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1953 St. Louis Cardinals (MLB)

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W-L Record: 83-71 .539
Rank: 3rd in National League
Run Differential: 768-713 + 55
Roster Continuity 85.17% 6/16
Manager(s): Eddie Stanky
General Manager:
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Ballpark: Sportsman's Park
Attendance: 880,242 8/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Dixie Walker
Assistant Coach: Johnny Riddle
Assistant Coach: Mike Ryba
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 St. Louis Cardinals season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    38Ferrell AndersonC6-1200R-R351946Not draftedMLB--
    19Vern BensonOF5-11180L-R281943Not draftedMLB--
    5Steve Bilko1B6-1230R-R241949Not draftedMLB--
    25Dick BokelmannP6-0180R-R261951Not draftedMLB--
    27Al BrazleP6-2185L-L391943Not draftedMLB--
    1Pete Castiglione3B-SS5-11175R-R321947Not draftedMLB--
    28Cliff ChambersP6-3208L-L311948Not draftedMLB--
    22Mike ClarkP6-4190R-R311952Not draftedMLB--
    32Jackie CollumP5-7163L-L261951Not draftedMLB--
    10Grant DunlapOF6-2180R-R291953Not draftedMLB--
    10Harry ElliottOF5-9175R-R291953Not draftedMLB--
    32,25Eddie ErauttP6-0186R-R281947Not draftedMLB--
    41Jack FaszholzP6-3205R-R261953Not draftedMLB--
    17Les FusselmanC6-1195R-R321952Not draftedMLB--
    42Harvey HaddixP5-9170L-L271952Not draftedMLB--
    7Solly Hemus2B5-9175L-R301949Not draftedMLB--
    11Ray Jablonski3B5-10183R-R261953Not draftedMLB--
    1Billy Johnson3B5-10180R-R341943Not draftedMLB--
    37Peanuts LowreyOF5-8170R-R351942Not draftedMLB--
    36Stu MillerP5-11165R-R251952Not draftedMLB--
    33Vinegar Bend MizellP6-3205R-L221952Not draftedMLB--
    6Stan MusialOF-1B6-0175L-L321941Not draftedMLB--
    20Eddie PhillipsH6-1180B-R211953Not draftedMLB--
    32,21Joe PreskoP6-0170R-R241951Not draftedMLB--
    16Dick RandC6-2185R-R221953Not draftedMLB--
    8Rip RepulskiOF6-0195R-R251953Not draftedMLB--
    18Del RiceC6-2190R-R301945Not draftedMLB--
    39Hal RiceOF6-1195L-R291948Not draftedMLB--
    39John RomonoskyP6-2195R-R231953Not draftedMLB--
    47Willard SchmidtP6-1187R-R251952Not draftedMLB--
    2Red Schoendienst2B6-0170B-R301945Not draftedMLB--
    19Dick SchofieldSS-2B5-9165B-R181953Not draftedMLB--
    15Dick SislerOF-1B6-2205L-R321946Not draftedMLB--
    9Enos SlaughterOF5-9192L-R371938Not draftedMLB--
    14Gerry StaleyP6-0195R-R321947Not draftedMLB--
    3Virgil StallcupSS6-3185R-R311947Not draftedMLB--
    12Eddie Stanky2B5-8170R-R361943Not draftedMLB--
    26Hal WhiteP5-10170R-R341941Not draftedMLB--
    43Eddie YuhasP6-1180R-R281952Not draftedMLB--
    17Sal YvarsC5-10187R-R291947Not draftedMLB--

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