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1953 American League (MLB)

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  • An organized section of a full season review with standings, team totals, awards, leaderboards, player registers and more.
  • Playoff teams are in bold.
  • RankTeam NameTeamGPWLPctGBLManager(s)BallparkPayrollAttendanceBest OPSBest WHIP
    1New York Yankees*1519952.656--Casey Stengel$0-Whitey Ford (1.43)
    2Cleveland Indians1549262.5978.5Al Lopez$0-Bob Lemon (1.37)
    3Chicago White Sox1548965.57811.5Paul Richards$0-Saul Rogovin (1.52)
    4Boston Red Sox1538469.54916.0Lou Boudreau$0-Willard Nixon (1.49)
    5Washington Senators I1527676.50023.5Bucky Harris$0-Johnny Schmitz (1.45)
    6Detroit Tigers1546094.39040.5Fred Hutchinson$0-Ray Herbert (1.78)
    7Philadelphia Athletics1545995.38341.5Jimmy Dykes$0-Harry Byrd (1.67)
    8St. Louis Browns15454100.35146.5Marty Marion$0-Lou Kretlow (1.79)
    Playoffs Summary
    TeamPlayoff Notes
    New York YankeesWon World Series (Dodgers)
    1953 American League Batting Totals
    TeamWLGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTB
    Boston Red Sox8469153524665613852553710161433454956003899109.264.327.3847112017
    Chicago White Sox8965154521271613452265374669735560052954120146.258.335.3646991899
    Cleveland Indians9262154528577014262012916073033296086823590125.270.345.4107552165
    Detroit Tigers6094154555369514792594410866130355056023063139.266.328.3877152150
    New York Yankees9952151519480114202265213976234446556433477105.273.355.4177722167
    Philadelphia Athletics5995154545563213982053811658841244986022451141.256.318.3726902027
    St. Louis Browns5410015452645551310214251125221734506644178981.249.315.3636781910
    Washington Senators I767615251496871354230536964465365956043182134.263.339.3687071897
    1953 American League Pitching Totals
    TeamWLERAGCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBSOWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9
    Boston Red Sox84693.59153411437137313856565471014956001.379.080.663.243.93
    Chicago White Sox89653.4115457163314041345716532746005291.398.620.473.853.39
    Cleveland Indians92623.64154811115137314267705561606086821.489.351.053.994.47
    Detroit Tigers60945.2515450216141514796958261085056021.409.410.693.213.83
    New York Yankees99523.20151501638135814208014831396556431.539.410.924.344.26
    Philadelphia Athletics59954.6715451611140913986327311164986021.358.930.743.183.85
    St. Louis Browns541004.4815428724138413105556881125066441.318.520.733.294.19
    Washington Senators I76763.6615276161013451354687547695956041.459.060.463.984.04


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