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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


PITCHING STATISTICS
DatePitcherHandAgeGame ResultOppGS#CareerDecIPHRERHRBBSOPitBalStrStr%W-LERAWHIP
1953-04-14Alex KellnerL29W 5-0@ NYA180W9.0500015000--1-00.000.67
1953-04-15Bobby ShantzL28L 1-4@ NYA169L7.0432025000--0-12.570.86
1953-04-16Harry ByrdR28L 6-11vs BOS125L4.21177011000--0-112.602.40
1953-04-17Charlie BishopR29W 5-0vs BOS16W9.0500005000--1-00.000.56
1953-04-19Bobby ShantzL28L 2-5vs NYA270L9.0855035000--0-23.941.06
1953-04-19Alex KellnerL29W 3-0vs NYA281W9.0200003000--2-00.000.44
1953-04-21Charlie BishopR29L 1-5@ WS127L6.0732071000--1-11.201.27
1953-04-22Harry ByrdR28W 7-4@ WS1226W8.27441106000--1-17.622.23
1953-04-23Bobby ShantzL28W 6-4@ WS1371W9.0944133000--1-23.961.16
1953-04-24Alex KellnerL29W 7-2@ BOS382W9.0522101000--3-00.670.48
1953-04-25Carl ScheibR26L 3-4@ BOS133L8.0742021000--0-12.251.25
1953-04-28Bobby ShantzL28W 3-2@ CLE472W9.0822126000--2-23.441.15
1953-04-29Alex KellnerL29L 1-2@ CLE483L8.0922011000--3-11.030.66
1953-05-01Harry ByrdR28L 3-7@ DET327L7.0864054000--1-26.752.10
1953-05-02Morrie MartinL31W 4-1@ DET117W9.0311021000--1-01.000.56
1953-05-03Bobby ShantzL28W 4-2@ CHA573W9.0822114000--3-23.141.12
1953-05-03Alex KellnerL29W 10-6@ CHA584W9.0765054000--4-11.840.80
1953-05-05Harry ByrdR28L 1-2@ SLA428L8.0822143000--1-35.461.93
1953-05-08Bobby ShantzL28L 7-10vs WS1674L7.1787052000--3-33.961.20
1953-05-09Alex KellnerL29L 0-6vs WS1685L7.01054014000--4-22.290.90
1953-05-10Harry ByrdR28L 0-8vs WS1529L1.2654122000--1-46.302.07
1953-05-10Morrie MartinL31L 2-6vs WS1218L7.0743152000--1-12.251.06
1953-05-12Bobby ShantzL28L 3-7vs SLA775L5.21265111000--3-44.341.30
1953-05-13Alex KellnerL29W 2-1vs SLA786W9.0510023000--5-21.950.88
1953-05-14Harry ByrdR28W 5-3vs DET630W9.0732036000--2-45.311.85
1953-05-15Morrie MartinL31L 6-7vs DET319L4.0755222000--1-24.051.30
1953-05-16Charlie BishopR29L 3-6vs DET38L3.0744012000--1-24.291.67
1953-05-17Alex KellnerL29L 1-9vs CLE887L9.11074030000--5-32.220.96
1953-05-17Bobby ShantzL28L 3-7vs CLE876L7.0854134000--3-54.431.33
1953-05-19Harry ByrdR28W 2-1vs CHA731W9.0211052000--3-44.501.71
1953-05-20Morrie MartinL31W 2-1vs CHA420W9.0511023000--2-23.001.13
1953-05-21Bobby ShantzL28W 9-0@ BOS977-3.2100012000--3-54.161.28
1953-05-22Alex KellnerL29L 2-3@ BOS988L8.0733113000--5-42.340.96
1953-05-22Marion FricanoR30L 2-3@ BOS11-7.1511132000--0-02.571.24
1953-05-23Harry ByrdR28W 8-6@ WS1832W5.0644021000--4-44.751.70
1953-05-24Morrie MartinL31L 3-6@ WS1521L1.1666010000--2-34.651.32
1953-05-25Frank FanovichL31L 1-6@ WS111L0.0033030000--0-1----
1953-05-27Alex KellnerL29W 4-3vs BOS1089W9.01133112000--6-42.411.00
1953-05-28Marion FricanoR30W 6-1vs BOS22W9.0511155000--1-02.101.20
1953-05-29Harry ByrdR28L 7-12vs NYA933L2.0466142000--4-55.561.78
1953-05-31Alex KellnerL29L 1-7@ NYA1190L5.11177023000--6-52.931.08
1953-06-02Harry ByrdR28L 7-7@ DET1034-9.01066172000--4-55.631.80
1953-06-03Morrie MartinL31W 10-7@ DET622-5.1943012000--2-34.621.43
1953-06-04Carl ScheibR26W 9-6@ DET234-1.2855000000--1-23.231.15
1953-06-04Marion FricanoR30W 11-2@ DET33W9.0721010000--2-01.851.13
1953-06-05Alex KellnerL29L 2-3@ CLE1291-8.01022022000--6-52.881.11
1953-06-06Harry ByrdR28L 0-2@ CLE1135L7.0822123000--4-65.321.76
1953-06-07Charlie BishopR29L 3-4@ CLE49L6.2543052000--3-33.381.35
1953-06-07Morrie MartinL31L 4-8@ CLE723-3.1344110000--2-35.051.39
1953-06-09Marion FricanoR30L 1-5@ CHA44L3.0653040000--2-12.301.28
1953-06-10Harry ByrdR28W 2-1@ CHA1236W8.0911022000--5-64.901.72
1953-06-11Charlie BishopR29W 6-5@ CHA510-7.0855041000--3-33.761.40
1953-06-13Alex KellnerL29W 8-3@ SLA1392W6.1733011000--7-52.971.12
1953-06-16Charlie BishopR29W 9-7vs CLE611-2.0566020000--3-34.581.47
1953-06-17Harry ByrdR28L 6-9vs CLE1337L4.0766123000--5-75.311.75
1953-06-18Carl ScheibR26L 4-6vs CLE335-8.1944134000--1-43.981.27
1953-06-19Marion FricanoR30L 2-5vs CHA55L9.01155072000--3-22.571.38
1953-06-20Charlie BishopR29L 4-6vs CHA712-7.0544052000--3-34.641.47
1953-06-21Harry ByrdR28W 5-0vs CHA1438W9.0700022000--6-74.791.67
1953-06-21Carl ScheibR26L 4-9vs CHA436L2.0555210000--1-54.671.33
1953-06-23Marion FricanoR30L 0-5vs DET66L6.0653154000--3-32.761.42
1953-06-24Charlie BishopR29L 3-6vs DET813L2.0755102000--3-45.181.53
1953-06-25Harry ByrdR28W 5-2vs DET1539W9.0922018000--7-74.541.62
1953-06-26Alex KellnerL29W 6-5vs SLA1493-7.0855034000--7-53.191.15
1953-06-27Marion FricanoR30L 1-6vs SLA77L7.0744213000--3-43.001.39
1953-06-28Carl ScheibR26W 2-1vs SLA537W9.0411003000--2-53.951.20
1953-06-28Harry ByrdR28L 1-4vs SLA1640L8.11244144000--7-84.541.65
1953-06-30Alex KellnerL29L 0-3vs WS11594L9.0733141000--7-63.171.16
1953-07-01Charlie BishopR29L 3-5vs WS1914L6.0744135000--3-55.111.53
1953-07-03Bobby ShantzL28L 0-4@ NYA1078L6.0633015000--3-64.191.27
1953-07-04Alex KellnerL29L 3-6@ NYA1695L8.0663029000--7-73.181.15
1953-07-04Harry ByrdR28L 0-4@ NYA1741L7.0222015000--7-94.421.58
1953-07-05Carl ScheibR27L 2-10vs BOS638L0.1466021000--2-64.701.27
1953-07-06Charlie BishopR30L 3-5vs NYA1015L3.164411158203866%3-65.381.56
1953-07-07Bobby ShantzL28W 5-4vs NYA1179-2.0422101000--3-64.321.29
1953-07-08Harry ByrdR28L 4-7@ WS11842L7.0977034000--7-104.681.59
1953-07-09Joe ColemanR31L 4-8@ WS1114L3.0355061000--0-16.001.67
1953-07-10Marion FricanoR30L 2-3@ BOS88L11.21133285000--3-53.211.46
1953-07-11Charlie BishopR30L 3-4@ BOS1116-8.0433134000--3-64.961.47
1953-07-12Harry ByrdR28W 4-1@ BOS1943W9.0611126000--8-104.431.54
1953-07-12Morrie MartinL31L 5-9@ BOS824L3.0555021000--5-64.751.40
1953-07-16Marion FricanoR30L 3-5@ CLE99L6.0555232000--3-63.501.46
1953-07-17Bobby ShantzL28L 0-5@ CLE1280L6.01055205000--3-74.561.32
1953-07-18Harry ByrdR28W 9-3@ CLE2044W9.0533225000--9-104.341.49
1953-07-19Charlie BishopR30L 8-8@ DET1217-7.0533134000--3-64.881.45
1953-07-19Alex KellnerL29L 3-13@ DET1796L6.0655134000--7-83.381.16
1953-07-23Charlie BishopR30W 7-4@ SLA1318-6.0933031000--3-64.851.48
1953-07-24Harry ByrdR28W 4-2@ CHA2145-7.0722054000--9-104.501.53
1953-07-25Alex KellnerL29W 7-2@ CHA1897W9.0922023000--8-83.291.17
1953-07-26Bobby ShantzL28W 4-3@ CHA1381W9.01033114000--4-74.401.31
1953-07-26Charlie BishopR30L 0-4@ CHA1419L7.0544202000--3-74.871.43
1953-07-28Harry ByrdR28W 9-7vs SLA2246-2.1644021000--9-104.651.55
1953-07-29Alex KellnerL29W 9-3vs SLA1998W6.0833112000--9-83.341.18
1953-07-30Marion FricanoR30W 5-3vs SLA1010W9.0833122000--4-63.941.50
1953-07-31Harry ByrdR28L 6-12vs CLE2347L1.2466031000--9-114.971.58
1953-08-01Charlie BishopR30L 2-5vs CLE1520L5.2955142000--3-84.881.47
1953-08-02Bobby ShantzL28L 1-10vs CLE1482L4.0522001000--4-84.401.31
1953-08-02Alex KellnerL29L 1-7vs CLE2099L8.01276114000--9-93.511.20
1953-08-04Harry ByrdR28L 3-8vs CHA2448L3.0266051000--9-125.221.60
1953-08-05Marion FricanoR30L 7-9vs CHA1111-7.0874042000--4-64.021.51
1953-08-06Joe ColemanR31L 4-6vs CHA215-7.0633020000--0-13.541.36
1953-08-07Alex KellnerL29W 3-1vs DET21100W9.0711007000--10-93.381.18
1953-08-08Marion FricanoR30W 9-5vs DET1212W8.0955311000--5-64.131.49
1953-08-09Frank FanovichL32W 8-8vs DET22-5.0876224000--0-24.861.57
1953-08-09Harry ByrdR29W 4-3vs DET2549-6.2832028000--9-135.241.60
1953-08-11Alex KellnerL29L 6-7vs BOS22101L9.01177063000--10-103.561.21
1953-08-11Charlie BishopR30L 5-7vs BOS1621L3.1455031000--3-95.131.49
1953-08-12Marion FricanoR30L 2-3vs BOS1313-7.0511022000--5-63.971.46
1953-08-13Joe ColemanR31W 1-0vs BOS316W9.0300023000--1-12.681.16
1953-08-15Harry ByrdR29W 9-8vs NYA2650-7.01188343000--9-135.441.62
1953-08-16Alex KellnerL29L 0-8vs NYA23102L7.01088144000--10-113.821.24
1953-08-16Charlie BishopR30L 3-7vs NYA1722L7.01044144000--3-105.131.52
1953-08-17Joe ColemanR31L 0-9vs NYA417L7.01097347000--1-23.681.30
1953-08-17Marion FricanoR30L 3-10vs NYA1414L8.0866173000--5-74.131.49
1953-08-18Harry ByrdR29L 1-2@ BOS2751L8.0722034000--9-145.301.61
1953-08-19Charlie BishopR30L 4-6@ BOS1823L6.11166123000--3-115.311.54
1953-08-21Alex KellnerL29L 4-5@ NYA24103L10.21455047000--10-123.831.27
1953-08-22Marion FricanoR30W 10-4@ NYA1515W8.2744025000--6-74.131.46
1953-08-23Harry ByrdR29L 0-4@ NYA2852L5.0743156000--9-155.301.63
1953-08-25Joe ColemanR31W 4-2@ CHA518-5.0220051000--1-23.311.31
1953-08-26Alex KellnerL29W 10-8@ CHA25104W7.01355011000--11-123.921.29
1953-08-27Harry ByrdR29L 4-5@ SLA2953L8.21354222000--9-165.241.63
1953-08-30Frank FanovichL32L 1-9@ DET33L6.0644153000--0-34.801.58
1953-08-30Joe ColemanR31L 1-10@ DET619L4.0776130000--1-34.081.40
1953-08-31Harry ByrdR29L 7-9@ DET3054-4.0644042000--9-165.321.65
1953-08-31Bobo NewsomR46W 10-4@ DET16W9.01141134000--2-03.751.56
1953-09-01Marion FricanoR30L 5-7@ DET1616L6.01266051000--6-84.321.51
1953-09-02Harry ByrdR29L 3-6@ CLE3155L6.0765212000--9-175.381.64
1953-09-03Carl ScheibR27L 4-9@ CLE739L4.0544023000--2-74.991.34
1953-09-06Marion FricanoR30L 4-8vs BOS1717L9.01186153000--6-94.421.53
1953-09-06Harry ByrdR29L 0-4vs BOS3256L5.0844001000--9-185.431.64
1953-09-07Charlie BishopR30L 3-6vs WS11924L5.0544031000--3-135.461.56
1953-09-07Bobo NewsomR46L 2-13vs WS127L2.0666042000--2-14.971.74
1953-09-09Harry ByrdR29L 2-8vs DET3357L6.11388315000--9-195.611.66
1953-09-09Marion FricanoR30W 7-1vs DET1818W9.0411013000--7-94.231.48
1953-09-11Morrie MartinL31L 4-9vs CHA925L3.0644111000--10-94.431.34
1953-09-12Joe ColemanR31L 5-6vs CHA720L8.0865181000--1-44.181.48
1953-09-13Bob TriceR27L 2-5vs SLA11L8.0855202000--0-15.631.00
1953-09-13Harry ByrdR29W 2-0vs SLA3458W9.0500013000--10-195.381.62
1953-09-16Marion FricanoR30L 2-7vs CLE1919L5.0843112000--7-104.271.49
1953-09-17Harry ByrdR29L 4-5vs CLE3559-2.0444041000--10-195.501.64
1953-09-19Joe ColemanR31W 6-5vs WS1821W7.11055221000--2-44.381.50
1953-09-20Bob TriceR27W 13-9vs WS122W6.01077222000--1-17.711.43
1953-09-20Marion FricanoR30W 4-3vs WS12020W11.0533214000--8-104.161.43
1953-09-22Harry ByrdR29L 2-7@ NYA3660L1.2866031000--10-205.681.67
1953-09-23Bobby ShantzL28L 1-3@ NYA1583L3.0211102000--4-94.361.29
1953-09-25Marion FricanoR30L 0-1@ WS12121L8.1811030000--8-114.031.43
1953-09-26Bob TriceR27W 11-2@ WS133W9.0722040000--2-15.481.35
1953-09-27Joe ColemanR31W 9-2@ WS1922W9.01022040000--3-44.001.49
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