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1953 BROOKLYN DODGERS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Brooklyn,NY
Team Record:  105-49   .682
Result:   1st in National League
Manager(s):  Chuck Dressen
General Manager:   Buzzie Bavasi
Stadium:  Ebbets Field
Attendance:  1,163,419
Playoffs:  Lost World Series (Yankees)

Brooklyn Dodgers affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Preacher Roe (38)
Youngest Player:  Johnny Podres (20)
Longest Tenure:  Pee Wee Reese (11)
Top Hitter:  Duke Snider (2)
Top Pitcher:  Carl Erskine (4)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  77.15%
National League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
Brooklyn10549.682--
Milwaukee9262.59713.0
Philadelphia8371.53922.0
St. Louis8371.53922.0
NY Giants7084.45535.0
Cincinnati6886.44237.0
Chi Cubs6589.42240.0
Pittsburgh50104.32555.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
24,32Bill AntonelloOFMLB5-11185RightRight5/19/192726Brooklyn,New YorkUDFA 

5Wayne Belardi1BMLB6-1185LeftLeft9/5/193022St. Helena,CaliforniaUDFA 
49Joe BlackPMLB6-2220RightRight2/8/192429Plainfield,New JerseyUDFA 
13Ralph BrancaPMLB6-3220RightRight1/6/192627Mount Vernon,New YorkUDFA 
39Roy CampanellaCMLB5-8200RightRight11/19/192131Philadelphia,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
3Billy Cox3B-SSMLB5-10150RightRight8/29/191933Newport,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
17Carl ErskinePMLB5-10165RightRight12/13/192626Anderson,IndianaUDFA 
6Carl FurilloOFMLB6-0190RightRight3/8/192231Stoney Creek Mill,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
19Jim Gilliam2B-3BMLB5-10175BothRight10/17/192824Nashville,TennesseeUDFA 
14Gil Hodges1BMLB6-1200RightRight4/4/192429Princeton,IndianaUDFA 
9Dixie HowellCMLB5-11195RightRight4/24/192033Louisville,KentuckyUDFA 
18Jim HughesPMLB6-1200RightRight3/21/192330Chicago,IllinoisUDFA 
41Clem LabinePMLB6-0180RightRight8/6/192626Lincoln,Rhode IslandUDFA 
30Billy LoesPMLB6-1170RightRight12/13/192923Long Island City,New YorkUDFA 
48Carmen MauroOFMLB6-0167LeftRight11/10/192626St. Paul,MinnesotaUDFA 
34Russ MeyerPMLB6-1185BothRight10/25/192329Peru,IllinoisUDFA 
46Glenn MickensPMLB6-0175RightRight7/26/193022Wilmar,CaliforniaUDFA 
25Bob MillikenPMLB6-0195RightRight8/25/192626Majorsville,West VirginiaUDFA 
48Ray MoorePMLB6-1205RightRight6/1/192627Meadows,MarylandUDFA 
2Bobby Morgan2B-SSMLB5-9175RightRight6/29/192627Oklahoma City,OklahomaUDFA 
23Erv PalicaPMLB6-1180RightRight2/9/192825Lomita,CaliforniaUDFA 
45Johnny PodresPMLB5-11192LeftLeft9/30/193220Witherbee,New YorkUDFA 
1Pee Wee ReeseSSMLB5-9175RightRight7/23/191834Ekron,KentuckyUDFA 
42Jackie Robinson2B-3BMLB5-11204RightRight1/31/191934Cairo,GeorgiaUDFA 
28Preacher RoePMLB6-2170RightLeft2/26/191538Ash Flat,ArkansasUDFA 
8George ShubaOFMLB5-11180LeftRight12/13/192428Youngstown,OhioUDFA 
4Duke SniderOFMLB6-0190LeftRight9/19/192626Los Angeles,CaliforniaUDFA 
37Dick TeedHMLB5-11180BothRight3/8/192627Springfield,MassachusettsUDFA 
29Don ThompsonOFMLB6-0185LeftLeft12/28/192329Swepsonville,North CarolinaUDFA 
46Ben WadePMLB6-3205RightRight11/26/192230Morehead City,North CarolinaUDFA 
10Rube WalkerCMLB6-1185LeftRight5/16/192627Lenoir,North CarolinaUDFA 
38Dick WilliamsOF-3BMLB6-0190RightRight5/7/192924St. Louis,MissouriUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
Buzzie BavasiGeneral Manager 
Chuck DressenManager 
Billy HermanAssistant Coach 
Cookie LavagettoAssistant Coach 
Lefty PhillipsScout 
Jake PitlerAssistant Coach 


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