Season Information
Team Name
1953 New York Yankees
League
American League
Division
-
Calendar
Location
W-L Record
99-52 (.656)   GBL: -0
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
1 / 1 / 2
Runs For/Against
801 / 547   Diff: +254
Playoffs
Won World Series (Dodgers)
Playoff Series
Won World Series (Dodgers)
Playoff Series
WS vs BRO (W 4-2)
General Manager(s)
Manager(s)
Ballpark
Spring Training W-L
Not available
Spring Ballpark
Top Draft Pick
Attendance
Attendance Rank
2
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
0
Years Active
1901-2020
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MLB Transactions on this Date

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TranxDatePlayer NameTransaction DescriptionPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
1953-12-16Loren BabeTraded by Athletics with Carmen Mauro, Tom Hamilton, Eddie Robinson and Harry Byrd to Yankees for Bill Renna, Vic Power, Jim Finigan, Jim Robertson, Johnny Gray and Don Bollweg.3B-SS5-10180LR1928-01-11Pisgah,IA
MLB1952-19531952-1953
1953-12-16Tom HamiltonTraded by Athletics with Loren Babe, Carmen Mauro, Eddie Robinson and Harry Byrd to Yankees for Bill Renna, Vic Power, Jim Finigan, Jim Robertson, Johnny Gray and Don Bollweg.1B-OF6-4213LR1925-09-29Altoona,KS
MLB1952-19531952-1953
1953-12-16Harry ByrdTraded by Athletics with Loren Babe, Carmen Mauro, Tom Hamilton and Eddie Robinson to Yankees for Bill Renna, Vic Power, Jim Finigan, Jim Robertson, Johnny Gray and Don Bollweg.P6-1188RR1925-02-03Darlington,SC
MLB1950-19571950-1957
1953-12-16Eddie RobinsonTraded by Athletics with Loren Babe, Carmen Mauro, Tom Hamilton and Harry Byrd to Yankees for Bill Renna, Vic Power, Jim Finigan, Jim Robertson, Johnny Gray and Don Bollweg.1B6-2210LR1920-12-15Paris,TX
MLB1942-19571942-1957
1953-12-16Carmen MauroTraded by Athletics with Loren Babe, Tom Hamilton, Eddie Robinson and Harry Byrd to Yankees for Bill Renna, Vic Power, Jim Finigan, Jim Robertson, Johnny Gray and Don Bollweg.OF-3B6-0167LR1926-11-10St. Paul,MN
MLB1948-19531948-1953
1953-12-16Vic PowerTraded by Yankees with Bill Renna, Jim Finigan, Jim Robertson, Johnny Gray and Don Bollweg to Athletics for Loren Babe, Carmen Mauro, Tom Hamilton, Eddie Robinson and Harry Byrd.1B-2B5-11195RR1927-11-01Arecibo,PR
MLB1954-19651954-1965
1953-12-16Johnny GrayTraded by Yankees with Bill Renna, Vic Power, Jim Finigan, Jim Robertson and Don Bollweg to Athletics for Loren Babe, Carmen Mauro, Tom Hamilton, Eddie Robinson and Harry Byrd.P6-4226RR1927-12-11West Palm Beach,FL
MLB1954-19581954-1958
1953-12-16Don BollwegTraded by Yankees with Bill Renna, Vic Power, Jim Finigan, Jim Robertson and Johnny Gray to Athletics for Loren Babe, Carmen Mauro, Tom Hamilton, Eddie Robinson and Harry Byrd.1B6-1190LL1921-02-12Wheaton,IL
MLB1950-19551950-1955
1953-12-16Jim RobertsonTraded by Yankees with Bill Renna, Vic Power, Jim Finigan, Johnny Gray and Don Bollweg to Athletics for Loren Babe, Carmen Mauro, Tom Hamilton, Eddie Robinson and Harry Byrd.C5-9183RR1928-01-29Chicago,IL
MLB1954-19551954-1955
1953-12-16Jim FiniganTraded by Yankees with Bill Renna, Vic Power, Jim Robertson, Johnny Gray and Don Bollweg to Athletics for Loren Babe, Carmen Mauro, Tom Hamilton, Eddie Robinson and Harry Byrd.3B-2B5-11175RR1928-08-19Quincy,IL
MLB1954-19591954-1959
1953-12-16Bill RennaTraded by Yankees with Vic Power, Jim Finigan, Jim Robertson, Johnny Gray and Don Bollweg to Athletics for Loren Babe, Carmen Mauro, Tom Hamilton, Eddie Robinson and Harry Byrd.OF6-3218RR1924-10-14Hanford,CA
MLB1953-19591953-1959
1953-11-25Johnny MizeReleased by Yankees.1B-OF6-2215LR1913-01-07Demorest,GA
MLB1936-19531936-1953
1953-11-19Ralph TerrySigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees.P6-3195RR1936-01-09Big Cabin,OK
MLB1956-19671956-1967
1953-10-01Frank LejaSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent (bonus baby) by Yankees.1B6-4205LL1936-02-07Holyoke,MA
MLB1954-19621954-1962
1953-08-04Ralph HoukReleased by Yankees.C5-11193RR1919-08-09Lawrence,KS
MLB1947-19541947-1954
1953-08-04Ray ScarboroughReleased by Yankees.P6-0185RR1917-07-23Mount Gilead,NC
MLB1942-19531942-1953
1953-06-12Willy MirandaPurchased by Yankees from Browns.SS-3B5-9150BR1926-05-24Velasco,CU
MLB1951-19591951-1959
1953-05-12Johnny SchmitzClaimed on waivers by Senators from Yankees.P6-0170RL1920-11-27Wausau,WI
MLB1941-19561941-1956
1953-04-26Loren BabePurchased by Athletics from Yankees.3B-SS5-10180LR1928-01-11Pisgah,IA
MLB1952-19531952-1953
1953-02-16Johnny SchmitzPurchased by Yankees from Reds.P6-0170RL1920-11-27Wausau,WI
MLB1941-19561941-1956
1953-01-01Fritz BrickellSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees.SS-2B5-5157RR1935-03-19Wichita,KS
MLB1959-19611959-1961
1953-01-01Johnny JamesSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees.P5-10160LR1933-07-23Bonners Ferry,ID
1953-  0-   0-NYA
MLB1958-19611958-1961
1953-01-01Lou JohnsonSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees.OF5-11175RR1934-09-22Lexington,KY
1953-  0-   0-NYA
MLB1960-19691960-1969
1953-01-01Jack ReedSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees.OF6-0185RR1933-02-02Silver City,MS
1953-  0-   0-NYA
MLB1961-19631961-1963
1953-01-01Bobby RichardsonSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees.2B-3B5-9170RR1935-08-19Sumter,SC
MLB1955-19661955-1966
1953-01-01Russ SnyderSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees.OF-1B6-1190LR1934-06-22Oak,NE
1953-  0-   0-NYA
MLB1959-19701959-1970
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