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1953 Boston Red Sox (MLB)

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W-L Record: 84-69 .549
Rank: 4th in American League
Run Differential: 656-632 + 24
Roster Continuity 68.49% 11/16
Manager(s): Lou Boudreau
General Manager: Joe Cronin
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Ballpark: Fenway Park
Attendance: 1,026,133 6/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: George Susce
First Base Coach: Del Baker
Hitting Coach: Paul Schreiber
Pitching Coach: Bill McKechnie
Third Base Coach: Ski Melillo
American 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 Boston Red Sox season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    29Floyd Baker3B-2B5-9160L-R361943Not draftedMLB--
    2Milt BollingSS6-1180R-R221952Not draftedMLB--
    27Hal BrownP6-2182R-R281951Not draftedMLB--
    8Billy ConsoloSS-2B5-11180R-R181953Not draftedMLB--
    15Ike DelockP5-11175R-R231952Not draftedMLB--
    7Dom DiMaggioOF5-9168R-R361940Not draftedMLB--
    31Hoot EversOF6-2185R-R321941Not draftedMLB--
    25Ben FlowersP6-4195R-R261951Not draftedMLB--
    23Hersh FreemanP6-3220R-R241952Not draftedMLB--
    3Dick Gernert1B6-3210R-R241952Not draftedMLB--
    10Billy Goodman2B-1B5-11165L-R271947Not draftedMLB--
    15Marv GrissomP6-3195R-R351946Not draftedMLB--
    28Bill HenryP6-2180L-L251952Not draftedMLB--
    14Ken HolcombeP5-11169R-R341945Not draftedMLB--
    20Sid HudsonP6-4180R-R381940Not draftedMLB--
    1George Kell3B5-9175R-R301943Not draftedMLB--
    18Bill KennedyP6-2195L-L321948Not draftedMLB--
    16Ellis KinderP6-0195R-R381946UDFAMLB--
    5Ted Lepcio2B-3B5-10177R-R221952Not draftedMLB--
    6Johnny LiponSS6-0175R-R301942Not draftedMLB--
    19Mickey McDermottP6-2170L-L241948Not draftedMLB--
    12Jack Merson2B-3B5-11175R-R311951Not draftedMLB--
    11Gus NiarhosC6-0165R-R321946Not draftedMLB--
    21Willard NixonP6-2195L-R251950Not draftedMLB--
    34Karl OlsonOF6-3205R-R221951Not draftedMLB--
    17Mel ParnellP6-0180L-L311947Not draftedMLB--
    37Jim PiersallOF6-0175R-R231950Not draftedMLB--
    36Gene StephensOF6-3175L-R201952Not draftedMLB--
    18Frank SullivanP6-6215R-R231953Not draftedMLB--
    38Tom UmphlettOF6-2180R-R231953Not draftedMLB--
    30Clyde VollmerOF6-1190R-R311942Not draftedMLB--
    14Bill WerleP6-2182L-L321949Not draftedMLB--
    22Sammy WhiteC6-3195R-R241951Not draftedMLB--
    33Del WilberC6-3200R-R341946Not draftedMLB--
    9Ted WilliamsOF6-3205L-R341939Not draftedMLB--
    32Al ZarillaOF5-11180L-R341943Not draftedMLB--

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