1953-06-12@ SLA54W  5-3-2,414Marion FricanoMike BlyzkaMarion FricanoMike Blyzka 211239-28
1953-06-13@ SLA55W  8-3-1,340Alex KellnerDick LittlefieldAlex KellnerDick Littlefield 219242-23
1953-06-14@ SLA56W  4-1-0Harry ByrdDon LarsenHarry ByrdDon Larsen 223243-20
1953-06-14@ SLA57W  3-1-4,542Carl ScheibHarry BrecheenCarl ScheibHarry Brecheen 226244-18
1953-06-16vs CLE58W  9-7-24,143 Charlie BishopEarly WynnMarion FricanoBob Hooper 235251-16
1953-06-17vs CLE59L  6-9-7,121 Harry ByrdBob FellerBill WightHarry Byrd 241260-19
1953-06-18vs CLE60L  4-6-3,770 Carl ScheibBob LemonBob LemonMorrie Martin 245266-21
1953-06-19vs CHA61L  2-5-5,023 Marion FricanoSandy ConsuegraSandy ConsuegraMarion Fricano 247271-24
1953-06-20vs CHA62L  4-6-2,922 Charlie BishopBilly PierceFritz DorishMorrie Martin 251277-26
1953-06-21vs CHA63W  5-0-0 Harry ByrdJoe DobsonHarry ByrdJoe Dobson 256277-21
1953-06-21vs CHA64L  4-9-9,949 Carl ScheibBob KeeganBob KeeganCarl Scheib 260286-26
1953-06-23vs DET65L  0-5-2,463 Marion FricanoSteve GromekSteve GromekMarion Fricano 260291-31
1953-06-24vs DET66L  3-6-2,298 Charlie BishopNed GarverNed GarverCharlie Bishop 263297-34
1953-06-25vs DET67W  5-2-2,368 Harry ByrdDick MarloweHarry ByrdDick Marlowe 268299-31
1953-06-26vs SLA68W  6-5-2,608 Alex KellnerBobo HollomanMorrie MartinSatchel Paige 274304-30
1953-06-27vs SLA69L  1-6-2,126 Marion FricanoDuane PilletteDuane PilletteMarion Fricano 275310-35
1953-06-28vs SLA70L  1-4-0 Harry ByrdDon LarsenDon LarsenHarry Byrd 276314-38
1953-06-28vs SLA71W  2-1-4,517 Carl ScheibMike BlyzkaCarl ScheibMike Blyzka 278315-37
1953-06-30vs WS172L  0-3-3,677 Alex KellnerBob PorterfieldBob PorterfieldAlex Kellner 278318-40
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttPHA PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1953-07-01vs WS173L  3-5-2,305 Charlie BishopChuck StobbsChuck StobbsCharlie BishopSonny Dixon281323-42
1953-07-03@ NYA74L  0-4-11,833Bobby ShantzWhitey FordWhitey FordBobby Shantz 281327-46
1953-07-04@ NYA75L  3-6-0Alex KellnerEddie LopatTom GormanAlex Kellner 284333-49
1953-07-04@ NYA76L  0-4-33,314Harry ByrdJim McDonaldJim McDonaldHarry Byrd 284337-53
1953-07-05vs BOS77L  2-10-4,554 Carl ScheibMel ParnellMel ParnellCarl Scheib 286347-61
1953-07-06vs NYA78L  3-5-22,297 Charlie BishopVic RaschiAllie ReynoldsCharlie Bishop 289352-63
1953-07-06vs NYA79L  5-10-0 Morrie MartinJohnny SainJohnny SainMorrie Martin 294362-68
1953-07-07vs NYA80W  5-4-9,474 Bobby ShantzWhitey FordMorrie MartinRay Scarborough 299366-67
1953-07-08@ WS181L  4-7-4,923Harry ByrdChuck StobbsSonny DixonHarry Byrd 303373-70
1953-07-09@ WS182L  4-8-2,383Joe ColemanSpec SheaSpec SheaJoe Coleman 307381-74
1953-07-10@ BOS83L  2-3-22,657Marion FricanoWillard NixonEllis KinderMarion Fricano 309384-75
1953-07-11@ BOS84L  3-4-11,692Charlie BishopMickey McDermottEllis KinderFrank Fanovich 312388-76
1953-07-12@ BOS85L  5-9-23,916Morrie MartinHal BrownHal BrownMorrie Martin 317397-80
1953-07-12@ BOS86W  4-1-23,916Harry ByrdMel ParnellHarry ByrdMel Parnell 321398-77
1953-07-16@ CLE87L  3-5-13,718Marion FricanoMike GarciaMike GarciaMarion Fricano 324403-79
1953-07-17@ CLE88L  0-5-13,681Bobby ShantzBob LemonBob LemonBobby Shantz 324408-84
1953-07-18@ CLE89W  9-3-6,326Harry ByrdBob FellerHarry ByrdBob Feller 333411-78
1953-07-19@ DET90L  3-13-0Alex KellnerRalph BrancaRalph BrancaAlex Kellner 336424-88
1953-07-19@ DET91L  8-8-0Charlie BishopDick Marlowe 344432-88
1953-07-22@ SLA92W  11-1-2,817Bobby ShantzDuane PilletteBobby ShantzDuane Pillette 355433-78
1953-07-23@ SLA93W  7-4-2,278Charlie BishopMarlin StuartMorrie MartinSatchel Paige 362437-75
1953-07-24@ CHA94W  4-2-32,487Harry ByrdBilly PierceBobo NewsomBilly Pierce 366439-73
1953-07-25@ CHA95W  7-2-9,516Alex KellnerMike FornielesAlex KellnerMike Fornieles 373441-68
1953-07-26@ CHA96W  4-3-0Bobby ShantzSandy ConsuegraBobby ShantzSandy Consuegra 377444-67
1953-07-26@ CHA97L  0-4-21,149Charlie BishopVirgil TrucksVirgil TrucksCharlie Bishop 377448-71
1953-07-28vs SLA98W  9-7-2,511 Harry ByrdBob CainMorrie MartinDon Larsen 386455-69
1953-07-29vs SLA99W  9-3-2,247 Alex KellnerLou KretlowAlex KellnerLou KretlowCharlie Bishop395458-63
1953-07-30vs SLA100W  5-3-1,905 Marion FricanoMike BlyzkaMarion FricanoMike Blyzka 400461-61
1953-07-31vs CLE101L  6-12-7,163 Harry ByrdArt HouttemanDave HoskinsHarry Byrd 406473-67
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttPHA PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1953-08-01vs CLE102L  2-5-3,771 Charlie BishopBob FellerBob FellerCharlie Bishop 408478-70
1953-08-02vs CLE103L  1-10-0 Bobby ShantzBob LemonBob LemonBobby Shantz 409488-79
1953-08-02vs CLE104L  1-7-6,923 Alex KellnerEarly WynnEarly WynnAlex Kellner 410495-85
1953-08-04vs CHA105L  3-8-4,321 Harry ByrdVirgil TrucksVirgil TrucksHarry Byrd 413503-90
1953-08-05vs CHA106L  7-9-3,460 Marion FricanoJoe DobsonBilly PierceMorrie Martin 420512-92
1953-08-06vs CHA107L  4-6-3,196 Joe ColemanMike FornielesGene BeardenHarry Byrd 424518-94
1953-08-07vs DET108W  3-1-2,708 Alex KellnerRalph BrancaAlex KellnerRalph Branca 427519-92
1953-08-08vs DET109W  9-5-2,552 Marion FricanoSteve GromekMarion FricanoSteve GromekMorrie Martin436524-88
1953-08-09vs DET110W  4-3-0 Harry ByrdDick MarloweMorrie MartinBob Miller 440527-87
1953-08-09vs DET111W  8-8-3,558 Frank FanovichNed Garver 448535-87
1953-08-11vs BOS112L  6-7-12,306 Alex KellnerMel ParnellMel ParnellAlex KellnerBen Flowers454542-88
1953-08-11vs BOS113L  5-7-12,306 Charlie BishopHal BrownHal BrownCharlie BishopEllis Kinder459549-90
1953-08-12vs BOS114L  2-3-2,988 Marion FricanoMickey McDermottMickey McDermottMorrie MartinEllis Kinder461552-91
1953-08-13vs BOS115W  1-0-4,281 Joe ColemanSid HudsonJoe ColemanSid Hudson 462552-90
1953-08-15vs NYA116W  9-8-12,801 Harry ByrdJim McDonaldMorrie MartinAllie Reynolds 471560-89
1953-08-16vs NYA117L  0-8-0 Alex KellnerVic RaschiVic RaschiAlex Kellner 471568-97
1953-08-16vs NYA118L  3-7-24,903 Charlie BishopAllie ReynoldsJohnny SainCharlie Bishop 474575-101
1953-08-17vs NYA119L  3-10-13,595 Marion FricanoWhitey FordWhitey FordMarion Fricano 477585-108
1953-08-17vs NYA120L  0-9-13,595 Joe ColemanBob KuzavaBob KuzavaJoe Coleman 477594-117
1953-08-18@ BOS121L  1-2-28,024Harry ByrdMickey McDermottMickey McDermottHarry Byrd 478596-118
1953-08-19@ BOS122L  4-6-12,084Charlie BishopBen FlowersEllis KinderCharlie Bishop 482602-120
1953-08-21@ NYA123L  4-5-21,492Alex KellnerSteve KralyBob KuzavaAlex Kellner 486607-121
1953-08-22@ NYA124W  10-4-34,574Marion FricanoWhitey FordMarion FricanoWhitey Ford 496611-115
1953-08-23@ NYA125L  0-4-22,071Harry ByrdVic RaschiVic RaschiHarry Byrd 496615-119
1953-08-25@ CHA126W  4-2-22,358Joe ColemanBilly PierceMorrie MartinBilly Pierce 500617-117
1953-08-26@ CHA127W  10-8-9,218Alex KellnerMike FornielesAlex KellnerMike Fornieles 510625-115
1953-08-27@ SLA128L  4-5-0Harry ByrdBob TurleyDick LittlefieldHarry Byrd 514630-116
1953-08-27@ SLA129L  1-3-2,843Marion FricanoLou KretlowMarlin StuartMarion Fricano 515633-118
1953-08-28@ SLA130L  3-8-2,024Charlie BishopDuane PilletteDuane PilletteCharlie Bishop 518641-123
1953-08-30@ DET131L  1-10-0Joe ColemanSteve GromekSteve GromekJoe Coleman 519651-132
1953-08-30@ DET132L  1-9-12,617Frank FanovichAl AberAl AberFrank Fanovich 520660-140
1953-08-31@ DET133L  7-9-0Harry ByrdRalph BrancaDick MarloweCharlie BishopRay Scarborough527669-142
1953-08-31@ DET134W  10-4-15,584Bobo NewsomTed GrayBobo NewsomTed Gray 537673-136
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttPHA PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1953-09-01@ DET135L  5-7-1,915Marion FricanoNed GarverRay HerbertMarion Fricano 542680-138
1953-09-02@ CLE136L  3-6-8,226Harry ByrdBob LemonArt HouttemanHarry Byrd 545686-141
1953-09-03@ CLE137L  4-9-2,647Carl ScheibDave HoskinsDave HoskinsCarl Scheib 549695-146
1953-09-06vs BOS138L  4-8-0 Marion FricanoHal BrownIke DelockMarion FricanoEllis Kinder553703-150
1953-09-06vs BOS139L  0-4-5,828 Harry ByrdMickey McDermottMickey McDermottHarry Byrd 553707-154
1953-09-07vs WS1140L  2-13-0 Bobo NewsomWalt MastersonWalt MastersonBobo NewsomJohnny Schmitz555720-165
1953-09-07vs WS1141L  3-6-6,057 Charlie BishopBob PorterfieldBob PorterfieldCharlie Bishop 558726-168
1953-09-09vs DET142L  2-8-0 Harry ByrdRalph BrancaRalph BrancaHarry Byrd 560734-174
1953-09-09vs DET143W  7-1-2,014 Marion FricanoSteve GromekMarion FricanoSteve Gromek 567735-168
1953-09-11vs CHA144L  4-9-3,597 Morrie MartinVirgil TrucksVirgil TrucksMorrie Martin 571744-173
1953-09-12vs CHA145L  5-6-1,969 Joe ColemanSaul RogovinSaul RogovinJoe Coleman 576750-174
1953-09-13vs SLA146L  2-5-0 Bob TriceDon LarsenDon LarsenBob TriceMarlin Stuart578755-177
1953-09-13vs SLA147W  2-0-8,477 Harry ByrdHarry BrecheenHarry ByrdHarry Brecheen 580755-175
1953-09-16vs CLE148L  2-7-2,561 Marion FricanoBob FellerBob FellerMarion Fricano 582762-180
1953-09-17vs CLE149L  4-5-1,925 Harry ByrdMike GarciaArt HouttemanMorrie Martin 586767-181
1953-09-19vs WS1150W  6-5-1,057 Joe ColemanSpec SheaJoe ColemanSpec SheaMorrie Martin592772-180
1953-09-20vs WS1151W  13-9-0 Bob TriceJohnny SchmitzBob TriceWalt Masterson 605781-176
1953-09-20vs WS1152W  4-3-4,468 Marion FricanoBunky StewartMarion FricanoBunky Stewart 609784-175
1953-09-22@ NYA153L  2-7-0Harry ByrdAllie ReynoldsAllie ReynoldsHarry Byrd 611791-180
1953-09-23@ NYA154L  1-3-3,277Bobby ShantzEddie LopatEddie LopatBobby ShantzJohnny Sain612794-182
1953-09-25@ WS1155L  0-1-2,403Marion FricanoBob PorterfieldBob PorterfieldMarion Fricano 612795-183
1953-09-26@ WS1156W  11-2-2,252Bob TriceDean StoneBob TriceDean Stone 623797-174
1953-09-27@ WS1157W  9-2-3,740Joe ColemanBunky StewartJoe ColemanBunky Stewart 632799-167


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