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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
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
9Joe AstrothCMLB5-9187RightRight9/1/192230East Alton,IllinoisUDFA 

3Loren Babe3BMLB5-10180LeftRight1/11/192825Pisgah,IowaUDFA 
38Charlie BishopPMLB6-2195RightRight1/1/192429Atlanta,GeorgiaUDFA 
39Harry ByrdPMLB6-1188RightRight2/3/192528Darlington,South CarolinaUDFA 
7Allie ClarkOFMLB5-11185RightRight6/16/192330South Amboy,New JerseyUDFA 
25Joe ColemanPMLB200RightRight7/30/192230Medford,MassachusettsUDFA 
2Joe DeMaestriSSMLB6-0174RightRight12/9/192824San Francisco,CaliforniaUDFA 
15Frank FanovichPMLB5-11180LeftLeft1/11/192231New York,New YorkUDFA 
37Marion FricanoPMLB6-0170RightRight7/15/192329Brant,New YorkUDFA 
7,36Tommy Giordano2BMLB6-0175RightRight10/9/192527Newark,New JerseyUDFA 
4Tom Hamilton1BMLB6-4213LeftRight9/29/192527Altoona,KansasUDFA 
18Bill HarringtonPMLB5-11160RightRight10/3/192725Sanford,North CarolinaUDFA 
1Eddie JoostSSMLB6-0175RightRight6/5/191637San Francisco,CaliforniaUDFA 
22Alex KellnerPMLB6-0200RightLeft8/26/192428Tucson,ArizonaUDFA 
21Walt KellnerPMLB6-0200RightRight4/26/192924Tucson,ArizonaUDFA 
11Don Kolloway2B-1BMLB6-3200RightRight8/4/191834Posen,IllinoisUDFA 
41John MackinsonPMLB5-10160RightRight10/29/192329Orange,New JerseyUDFA 
26Morrie MartinPMLB6-0180LeftLeft9/3/192230Dixon,MissouriUDFA 
6Carmen MauroOFMLB6-0167LeftRight11/10/192626St. Paul,MinnesotaUDFA 
16Ed McGheeOFMLB5-11170RightRight9/29/192428Perry,ArkansasUDFA 
5Cass Michaels2B-SSMLB5-11175RightRight3/4/192627Detroit,MichiganUDFA 
34Rinty MonahanPMLB195RightRight4/28/192825Brooklyn,New YorkUDFA 
14Ray MurrayCMLB6-3204RightRight10/12/191735Spring Hope,North CarolinaUDFA 
20Bobo NewsomPMLB6-2220RightRight8/11/190745Hartsville,South CarolinaUDFA 
17Dave PhilleyOFMLB6-0188BothRight5/16/192033Paris,TexasUDFA 
8Eddie Robinson1BMLB6-2210LeftRight12/15/192032Paris,TexasUDFA 
23Dick RozekPMLB6-0190LeftLeft3/27/192726Cedar Rapids,IowaUDFA 
24Carl ScheibPMLB6-1192RightRight1/1/192726Gratz,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
30Bobby ShantzPMLB5-6142RightLeft9/26/192527Pottstown,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
12Pete Suder2B-3BMLB6-0175RightRight4/16/191637Aliquippa,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
6Kite ThomasOFMLB6-1195RightRight4/27/192330Kansas City,KansasUDFA 
23Bob TricePMLB6-3190RightRight8/28/192626Newton,GeorgiaUDFA 
10Elmer ValoOFMLB5-11190LeftRight3/5/192132Ribnik,Czech RepublicUDFA 
45Neal WatlingtonCMLB6-0195LeftRight12/25/192230Yanceyville,North CarolinaUDFA 
7Spider WilhelmSSMLB5-9170RightRight5/23/192924Baltimore,MarylandUDFA 
19Gus ZernialOFMLB6-2210RightRight6/27/192330Beaumont,TexasUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
Chief BenderAssistant Coach 
Jimmy DykesManager 
Art EhlersGeneral Manager 
Claude HaringBroadcaster 
Bing MillerAssistant Coach 
Wally MosesAssistant Coach 
Tom OliverAssistant Coach 


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