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1953 Major League Baseball season

Sports season

1953 MLB season
LeagueMajor League Baseball
SportBaseball
DurationApril 13 – October 12, 1953
Number of games154
Number of teams16
Regular season
Season MVPAL: Al Rosen (CLE)
NL: Roy Campanella (BKN)
AL championsNew York Yankees
  AL runners-upCleveland Indians
NL championsBrooklyn Dodgers
  NL runners-upMilwaukee Braves
World Series
ChampionsNew York Yankees
  Runners-upBrooklyn Dodgers
Finals MVPBilly Martin (NYY)
MLB seasons

The 1953 Major League Baseball season was contested from April 13 to October 12, 1953. It marked the first relocation of an MLB franchise in fifty years, as the Boston Braves moved their NL franchise to Milwaukee, where they would play their home games at the new County Stadium.

The New York Yankees won their fifth consecutive World Series championship, an MLB record.

1953 Major League Baseball season Intro articles: 5

Standings

1953 Major League Baseball season Standings articles: 16

Postseason

Bracket

  World Series
       
  AL New York Yankees 4
  NL Brooklyn Dodgers 2

League leaders

American League

National League

1953 Major League Baseball season Postseason articles: 38

Awards and honors

Managers

American League

Team Manager Comments
Boston Red Sox Lou Boudreau
Chicago White Sox Paul Richards
Cleveland Indians Al López
Detroit Tigers Fred Hutchinson
New York Yankees Casey Stengel
Philadelphia Athletics Jimmy Dykes
St. Louis Browns Marty Marion
Washington Senators Bucky Harris

National League

Team Manager Comments
Boston Braves Tommy Holmes and Charlie Grimm
Brooklyn Dodgers Chuck Dressen
Chicago Cubs Phil Cavarretta
Cincinnati Reds Rogers Hornsby and Buster Mills
Milwaukee Braves Charlie Grimm
New York Giants Leo Durocher
Philadelphia Phillies Steve O'Neill
Pittsburgh Pirates Fred Haney
St. Louis Cardinals Eddie Stanky

Home Field Attendance

Team Name Wins Home attendance Per Game
Milwaukee Braves[1] 92 43.8% 1,826,397 549.3% 23,119
New York Yankees[2] 99 4.2% 1,537,811 -5.6% 19,972
Chicago White Sox[3] 89 9.9% 1,191,353 -3.3% 15,274
Brooklyn Dodgers[4] 105 9.4% 1,163,419 6.9% 14,916
Cleveland Indians[5] 92 -1.1% 1,069,176 -26.0% 13,707
Boston Red Sox[6] 84 10.5% 1,026,133 -8.0% 13,502
Detroit Tigers[7] 60 20.0% 884,658 -13.8% 11,198
St. Louis Cardinals[8] 83 -5.7% 880,242 -3.6% 11,285
Philadelphia Phillies[9] 83 -4.6% 853,644 13.0% 10,944
New York Giants[10] 70 -23.9% 811,518 -17.6% 10,539
Chicago Cubs[11] 65 -15.6% 763,658 -25.5% 9,918
Washington Senators[12] 76 -2.6% 595,594 -14.8% 7,941
Pittsburgh Pirates[13] 50 19.0% 572,757 -16.6% 7,438
Cincinnati Reds[14] 68 -1.4% 548,086 -9.3% 7,027
Philadelphia Athletics[15] 59 -25.3% 362,113 -42.3% 4,642
St. Louis Browns[16] 54 -15.6% 297,238 -42.7% 3,860

See also

References

  1. ^ "Atlanta Braves Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  2. ^ "New York Yankees Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  3. ^ "Chicago White Sox Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  4. ^ "Los Angeles Dodgers Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  5. ^ "Cleveland Indians Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  6. ^ "Boston Red Sox Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  7. ^ "Detroit Tigers Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  8. ^ "St. Louis Cardinals Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  9. ^ "Oakland Athletics Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  10. ^ "San Francisco Giants Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  11. ^ "Chicago Cubs Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  12. ^ "Minnesota Twins Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  13. ^ "Pittsburgh Pirates Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  14. ^ "Cincinnati Reds Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  15. ^ "Oakland Athletics Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  16. ^ "Baltimore Orioles Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.

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