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1953 ST. LOUIS CARDINALS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  St. Louis,MO
Team Record:  83-71   .539
Result:   3rd in National League
Manager(s):  Eddie Stanky
General Manager:  
Stadium:  Sportsman's Park
Attendance:  880,242
Playoffs:  -

St. Louis Cardinals affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Al Brazle (39)
Youngest Player:  Dick Schofield (18)
Longest Tenure:  Enos Slaughter (13)
Top Hitter:  Stan Musial (1)
Top Pitcher:  Harvey Haddix (3)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  85.17%
National League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
Brooklyn10549.682--
Milwaukee9262.59713.0
Philadelphia8371.53922.0
St. Louis8371.53922.0
NY Giants7084.45535.0
Cincinnati6886.44237.0
Chi Cubs6589.42240.0
Pittsburgh50104.32555.0

TEAM INFORMATION
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttSLN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1953-04-14@ MLN1L  2-3-34,357Gerry StaleyWarren SpahnWarren SpahnGerry Staley 23-1
1953-04-16vs CHN2W  3-0-14,926 Harvey HaddixWarren HackerHarvey HaddixWarren Hacker 532
1953-04-19vs MLN3W  4-3-7,880 Gerry StaleyJohnny AntonelliGerry StaleyJohnny AntonelliAl Brazle963
1953-04-20vs MLN4W  9-4-4,391 Joe PreskoWarren SpahnJoe PreskoWarren SpahnAl Brazle18108
1953-04-21vs CIN5L  4-5-6,535 Harvey HaddixHarry PerkowskiHarry PerkowskiHarvey HaddixFrank Smith22157
1953-04-22vs CIN6W  8-3-7,382 Vinegar Bend MizellBud PodbielanVinegar Bend MizellBud PodbielanAl Brazle301812
1953-04-25@ CHN7L  6-10-13,435Stu MillerPaul MinnerPaul MinnerStu MillerDutch Leonard36288
1953-04-26@ CHN8L  5-7-6,692Gerry StaleyBob SchultzJohnny KlippsteinAl Brazle 41356
1953-04-28@ PHI9W  6-5-12,281Harvey HaddixJim KonstantyHarvey HaddixJim KonstantyGerry Staley47407
1953-04-29@ PHI10W  1-0-16,321Joe PreskoCurt SimmonsAl BrazleCurt Simmons 48408
1953-04-30@ PHI11L  1-1-12,870Vinegar Bend MizellRobin Roberts 49418
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttSLN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1953-05-01@ NY112W  3-2-3,123Gerry StaleyDave KosloGerry StaleyDave Koslo 52439
1953-05-03@ PIT13L  2-8-26,001Harvey HaddixJohnny LindellJohnny LindellHarvey Haddix 54513
1953-05-04@ PIT14W  5-0-18,778Vinegar Bend MizellMurry DicksonVinegar Bend MizellMurry Dickson 59518
1953-05-06@ BRO15L  3-7-18,178Joe PreskoCarl ErskineCarl ErskineJoe Presko 62584
1953-05-08@ CIN16W  5-3-9,869Gerry StaleyHarry PerkowskiGerry StaleyHarry PerkowskiStu Miller67616
1953-05-09@ CIN17W  4-2-4,012Harvey HaddixBud PodbielanHarvey HaddixBud Podbielan 71638
1953-05-10@ CIN18L  2-4-0Vinegar Bend MizellBubba ChurchBubba ChurchVinegar Bend Mizell 73676
1953-05-10@ CIN19L  2-5-14,525Cliff ChambersKen RaffensbergerKen RaffensbergerCliff Chambers 75723
1953-05-12vs PHI20L  5-6-9,247 Joe PreskoJim KonstantyJim KonstantyJoe PreskoAndy Hansen80782
1953-05-14vs BRO21W  8-3-17,653 Gerry StaleyCarl ErskineGerry StaleyCarl Erskine 88817
1953-05-15vs BRO22W  9-3-11,536 Harvey HaddixPreacher RoeHarvey HaddixPreacher RoeStu Miller978413
1953-05-16vs NY123W  5-2-13,187 Vinegar Bend MizellSal MaglieVinegar Bend MizellSal Maglie 1028616
1953-05-17vs NY124L  6-9-19,177 Joe PreskoJim HearnJim HearnJoe PreskoHoyt Wilhelm1089513
1953-05-18vs NY125L  6-8-5,098 Jack FaszholzDave KosloAl CorwinAl BrazleHoyt Wilhelm11410311
1953-05-19vs PIT26W  2-1-7,607 Gerry StaleyJohnny LindellGerry StaleyJohnny LindellStu Miller11610412
1953-05-20vs PIT27W  11-6-5,715 Joe PreskoBob FriendJoe PreskoBob FriendAl Brazle12711017
1953-05-21vs CIN28W  11-9-6,082 Harvey HaddixKen RaffensbergerAl BrazleBubba Church 13811919
1953-05-22vs CIN29W  4-2-7,222 Vinegar Bend MizellClyde KingVinegar Bend MizellClyde KingAl Brazle14212121
1953-05-23vs CIN30L  0-6-8,174 Cliff ChambersBud PodbielanBud PodbielanCliff Chambers 14212715
1953-05-24vs CIN31W  2-0-10,067 Gerry StaleyJoe NuxhallGerry StaleyJoe Nuxhall 14412717
1953-05-25@ CHN32W  14-3-5,358Joe PreskoBob RushJoe PreskoBob RushAl Brazle15813028
1953-05-26@ CHN33W  6-3-0Harvey HaddixBob SchultzHarvey HaddixBob Schultz 16413331
1953-05-26@ CHN34L  2-3-12,100Vinegar Bend MizellTurk LownTurk LownVinegar Bend Mizell 16613630
1953-05-27@ CIN35W  6-3-5,309Mike ClarkKen RaffensbergerMike ClarkKen RaffensbergerAl Brazle17213933
1953-05-28@ CIN36L  10-10-0Cliff ChambersClyde King 18214933
1953-05-29vs MLN37W  11-7-4,396 Gerry StaleyVern BickfordGerry StaleyVern BickfordMike Clark19315637
1953-05-30vs MLN38L  2-5-0 Joe PreskoWarren SpahnWarren SpahnJoe Presko 19516134
1953-05-30vs MLN39L  4-6-30,105 Eddie ErauttDon LiddleBob BuhlEddie ErauttLew Burdette19916732
1953-05-31vs CHN40W  6-2-12,189 Harvey HaddixTurk LownHarvey HaddixBob Schultz 20516936
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttSLN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1953-06-02@ PHI41L  0-5-15,064Cliff ChambersRobin RobertsRobin RobertsCliff Chambers 20517431
1953-06-03@ PHI42W  5-3-31,104Vinegar Bend MizellCurt SimmonsVinegar Bend MizellCurt SimmonsAl Brazle21017733
1953-06-03@ PHI43L  5-6-31,104Mike ClarkKarl DrewsSteve RidzikAl BrazleAndy Hansen21518332
1953-06-04@ PHI44L  5-6-8,994Harvey HaddixJim KonstantySteve RidzikHal White 22018931
1953-06-05@ BRO45L  4-5-28,926Joe PreskoPreacher RoeJoe BlackJoe Presko 22419430
1953-06-06@ BRO46L  4-5-17,148Stu MillerJohnny PodresClem LabineStu Miller 22819929
1953-06-07@ BRO47L  1-10-16,752Gerry StaleyCarl ErskineCarl ErskineGerry Staley 22920920
1953-06-08@ PIT48W  5-3-7,643Vinegar Bend MizellPaul LaPalmeAl BrazleJohnny HetkiStu Miller23421222
1953-06-09@ PIT49L  4-7-1,894Harvey HaddixBob HallBob HallHarvey Haddix 23821919
1953-06-10@ PIT50W  5-1-8,937Joe PreskoBob FriendJoe PreskoBob FriendHal White24322023
1953-06-11@ PIT51W  5-3-2,178Stu MillerJohnny LindellStu MillerJohnny LindellHal White24822325
1953-06-12@ NY152W  3-1-23,529Gerry StaleyDave KosloGerry StaleyDave KosloAl Brazle25122427
1953-06-14@ NY153W  1-0-21,615Harvey HaddixSal MaglieHarvey HaddixSal Maglie 25222428
1953-06-14@ NY154W  9-4-0Vinegar Bend MizellRuben GomezVinegar Bend MizellRuben Gomez 26122833
1953-06-15@ NY155L  2-3-4,413Joe PreskoJim HearnJim HearnJoe Presko 26323132
1953-06-16vs BRO56W  6-5-28,974 Stu MillerPreacher RoeHal WhiteBob Milliken 26923633
1953-06-17vs BRO57W  9-3-24,027 Gerry StaleyJohnny PodresGerry StaleyBen WadeAl Brazle27823939
1953-06-18vs BRO58W  12-4-15,271 Harvey HaddixCarl ErskineHarvey HaddixCarl ErskineHal White29024347
1953-06-19vs PIT59W  10-2-7,552 Vinegar Bend MizellPaul LaPalmeVinegar Bend MizellPaul LaPalme 30024555
1953-06-20vs PIT60W  2-1-9,019 Joe PreskoBob FriendJoe PreskoBob Friend 30224656
1953-06-21vs PIT61L  2-5-10,451 Stu MillerMurry DicksonMurry DicksonStu Miller 30425153
1953-06-22vs PIT62W  6-3-5,625 Gerry StaleyJohnny LindellGerry StaleyJohnny Lindell 31025456
1953-06-23vs NY163W  15-8-12,019 Harvey HaddixDave KosloHarvey HaddixDave Koslo 32526263
1953-06-24vs NY164L  0-3-12,034 Vinegar Bend MizellSal MaglieSal MaglieVinegar Bend Mizell 32526560
1953-06-25vs NY165L  4-9-5,846 Joe PreskoJim HearnHoyt WilhelmJoe PreskoAl Corwin32927455
1953-06-26vs PHI66W  7-0-11,317 Stu MillerSteve RidzikStu MillerSteve Ridzik 33627462
1953-06-27vs PHI67W  4-3-17,075 Harvey HaddixBob MillerHarvey HaddixBob Miller 34027763
1953-06-27vs PHI68W  7-4-7,407 Gerry StaleyRobin RobertsGerry StaleyRobin Roberts 34728166
1953-06-28vs PHI69L  3-4-17,710 Vinegar Bend MizellKarl DrewsJim KonstantyHal White 35028565
1953-06-29vs CHN70L  2-6-8,857 Joe PreskoPaul MinnerPaul MinnerJoe Presko 35229161
1953-06-30vs CHN71L  3-10-8,719 Stu MillerHowie PolletHowie PolletStu MillerTurk Lown35530154
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttSLN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1953-07-01vs CHN72W  10-5-8,173 Gerry StaleyWarren HackerGerry StaleyWarren Hacker 36530659
1953-07-03@ CHN73L  3-10-10,623Harvey HaddixTurk LownDutch LeonardAl Brazle 36831652
1953-07-04@ CHN74W  7-3-0Vinegar Bend MizellPaul MinnerHal WhitePaul Minner 37531956
1953-07-04@ CHN75L  4-5-35,546Joe PreskoWarren HackerBubba ChurchHal White 37932455
1953-07-05@ MLN76L  0-4-0Gerry StaleyWarren SpahnWarren SpahnGerry Staley 37932851
1953-07-05@ MLN77W  4-1-34,251Stu MillerMax SurkontStu MillerMax Surkont 38332954
1953-07-07@ CIN78W  7-6-12,245Harvey HaddixFred BaczewskiHal WhiteJoe NuxhallGerry Staley39033555
1953-07-08@ CIN79W  7-3-0Vinegar Bend MizellHarry PerkowskiVinegar Bend MizellHarry Perkowski 39733859
1953-07-10vs MLN80L  2-5-22,664 Joe PreskoWarren SpahnWarren SpahnJoe Presko 39934356
1953-07-11vs MLN81W  5-0-25,219 Stu MillerMax SurkontStu MillerMax Surkont 40434361
1953-07-12vs MLN82L  1-10-0 Gerry StaleyJohnny AntonelliJohnny AntonelliGerry Staley 40535352
1953-07-12vs MLN83L  3-4-31,030 Vinegar Bend MizellDon LiddleBob BuhlHal White 40835751
1953-07-16@ BRO84L  2-9-22,029Stu MillerPreacher RoePreacher RoeStu Miller 41036644
1953-07-17@ BRO85L  0-14-0Vinegar Bend MizellJohnny PodresJohnny PodresVinegar Bend Mizell 41038030
1953-07-17@ BRO86L  4-7-29,793Gerry StaleyCarl ErskineCarl ErskineHal White 41438727
1953-07-18@ BRO87L  6-14-10,065Joe PreskoRuss MeyerBen WadeStu Miller 42040119
1953-07-19@ PIT88W  8-2-0Harvey HaddixMurry DicksonHarvey HaddixMurry Dickson 42840325
1953-07-19@ PIT89L  4-6-9,045Vinegar Bend MizellRoy FacePaul LaPalmeVinegar Bend Mizell 43240923
1953-07-20@ PIT90W  9-4-9,045Stu MillerBob FriendCliff ChambersBob FriendHal White44141328
1953-07-21@ NY191W  10-6-16,340Gerry StaleySal MaglieGerry StaleySal MaglieHal White45141932
1953-07-22@ NY192L  5-6-7,826Joe PreskoJim HearnDave KosloCliff Chambers 45642531
1953-07-24@ PHI93L  1-2-15,953Harvey HaddixBob MillerBob MillerHarvey Haddix 45742730
1953-07-25@ PHI94L  0-3-27,003Vinegar Bend MizellRobin RobertsRobin RobertsVinegar Bend Mizell 45743027
1953-07-26@ PHI95W  8-6-14,436Gerry StaleyCurt SimmonsAl BrazleCurt Simmons 46543629
1953-07-28vs PIT96W  6-4-7,973 Cliff ChambersPaul LaPalmeCliff ChambersPaul LaPalmeJoe Presko47144031
1953-07-29vs PIT97W  8-2-7,418 Harvey HaddixJohnny LindellHarvey HaddixJohnny Lindell 47944237
1953-07-30vs PIT98W  10-4-3,402 Vinegar Bend MizellRoy FaceEddie ErauttJohnny Hetki 48944643
1953-07-31vs BRO99L  1-2-24,918 Gerry StaleyCarl ErskineCarl ErskineGerry Staley 49044842
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttSLN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1953-08-01vs BRO100L  4-11-32,471 Joe PreskoPreacher RoePreacher RoeJoe Presko 49445935
1953-08-02vs BRO101W  10-1-29,013 Harvey HaddixJohnny PodresHarvey HaddixJohnny Podres 50446044
1953-08-03vs PHI102W  8-3-11,580 Vinegar Bend MizellJim KonstantyVinegar Bend MizellJim KonstantyAl Brazle51246349
1953-08-04vs PHI103L  1-8-12,636 Gerry StaleyRobin RobertsRobin RobertsGerry Staley 51347142
1953-08-05vs PHI104L  3-7-6,538 Willard SchmidtBob MillerBob MillerWillard Schmidt 51647838
1953-08-06vs PHI105W  2-0-9,073 Harvey HaddixCurt SimmonsHarvey HaddixCurt Simmons 51847840
1953-08-07vs NY1106W  2-1-9,885 Vinegar Bend MizellRuben GomezVinegar Bend MizellRuben Gomez 52047941
1953-08-08vs NY1107W  8-3-14,636 Gerry StaleyLarry JansenGerry StaleyLarry Jansen 52848246
1953-08-09vs NY1108W  6-2-17,880 Joe PreskoAl WorthingtonJoe PreskoAl Worthington 53448450
1953-08-10@ MLN109L  2-8-34,950Harvey HaddixWarren SpahnWarren SpahnHarvey Haddix 53649244
1953-08-11@ MLN110W  4-3-34,436Stu MillerBob BuhlStu MillerBob Buhl 54049545
1953-08-12@ MLN111L  2-8-0Willard SchmidtJohnny AntonelliErnie JohnsonWillard Schmidt 54250339
1953-08-12@ MLN112L  3-5-36,241Gerry StaleyLew BurdetteLew BurdetteAl BrazleWarren Spahn54550837
1953-08-14@ CIN113L  1-2-7,945Vinegar Bend MizellJoe NuxhallJoe NuxhallVinegar Bend Mizell 54651036
1953-08-15@ CIN114W  10-4-11,234Harvey HaddixJackie CollumHarvey HaddixJackie CollumAl Brazle55651442
1953-08-16@ CIN115L  2-3-0Cliff ChambersHarry PerkowskiJackie CollumAl Brazle 55851741
1953-08-16@ CIN116W  6-2-18,717Stu MillerKen RaffensbergerStu MillerKen Raffensberger 56451945
1953-08-18vs CHN117W  5-1-9,946 Gerry StaleyHowie PolletGerry StaleyHowie Pollet 56952049
1953-08-19vs CHN118L  3-5-14,377 Joe PreskoWarren HackerWarren HackerJoe PreskoJohnny Klippstein57252547
1953-08-20vs CHN119W  5-3-5,041 Vinegar Bend MizellBob RushVinegar Bend MizellBob RushGerry Staley57752849
1953-08-21vs CIN120W  4-0-8,646 Harvey HaddixHarry PerkowskiHarvey HaddixHarry Perkowski 58152853
1953-08-22vs CIN121W  5-4-8,646 Stu MillerFred BaczewskiAl BrazleBud Podbielan 58653254
1953-08-23vs CIN122L  3-5-10,454 Cliff ChambersKen RaffensbergerKen RaffensbergerCliff ChambersJackie Collum58953752
1953-08-25@ NY1123L  0-3-0Vinegar Bend MizellRuben GomezRuben GomezVinegar Bend Mizell 58954049
1953-08-25@ NY1124W  9-2-15,363Gerry StaleyAl WorthingtonGerry StaleyAl Worthington 59854256
1953-08-26@ NY1125L  4-13-4,235Harvey HaddixJim HearnJim HearnHarvey HaddixAl Corwin60255547
1953-08-27@ NY1126W  6-3-3,469Cliff ChambersDave KosloEddie ErauttDave KosloHal White60855850
1953-08-28@ PIT127W  10-9-7,021Joe PreskoBob FriendHal WhiteBob HallGerry Staley61856751
1953-08-29@ PIT128W  5-4-3,145Vinegar Bend MizellRoy FaceVinegar Bend MizellMurry DicksonAl Brazle62357152
1953-08-30@ BRO129L  4-20-16,781Harvey HaddixCarl ErskineCarl ErskineHarvey Haddix 62759136
1953-08-31@ BRO130L  3-6-17,471Gerry StaleyBob MillikenBob MillikenGerry StaleyClem Labine63059733
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttSLN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1953-09-01@ BRO131L  5-12-5,449Joe PreskoPreacher RoePreacher RoeJoe Presko 63560926
1953-09-02@ PHI132W  10-7-11,964Vinegar Bend MizellRobin RobertsHal WhiteRobin RobertsAl Brazle64561629
1953-09-03@ PHI133L  1-2-8,154Harvey HaddixCurt SimmonsCurt SimmonsHarvey Haddix 64661828
1953-09-04@ MLN134W  4-2-34,092Stu MillerJohnny AntonelliStu MillerJohnny Antonelli 65062030
1953-09-05@ MLN135W  7-5-27,722Gerry StaleyWarren SpahnCliff ChambersWarren SpahnAl Brazle65762532
1953-09-06@ MLN136L  1-3-0Joe PreskoBob BuhlBob BuhlJoe PreskoWarren Spahn65862830
1953-09-06@ MLN137L  3-3-32,837John RomonoskyDon Liddle 66163130
1953-09-07vs CIN138W  4-3-0 Vinegar Bend MizellFred BaczewskiAl BrazleJackie Collum 66563431
1953-09-07vs CIN139W  1-0-15,530 Harvey HaddixHerm WehmeierHarvey HaddixHerm Wehmeier 66663432
1953-09-09vs NY1140L  3-8-7,487 Gerry StaleyDave KosloDave KosloGerry Staley 66964227
1953-09-10vs NY1141W  7-6-2,927 Stu MillerAl WorthingtonHal WhiteAl WorthingtonAl Brazle67664828
1953-09-11vs PIT142W  5-3-4,728 Vinegar Bend MizellJim WaughVinegar Bend MizellJim WaughAl Brazle68165130
1953-09-12vs PIT143L  7-8-4,119 John RomonoskyBob FriendMurry DicksonCliff Chambers 68865929
1953-09-13vs PHI144W  17-3-11,841 Harvey HaddixCurt SimmonsHarvey HaddixCurt Simmons 70566243
1953-09-14vs PHI145L  5-6-5,214 Vinegar Bend MizellJohnny LindellJohnny LindellVinegar Bend Mizell 71066842
1953-09-15vs BRO146L  3-4-16,143 Stu MillerBob MillikenClem LabineStu Miller 71367241
1953-09-16vs BRO147W  5-4-16,733 Gerry StaleyPreacher RoeGerry StaleyPreacher RoeAl Brazle71867642
1953-09-17vs BRO148L  3-4-9,363 Harvey HaddixCarl ErskineCarl ErskineHarvey Haddix 72168041
1953-09-19vs CHN149L  2-5-6,832 Vinegar Bend MizellBob RushJohnny KlippsteinAl Brazle 72368538
1953-09-20vs CHN150W  11-6-8,569 Gerry StaleyWarren HackerGerry StaleyWarren HackerHal White73469143
1953-09-21vs CHN151W  4-0-3,112 Harvey HaddixJim WillisHarvey HaddixJim Willis 73869147
1953-09-22vs MLN152L  3-4-0 Stu MillerLew BurdetteLew BurdetteStu Miller 74169546
1953-09-22vs MLN153W  10-7-11,509 Joe PreskoDon LiddleEddie ErauttDon LiddleHarvey Haddix75170249
1953-09-23vs MLN154L  1-2-6,439 Vinegar Bend MizellWarren SpahnWarren SpahnVinegar Bend Mizell 75270448
1953-09-25@ CHN155W  11-2-2,706Harvey HaddixBob RushHarvey HaddixBob Rush 76370657
1953-09-26@ CHN156L  3-4-6,308Gerry StaleyWarren HackerWarren HackerGerry Staley 76671056
1953-09-27@ CHN157L  2-3-13,378Vinegar Bend MizellPaul MinnerPaul MinnerVinegar Bend MizellJohnny Klippstein76871355


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