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Max Lanier played in the New York Giants organization in 1953
The Org Roster is a list of all players who played at least one game for the New York Giants organization in 1953. This includes the Major League parent team and the minor league affiliates. Players who played on more than one of these teams will be listed with all teams.

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Team NameRosterLeague NameLevelGWLPctGBLRkRFRADiffManagerBallpark
New York GiantsStats -- RosterNational LeagueMLB1547084.45535.05768747+21Leo DurocherPolo Grounds
Organizational Totals:1547084.455768747+21

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1953 Organizational Org Roster

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Player NamePosTeam(s)Ht Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Sam CalderoneCNY Giants (MLB)
5-10 185 R-R 1926-02-06 27Beverly,New Jersey MLB1950-19541950-1954   (MLB)
Bill ConnellyPNY Giants (MLB)
6-0 175 L-R 1925-06-29 28Alberta,Virginia MLB1945-19531945-1953
1945-   UDFA-PHA
Al CorwinPNY Giants (MLB)
6-1 170 R-R 1926-12-03 26Newburgh,New York MLB1951-19551951-1955   (MLB)
Alvin DarkSS-3BNY Giants (MLB)
5-11 185 R-R 1922-01-07 31Comanche,Oklahoma MLB1946-19601946-1960   Louisiana St (MLB)
Tookie Gilbert1BNY Giants (MLB)
6-2 185 L-R 1929-04-04 24New Orleans,Louisiana MLB1950-19531950-1953
1947-   UDFA-NY1
Ruben GomezPNY Giants (MLB)
6-0 175 R-R 1927-07-13 25Arroyo,Puerto Rico MLB1953-19671953-1967   (MLB)
Marv GrissomPNY Giants (MLB)
6-3 195 R-R 1918-03-31 35Los Molinos,California MLB1946-19591946-1959   (MLB)
Jim HearnPNY Giants (MLB)
6-3 205 R-R 1921-04-11 32Atlanta,Georgia MLB1947-19591947-1959   Georgia Tech (MLB)
Frank HillerPNY Giants (MLB)
6-0 200 R-R 1920-07-13 32Newark,New Jersey MLB1946-19531946-1953   Lafayette Col (MLB)
Bobby Hofman2B-1BNY Giants (MLB)
5-11 175 R-R 1925-10-05 27St. Louis,Missouri MLB1949-19571949-1957   (MLB)
Monte IrvinOFNY Giants (MLB)
6-1 195 R-R 1919-02-25 34Columbia,Alabama MLB1949-19561949-1956   Lincoln U. (MLB)
Larry JansenPNY Giants (MLB)
6-2 190 R-R 1920-07-16 32Verboort,Oregon MLB1947-19561947-1956   (MLB)
Ray KattCNY Giants (MLB)
6-2 200 R-R 1927-05-09 26New Braunfels,Texas MLB1952-19591952-1959   Texas A&M U. (MLB)
Monte KennedyPNY Giants (MLB)
6-2 185 R-L 1922-05-11 31Amelia,Virginia MLB1946-19531946-1953   (MLB)
Dave KosloPNY Giants (MLB)
5-11 180 L-L 1920-03-31 33Menasha,Wisconsin MLB1941-19551941-1955   (MLB)
Max LanierPNY Giants (MLB)
5-10 187 R-L 1915-08-18 37Denton,North Carolina MLB1938-19531938-1953   (MLB)
Whitey Lockman1B-OFNY Giants (MLB)
6-1 175 L-R 1926-07-25 26Lowell,North Carolina MLB1945-19601945-1960
1943-   UDFA-NY1
Sal MagliePNY Giants (MLB)
6-2 180 R-R 1917-04-26 36Niagara Falls,New York MLB1945-19581945-1958   Niagara U. (MLB)
Don MuellerOFNY Giants (MLB)
6-0 185 L-R 1927-04-14 26St. Louis,Missouri MLB1948-19591948-1959   (MLB)
Ray NobleCNY Giants (MLB)
5-11 210 R-R 1919-03-15 34Central Hatillo,Cuba MLB1951-19531951-1953   (MLB)
Dusty RhodesOFNY Giants (MLB)
6-0 180 L-R 1927-05-13 26Mathews,Alabama MLB1952-19591952-1959   (MLB)
Bill Rigney2B-3BNY Giants (MLB)
6-1 178 R-R 1918-01-29 35Alameda,California MLB1946-19531946-1953   (MLB)
Daryl SpencerSS-2BNY Giants (MLB)
6-2 190 R-R 1929-07-13 23Wichita,Kansas MLB1952-19631952-1963   Wichita St (MLB)
George SpencerPNY Giants (MLB)
6-1 215 R-R 1926-07-07 26Columbus,Ohio MLB1950-19601950-1960   Ohio St (MLB)
Hank Thompson3BNY Giants (MLB)
5-9 174 L-R 1925-12-08 27Oklahoma City,Oklahoma MLB1947-19561947-1956   (MLB)
Bobby ThomsonOFNY Giants (MLB)
6-2 185 R-R 1923-10-25 29Glasgow,Scotland MLB1946-19601946-1960   (MLB)
Wes WestrumCNY Giants (MLB)
5-11 185 R-R 1922-11-28 30Clearbrook,Minnesota MLB1947-19571947-1957   Bemidji St (MLB)
Hoyt WilhelmPNY Giants (MLB)
6-0 195 R-R 1923-07-26 29Huntersville,North Carolina MLB1952-19721952-1972   (MLB)
Davey Williams2BNY Giants (MLB)
5-10 160 R-R 1927-11-02 25Dallas,Texas MLB1949-19551949-1955   (MLB)
George WilsonOFNY Giants (MLB)
6-1 185 L-R 1925-08-30 27Cherryville,North Carolina MLB1952-19561952-1956   (MLB)
Al WorthingtonPNY Giants (MLB)
6-2 205 R-R 1929-02-05 24Birmingham,Alabama MLB1953-19691953-1969   Alabama (MLB)