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1953 CLEVELAND INDIANS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  
Team Record:  92-62   .597
Result:   2nd in American League
Manager(s):  Al Lopez
General Manager:   Hank Greenberg
Stadium:  Cleveland Municipal Stadium
Attendance:  1,069,176
Playoffs:  -

Cleveland Indians affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Luke Easter (37)
Youngest Player:  Dick Tomanek (22)
Longest Tenure:  Bob Feller (15)
Top Hitter:  Al Rosen (1)
Top Pitcher:  Mike Garcia (3)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  85.19%
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

TEAM INFORMATION
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttCLE PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1953-04-14vs CHA1W  6-0-53,698 Bob LemonSaul RogovinBob LemonSaul Rogovin 606
1953-04-16@ DET2W  11-8-25,253Mike GarciaArt HouttemanBob HooperRay Herbert 1789
1953-04-17@ DET3L  5-6-2,642Bob FellerBill WightDave MadisonBob Feller 22148
1953-04-18@ CHA4L  6-7-4,915Early WynnTommy ByrneFritz DorishAl Aber 28217
1953-04-21vs SLA5W  4-3-1,772 Bob LemonHarry BrecheenBob LemonHarry Brecheen 32248
1953-04-24vs DET6W  4-1-9,283 Mike GarciaArt HouttemanMike GarciaArt Houtteman 362511
1953-04-25vs DET7W  4-3-5,513 Early WynnHal NewhouserEarly WynnHal Erickson 402812
1953-04-26vs DET8W  2-1-0 Bob FellerTed GrayBob FellerTed Gray 422913
1953-04-26vs DET9W  12-2-17,047 Bob LemonNed GarverBob LemonNed Garver 543123
1953-04-28vs PHA10L  2-3-9,165 Mike GarciaBobby ShantzBobby ShantzMike Garcia 563422
1953-04-29vs PHA11W  2-1-2,949 Early WynnAlex KellnerEarly WynnAlex Kellner 583523
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttCLE PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1953-05-01vs BOS12L  1-8-14,391 Bob LemonMarv GrissomMarv GrissomBob LemonEllis Kinder594316
1953-05-02vs BOS13L  1-5-6,204 Bob FellerHal BrownHal BrownBob Feller 604812
1953-05-03vs WS114W  7-0-0 Early WynnConnie MarreroEarly WynnConnie Marrero 674819
1953-05-03vs WS115W  4-3-17,160 Mike GarciaWalt MastersonMike GarciaWalt Masterson 715120
1953-05-05vs NYA16L  1-11-28,383 Bob LemonWhitey FordWhitey FordBob Lemon 726210
1953-05-08@ SLA17W  7-4-9,074Early WynnDon LarsenAl AberHarry BrecheenBob Hooper796613
1953-05-09@ SLA18W  3-2-7,961Mike GarciaDick LittlefieldBob HooperBob Cain 826814
1953-05-10@ SLA19W  12-3-8,278Bob FellerVirgil TrucksDave HoskinsVirgil Trucks 947123
1953-05-11vs CHA20L  1-2-13,701 Bob LemonBilly PierceBilly PierceBob Lemon 957322
1953-05-12@ NYA21L  0-7-55,459Early WynnWhitey FordWhitey FordEarly Wynn 958015
1953-05-13@ NYA22L  4-9-14,038Mike GarciaEddie LopatEddie LopatMike Garcia 998910
1953-05-14@ BOS23L  4-5-4,428Bob FellerHal BrownEllis KinderMike Garcia 103949
1953-05-16@ BOS24L  0-1-18,459Bob LemonMickey McDermottMickey McDermottBob Lemon 103958
1953-05-17@ PHA25W  7-3-0Early WynnBobby ShantzEarly WynnBobby Shantz 1109812
1953-05-17@ PHA26W  9-1-16,221Mike GarciaAlex KellnerMike GarciaAlex Kellner 1199920
1953-05-20@ WS127L  3-8-22,022Bob FellerSpec SheaSpec SheaBob Feller 12210715
1953-05-23vs SLA28W  5-1-5,816 Bob LemonDick LittlefieldBob LemonDick Littlefield 12710819
1953-05-24vs SLA29W  5-1-0 Early WynnBobo HollomanEarly WynnBobo Holloman 13210923
1953-05-24vs SLA30W  9-8-17,278 Mike GarciaBob CainDave HoskinsBob Cain 14111724
1953-05-26vs DET31W  9-8-2,142 Bob FellerBill WightBob HooperEarl Harrist 15012525
1953-05-27@ SLA32L  1-5-3,954Bob LemonBobo HollomanBobo HollomanBob Lemon 15113021
1953-05-28@ SLA33L  5-7-4,068Dave HoskinsDick LittlefieldDick LittlefieldDave Hoskins 15613719
1953-05-29@ CHA34W  2-1-42,779Mike GarciaBob KeeganMike GarciaBob Keegan 15813820
1953-05-30@ CHA35W  7-2-0Bob FellerBilly PierceBob HooperBilly Pierce 16514025
1953-05-30@ CHA36L  5-6-41,971Early WynnLou KretlowGene BeardenEarly Wynn 17014624
1953-05-31@ DET37W  8-1-17,143Bob LemonArt HouttemanBob LemonArt Houtteman 17814731
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttCLE PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1953-06-02vs BOS38W  7-3-17,356 Mike GarciaMarv GrissomMike GarciaMarv Grissom 18515035
1953-06-03vs BOS39L  3-4-14,023 Early WynnSid HudsonEllis KinderEarly Wynn 18815434
1953-06-04vs BOS40W  8-1-5,225 Bob LemonMel ParnellBob LemonMel Parnell 19615541
1953-06-05vs PHA41W  3-2-16,789 Bob ChakalesAlex KellnerSteve GromekCarl Scheib 19915742
1953-06-06vs PHA42W  2-0-5,801 Mike GarciaHarry ByrdMike GarciaHarry Byrd 20115744
1953-06-07vs PHA43W  8-4-0 Bob FellerMorrie MartinBob FellerCarl Scheib 20916148
1953-06-07vs PHA44W  4-3-20,681 Early WynnCharlie BishopDave HoskinsCharlie Bishop 21316449
1953-06-09vs WS145W  2-1-12,996 Bob LemonJohnny SchmitzBob LemonJohnny Schmitz 21516550
1953-06-10vs WS146W  2-1-12,343 Mike GarciaSonny DixonMike GarciaSonny Dixon 21716651
1953-06-11vs WS147L  1-2-4,541 Steve GromekWalt MastersonWalt MastersonSteve Gromek 21816850
1953-06-12vs NYA48L  2-4-43,157 Early WynnWhitey FordWhitey FordEarly Wynn 22017248
1953-06-13vs NYA49L  4-9-23,988 Bob FellerEddie LopatEddie LopatBob Feller 22418143
1953-06-14vs NYA50L  2-6-0 Bob LemonJohnny SainBob KuzavaBob Lemon 22618739
1953-06-14vs NYA51L  0-3-74,708 Mike GarciaVic RaschiVic RaschiMike Garcia 22619036
1953-06-16@ PHA52L  7-9-24,143Early WynnCharlie BishopMarion FricanoBob Hooper 23319934
1953-06-17@ PHA53W  9-6-7,121Bob FellerHarry ByrdBill WightHarry Byrd 24220537
1953-06-18@ PHA54W  6-4-3,770Bob LemonCarl ScheibBob LemonMorrie Martin 24820939
1953-06-19@ WS155W  4-2-11,870Mike GarciaTommy ByrneMike GarciaTommy Byrne 25221141
1953-06-20@ WS156L  3-7-11,122Early WynnBob PorterfieldBob PorterfieldEarly Wynn 25521837
1953-06-21@ WS157L  1-5-17,003Art HouttemanSpec SheaSpec SheaArt Houtteman 25622333
1953-06-22@ WS158W  5-2-0Bob FellerJohnny SchmitzBob FellerJohnny Schmitz 26122536
1953-06-22@ WS159W  5-2-12,254Bob LemonWalt MastersonBob LemonWalt Masterson 26622739
1953-06-23@ BOS60L  4-6-5,346Mike GarciaWillard NixonWillard NixonBob Hooper 27023337
1953-06-23@ BOS61L  1-2-28,235Bob ChakalesMickey McDermottMickey McDermottBob Chakales 27123536
1953-06-24@ BOS62W  13-9-8,234Early WynnMarv GrissomEarly WynnMarv GrissomBob Hooper28424440
1953-06-25@ BOS63W  15-4-5,970Art HouttemanMel ParnellArt HouttemanEllis Kinder 29924851
1953-06-26@ NYA64W  7-2-53,472Bob LemonVic RaschiBob LemonVic Raschi 30625056
1953-06-27@ NYA65W  5-0-33,030Mike GarciaEddie LopatMike GarciaEddie Lopat 31125061
1953-06-28@ NYA66W  4-1-49,565Early WynnWhitey FordEarly WynnWhitey Ford 31525164
1953-06-30@ DET67W  6-4-50,553Art HouttemanNed GarverArt HouttemanNed Garver 32125566
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttCLE PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1953-07-01@ DET68L  2-4-5,703Bob LemonTed GrayTed GrayBob Lemon 32325964
1953-07-02@ DET69L  2-4-3,650Mike GarciaSteve GromekSteve GromekMike Garcia 32526362
1953-07-03vs DET70W  8-1-17,219 Early WynnBilly HoeftEarly WynnBilly Hoeft 33326469
1953-07-04vs DET71W  4-1-0 Bob FellerNed GarverBob FellerNed Garver 33726572
1953-07-04vs DET72L  1-6-22,319 Art HouttemanDick MarloweDick MarloweArt Houtteman 33827167
1953-07-05vs CHA73W  7-6-0 Bob LemonSandy ConsuegraBill WightFritz DorishDave Hoskins34527768
1953-07-05vs CHA74L  0-4-29,165 Bob ChakalesBilly PierceBilly PierceBob Chakales 34528164
1953-07-06vs CHA75W  6-3-21,457 Mike GarciaSaul RogovinMike GarciaSaul Rogovin 35128467
1953-07-07@ SLA76W  6-3-8,805Early WynnDick LittlefieldEarly WynnBobo Holloman 35728770
1953-07-08@ SLA77L  3-6-3,265Art HouttemanLou KretlowLou KretlowArt Houtteman 36029367
1953-07-09@ SLA78W  9-1-3,071Bob LemonDon LarsenBob LemonDon Larsen 36929475
1953-07-10@ CHA79W  3-0-0Bob FellerBilly PierceBob FellerBilly Pierce 37229478
1953-07-10@ CHA80L  5-16-48,542Mike GarciaGene BeardenSandy ConsuegraMike Garcia 37731067
1953-07-11@ CHA81L  4-5-18,604Early WynnJoe DobsonBob KeeganEarly Wynn 38131566
1953-07-12@ CHA82L  2-14-0Art HouttemanMike FornielesMike FornielesArt Houtteman 38332954
1953-07-12@ CHA83L  1-3-43,419Bob LemonVirgil TrucksVirgil TrucksBob Lemon 38433252
1953-07-16vs PHA84W  5-3-13,718 Mike GarciaMarion FricanoMike GarciaMarion Fricano 38933554
1953-07-17vs PHA85W  5-0-13,681 Bob LemonBobby ShantzBob LemonBobby Shantz 39433559
1953-07-18vs PHA86L  3-9-6,326 Bob FellerHarry ByrdHarry ByrdBob Feller 39734453
1953-07-19vs BOS87L  0-2-0 Early WynnMickey McDermottMickey McDermottEarly WynnEllis Kinder39734651
1953-07-19vs BOS88L  5-7-34,796 Art HouttemanBill HenryMel ParnellBob HooperEllis Kinder40235349
1953-07-21vs NYA89W  8-3-30,684 Bob LemonJohnny SainBob LemonJohnny Sain 41035654
1953-07-22vs NYA90W  6-4-27,051 Mike GarciaWhitey FordMike GarciaWhitey Ford 41636056
1953-07-23vs NYA91W  10-2-33,807 Early WynnTom GormanEarly WynnTom Gorman 42636264
1953-07-24vs WS192L  4-6-15,355 Art HouttemanChuck StobbsChuck StobbsArt Houtteman 43036862
1953-07-25vs WS193W  6-4-9,560 Bob LemonJohnny SchmitzBob LemonJohnny Schmitz 43637264
1953-07-26vs WS194L  3-4-0 Bob FellerBob PorterfieldBob PorterfieldArt Houtteman 43937663
1953-07-26vs WS195W  7-6-24,460 Mike GarciaAl SimaBob HooperSonny Dixon 44638264
1953-07-28@ NYA96L  2-4-57,461Early WynnWhitey FordWhitey FordEarly Wynn 44838662
1953-07-29@ NYA97L  3-7-23,290Bob LemonVic RaschiVic RaschiBob Lemon 45139358
1953-07-30@ NYA98W  4-3-15,470Mike GarciaEddie LopatEarly WynnTom Gorman 45539659
1953-07-31@ PHA99W  12-6-7,163Art HouttemanHarry ByrdDave HoskinsHarry Byrd 46740265
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttCLE PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1953-08-01@ PHA100W  5-2-3,771Bob FellerCharlie BishopBob FellerCharlie Bishop 47240468
1953-08-02@ PHA101W  10-1-0Bob LemonBobby ShantzBob LemonBobby Shantz 48240577
1953-08-02@ PHA102W  7-1-6,923Early WynnAlex KellnerEarly WynnAlex Kellner 48940683
1953-08-04@ WS1103W  3-0-9,388Mike GarciaChuck StobbsMike GarciaChuck Stobbs 49240686
1953-08-05@ WS1104L  0-11-8,386Dave HoskinsBob PorterfieldBob PorterfieldDave Hoskins 49241775
1953-08-06@ WS1105L  1-4-3,985Bob FellerSpec SheaSpec SheaBob Feller 49342172
1953-08-07@ BOS106L  2-4-33,728Bob LemonMel ParnellMel ParnellBob Lemon 49542570
1953-08-08@ BOS107L  4-5-22,731Early WynnBill HenrySid HudsonEarly Wynn 49943069
1953-08-09@ BOS108W  9-3-26,966Mike GarciaMickey McDermottMike GarciaMickey McDermott 50843375
1953-08-11vs CHA109L  2-6-18,719 Bob LemonConnie JohnsonFritz DorishBob Lemon 51043971
1953-08-12vs CHA110W  7-4-17,058 Early WynnMike FornielesEarly WynnFritz Dorish 51744374
1953-08-13vs CHA111L  3-7-9,992 Mike GarciaVirgil TrucksVirgil TrucksBob Hooper 52045070
1953-08-14@ SLA112W  8-7-3,209Bob FellerDuane PilletteBob LemonDuane Pillette 52845771
1953-08-16@ SLA113L  6-7-0Early WynnDick LittlefieldHarry BrecheenDave Hoskins 53446470
1953-08-16@ SLA114L  5-7-4,862Bob LemonDon LarsenDick LittlefieldBob Lemon 53947168
1953-08-18@ DET115L  2-3-33,848Mike GarciaSteve GromekSteve GromekMike Garcia 54147467
1953-08-19@ DET116L  2-4-8,053Early WynnBilly HoeftBilly HoeftEarly WynnRay Herbert54347865
1953-08-20@ DET117W  13-7-7,336Bob LemonTed GrayBob LemonRay ScarboroughBob Hooper55648571
1953-08-21vs SLA118W  7-3-0 Bob FellerDick LittlefieldBob FellerDick Littlefield 56348875
1953-08-21vs SLA119W  3-2-8,717 Dave HoskinsHarry BrecheenDave HoskinsHarry Brecheen 56649076
1953-08-22vs SLA120W  4-1-5,660 Mike GarciaLou KretlowMike GarciaLou Kretlow 57049179
1953-08-23vs SLA121W  3-1-0 Early WynnDuane PilletteEarly WynnDuane Pillette 57349281
1953-08-23vs SLA122W  9-0-13,766 Art HouttemanBob TurleyArt HouttemanBob Turley 58249290
1953-08-25vs WS1123L  4-8-10,726 Bob LemonBob PorterfieldBob PorterfieldBob Lemon 58650086
1953-08-26vs WS1124W  9-5-5,394 Dave HoskinsChuck StobbsDave HoskinsChuck Stobbs 59550590
1953-08-27vs NYA125W  4-2-22,172 Mike GarciaWhitey FordMike GarciaBob Kuzava 59950792
1953-08-28vs NYA126W  3-2-31,407 Early WynnEddie LopatEarly WynnEddie Lopat 60250993
1953-08-29vs NYA127W  6-0-21,591 Bob LemonSteve KralyBob LemonSteve Kraly 60850999
1953-08-30vs BOS128W  6-5-0 Bob FellerHal BrownDave HoskinsEllis Kinder 614514100
1953-08-30vs BOS129W  8-4-34,939 Art HouttemanBen FlowersArt HouttemanBen Flowers 622518104
1953-08-31vs BOS130L  4-6-12,228 Mike GarciaMickey McDermottMickey McDermottMike Garcia 626524102
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttCLE PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1953-09-01vs BOS131W  13-3-4,801 Early WynnWillard NixonEarly WynnWillard Nixon 639527112
1953-09-02vs PHA132W  6-3-8,226 Bob LemonHarry ByrdArt HouttemanHarry Byrd 645530115
1953-09-03vs PHA133W  9-4-2,647 Dave HoskinsCarl ScheibDave HoskinsCarl Scheib 654534120
1953-09-04vs CHA134W  6-6-19,619 Mike GarciaBilly Pierce 660540120
1953-09-05vs CHA135L  0-2-0 Early WynnSaul RogovinSaul RogovinEarly Wynn 660542118
1953-09-05vs CHA136W  4-1-19,246 Bob FellerSandy ConsuegraBob FellerSandy Consuegra 664543121
1953-09-06vs CHA137W  4-2-15,878 Art HouttemanVirgil TrucksArt HouttemanVirgil Trucks 668545123
1953-09-07vs SLA138W  3-0-0 Bob LemonHarry BrecheenBob LemonHarry Brecheen 671545126
1953-09-07vs SLA139W  10-7-15,304 Dave HoskinsSatchel PaigeEarly WynnBob Cain 681552129
1953-09-09@ BOS140W  2-1-29,793Mike GarciaBill HenryMike GarciaBill Henry 683553130
1953-09-10@ BOS141L  4-14-8,894Early WynnMickey McDermottMickey McDermottEarly Wynn 687567120
1953-09-11@ WS1142L  4-6-8,560Bob LemonSpec SheaSpec SheaBob Lemon 691573118
1953-09-12@ WS1143L  3-4-5,798Art HouttemanBob PorterfieldBob PorterfieldArt Houtteman 694577117
1953-09-13@ NYA144L  3-6-48,492Mike GarciaVic RaschiVic RaschiMike GarciaJohnny Sain697583114
1953-09-14@ NYA145L  5-8-10,463Early WynnWhitey FordJohnny SainBill Wight 702591111
1953-09-15@ NYA146W  1-0-5,244Bob LemonSteve KralyBob LemonSteve Kraly 703591112
1953-09-16@ PHA147W  7-2-2,561Bob FellerMarion FricanoBob FellerMarion Fricano 710593117
1953-09-17@ PHA148W  5-4-1,925Mike GarciaHarry ByrdArt HouttemanMorrie Martin 715597118
1953-09-20@ DET149L  6-8-0Early WynnBilly HoeftDick MarloweBob LemonRay Scarborough721605116
1953-09-20@ DET150W  6-3-23,845Mike GarciaRalph BrancaMike GarciaRalph Branca 727608119
1953-09-22@ CHA151W  8-3-19,931Bob FellerBilly PierceBob FellerBilly Pierce 735611124
1953-09-23@ CHA152W  8-3-3,657Bob LemonSaul RogovinBob LemonSaul Rogovin 743614129
1953-09-25vs DET153W  12-3-6,585 Dick TomanekSteve GromekDick TomanekSteve Gromek 755617138
1953-09-26vs DET154W  12-3-4,335 Dave HoskinsTed GrayDave HoskinsTed Gray 767620147
1953-09-27vs DET155L  3-7-9,579 Bob FellerAl AberAl AberBob Feller 770627143


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