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1953 Philadelphia Phillies (MLB)

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W-L Record: 83-71 .539
Rank: 4th in National League
Run Differential: 716-666 + 50
Roster Continuity 85.62% 4/16
Manager(s): Steve O'Neill
General Manager: Bob Carpenter
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Ballpark: Connie Mack Stadium
Attendance: 853,644 9/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Eddie Mayo
Assistant Coach: Maje McDonnell
Assistant Coach: Cy Perkins
Third Base Coach: Benny Bengough
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 Philadelphia Phillies season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    1Richie AshburnOF5-10170L-R261948Not draftedMLB--
    21Smoky BurgessC5-8187L-R261949Not draftedMLB--
    6,16Mel ClarkOF6-0180R-R261951Not draftedMLB--
    22Karl DrewsP6-4198R-R331946Not draftedMLB--
    14Del EnnisOF6-0195R-R281946Not draftedMLB--
    3Tommy Glaviano3B-2B5-9175R-R291949Not draftedMLB--
    2Granny HamnerIF5-10163R-R261944Not draftedMLB--
    20Andy HansenP6-3190R-R281944Not draftedMLB--
    6Willie Jones3B6-1192R-R271947Not draftedMLB--
    7Ted Kazanski2B-SS6-1175R-R191953Not draftedMLB--
    34Thornton KipperP6-3190R-R241953Not draftedMLB--
    35Jim KonstantyP6-1202R-R361944Not draftedMLB--
    18Johnny LindellOF6-4217R-R361941Not draftedMLB--
    7Jack Lohrke3B-2B6-0180R-R291947Not draftedMLB--
    29Stan LopataC6-2210R-R271948Not draftedMLB--
    15Jackie MayoOF6-1190L-R271948Not draftedMLB--
    19Bob MillerP6-3190R-R271949Not draftedMLB--
    12Bill NicholsonOF6-0205L-R381936Not draftedMLB--
    23Stan PalysOF6-2190R-R231953Not draftedMLB--
    33,27Kent PetersonP5-10175R-L271944Not draftedMLB--
    33Tom QualtersP6-0190R-R181953Not draftedMLB--
    37Steve RidzikP5-11170R-R241950Not draftedMLB--
    36Robin RobertsP6-0190B-R261948Not draftedMLB--
    8Connie Ryan2B5-11175R-R331942Not draftedMLB--
    28Curt SimmonsP6-0187L-L241947Not draftedMLB--
    34Paul StuffelP6-2185R-R261950UDFAMLB--
    9Earl Torgeson1B6-3180L-L291947Not draftedMLB--
    4Eddie Waitkus1B6-1175L-L331941Not draftedMLB--
    17Johnny WyrostekOF6-2180L-R331942Not draftedMLB--

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