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Thursday July 16,1953This date in baseball
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Top1953 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALWashington Senators I5Chicago White Sox6Boxscore - PBP1002:32Spec SheaSandy ConsuegraBilly Pierce (11-5)Jerry Lane (0-2)-Bucky HarrisPaul RichardsComiskey Park
ALWashington Senators I4Chicago White Sox5Boxscore - PBP919,3272:11Bob PorterfieldFritz DorishFritz Dorish (7-3)Bob Porterfield (10-9)-Bucky HarrisPaul RichardsComiskey Park
ALPhiladelphia Athletics3Cleveland Indians5Boxscore - PBP913,7182:10Marion FricanoMike GarciaMike Garcia (11-6)Marion Fricano (3-6)-Jimmy DykesAl LopezCleveland Stadium
ALBoston Red Sox3Detroit Tigers2Boxscore - PBP916,0112:37Mel ParnellSteve GromekMel Parnell (13-5)Steve Gromek (3-4)Bill Henry (1)Lou BoudreauFred HutchinsonTiger Stadium
ALNew York Yankees7St. Louis Browns3Boxscore - PBP97,9012:47Whitey FordBob CainWhitey Ford (9-3)Bob Cain (4-4)-Casey StengelMarty MarionSportsman's Park
ALNew York Yankees6St. Louis Browns8Boxscore - PBP900:00Johnny SainDuane Pillette-Casey StengelMarty MarionSportsman's Park
NLSt. Louis Cardinals2Brooklyn Dodgers9Boxscore - PBP922,0292:43Stu MillerPreacher RoePreacher Roe (6-2)Stu Miller (2-4)-Eddie StankyChuck DressenEbbets Field
NLChicago Cubs3New York Giants10Boxscore - PBP914,1782:19Johnny KlippsteinSal MaglieSal Maglie (8-4)Turk Lown (2-2)-Phil CavarrettaLeo DurocherPolo Grounds
NLCincinnati Reds1Philadelphia Phillies3Boxscore - PBP901:44Bud PodbielanRobin RobertsRobin Roberts (14-5)Bud Podbielan (5-9)-Rogers HornsbySteve O'NeillShibe Park
NLCincinnati Reds2Philadelphia Phillies3Boxscore - PBP919,8342:20Ken RaffensbergerKarl DrewsBob Miller (2-3)Ken Raffensberger (5-8)-Rogers HornsbySteve O'NeillShibe Park
NLMilwaukee Braves2Pittsburgh Pirates5Boxscore - PBP911,7752:10Johnny AntonelliBob Friend-Charlie GrimmFred HaneyForbes Field
11 Games on this date

Standings at end of 1953 season.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right