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Saturday May 9,1953This date in baseball
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Top1953 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALNew York Yankees6Boston Red Sox4Boxscore - PBP926,0652:57Ewell BlackwellMickey McDermottEwell Blackwell (2-0)Mickey McDermott (2-3)-Casey StengelLou BoudreauFenway Park
ALDetroit Tigers3Chicago White Sox12Boxscore - PBP98,7002:25Art HouttemanMike FornielesMike Fornieles (2-0)Art Houtteman (0-3)-Fred HutchinsonPaul RichardsComiskey Park
ALWashington Senators I6Philadelphia Athletics0Boxscore - PBP92,9902:10Walt MastersonAlex KellnerWalt Masterson (2-3)Alex Kellner (4-2)-Bucky HarrisJimmy DykesShibe Park
ALCleveland Indians3St. Louis Browns2Boxscore - PBP107,9612:56Mike GarciaDick LittlefieldBob Hooper (2-0)Bob Cain (0-1)-Al LopezMarty MarionSportsman's Park
NLPhiladelphia Phillies6Brooklyn Dodgers7Boxscore - PBP919,2572:50Robin RobertsPreacher RoeBen Wade (2-0)Robin Roberts (4-2)-Steve O'NeillChuck DressenEbbets Field
NLPhiladelphia Phillies8Brooklyn Dodgers4Boxscore - PBP925,0252:40Curt SimmonsJoe BlackCurt Simmons (5-1)Joe Black (2-2)-Steve O'NeillChuck DressenEbbets Field
NLSt. Louis Cardinals4Cincinnati Reds2Boxscore - PBP94,0122:22Harvey HaddixBud PodbielanHarvey Haddix (2-1)Bud Podbielan (0-4)-Eddie StankyRogers HornsbyCrosley Field
NLChicago Cubs2Milwaukee Braves0Boxscore - PBP920,9062:06Bob RushJim WilsonBob Rush (2-2)Jim Wilson (1-1)-Phil CavarrettaCharlie GrimmCounty Stadium
NLPittsburgh Pirates2New York Giants0Boxscore - PBP902:15Johnny LindellLarry JansenJohnny Lindell (1-2)Larry Jansen (2-3)-Fred HaneyLeo DurocherPolo Grounds
NLPittsburgh Pirates4New York Giants6Boxscore - PBP99,8892:48Paul PettitBill ConnellyHoyt Wilhelm (2-1)Paul Pettit (1-1)-Fred HaneyLeo DurocherPolo Grounds
10 Games on this date

Standings at end of 1953 season.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right